This Calendar facilitates the Indian Holiday list. It shows holidays according to the Hindu calendar. It shows Monthly Indian Festivals holidays of all different religions (Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Islam, and Christian). This calendar also mentions Indian Government Holidays and Indian Festivals throughout the year. Indian Holidays Calendar for April, 2002 Indian Holidays and Hindu Festival Calendar for Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India is as mentioned below:

Festivals 2002


Festivals in January 2002

1 january 2002
(Tuesday)
English New Year
2 january 2002
(Wednesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
6 january 2002
(Sunday)
Kalashtami
9 january 2002
(Wednesday)
Saphala Ekadashi
10 january 2002
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
11 january 2002
(Friday)
Masik Shivaratri
13 january 2002
(Sunday)
Paush Amavasya, Hanumath Jayanthi, Lohri
14 january 2002
(Monday)
Pongal, Makar Sankranti
15 january 2002
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan, Magh Bihu
17 january 2002
(Thursday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
19 january 2002
(Saturday)
Skanda Sashti
21 january 2002
(Monday)
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
22 january 2002
(Tuesday)
Masik Durgashtami, Shakambhari Utsavarambha
23 january 2002
(Wednesday)
Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
25 january 2002
(Friday)
Pausha Putrada Ekadashi, Tailang Swami Jayanti, Rohini Vrat
26 january 2002
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi, Republic Day
28 january 2002
(Monday)
Paush Purnima, Shakambhari Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Thai Pusam
31 january 2002
(Thursday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Sakat Chauth

Festivals in February 2002

4 february 2002
(Monday)
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti, Kalashtami
7 february 2002
(Thursday)
Shattila Ekadashi
8 february 2002
(Friday)
Vaishnava Shattila Ekadashi
9 february 2002
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
10 february 2002
(Sunday)
Masik Shivaratri
11 february 2002
(Monday)
Thai Amavasai
12 february 2002
(Tuesday)
Magha Amavasya, Mauni Amavas
13 february 2002
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan, Gupta Navratri Begins, Kumbha Sankranti
16 february 2002
(Saturday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Ganesha Jayanti
17 february 2002
(Sunday)
Vasant Panchami
18 february 2002
(Monday)
Skanda Sashti
19 february 2002
(Tuesday)
Ratha Saptami, Narmada Jayanti
20 february 2002
(Wednesday)
Bhishma Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Masik Karthigai
21 february 2002
(Thursday)
Rohini Vrat
23 february 2002
(Saturday)
Jaya Ekadashi, Eid al-Adha, Bakrid
25 february 2002
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
27 february 2002
(Wednesday)
Magha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Ravidas Jayanti, Masi Magam, Attukal Pongala

Festivals in March 2002

2 march 2002
(Saturday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
4 march 2002
(Monday)
Yashoda Jayanti
5 march 2002
(Tuesday)
Shabari Jayanti, Kalashtami
6 march 2002
(Wednesday)
Janaki Jayanti
9 march 2002
(Saturday)
Vijaya Ekadashi
11 march 2002
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
12 march 2002
(Tuesday)
Maha Shivaratri
13 march 2002
(Wednesday)
Phalguna Amavasya
14 march 2002
(Thursday)
Meena Sankranti, Karadaiyan Nombu
15 march 2002
(Friday)
Chandra Darshan
16 march 2002
(Saturday)
Phulera Dooj, Ramakrishna Jayanti
18 march 2002
(Monday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
19 march 2002
(Tuesday)
Skanda Sashti, Masik Karthigai
20 march 2002
(Wednesday)
Rohini Vrat
21 march 2002
(Thursday)
Vernal Equinox
22 march 2002
(Friday)
Masik Durgashtami
25 march 2002
(Monday)
Amalaki Ekadashi
26 march 2002
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
28 march 2002
(Thursday)
Chhoti Holi, Holika Dahan, Vasanta Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Phalguna Purnima, Lakshmi Jayanti, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti, Panguni Uthiram
29 march 2002
(Friday)
Holi, Good Friday
30 march 2002
(Saturday)
Bhai Dooj, Bhratri Dwitiya
31 march 2002
(Sunday)
Shivaji Jayanti, Sankashti Chaturthi, Easter

