Indian Festivals in April

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Baisakhi, Punjab

Baisakhi is a harvest festival celebrated on April 14. It is celebrated in Punjab and Haryana, and marks the beginning of the Sikh new year.

Bohag Bihu, Assam

April 14 is Bohag Bihu in Assam, marking the advent of the seeding time. This is also the first day of the Assamese calendar.


Easter is on April 9 this year. This is a Christian holiday that marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ 3 days after his death by crucifixion.

Mahavir Jayanti

One of the most important festivals for Jains, April 4 this year marks the birthday of Lord Mahavir.

Vishu, Kerala

April 15 marks Vishu in Kerala, the spring festival and New Year. 'Sadya' is a feast made by the women on this day.

Poila Boisakh, WB

Poila Boisakh, or April 14, is Day 1 of the Bengali New Year. Bengalis around the world celebrate the day with lots of food and festivities.

Eid Ul Fitr

Eid Ul Fitr is on April 21, depending on the sighting of the moon. It marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

Mopin festival, Arunachal

Mopin Festival is a harvest festival celebrated in Arunachal Pradesh by the people of Along, Basar and Bame. 

Tulip Festival, Kashmir

Tulip festival takes place in Srinagar between April  3-20, at the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden.  It is the largest tulip  show in Asia.