Andhra Pradesh is situated in the south-eastern part of India. The state is rich with resources such as mining and famous for its power plants. It boasts of rich culture and several tourist destinations inviting visitors from across the world. In this article, discover the list of Andhra Pradesh public holidays in 2020 along with festival details.

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Andhra Pradesh Public Holidays Calendar List 2020:

Andhra Pradesh (AP) observes public holidays during which time most businesses and other institutions are closed. Below are the AP General Holidays which includes the list of 2020 Andhra Pradesh Public Holidays Calendar.

List of Holidays 2020 in Andhra Pradesh:

Public Holidays in Andhra Pradesh During January 2020:

Day Date Holiday Name
Wednesday 15 January Sankranti (Pongal)
Thursday 16 January Kanuma Panduga
Sunday 26 January Republic Day

Public Holidays in Andhra Pradesh During February 2020:

Day Date Holiday Name
Friday 21 February Maha Shivratri

Public Holidays in Andhra Pradesh During March 2020:

Day Date Holiday Name
Tuesday 10 March Holi
Wednesday 25 March Ugadi (Telugu New Year)

Public Holidays in Andhra Pradesh During April 2020:

Day Date Holiday Name
Thursday 2 April Ram Navami
Sunday 5 April Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanti
Friday 10 April Good Friday
Tuesday 14 April Dr Ambedkar Jayanti

Public Holidays in Andhra Pradesh During May 2020:

Day Date Holiday Name
Sunday 24 May Eid-ul-Fitr

Public Holidays in Andhra Pradesh During July 2020:

Day Date Holiday Name
Friday 31 July Bakrid/Eid-al-Adha

Public Holidays in Andhra Pradesh During August 2020:

Day Date Holiday Name
Tuesday 11 August Janmashtami
Saturday 15 August Independence Day
Saturday 22 August Ganesh Chaturthi
Sunday 30 August Muharram

Public Holidays in Andhra Pradesh During October 2020:

Day Date Holiday Name
Friday 2 October Gandhi Jayanti
Saturday 24 October Maha Ashtami
Monday 26 October Vijaya Dashami
Friday 30 October Eid-e-Milad

Public Holidays in Andhra Pradesh During November 2020:

Day Date Holiday Name
Saturday 14 November Diwali

Public Holidays in Andhra Pradesh During December 2020:

Day Date Holiday Name
Friday 25 December Christmas

Check: Bank Holidays List 2020 in India

Note: The above list of Andhra Pradesh holidays are applicable anywhere in the state. Also, it’s applicable for cities like:

  • Visakhapatnam
  • Amaravati
  • Vijayawada
  • Tirupati
  • Guntur
  • Kurnool
  • Kakinada
  • Rajamundry
  • Nellore
  • Chitoor
  • Kadapa

Check: India Public Holidays List 2020

Festivals and Important Days in Andhra Pradesh:

Festivals of Andhra Pradesh is filled with rich culture, traditions along with religious prayers and poojas. Below are some of the famous festivals in the state of Andhra Pradesh:

  • Sankranti: Also known as Makar Sankranti, the Hindu festival is celebrated in reverence to God Surya.
  • Ganesh Chaturthi: The Hindu festival celebrates the birth of Lord Ganesh who is considered to bring wisdom and, arts and science.
  • Maha Shivratri: Along with Andhra Pradesh other states in India observe Maha Shivratri by Hindus worshipping Lord Shiva and a Jaagaran is held at night.
  • Durgashtami: Devotees of Goddess Durga perform pooja to the Goddess and observe fast to mark the eighth day.
  • Diwali: The biggest Hindu festival celebrated by people across the world marking the victory of good over evil.
  • Christmas: Followers of Christ mark this day as the birth of Jesus Christ with exchange of pleasantries and delicious food.
  • Independence Day: India celebrates its independence from British rule on 15 August every year. The day is marked with parades and showcase of the rich, diverse culture of the country.


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