Festivals in April 2002

2 april 2002
(Tuesday)
Ranga Panchami
3 april 2002
(Wednesday)
Sheetala Saptami
4 april 2002
(Thursday)
Basoda, Sheetala Ashtami, Kalashtami
8 april 2002
(Monday)
Papmochani Ekadashi
9 april 2002
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
10 april 2002
(Wednesday)
Masik Shivaratri
12 april 2002
(Friday)
Chaitra Amavasya
13 april 2002
(Saturday)
Chaitra Navratri, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi
14 april 2002
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan, Jhulelal Jayanti, Solar New Year, Mesha Sankranti, Baisakhi, Puthandu, Ambedkar Jayanti
15 april 2002
(Monday)
Gauri Puja, Gangaur, Matsya Jayanti, Masik Karthigai, Vishu Kani, Pohela Boishakh
16 april 2002
(Tuesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
17 april 2002
(Wednesday)
Lakshmi Panchami, Rohini Vrat
18 april 2002
(Thursday)
Skanda Sashti
19 april 2002
(Friday)
Yamuna Chhath, Ramanuja Jayanti
20 april 2002
(Saturday)
Masik Durgashtami
21 april 2002
(Sunday)
Rama Navami
23 april 2002
(Tuesday)
Kamada Ekadashi, Thrissur Pooram
24 april 2002
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
25 april 2002
(Thursday)
Mahavir Swami Jayanti
26 april 2002
(Friday)
Purnima Upavas
27 april 2002
(Saturday)
Hanuman Jayanti, Chaitra Purnima, Chitra Pournami
30 april 2002
(Tuesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi

Festivals in May 2002

4 may 2002
(Saturday)
Kalashtami
7 may 2002
(Tuesday)
Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
8 may 2002
(Wednesday)
Varuthini Ekadashi, Vallabhacharya Jayanti
9 may 2002
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat, Tagore Jayanti *Bengal
10 may 2002
(Friday)
Masik Shivaratri
12 may 2002
(Sunday)
Vaishakha Amavasya, Masik Karthigai
13 may 2002
(Monday)
Chandra Darshan
14 may 2002
(Tuesday)
Parashurama Jayanti, Rohini Vrat
15 may 2002
(Wednesday)
Akshaya Tritiya, Vrishabha Sankranti
16 may 2002
(Thursday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
17 may 2002
(Friday)
Shankaracharya Jayanti, Surdas Jayanti, Skanda Sashti
19 may 2002
(Sunday)
Ganga Saptami
20 may 2002
(Monday)
Masik Durgashtami
21 may 2002
(Tuesday)
Sita Navami
22 may 2002
(Wednesday)
Mohini Ekadashi
23 may 2002
(Thursday)
Gauna Mohini Ekadashi, Vaishnava Mohini Ekadashi
24 may 2002
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
25 may 2002
(Saturday)
Narasimha Jayanti, Vaikasi Visakam
26 may 2002
(Sunday)
Vaishakha Purnima, Kurma Jayanti, Buddha Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Purnima Upavas
27 may 2002
(Monday)
Narada Jayanti
29 may 2002
(Wednesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi

Festivals in June 2002

2 june 2002
(Sunday)
Kalashtami
5 june 2002
(Wednesday)
Hanuman Jayanti *Telugu
6 june 2002
(Thursday)
Apara Ekadashi
8 june 2002
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
9 june 2002
(Sunday)
Masik Shivaratri, Masik Karthigai
10 june 2002
(Monday)
Jyeshtha Amavasya, Shani Jayanti, Vat Savitri Vrat, Surya Grahan, Rohini Vrat
12 june 2002
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan
13 june 2002
(Thursday)
Maharana Pratap Jayanti
14 june 2002
(Friday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
15 june 2002
(Saturday)
Mithuna Sankranti
16 june 2002
(Sunday)
Skanda Sashti
18 june 2002
(Tuesday)
Masik Durgashtami
19 june 2002
(Wednesday)
Mahesh Navami
20 june 2002
(Thursday)
Ganga Dussehra
21 june 2002
(Friday)
Gayatri Jayanti, Nirjala Ekadashi, Longest Day of Year
22 june 2002
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
24 june 2002
(Monday)
Jyeshtha Purnima, Vat Purnima Vrat, Chandra Grahan, Purnima Upavas, Kabirdas Jayanti
28 june 2002
(Friday)
Sankashti Chaturthi

