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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to India public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of June 2021, and covering calendar year 2022 India public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of India public holidays news and updates.

2021 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jun
  • 23
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  • Chandigarh Declares June 24 Sant Kabir Jayanti Public Holiday

    Government of Chandigarh (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Chandigarh has released the vide notification No.6/1/1-IH(I)-2021/8592, which declares Thursday, June 24, 2021, as a public holiday in the Union Territory of Chandigarh, on account of Sant Kabir Jayanti.
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  • Jun
  • 12
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  • Chandigarh Declares June 14 Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji Public Holiday

    Government of Chandigarh (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Chandigarh has released the vide notification No.6/1/1-IH(I)-2021/8121, which declares Monday, June 14, 2021, as now a public holiday in the Union Territory of Chandigarh, on account of the Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji.
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  • Jun
  • 11
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  • Himachal Pradesh Panchayat Public Holiday October 13

    The official webportal of the Himachal Pradesh Government (Shimla) - The government of the Indian State of Himachal Pradesh has declared Maha Ashtami on October 13, 2021, as an additional restricted holiday.
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  • Jun
  • 8
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  • Indian Central Government 2022 Public Holidays Released

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released the F.No.12/3/2021-JCA-2 ("Holidays to be observed in Central Government Offices during the year 2022") containing its annual list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India, for the upcoming calendar year 2022.
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  • May
  • 20
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  • Rajasthan May 20 State Mourning Public Holiday

    Government of Rajasthan (Jaipur) - The Governor of India's state of Rajasthan has declared today, Thursday, May 20, 2021, as a state public holiday on account of the death, late last night, of former Rajasthan chief minister Jagannath Pahadia ("All government offices will remain closed during this period").
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  • Apr
  • 29
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  • Jammu and Kashmir Shab-e-Qadr Public Holiday Moved to May 10

    Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has released a Government Order which moves the date of the upcoming Shab-e-Qadr public holiday in Jammu and Kashmir from its initially set date of Sunday, May 9, 2021, to Monday, May 10, 2021 ("In partial modification of Order No. 1159-JK(GAD) of 2020 dated 24.12.2020 and No. 1160-JK(GAD) of 2020 dated 24.12.2020, it is hereby ordered that the holiday on Government account of ‘Shab-i-Qadr” shall now observed 10th May, 2021 (Monday) instead of 9th May, 2021 (Sunday)").
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  • Apr
  • 29
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  • Punjab Public Holiday For 400th Prakash Purab of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of the Indian State of Punjab has issued the vide notification PERS-PP-30MISC/35/2020-2PP3 declaring Saturday, May 1st, 2021, as a gazetted public holiday on the occasion of the 400th Prakash Purab of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji.
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  • Apr
  • 10
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  • Meghalaya Rejects April 12 Bank Holiday

    Government of Meghalaya (Shillong) - The Deputy Secretary of the General Administration Department of the Indian state of Meghalaya has rejected the recent request by the All India Bank Officers’ Confederation (AIBOC) of Meghalaya, that Monday, April 12, 2021, be declared a one-off bank holiday, on account of Shad Suk Mynsiem, under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.
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  • Apr
  • 8
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  • Chandigarh Declares Ambedkar Public Holiday April 14

    Government of Chandigarh (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Chandigarh has released the vide notification No.6/1/1-IH(I)-2021/5844, which declares Wednesday, April 14, 2021, as now a public holiday in the Union Territory of Chandigarh, on account of the birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.
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  • Apr
  • 7
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  • Meghalaya To Consider April 12 Bank Holiday

    Government of Meghalaya (Shillong) - The State Organizing Secretary of the All India Bank Officers’ Confederation (AIBOC) of Meghalaya, David Lyngdoh, has written to the Deputy Secretary of the General Administration Department of the State of Meghalaya to request that a one-off bank holiday be declared on Monday, April 12, 2021, under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, on account of Shad Suk Mynsiem.
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  • Apr
  • 7
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  • Punjab Sri Guru Nabha Dass Ji Public Holiday April 8

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of Punjab has issued a vide notification declaring tomorrow, Thursday, April 8, 2021, as a gazetted public holiday on the occasion of Sri Guru Nabha Dass Ji's birth anniversary.
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  • Apr
  • 7
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  • Telangana Declares April 17 Public Holiday

