List of holidays in Telangana in 2021 includes days that are of importance from a state level as well as a national level. Telangana’s public holidays are declared early in the year. Most of the public and private organizations are closed in Telangana’s general holidays. Some educational institutions also follow the Telangana public holidays’ list for 2021.

Telangana Public Holidays List 2021 - Acko

People often look at public holidays in Telangana as an opportunity to take a break from the routine and travel. Also, people in Telangana must be aware of such holidays so that they can plan their work better, as most organizations will be closed on public holidays in Telangana. Read ahead to know more about Telangana’s public holidays in 2021.

Public Holidays Calendar in Telangana 2021:

Here’s a table that mentions public holidays in Telangana in 2021. The table highlights days, dates, and the reason for the holiday, which is usually a regional festival or a national event. Note that the Telangana’s general holidays mentioned below are subject to change as some of them are based on the lunar calendar, which can be difficult to predict.

Holidays in Telangana During January 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday1 JanuaryNew Year’s Day
Thurssday14 JanuaryMakar Sankranti
Tuesday26 JanuaryRepublic Day

Holidays in Telangana During February 2021

No public holidays in Telangana during February 2021. 

Holidays in Telangana During March 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Thursday11 MarchMaha Shivratri
Monday29 MarchHoli

Holidays in Telangana During April 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday02 AprilGood Friday
Monday05 AprilBabu Jagjivan Ram Jayanti
Tuesday13 AprilUgadi
Wednesday14 AprilDr. Ambedkar Jayanti
Wednesday21 AprilRam Navami

Holidays in Telangana During May 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday1 MayMay Day
Thursday13 MayEid-Ul-Fitr
Friday14 MayEid-Ul-Fitr Holiday

Holidays in Telangana During June 2021

No public holidays in Telangana during June 2021. 

Holidays in Telangana During July 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Tuesday20 JulyBakrid / Eid al Adha

Holidays in Telangana During August 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Wednesday4 AugustBonalu
Sunday15 AugustIndependence Day
Thursday19 AugustMuharram
Monday30 AugustJanmashtami

Holidays in Telangana During September 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday10 SeptemberGanesh Chaturthi

Holidays in Telangana During October 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday2 OctoberGandhi Jayanti
Wednesday6 OctoberFirst Day of Bathukamma
Wednesday13 OctoberMaha Ashtami
Friday15 OctoberVijaya Dashami
Tuesday19 OctoberEid-E-Milad

Holidays in Telangana During November 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Thursday4 NovemberDiwali
Friday19 NovemberGuru Nanak Jayanti

Holidays in Telangana During December 2021

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday25 DecemberChristmas
Sunday26 DecemberChristmas Holiday

Public Holidays Calendar in Telangana 2020:

Public Holidays in Telangana During January:

DayDateHoliday Name
Wednesday1-JanNew Year’s Day
Wednesday15-JanMakar Sankranti
Sunday26-JanRepublic Day

Public Holidays in Telangana During February:

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday21-FebMaha Shivratri

Public Holidays in Telangana During March:

DayDateHoliday Name

Public Holidays in Telangana During April:

DayDateHoliday Name
Monday02-AprRam Navami
Monday05-AprBabu Jagjivan Ram Jayanti
Friday10-AprGood Friday
Tuesday14-AprDr. Ambedkar Jayanti

Public Holidays in Telangana During May:

DayDateHoliday Name

Public Holidays in Telangana During July:

DayDateHoliday Name

Public Holidays in Telangana During August:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday01-AugBakri Eid
Saturday15-AugIndependence Day
Saturday22-AugGanesh Chaturthi

Public Holidays in Telangana During October:

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday02-OctGandhi Jayanti
Saturday17-OctFirst Day of Bathukamma
Sunday25-OctVijaya Dashami

Public Holidays in Telangana During November:

DayDateHoliday Name
Monday30-NovGuru Nanak Jayanti

Public Holidays in Telangana During December:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday26-DecChristmas Holiday

Check: Bank Holidays List 2021 in India

Note that the above holidays are for the Telangana state including its poplar cities mentioned below.

  • Hyderabad
  • Warangal
  • Nizamabad
  • Khammam
  • Karimnagar
  • Peddapalli
  • Mahabubnagar
  • Nalgonda
  • Adilabad
  • Suryapet

Check: India Public Holidays List 2021

Telangana celebrates popular festivals of Hindus, Muslims, and Christians. The state has its unique festivals which are derived from legends and have elaborate rituals. Popular festivals include the active involvement of women. Here’s a list of widely celebrated annual celebrations in Telangana.

Bathukamma Festival: This festival is dedicated to Goddess Durga. Bathukamma is a state festival that is usually celebrated in September and October. Women arrange a stack of flowers signifying the holy gopuram. They circle it and sing songs. The festival ends with the immersion of the stack or Bathukamma in a water body.

Bonalu: Bonalu is another popular festival in Telangana, especially in Hyderabad and Secunderabad. It is held in July or August. The Bonalu festival involves the worshipping of Goddess Mahakali. Women prepare a meal of rice, jaggery, and milk and offer it to the Goddess. It can be viewed as a thanksgiving festival.

Ganesh Chaturthi: Ganesh Chaturthi is widely celebrated in Telangana’s twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. Ganesh idol can be seen in pandals on the streets. People belonging to different communities come together to celebrate this festival. The festival ends with the immersion of Ganesh idols in a water body.

Ramzan: People belonging to Telangana’s Muslim community celebrate Eid-ul Fitr, which comes at the end of the holy month of Ramzan. Ramzan, also known as Ramadan, is an important annual festival for Muslims. They fast during the month and feast on Eid. People wear new clothes and visit each other’s houses on Eid.

Samakka Sarakka Jatara: This is a tribal festival. It is a biennial festival and is celebrated in February. The festival involves a gathering of lakhs of tribals. The Samakka and Sarakka Jatara are dedicated to a mother-daughter tribal duo who stood up against injustice carried out by their rulers.

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