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Embassy of India

Doha, Qatar

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Embassy of India, Doha will observe the following holidays in 2018 

 

S No

Holiday

Date

Day

1

Republic Day 

26 January

Friday

2

National Sports Day of Qatar

13 February

Tuesday

3

Maha Shivratri 

14 February

Wednesday

4

Mahavir Jayanti 

29 March

Thursday

5

Buddha Purnima 

30 April

Monday

6

Idu'l Fitr *

16 June

Saturday

7

Independence Day 

15 August

Wednesday

8

Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) *

22 August

Wednesday

9

Janmashtami

03 September

Monday

10

Muharram *

21 September

Friday

11

Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday 

02 October

Tuesday

12

Dussehra 

19 October

Friday

13

Diwali (Deepavali) 

07 November

Wednesday

14

Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad

21 November

Wednesday

15

Guru Nanak's Birthday 

23 November

Friday

16

Independence Day of Qatar

18 December

Tuesday

17

Christmas 

25 December

Tuesday

 

Note : * Subject to change depending upon sighting of moon and official announcement by Government of Qatar.

 

List of Restricted Holidays - 2018 

 

S.No

Holiday

Date

Day

1

New Year's Day

01 January

Monday

2

Makar Sankranti

14 January

Sunday

3

Pongal

14 January

Sunday

4

Basant Panchami /

Sri Panchami

22 January

Monday

5

Guru Ravidas's Birthday

31 January

Wednesday

6

Swami Dayananda Sarswati Jayanti

10 February

Saturday

7

Shivaji Jayanti

19 February

Monday

8

Holika Dahan / Dolyatra

01 March

Thursday

9

Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi Padava / Ugadi / Cheti Chand

18 March

Sunday

10

Ram Navami

25 March

Sunday

11

Easter Sunday

01 April

Sunday

12

Hazarat Ali' Birthday

01 April

Sunday

13

Vaisakhi/Vishu/Mesadi

14 April

Saturday

14

Vaisakhadi (Bengal) / Bahag Bihu (Assam)

15 April

Sunday

15

Guru Rabindranath's Birthday

09 May

Wednesday

16

Jamat-Ul-Vida

15 June

Friday

17

Rath Yatra

14 July

Saturday

18

Parsi New Year's Day / Nauraj

17 August

Friday

19

Onam or Thiru Onam Day

25 August

Saturday

20

Raksha Bandhan

26 August

Sunday

21

Vinayaka Chaturthi / Ganesh Chaturthi

13 September

Thursday

22

Dussehra (Maha Saptami) (Additional)

16 October

Tuesday

23

Dussehra (Maha Ashtami) (Additional)

17 October

Wednesday

24

Dussehra (Maha Navmi)

18 October

Thursday

25

Maharishi Valmiki's Birthday

24 October

Wednesday

26

Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chouth)

27 October

Saturday

27

Deepavali (South India)

06 November

Tuesday

28

Naraka Chaturdasi

06 November

Tuesday

29

Govardhan Puja

08 November

Thursday

30

Bhai Duj

09 November

Friday

31

Pratihar Sashthi or Surya Sashthi (Chhat Puja)

13 November

Tuesday

32

Guru Teg Bahadur's Martyrdom Day

24 November

Saturday

33

Christmas Eve

24 December

Monday

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Events Videos/Social Media Links :

 

Video-India in Qatar - 3rd IDY celebrations by Indian Embassy in Qatar


 

Official Visit of Shri Narendra Modi, Hon'ble Prime Minister of India to Qatar


Photos of visit of Shri Narendra Modi, Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, to Qatar from 04-05 June, 2016.


Event Photos : In honour of Shri Narendra Modi, Hon'ble Prime Minister of India - Community Event organised by Embassy of India, Doha (5 June, 2016)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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