What is Janmasthami

Janmashtami 2021, India

When Is Janmashtami 2021?

30Aug2021IndiaMon, Aug 30, 2021 Add to calendar

At a glance

This year:Mon, Aug 30, 2021
Next year:Fri, Aug 19, 2022
Last year:Wed, Aug 12, 2020
Type:National holiday

Date in further years


India holidays 2021

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Krishna Janmashtami (also Krishnashtami, Saatam Aatham, Gokulashtami, Astami Rohini, Srikrishna Jayanti, Sree Jayanthi, Janmashtami) is one of the most important Hindu holidays. The birthday of the god Krishna, the eighth incarnation (Avatar) of the god Vishnu. The festival falls on the eighth day of the month of Badhra (August or September in the Gregorian calendar).

Janmashtami is a public holiday. Are the stores open?

This day is a public holiday and is generally non-working. Schools and most businesses are closed.

About Janmashtami

General information about Janmashtami.

Janmashtami: date in other years

Note: This is a so called gazetted holiday, a public holiday announced in the official gazette. In contrast to the restricted holidays, Restricted Holidays, these holidays are generally non-working days on which government offices and most businesses close.

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Other holidays
(August 2021, India)

United Nations holiday on August 30, 2021