SL.No. Occasion Date Day of the week
1 Republic Day January 26 Friday
2 #Maha Shivarathri March 08 Friday
3 Good Friday March 29 Friday
4 *Idu'l Fitr (Ramzan) April 10 Wednesday
5 Mahavir Jayanthi April 21 Sunday
6 Buddha Purnima May 23 Thursday
7 * Idu'l Zuha (Bakrid) June 17 Monday
8 * Muharram July 16 Tuesday
9 Independence Day August 15 Thursday
10 # Janmashtami August 26 Monday
11 *Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad
(Birthday of Prophet Mohammed)
September 16 Monday
12 Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday October 02 Wednesday
13 # Durgashtami October 11 Friday
14 Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi) October 13 Sunday
15 Diwali (Deepavali) October 31 Thursday
16 Guru Nanak's Birthday November 15 Friday
17 Christmas Day December 25 Wednesday

*Subject to change depending on the sighting of the moon. The dates for the four holidays of Idu-ul-Fitr (Ramzan) (April 10), Idu-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) (June 17), Muharram (July 16) and Birthday of Prophet Mohammed (September 16) have been adopted from the State List. If the State Government changes any of these holidays, the changed date will be observed as a Closed Holiday for RGCB. 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.
# Selected from the optional holidays’ list, other than 14 compulsory holidays.


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