2020 list of holidays in Karnataka

Simran Kashyap

Bengaluru, Nov 12: Karnataka was originally known as the state of Mysore, but, underwent a change in its name in 1973. The capital is Bengaluru, which is home to many international companies. The Karnataka government observe about 22 public holidays each year. Many private companies will observe the major holidays and a selection of the other holidays, to give employees a total of about 13 holidays.

Kannada is the popular local language that is spoken in the state. Bangalore, Mysore, Hubli-Dharwad, Mangalore, Belgaum are major cities of Karnataka.

The state attracts people across the country powered by the best weather conditions and employment opportunities. People can enjoy their leisure time during holidays. The list includes all nations, regional, public, and bank holidays in 2020 in Karnataka. The 2020 list of holidays in Karnataka offers an insight into days which could be used to plan your holidays as well as schedule your business activities and operations.

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Wednesday Jan 15 Sankranti Regional Holiday Several states
Sunday Jan 26 Republic Day Public Holiday
Friday Feb 21 Maha Shivratri Regional Holiday Most states
Wednesday Apr 01 Bank Holiday Not A Public Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Monday Apr 06 Mahavir Jayanti Regional Holiday
Friday Apr 10 Good Friday Regional Holiday Friday before Easter Sunday
Saturday Apr 25 Basava Jayanthi Regional Holiday Karnataka
Friday May 01 Labour Day Regional Holiday Many states
Sunday May 24 Khutub-E-Ramzan Regional Holiday Most states
Friday Jul 31 Bakrid Regional Holiday Many states
Saturday Aug 15 Independence Day Public Holiday
Saturday Aug 22 Ganesh Chaturthi Regional Holiday Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Saturday Aug 29 Last Day of Moharam Regional Holiday Many states
Tuesday Sep 15 Mahalaya Regional Holiday Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Friday Oct 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Public Holiday Gandhi Jayanti
Sunday Oct 25 Ayudha Puja Regional Holiday Several states
Sunday Oct 25 Vijayadashami Regional Holiday Vijaya Dashami
Saturday Oct 31 Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti Regional Holiday Several states
Sunday Nov 01 Kannada Rajyothsava Regional Holiday Karnataka only
Tuesday Nov 03 Kanakadasa Jayanthi Regional Holiday Karnataka only
Saturday Nov 14 Narak Chaturdashi Regional Holiday Karnataka
Saturday Nov 14 Balipadyami Regional Holiday Karnataka
Friday Dec 25 Christmas Day Regional Holiday Observed in all states

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