Government of Tamil Nadu
Public Holidays for the year 2017

Sunday the 1st of January

New Year's day

Saturday the 14th of January Pongal 
Sunday the 15th of January Thiruvalluvar Day
Monday the 16th of January Uzhavar Thirunal

Thursday the 26th of January

Republic Day

Wednesday the 29th of March Telugu New Year's Day
Sunday the 9th of April Mahaveer Jayanthi
Friday the 14th of April Tamil New Year's day, Good Friday and 
Dr B R Ambedkar's Birthday

Monday the 1st of May

May Day

Monday the 26th of June Ramzan

Monday the 14th of August

Sri Krishna Jayanthi

Tuesday  the 15th of August

Independence Day

Friday the 25th of August

Vinayaka Chathurthi

Saturday the 2nd of September


Friday the 29th of September

Ayutha Pooja

Saturday the 30th of September

Vijaya Dasami

Sunday the 1st of October Muharram

Monday the 2nd of October

Gandhi Jayanthi 

Wednesday the 18th of October


Friday the 1st of December Milad-un-Nabi

Monday the 25th of December



Though certain festivals / occasions fall on Saturdays and Sundays, they have been included in the above list for easy reference.


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