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Governor of the Indian State of Telangana has instructed the Telangana Chief Secretary, I. Rani Kumudini, to issue the Government Order GO Rt 183 declaring Saturday, April 17, 2021, as a paid holiday on account of the by-election in the 87-Nagarjuna Sagar Assembly Constituency, Nalgonda District, Telangana.
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  • Apr
  • 1
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  • Indian Central Government 2021 Public Holidays Extended

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions of India's Central Government has announced that April 14, 2021, would be a public holiday for all central government offices including industrial establishments.
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  • Mar
  • 31
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  • Kerala Electoral Public Holiday April 6

    Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram) - The Government of India's state of Kerala has issued the Government vide Order no EN(2) 5224/2021, dated Thiruvananthapuram, 30.03.2021, which declares Tuesday, April 6, 2021, as a one-off public holiday in Kerala on account of the upcoming general election to the Kerala Legislative Assembly 2021 and Bye-Election in Malappuram Parliamentary Constituency.
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  • Mar
  • 28
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  • Assam Holi Public Holiday March 29

    Government of Assam (Dispur) - The Government of India's state of Assam, via the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup , has declared Monday, March 29, 2021, as a local holiday on account of Holi festival, as per the Government Order KPE 18/2003/188.
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  • Mar
  • 21
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  • West Bengal Legislative Assembly Election 2021 Public Holidays

    Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - The State Government of India's state of West Bengal has issued the Government Order No. Labr/714.(20)/(LC-IR)/IR/7S-06/17 (General Elections to West Bengal Legislative Assembly, 2021) which declares a string of public holidays from March 27 to April 29, 2021, to coincide with the upcoming West Bengal Legislative Assembly Election 2021.
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  • Mar
  • 17
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  • Puducherry General Election Public Holiday April 6

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The Union Territory of Puducherry has issued the vide notification number 1691/AIL/Lab/G/2021 which declares Tuesday, April 6, 2021, as a public holiday in Puducherry on account of the General Election to Puducherry Legislative Assembly, 2021, being held on that day.
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  • Mar
  • 16
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  • Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha Public Holiday April 6

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has released the Government Order Ms.No.160 declaring an electoral public holiday on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 ("Holidays - Public Holiday - General Elections to Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly 2021 and Bye-Election to Lok Sabha from 39 Kanniyakumari Parliamentary Constituency-Declaration of the poll day 06.04.2021 as Public Holiday - Notified").
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  • Mar
  • 9
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  • Assam Declares General Election Public Holidays

    Government of Assam (Dispur) - The Government of India's state of Assam has declared the poll days for the General Election of Assam Legislative Assembly 2021, specifically March 27, April 1st and April 6 "as paid holidays to enable the workers/employees to cast their votes".
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  • Mar
  • 9
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  • Odisha Declares Maha Shivaratri and Ashokastami Public Holidays

    Government of Odisha (Bhubaneswar) - The Revenue and Disaster Management Department of the Indian State of Odisha has declared a local public holiday on March 12, 2021, the day after Maha Shivaratri, in the district of Balasore, as well as April 20, 2021, for Ashokastami in the Khurda district.
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  • Mar
  • 8
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  • Rajasthan Declares March 8 Public Holiday

    Government of Rajasthan (Jaipur) - The Governor of India's state of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot, has declared Monday, March 8, 2021, as a state public holiday on account of the death, earlier this morning, of former Rajasthan governor Anshuman Singh.
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  • Mar
  • 5
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  • Andhra Pradesh Polling Public Holiday March 10

    Government of Andhra Pradesh (Amaravati) - The Chief Inspector and Special Commissioner of Labour of the Government of India's state of Andhra Pradesh has released the Procd.No.O/2907/2021 which declares Wednesday, March 10, 2021, as a public holiday on account of the local bodies' elections on that date ("declaration of paid holiday on the day of poll to all the employee and workers employed in shops and establishments situated in areas of urban local bodies under the Andhra Pradesh Shops and Establishments Act, 1988").
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  • Mar
  • 5
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  • Telangana Declares March 8 Public Holiday

