Market holidays in 2021

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Indian markets do not function 365 days a year. They are closed on some days on account of national and state holidays. The auspicious Muhurat trading session in 2021 will be on November 04. The timings for this session are not yet decided which will be notified later by the stock exchange. The holiday list is subject to change, the details of which will be published by the exchanges via a notification. The market holidays in 2021 is listed below.

Holiday list for equities, equity derivatives, and the SLB segments

Sl NoHolidayDateDay
1Republic Day26 January, 2021Tuesday
2Mahashivratri11 March, 2021Thursday
3Holi29 March, 2021Monday
4Good Friday02 April, 2021Friday
5Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti14 April, 2021Wednesday
6Ram Navami21 April, 2021Wednesday
7Id-Ul-Fitr ( Ramzan Id)13 May, 2021Thursday
8Bakri Id21 July, 2021Wednesday
9Muharram19 August, 2021Thursday
10Ganesh Chaturthi10 September, 2021Friday
11Dussehra15 October, 2021Friday
12Diwali* Laxmi Puja04 November, 2021Thursday
13Diwali Balipratipada05 November, 2021Friday
14Gurunanak Jayanti19 November, 2021Friday

Commodity derivatives segment holiday calendar

Sl NoFestivalDateDayMorning Session (09:00 AM to 05:00 PM)Evening Session
(05:00 PM to 11:30/11:55 PM)
1New Year01 January, 2021FridayOpenClosed
2Republic Day26 January, 2021TuesdayClosedClosed
3Mahashivratri11 March, 2021ThursdayClosedOpen
4Holi29 March, 2021MondayClosedOpen
5Good Friday02 April, 2021FridayClosedClosed
6Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti14 April, 2021WednesdayClosedOpen
7Ram Navami21 April, 2021WednesdayClosedOpen
8Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id)13 May, 2021ThursdayClosedOpen
9Bakri Id21 July, 2021WednesdayClosedOpen
10Ganesh Chaturthi10 September, 2021FridayClosedOpen
11Dussehra15 October, 2021FridayClosedOpen
12Diwali Laxmi Puja04 November, 2021ThursdayClosedOpen
13Diwali Balipratipada05 November, 2021FridayClosedOpen
14Gurunanak Jayanti19 November, 2021FridayClosedOpen

These market holidays in 2021 listed above are in addition to the regular weekend holidays. Any changes to the holiday list would be notified by the exchanges.

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