Festivals in July 2002

2 july 2002
(Tuesday)
Kalashtami
6 july 2002
(Saturday)
Yogini Ekadashi, Masik Karthigai
7 july 2002
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
8 july 2002
(Monday)
Masik Shivaratri, Rohini Vrat
10 july 2002
(Wednesday)
Ashadha Amavasya
11 july 2002
(Thursday)
Chandra Darshan, Gupta Navratri Begins
12 july 2002
(Friday)
Jagannath Rathyatra
13 july 2002
(Saturday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
15 july 2002
(Monday)
Skanda Sashti
16 july 2002
(Tuesday)
Karka Sankranti
17 july 2002
(Wednesday)
Masik Durgashtami
20 july 2002
(Saturday)
Devshayani Ekadashi, Gauri Vrat Begins *Gujarat
21 july 2002
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat, Jayaparvati Vrat Begins
23 july 2002
(Tuesday)
Kokila Vrat *Gujarat
24 july 2002
(Wednesday)
Vyasa Puja, Ashadha Purnima, Guru Purnima, Gauri Vrat Ends *Gujarat, Purnima Upavas
27 july 2002
(Saturday)
Jayaparvati Vrat Ends, Sankashti Chaturthi
29 july 2002
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat *North
30 july 2002
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat *North

Festivals in August 2002

1 august 2002
(Thursday)
Kalashtami
2 august 2002
(Friday)
Masik Karthigai
3 august 2002
(Saturday)
Aadi Perukku
4 august 2002
(Sunday)
Rohini Vrat
5 august 2002
(Monday)
Kamika Ekadashi, Shravan Somwar Vrat *North
6 august 2002
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Mangala Gauri Vrat *North
7 august 2002
(Wednesday)
Sawan Shivaratri
8 august 2002
(Thursday)
Shravana Amavasya, Hariyali Amavasya, Aadi Amavasai
9 august 2002
(Friday)
Chandra Darshan
11 august 2002
(Sunday)
Hariyali Teej
12 august 2002
(Monday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Shravan Somwar Vrat
13 august 2002
(Tuesday)
Nag Panchami, Mangala Gauri Vrat, Kalki Jayanti, Skanda Sashti
14 august 2002
(Wednesday)
Tulsidas Jayanti
15 august 2002
(Thursday)
Masik Durgashtami, Independence Day
16 august 2002
(Friday)
Varalakshmi Vrat
17 august 2002
(Saturday)
Simha Sankranti, Malayalam New Year
18 august 2002
(Sunday)
Shravana Putrada Ekadashi
19 august 2002
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat
20 august 2002
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Mangala Gauri Vrat
21 august 2002
(Wednesday)
Rigveda Upakarma, Onam
22 august 2002
(Thursday)
Shravana Purnima, Rakhi, Raksha Bandhan, Gayatri Jayanti, Narali Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Yajurveda Upakarma, Hayagriva Jayanti, Sanskrit Diwas
23 august 2002
(Friday)
Gayathri Japam
26 august 2002
(Monday)
Kajari Teej, Sankashti Chaturthi, Sangada Hara Chathurti *Tamil, Bol Choth *Gujarat
28 august 2002
(Wednesday)
Nag Pancham *Gujarat
29 august 2002
(Thursday)
Balarama Jayanti, Randhan Chhath *Gujarat
30 august 2002
(Friday)
Shitala Satam *Gujarat, Kalashtami, Ashtami Rohini
31 august 2002
(Saturday)
Krishna Janmashtami, Rohini Vrat

Festivals in September 2002

1 september 2002
(Sunday)
Dahi Handi
3 september 2002
(Tuesday)
Aja Ekadashi
4 september 2002
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
5 september 2002
(Thursday)
Masik Shivaratri
7 september 2002
(Saturday)
Bhadrapada Amavasya
8 september 2002
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan
9 september 2002
(Monday)
Samaveda Upakarma, Varaha Jayanti, Hartalika Teej, Gowri Habba
10 september 2002
(Tuesday)
Ganesh Chaturthi
11 september 2002
(Wednesday)
Rishi Panchami, Skanda Sashti
12 september 2002
(Thursday)
Gauri Avahana
13 september 2002
(Friday)
Mahalakshmi Vrat Begins, Durva Ashtami, Gauri Puja
14 september 2002
(Saturday)
Radha Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Gauri Visarjan
17 september 2002
(Tuesday)
Parsva Ekadashi, Kanya Sankranti, Vishwakarma Puja
18 september 2002
(Wednesday)
Vamana Jayanti, Pradosh Vrat
20 september 2002
(Friday)
Anant Chaturdashi, Ganesh Visarjan
21 september 2002
(Saturday)
Purnima Upavas, Purnima Shraddha
22 september 2002
(Sunday)
Pratipada Shraddha
23 september 2002
(Monday)
Dwitiya Shraddha, Autumnal Equinox
24 september 2002
(Tuesday)
Tritiya Shraddha
25 september 2002
(Wednesday)
Maha Bharani, Chaturthi Shraddha, Sankashti Chaturthi
26 september 2002
(Thursday)
Panchami Shraddha
27 september 2002
(Friday)
Shashthi Shraddha
28 september 2002
(Saturday)
Saptami Shraddha, Rohini Vrat
29 september 2002
(Sunday)
Ashtami Shraddha, Kalashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Ends
30 september 2002
(Monday)
Jivitputrika Vrat, Navami Shraddha

