Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) in India


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Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) in India

Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) in India

Raksha Bandhan (or Raksha Bandhana) is a Hindu festival that celebrates the relationship between brothers and sisters, and families, on the full moon of the Hindu month of Shravana (Shravan Poornima), or around July and August. This day is also called Brother and Sister Day.

Is Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) a Public Holiday?

Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) is an optional holiday. Employment and holiday laws in India allow employees to choose a limited number of holidays from a list of optional holidays. Some employees may choose to take the day off on this day, however, most offices and businesses remain open.

Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan celebrates the bond between siblings.

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About Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi)

Read more about Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi).

Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Observances

Note: Individuals can take a limited number of restricted holidays but government offices and most businesses remain open. This system gives individuals the flexibility to take time off to celebrate a holiday within India’s vast religious and cultural society.

Year Weekday Date Name Holiday Type
2021 jeu 18 aoû Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Restricted Holiday
2021 lun 7 aoû Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Restricted Holiday
2021 dim 26 aoû Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Restricted Holiday
2021 jeu 15 aoû Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Restricted Holiday
2021 lun 3 aoû Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Restricted Holiday
2021 dim 22 aoû Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Restricted Holiday
2022 jeu 11 aoû Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Restricted Holiday
2023 mer 30 aoû Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Restricted Holiday
2024 lun 19 aoû Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Restricted Holiday
2025 sam 9 aoû Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Restricted Holiday
2026 ven 28 aoû Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Restricted Holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.

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