Tamil Nadu is known for India’s finest temples and architecture dating back two millennia. The land of Tamils boasts of its rich language in the form of poetry, dance and other forms of art. The modern Tamil Nadu is vibrant with urban metros such as Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Trichy, among others. We have compiled the list of Tamil Nadu public holidays in 2020 and several festivals celebrated in the state.
- Tamil Nadu Public Holidays Calendar:
- List of Holidays 2020 in Tamil Nadu:
- Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu During January 2020:
- Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu March 2020:
- Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu During April 2020:
- Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu During May 2020:
- Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu During August 2020:
- Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu During October 2020:
- Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu During November 2020:
- Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu During December 2020:
- Festivals and Important Days in Tamil Nadu:
Tamil Nadu Public Holidays Calendar:
During these public holidays, institutions and most businesses remain closed to observe a national holiday or to celebrate a religious festival. Below are the Tamil Nadu General Holidays calendar along with the list of 2020 Tamil Nadu Public Holidays:
List of Holidays 2020 in Tamil Nadu:
Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu During January 2020:
|Wednesday||1 January||New Years Day|
|Thursday||16 January||Thiruvallur Day|
|Friday||17 January||Uzhavar Thirunal|
|Sunday||26 January||Republic Day|
Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu March 2020:
|Wednesday||25 March||Telugu New Years Day|
Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu During April 2020:
|Wednesday||1 April||Closing of Accounts for Commercial & Co-operative Banks|
|Monday||6 April||Mahavir Jayanti|
|Friday||10 April||Good Friday|
|Tuesday||14 April||Tamil New Years Day/Dr Ambedkar Jayanti|
Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu During May 2020:
|Friday||1 May||May Day|
Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu During August 2020:
|Tuesday||11 August||Krishna Jayanti|
|Saturday||15 August||Independence Day|
|Saturday||22 August||Vinayakar Chathurthi|
Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu During October 2020:
|Friday||2 October||Gandhi Jayanti|
|Monday||25 October||Ayutha Pooja|
Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu During November 2020:
Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu During December 2020:
Note: The above list of Tamil Nadu holidays is applicable across the state. Also, it’s for cities listed below:
Festivals and Important Days in Tamil Nadu:
Along with national holidays, Tamil Nadu celebrates religious festivals which are unique to its land and traditions. Here are some of the famous festivals of Tamil Nadu:
- Chennai: Without a doubt, the capital city of Tamil Nadu offers an insight into South India. You can visit the popular Marina beach to savour the street food of Chennai amidst the sea breeze or offers pooja at the Kapaleeshwara temple or you could take a walk through the vibrant market and bazaars.
- Mahabalipuram: A must visit when you are in Tamil Nadu. The intricately built temples and monuments dating back to the 7th and 8th centuries is a sight to behold. Situated close to Chennai, the city offers beaches, resorts and visit to the magnificent monuments will keep every visitors enthralled.
- Mudumalai: The first Biosphere Reserve in India, Mudumalai was declared as a tiger reserve in 2007. You can visit the place for wildlife safaris. The Mudumalai Tiger Reserve offers several ecotourism activities for visitors.
- Thanjavur: The city was the capital of the Chola empire during the 10th century. Thanjavur is also known as the granary and rice bowl of the state. The Brahadeeshwara Temple reveals the brilliant architecture of the Cholan dynasty and has been declared as a world heritage site.
- Pondicherry: The Union Territory of India, Pondicherry was a French colonial city and continues to enthral visitors from across the world. From serene beaches to the meditation centre of Matrimandir located in Auroville, Pondicherry is a great tourist destination.
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