Delhi is the capital of Union of India and therefore
abides by rules prescribed by the federal authority. The city remains
closed completely on National holidays such as: -
- Independence Day - 15th August
- Republic Day - 26th January
Jayanti (Birthday of 'Father of the Nation') - 2nd October
City is usually silent on Sundays with most of the government
agencies closed. Diwali
are the three major festivals in India,
which occurs in the month of October and March respectively. Some other
major holidays are for Guru Nanak Birthday, Eid-ul-Juha popularly called
Bakrid, Dussehra, Christmas and Baisakhi.
Apart from these there are various restricted holidays too that the
government of Delhi grants.