Chennai Portal

Government Holiday List for 2021

Madrasi is your city guide to Chennai India. From automobiles to education, from latest cars to travel, you will find it here. Look up the Chennai city portal with a difference! Make your money work for you. Learn about Retirement Planning options, popular investment options, mutual funds and other financial matters at

Tamil Nadu Government Holiday List for 2021
Under the 'Explanation' to section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Central Act XXVI of 1881) read with Notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, No.20-25-26, Public-1, dated the 8th June, 1957, the Government of Tamil Nadu hereby declares, that in addition to 'Sundays' expressly defined as Public Holidays in the said 'Explanation' the following days shall be Public Holidays for the year 2021.

1 New Year's Day 1-1-2021 Friday
2 Pongal 14-1-2021 Thursday
3 Thiruvalluvar Day 15-1-2021 Friday
4 Uzhavar Thirunal 16-1-2021 Saturday
5 Republic Day 26-1-2021 Tuesday
6 Thaipusam 28-01-2021 Thursday
7 Good Friday 02-04-2021 Friday
8 Telugu New Year's Day 13-4-2021 Tuesday
9 Tamil New Year's Day and Dr.B.R.Ambedhkar's Birthday 14-4-2021 Wednesday
10 Mahaveer Jayanthi 25-4-2021 Sunday
11 May Day 1-5-2021 Saturday
12 Ramzan 14-5-2021 Friday
13 Bakrid 21-7-2021 Wednesday
14 Independence Day 15-8-2021 Sunday
15 Muharram 20-8-2021 Friday
16 Krishna Jayanthi 30-8-2021 Monday
17 Vinayakar Chaturthi 10-9-2021 Friday
18 Gandhi Jayanthi 02-10-2021 Saturday
19 Ayuda Puja 14-10-2021 Thursday
20 Vijaya Dasami 15-10-2021 Friday
21 Milad-un-nabi 19-10-2021 Tuesday
22 Diwali 04-11-2021 Thursday
23 Christmas 25-12-2021 Saturday

Some holidays which fall on Saturdays and Sundays, are included in the above list for easy reference.

# Applicable only to Commercial Banks Including Co-operative Banks in Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu Government Holiday List 2021