List of Public Holidays in India 2023

Public Holidays in India 2023: Check out the list given below about the Public Holidays or Gazetted Holidays in India in 2023.
List of Public Holidays in India
List of Public Holidays in India

Public Holidays in India 2023: New Year is around the corner and 2023 came to an end. Let us have a look at the list of public holidays in India so that people can plan their leaves for the upcoming year. 

As per the Circular issued by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, for the upcoming year, there are 17 Gazetted holidays and more than 25 Restricted holidays

Central Government Administrative Offices located outside Delhi are advised to observe 14 holidays in relation to 3 additional holidays from a list of 12 optional holidays.

These 14 obligatory holidays are; Republic Day, Independence Day, Mahatma Gandhi's birthday, Buddha Purnima, Christmas Day, Dussehra (Vijay Dashmi), Diwali, Good Friday, Guru Nanak's birthday, Eid-ul- Fitr, Eid-ul Zuha, Mahavir Jayanti, Muharram, and Prophet Mohammad's birthday.

Those who are trying to plan their vacation in 2023 can review the calendar provided below and arrange their vacations accordingly.

List of Public Holidays in India 2023 

Date

Day

Holiday

January 1

Sunday

New Year's Day (R)

January 12

Thursday

Swami Vivekanand Jayanti (G)

January 13

Friday

Lohri  (R)

January 14

Saturday

Makar Sankranti/ Magha Bihu/ Pongal (R)

January 26

Thursday

Republic Day (G)/ Basant Panchami (R)

February 5

Sunday

Hazarat Ali's Birthday (R)/Guru Ravidas's Birthday (R)

February 15

Wednesday

Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti (R)

February 18

Saturday

Maha Shivratri (G)

February 19

Saturday

Shivaji Yatra (Restricted Holiday)

March 7

Tuesday

Doli Yatra (R)/ Holika Dahan (R)

March 8

Wed

Holi (R)

March 18

Friday

Holi (G)

March 22

Saturday

Chaitra Sukladi/ Gudi Padava/ Ugadi/ Cheti Chand (R)

April 4

Tue

Mahavir Jayanti (G)

April 7

Friday

Good Friday (G)

April 14

Friday

Ambedkar Jayanti(G)

April

Friday

Jamat-Ul-Vida(R)

April 22

Saturday

Eid-ul-Fitr

April 29

Friday

Jamat-Ul-Vida (R)

May 9

Tuesday

Guru Rabindranath's Birthday (R)

June 20

Tuesday

Rath Yatra (R)

June29

Thursday

Eid-ul-Adha (Bakrid) (G)

July 29

Muharram

Muharram (G)

August 15

Tue

Independence Day (G)

August 20

Sunday

Vinayak Chaturthi

August 30

Wednesday

Rakshabandhan (R)

August 18

Thursday

Janmashtami (Smarta) (R)

 

August 19

Friday

Janmashtami (G)

August 31

Wednesday

Vinayaka Chaturthi/ Ganesh Chaturthi (R)

September 6

Wednesday

Janmashtami (R)

September 19

Tuesday

Ganesh Chaturthi (R)

September 28

Thursday

Milad-Un-Nabi (R)

October 2

Monday

Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday (G)

October 23

Monday

Mahanavmi (R)

October 24

Tuesday

Dusshera(R)

October 28

Saturday

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti (R)

November 1

Wednesday

Karva Chauth (R)/ Kannada Rajyotsav(G)

November 12

Sunday

Diwali (G)

November 13

Monday

Govardhan Puja (G)

November 14

Tuesday

Bhai Dooj (G)

November 19

Sunday

Chhath Puja (G)

November 27

Monday

Guru Nanak Jayanti

December 24

Sunday

Christmas Eve (R)

December 25

Monday

Christmas Day (G)

December 29

Thursday

Guru Gobind Singh's Birthday (R)

 Note: Gazetted (G) and Restricted (R) 

Therefore, some of the popular public (Gazetted) holidays in India are Republic Day, Holi, Eid-ul- Fitr, Independence Day, Gandhi Jayanti, Diwali, and Christmas. So, after going through the list you can plan your leaves for the upcoming year.

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