List of Holidays to Plan Long Weekend in March

March boasts three holidays across most states in India, conveniently falling on either Friday or Monday.

Maha Shivaratri

On the 8th of March, which is a Friday, Maha Shivaratri is observed, followed by Saturday on the 9th and Sunday on the 10th, creating a 3-day long weekend.


The 23rd of March falls on a Saturday, followed by Sunday on the 24th, and Monday, the 25th of March, is celebrated as Holi, making for an extended and festive long weekend.

Good Friday

Good Friday is observed on the 29th of March, a Friday, followed by Saturday on the 30th and Sunday on the 31st, forming a weekend with a reflective start and leisurely continuation.

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