SL.No. Occasion Date Day of the week
1 Makara Sankranti/Pongal January 15 Wednesday
2 Republic Day January 26 Sunday
3 Maha Shivarathri February 21 Friday
4 Mahavir Jayanthi April 06 Monday
5 Good Friday April 10 Friday
6 Buddha Purnima May 07 Thursday
7 * Idu'l Fitr (Ramzan) May 24 Sunday
8 * Idu'l Zuha (Bakrid) July 31 Friday
9 Independence Day August 15 Saturday
10 *Muharram August 29 Saturday
11 Thiru Onam August 31 Monday
12 Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday October 02 Friday
13 Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi) October 26 Monday
14 *Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad
(Birthday of Prophet Mohammed)
October 29 Thursday
15 Diwali (Deepavali) November 14 Saturday
16 Guru Nanak's Birthday November 30 Monday
17 Christmas Day December 25 Friday

* 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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