Please be aware that in addition to the holidays mentioned here, there may be some unexpected school holidays due to inclement weather, health concerns or other unexpected events.
Please find below the school holidays schedule in Delhi for February 2024.
Winter vacations for 2024 in Delhi started on January 1 and ended on January 6. This was lower than normal as some days had already been closed in November due to air pollution. Although schools were scheduled to reopen on January 8, they extended the holiday due to inclement weather to ensure that students and staff remained safe.
Vasant Panchami is a special Hindu festival that welcomes the arrival of spring. This day is also known as Saraswati Puja, dedicated in the honor of Goddess Saraswati who represents knowledge, music, art and wisdom.
During the festival, people wear yellow clothes to symbolize the vibrant colors of spring and gather to pray and seek blessings from Saraswati. Temples and schools become bustling hubs as devotees come together to express their reverence and seek guidance from the goddess.
In different parts of India, there are cultural festivals, parades and community celebrations that enhance the joyous atmosphere, bringing people together to celebrate the beauty of the changing seasons and honor the divine presence of Saraswati.
Guru Ravidas Jayanti
Guru Ravidas Jayanti is an important festival commemorating the birth anniversary of Guru Ravidas, a revered saint of the Bhakti movement.
Guru Ravidas Jayanti is celebrated on the full moon day of the month of Magha (February–March), commemorating the life of Guru Ravidas, a mystic poet-saint who lived in 14th century India. Known for his deep spiritual knowledge, Guru Ravidas played an important role in the Bhakti movement, which had a significant impact on Indian culture and society.
During this festival, we honor the teachings of Guru Ravidas, which focus on love, compassion and equality. It is a time for devotees to come together and reflect on his message, which resonates in today's world.