Festivals in October 2002

1 october 2002
(Tuesday)
Dashami Shraddha
2 october 2002
(Wednesday)
Indira Ekadashi, Ekadashi Shraddha, Gandhi Jayanti
3 october 2002
(Thursday)
Magha Shraddha, Gauna Indira Ekadashi, Vaishnava Indira Ekadashi, Dwadashi Shraddha
4 october 2002
(Friday)
Trayodashi Shraddha, Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri
5 october 2002
(Saturday)
Chaturdashi Shraddha
6 october 2002
(Sunday)
Ashwin Amavasya, Sarva Pitru Amavasya
7 october 2002
(Monday)
Chandra Darshan, Navratri Begins, Ghatasthapana
9 october 2002
(Wednesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
10 october 2002
(Thursday)
Lalita Panchami
11 october 2002
(Friday)
Saraswati Avahan, Bilva Nimantran, Skanda Sashti, Kalparambha, Akal Bodhon
12 october 2002
(Saturday)
Saraswati Puja, Navpatrika Puja
13 october 2002
(Sunday)
Saraswati Balidan, Durga Ashtami, Sandhi Puja
14 october 2002
(Monday)
Maha Navami, Durga Balidan, Saraswati Visarjan, Ayudha Puja, Saraswati Poojai, Bengal Maha Navami
15 october 2002
(Tuesday)
Durga Visarjan, Dussehra, Vijayadashami, Bengal Vijayadashami, Mysore Dasara, Vidyarambham Day, Madhvacharya Jayanti
16 october 2002
(Wednesday)
Papankusha Ekadashi
17 october 2002
(Thursday)
Tula Sankranti
18 october 2002
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
20 october 2002
(Sunday)
Kojagara Puja, Sharad Purnima, Purnima Upavas
21 october 2002
(Monday)
Ashwin Purnima, Valmiki Jayanti, Meerabai Jayanti
24 october 2002
(Thursday)
Atla Tadde, Karwa Chauth, Sankashti Chaturthi
25 october 2002
(Friday)
Rohini Vrat
28 october 2002
(Monday)
Ahoi Ashtami, Radha Kunda Snan
29 october 2002
(Tuesday)
Kalashtami

Festivals in November 2002

1 november 2002
(Friday)
Rama Ekadashi, Govatsa Dwadashi
2 november 2002
(Saturday)
Dhan Teras, Yama Deepam, Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
3 november 2002
(Sunday)
Kali Chaudas, Hanuman Puja, Masik Shivaratri
4 november 2002
(Monday)
Narak Chaturdashi, Tamil Deepavali, Diwali, Lakshmi Puja, Kedar Gauri Vrat, Chopda Puja, Sharda Puja, Kali Puja, Kartik Amavasya
5 november 2002
(Tuesday)
Gowardhan Puja, Annakut, Bali Pratipada, Dyuta Krida
6 november 2002
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan, Bhaiya Dooj, Yama Dwitiya
8 november 2002
(Friday)
Nagula Chavithi *Telugu, Vinayaka Chaturthi
9 november 2002
(Saturday)
Labh Panchami, Soora Samharam
10 november 2002
(Sunday)
Chhath Puja
12 november 2002
(Tuesday)
Gopashtami, Masik Durgashtami
13 november 2002
(Wednesday)
Akshaya Navami, Jagaddhatri Puja
14 november 2002
(Thursday)
Kansa Vadh, Nehru Jayanti
15 november 2002
(Friday)
Devutthana Ekadashi
16 november 2002
(Saturday)
Tulasi Vivah, Vrischika Sankranti
17 november 2002
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat, Mandalakala Begins
18 november 2002
(Monday)
Vaikuntha Chaturdashi
19 november 2002
(Tuesday)
Dev Diwali, Kartik Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Nanak Jayanti, Karthigai Deepam
20 november 2002
(Wednesday)
Chandra Grahan
21 november 2002
(Thursday)
Rohini Vrat
23 november 2002
(Saturday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
27 november 2002
(Wednesday)
Kalabhairav Jayanti
30 november 2002
(Saturday)
Utpanna Ekadashi

