Mizoram is referred to as the land of the Mizo tribe. They are the natives in this splendid north-eastern Indian state. The state shares its international border with Bangladesh and Myanmar. The population in Mizoram belongs to various tribal communities. Aizawl is Mizoram’s largest city as well as the state capital.

Mizoram Public Holidays List 2021 - Acko

Majority of the state’s offices are closed on Mizoram’s public holidays. These are days when there is a major festival or an event. State and national celebrations are also included in the list of holidays in Mizoram in 2021. Read ahead to know more about public holidays in Mizoram.

Mizoram Public Holidays Calendar 2021:

Public-sector offices, private-sector offices, and other institutions like schools and colleges tend to follow Mizoram’s public holiday list for 2021, which is declared by the state government on their website. Here’s a table highlighting Mizoram’s general holidays calendar or Mizoram’s public holidays. Note: the following list might be subject to changes.

Holidays in Mizoram During January 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday1 JanuaryNew Year’s Day
Saturday2 JanuaryNew Year Holiday
Monday11 JanuaryMissionary Day
Tuesday26 JanuaryRepublic Day

Holidays in Mizoram During February 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Tuesday20 FebruaryState Day

Holidays in Mizoram During March 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Monday29 MarchHoli

Holidays in Mizoram During April 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday2 AprilGood Friday

Holidays in Mizoram During May 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Wednesday26 MayBuddha Purnima

Holidays in Mizoram During June 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Tuesday15 JuneYoung Mizo Association Day
Wednesday30 JuneRemna Ni   

Holidays in Mizoram During July 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Tuesday6 JulyMizo Hmeichhe Insuikhawm Pawl Day
Tuesday20 JulyBakrid / Eid al Adha

Holidays in Mizoram During August 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Sunday15 AugustIndependence Day

Holidays in Mizoram During September 2021 

No public holidays in Mizoram during September 2021.

Holidays in Mizoram During October 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday2 OctoberGandhi Jayanti
Friday25 OctoberVijaya Dashami

Holidays in Mizoram During November 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Thursday4 NovemberDiwali

Holidays in Mizoram During December 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday24 DecemberChristmas Holiday
Saturday25 DecemberChristmas Day

Mizoram Public Holidays Calendar 2020:

Public Holidays in Mizoram During January:

DayDateHoliday Name
Wednesday1-JanNew Year’s Day
Thursday2-JanNew Year Holiday
Tuesday11-JanMissionary Day
Sunday26-JanRepublic Day

Public Holidays in Mizoram During February:

DayDateHoliday Name
Thursday20-FebState Day

Public Holidays in Mizoram During March:

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday6-MarChapchar Kut

Public Holidays in Mizoram During April:

DayDateHoliday Name
Monday6-AprMahavir Jayanti
Friday10-AprGood Friday

Public Holidays in Mizoram During May:

DayDateHoliday Name
Thursday7-MayBuddha Purnima

Public Holidays in Mizoram During June:

DayDateHoliday Name
Monday15-JuneYoung Mizo Association Day
Tuesday30-JuneRemna Ni   

Public Holidays in Mizoram During July:

DayDateHoliday Name
Monday6-JulyMizo Hmeichhe Insuikhawm Pawl Day

Public Holidays in Mizoram During August:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday15-AugIndependence Day

Public Holidays in Mizoram During October:

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday02-OctGandhi Jayanti

Public Holidays in Mizoram During November:

DayDateHoliday Name
Monday30-NovGuru Nanak’s Birthday/Eid-e-Milad

Public Holidays in Mizoram During December:

DayDateHoliday Name
Thursday24-DecChristmas Eve
Thursday31-DecNew Year’s Eve

Check: Bank Holidays List 2021 in India

Restricted Holidays:

Apart from these fixed holidays, some organizations allow their employees to take leaves on certain festivals described as Restricted Holidays. These are not widely-celebrated festivals in the state but might be important to people of a certain community or a tribe. For example, Onam is a restricted holiday in Mizoram.

Note: The list mentioned above is for Mizoram and its major cities that are stated below.

  • Aizawl
  • Lunglei
  • Kolasib
  • Serchhip
  • Champhai
  • Thenzawl
  • Saitlaw
  • Darlawn
  • North Vanlaiphai
  • Bairabi

Check: India Public Holidays List 2021

Here’s a list of major celebrations and festivals in Mizoram.

Mim Kut: The Mim Kut festival of Mizoram honours death as well as celebrates life. During Mim Kut, the people of Mizoram pay their respect to the relatives who had died during the preceding year. The festival is also related to relishing the harvest season.

Pawl Kut: The Pawl Kut festival can be looked at as a thanksgiving festival celebrated in Mizoram. It is celebrated in December when the harvest is complete. People celebrate by eating meat and consuming local drinks.

Chapchar Kut: Chapchar Kut is celebrated by the people of Mizoram by singing and dancing. It is one of their oldest festivals and the festivities are focused on music and feasting. This annual festival is celebrated for a week in March.

Thalfavang Kut: Mizoram is an agrarian state. Therefore, several of its festivals are related to farming. The Thalfavang Kut festival is celebrated when the farmers have finished weeding their farms. People flaunt elaborate costumes and dance during the festival.

Christmas: Apart from the tribal festivals, people of Mizoram also celebrate the globally loved Christmas festival. Mizoram is home to a lot of Christians and they celebrate Christmas with great joy and happiness.

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