SL.No. Occasion Date Day of the week
1 Republic Day January 26 Tuesday
2 Maha Shivarathri March 11 Thursday
3 Good Friday April 02 Friday
4 Mahavir Jayanthi April 25 Sunday
5 *Idu'l Fitr (Ramzan) May 13 Thursday
6 Buddha Purnima May 26 Wednesday
7 * Idu'l Zuha (Bakrid) July 20 Tuesday
8 Independence Day August 15 Sunday
9 * Muharram August 19 Thursday
10 Thiru Onam August 21 Saturday
11 Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday October 02 Saturday
12 Dussehra (Maha Navami) October 14 Thursday
13 Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi) October 15 Friday
14 *Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad
(Birthday of Prophet Mohammed)
October 19 Tuesday
15 Diwali (Deepavali) November 04 Thursday
16 Guru Nanak's Birthday November 19 Friday
17 Christmas Day December 25 Saturday

*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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