Festivals in December 2002

2 december 2002
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri
4 december 2002
(Wednesday)
Margashirsha Amavasya, Surya Grahan
5 december 2002
(Thursday)
Chandra Darshan
7 december 2002
(Saturday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
8 december 2002
(Sunday)
Vivah Panchami
9 december 2002
(Monday)
Subrahmanya Sashti, Champa Shashthi
12 december 2002
(Thursday)
Masik Durgashtami
15 december 2002
(Sunday)
Mokshada Ekadashi, Gita Jayanti, Guruvayur Ekadashi
16 december 2002
(Monday)
Dhanu Sankranti
17 december 2002
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Hanuman Jayanti *Kannada, Masik Karthigai
18 december 2002
(Wednesday)
Rohini Vrat
19 december 2002
(Thursday)
Dattatreya Jayanti, Purnima Upavas, Annapurna Jayanti
20 december 2002
(Friday)
Arudra Darshan
22 december 2002
(Sunday)
Shortest Day of Year
23 december 2002
(Monday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
25 december 2002
(Wednesday)
Merry Christmas
26 december 2002
(Thursday)
Kalashtami
27 december 2002
(Friday)
Mandala Pooja
30 december 2002
(Monday)
Saphala Ekadashi
31 december 2002
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat

Hindu Festival Calendar

The following Hindu Festival Calendar are shown for the date April, 2002 Indian Holidays and Hindu Festival Calendar for Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Hindu calendar is used by Hindus for important events related to their religion and festivals. The Hindu religion is the world’s 3rd oldest religion having countless followers and can be found being practiced throughout the world. Hindus have divine texts called Vedas which are highly respected in their religion. Four Vedas are Rig Veda, Atharva Veda, Yajur Veda, and Sama Veda. Hindus’ Famous and beloved scripture are Bhagavad Gita, Mahabharat, and Ramayana.

Panchang, Panchangam, Panjika, etc. are the other names of the Hindu calendar. Hindus celebrate their festivals on different dates because they depend on the action of the moon and sun. That’s why Hindus celebrate their festivals according to the Hindu calendar. Hindu Calendar is also called astrology calendar. It keeps on changing from time to time.

Vikram Samvat

It started in 57 B.C.
To mark achievement, King Vikramaditya introduced it.
This calendar is also according to the movements of Moon, so it is also a type of lunar calendar.
It also contains 12 months and 354 days to make a year.
Months are divided into two parts.
The shiny days are referred as Shuklapaksha. Days between the new moon and full moon.
The dark days are referred as Krishna Paksha. Days between the full moon and the new moon.
The month starts with Krishna Paksha.
It has 13 months after five years. This month refers to Adhik Mass.

The Solar Calendar

This is according to the movement of the Sun. Sidereal/tropical are two types of movement of the year. For example, Roman and French calendar. It is used in different states of India. Punjab, Assam, Haryana, Kerala, Bengal, Tripura, Tamil Nadu, and Orissa. It is not considered according to the number of days in a year. Below mentioned categories are the part of Indian National Calendar.

Saka Samvat

It started in 78 A.D.
To mark achievement, Saka rulers introduced it.
It is also the type of solar calendar.
It is also an official calendar adopted by the Indian Government in 1957.
It also contains 12 months and 365 days to make a year.

The Lunisolar Calendar

This calendar is according to the movement of both Sun and Moon. Sun helps to assemble year and moon helps to assemble the month of the year. This calendar is referred for Indian Hindu Festivals and Indian Holidays. It is also used in different states of India like Gujrat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Kashmir, and Bihar. It accumulates the yearly motion of the Sun and monthly phases of Moon. Some examples are Jews and the Babylonian calendars along with the Indian Calendars used in, Bihar Karnataka, Kashmir.

Structure of Indian calendar

Luni-solar system is based on time which consists of 365 days and twelve months. The first month refers to Chaitra and the last month refers to Phalguna. Indian new year is celebrated according to Shaka Calendar. 12 months are of Hindu festivals calendar are mentioned below:

1. Chaitra
2. Vaishakha
3. Jyeshtha
4. Ashadha
5. Shravana
6. Bhadra
7. Ashwin
8. Kartika
9. Agrahayana
10. Pausha
11. Magha
12. Phalguna

Gregorian Calendar

It is also the type of Scientific calendar.
It also contains 12 months and 364.25 days to make a year.
It is universally followed and is called the solar calendar.