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Tamil Nadu Holidays: List of Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu in 2023

Team AckoDec 21, 2022

Public holidays in Tamil Nadu in 2023 comprise regional events/festivals, national events/festivals and government holidays. Government offices, most private enterprises and schools/colleges remain closed during these days. Thus, you should be aware of such days to plan related tasks. To make things easier for you, we have compiled the list of government holidays in Tamil Nadu in 2023.

Tamil Nadu Holidays

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Upcoming Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu

Here’s a table with the upcoming holidays in Tamil Nadu in January 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

1-Jan

New year

Sunday

15-Jan

Pongal/Thiruvallur Day

Monday

16-Jan

Uzhavar Thirunal

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day

List of Government Holidays in Tamil Nadu in 2023

Following is the list of government holidays in Tamil Nadu in the calendar year 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

1-Jan

New year

Sunday

15-Jan

Pongal/Thiruvallur Day

Monday

16-Jan

Uzhavar Thirunal

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day

Wednesday

22-Mar

Telugu New Year

Friday

7-Apr

Good Friday

Friday

14-Apr

Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti/Tamil New Year

Saturday

22-Apr

Eid-ul-Fitr

Monday

1-May

May Day

Thursday

29-Jun

Bakra Eid

Saturday

29-Jul

Muharram

Tuesday

15-Aug

Independence Day

Thursday

7-Sept

Janmashtami

Tuesday

19-Sept

Ganesh Chaturthi

Thursday

28-Sept

Eid-E-Milad

Monday

2-Oct

Gandhi Jayanti

Monday

23-Oct

Maha Navami

Tuesday

24-Oct

Vijaya Dashami

Sunday

12-Nov

Deepavali

Monday

25-Dec

Christmas

Government Holidays in Tamil Nadu in January 2023

The following table lists the public holidays in Tamil Nadu in January 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

1-Jan

New year

Sunday

15-Jan

Pongal/Thiruvallur Day

Monday

16-Jan

Uzhavar Thirunal

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day

Government Holidays in Tamil Nadu in February 2023

There are no government holidays in Tamil Nadu in February 2023.

Government Holidays in Tamil Nadu in March 2023

The table shared below highlights the Tamil Nadu Government holidays in March 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Wednesday

22-Mar

Telugu New Year

Government Holidays in Tamil Nadu in April 2023

Following are the public holidays in Tamil Nadu in April 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Friday

7-Apr

Good Friday

Friday

14-Apr

Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti/Tamil New Year

Saturday

22-Apr

Eid-ul-Fitr

Government Holidays in Tamil Nadu in May 2023

The table mentioned below lists Tamil Nadu’s public holidays in May 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Monday

1-May

May Day

Government Holidays in Tamil Nadu in June 2023

Here’s a table with the public holidays in Tamil Nadu in June 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Thursday

29-Jun

Bakra Eid

Government Holidays in Tamil Nadu in July 2023

Here’s the list of government holidays in Tamil Nadu in July 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Saturday

29-Jul

Muharram

Government Holidays in Tamil Nadu in August 2023

You can refer to the table shared below for the list of public holidays in Tamil Nadu in August 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Tuesday

15-Aug

Independence Day

Government Holidays in Tamil Nadu in September 2023

Here is the Tamil Nadu Government holiday list for September 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Thursday

7-Sept

Janmashtami

Tuesday

19-Sept

Ganesh Chaturthi

Thursday

28-Sept

Eid-E-Milad

Government Holidays in Tamil Nadu in October 2023

The following table provides the list of government holidays in Tamil Nadu in October 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Monday

2-Oct

Gandhi Jayanti

Monday

23-Oct

Maha Navami

Tuesday

24-Oct

Vijaya Dashami

Government Holidays in Tamil Nadu in November 2023

You can refer to the following table for the list of public holidays in Tamil Nadu in November 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

12-Nov

Deepavali

Government Holidays in Tamil Nadu in December 2023

The table mentioned below lists the government holidays in Tamil Nadu in December 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Monday

25-Dec

Christmas

Tamil Nadu: An Overview

Tamil Nadu is a state with diverse culture, colourful festivals and unique fairs. Some of the important festivals of this state include Pongal, Natyanjali Dance Festival, Thaipusam, Thiruvaiyaru Festival, Karthigai Deepam, Mahamaham and Tamil New Year’s Day.

  • Pongal is one of the important festivals in Tamil Nadu that lasts for four days. It is a harvest festival that involves burning old things in the bonfire, worshipping cows, preparing Pongal (dish) and wearing new clothes.

  • Thiruvaiyaru Festival is a music festival dedicated to the renowned composer Saint Thyagaraja. The festival marks the day Saint Thyagaraja attained Samadhi. Music composers from all over the state participate in this grand musical festival.

  • Thaipusam is a festival celebrated on the full moon day of the Tai month in the Tamil calendar. It is the day of the birth of Lord Shiva’s younger son Lord Subramanian. 

  • Natyanjali Dance Festival offers tribute to Lord Nataraja, the Lord of dance. Dancers from all over the country participate in this festival and offer classical dances to Lord Nataraja. The festival also showcases the diverse cultures of the state.

Disclaimer: The information in this article is compiled by referring to different sources on the internet. The list of holidays may change as per the state/central government notifications.

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