SL.No. Occasion Date Day of the week
1. Republic Day January 26 Friday
2 Maha Shivarathri February 13 Tuesday
3 Mahavir Jayanthi March 29 Thursday
4 Good Friday March 30 Friday
5 Buddha Purnima April 30 Monday
6 * Idu'l Fitr (Ramzan) June 15 Friday
7 Independence Day August 15 Wednesday
8 * Idu'l Zuha (Bakrid) August 22 Wednesday
9 Onam August 25 Saturday
10 * Muharram September 20 Thursday
11 Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday October 02 Tuesday
12 Dussehra (Maha Navmi) October 18 Thursday
13 Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi) October 19 Friday
14 Diwali (Deepavali) November 06 Tuesday
15 *Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad
(Birthday of Prophet Mohammed)
November 20 Tuesday
16 Guru Nanak's Birthday November 23 Friday
17 Christmas Day December 25 Tuesday

* If the State Government changes any of these holidays, the changed date only be observed as a Closed Holiday for RGCB. But if the State Government sanctions any additional holiday(s) in connection with the above occasions, the date(s) of such additional holiday(s) will be observed as Restricted Holiday(s) only. If the change of date of any of the above occasions is notified at very short notice, announcement through TV/ AIR/ Newspaper can be taken as authority for such change.

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