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Chief Minister of the Indian State of Telangana, K Chandrasekhar Rao, has instructed the Telangana Chief Secretary, Somesh Kumar, to issue an official order declaring Monday, March 8, 2021, as a public holiday for all women employees on account of International Women's Day.
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  • Mar
  • 4
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  • Jammu and Kashmir Shab-i-Miraj Public Holiday Moved to March 12

    Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar) - The Government of India's state of Jammu and Kashmir has released the Government Order No.204-JK(GAD) of 2021 ("Postponement of holiday on account of Shab-i-Miraj") which moves the date of the upcoming Shab-i-Miraj public holiday in Jammu and Kashmir from its initially set date of Thursday, March 11, 2021, to Friday, March 12, 2021.
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  • Feb
  • 25
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  • Chandigarh Declares February 27 Guru Ravidas Public Holidays

    Government of Chandigarh (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Chandigarh has declared an additional public holiday on Saturday, February 27, 2021, for all government offices, boards, corporations and institutions, including industrial establishments, on account of the upcoming celebration of the birth anniversary of Guru Ravidas.
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  • Feb
  • 8
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  • Punjab Public Holiday February 14

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of Punjab has issued the vide notification 21/07/2015-5L/171 declaring Sunday, February 14, 2021, as a paid public holiday in the Indian State of Punjab, in the districts where General Elections of Municipal Corporations, Municipal Councils, Nagar Panchayats and Bye-election to certain wards of Municipal Corporations/Municipal Councils/Nagar Panchayats will be taking place.
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  • Feb
  • 5
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  • Mizoram Electoral Public Holiday February 16

    Mizoram General Administration Department (Aizawl) - The government of India's State of Mizoram has declared Tuesday, February 16, 2021, as a public holiday for civil servants including employees under both central and state public sector undertakings, financial institutions, and educational institutions, "to enable the voters to exercise their franchise in the General Election to the Aizawl Municipal Corporation, 2021".
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  • Jan
  • 31
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  • Andhra Pradesh Declares February 2021 Panchayat Public Holidays

    Government of Andhra Pradesh (Amaravati) - The Government of India's state of Andhra Pradesh has authorized district collectors to declare local public holiday on February 9, 13, 17 and 21, 2021, on account of the panchayat elections being held on those days, and has instructed district collectors to declare these poll days as paid public holidays.
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  • Jan
  • 31
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  • West Bengal Adds Pandit Raghunath Murmu Public Holiday

    Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - The State Government of India's state of West Bengal has issued the Government Order No. FS-10/2021 which declares an annual public holiday for the birthday of Pandit Raghunath Murmu, and further amends the list of 2021 public holidays in West Bengal published in the Department Notification No. 3100 -F(P2), last autumn.
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  • Jan
  • 16
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  • Lakshadweep 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Lakshadweep Administration (Kavaratti) - The Administration of India's Union Territory of Lakshadweep has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in Lakshadweep for the upcoming calendar year 2021, in the Government Notification F.No.35/02/2019-Genl./125.
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  • Jan
  • 15
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  • Nagaland 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Nagaland (Dimapur) - The Government of India's state of Nagaland has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in Nagaland for the calendar year 2021 ("List Of Public Holidays For the Calendar Year 2021, government of Nagaland").
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  • Jan
  • 13
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  • Kerala Cancels Saturday Public Holidays

    Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram) - The Government of India's state of Kerala has announced that last year's decision to declare all Saturdays as public holidays in Keral government offices, had been rescinded and that, beginning on January 16, 2021, all Saturdays, except the second Saturday of the month, would be working days for Kerala government offices.
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  • Jan
  • 12
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  • Madhya Pradesh Adds 2021 Regional Public Holidays

    Government of Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal) - The State Government of Madhya Pradesh has declared 3 regional public holiday in Bhopal for the 2021 calendar year, for all government offices and institutions located in Bhopal.
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  • Jan
  • 11
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  • Telangana Corrects 2021 Public Holidays

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Telangana government has issued a revised list of 2021 public holidays in India's State of Telangana, on the Telangana State Portal.
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  • Jan
  • 8
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  • Assam Declares January 13 Public Holiday

    Government of Assam (Dispur) - The Government of India's state of Assam has issued the Government Order GAG(A).206/2013/129 declaring a restricted public holiday on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, on the occasion of Uruka, the feasting day which precedes the previously-gazetted public holiday of Magh Bihu on Thursday, January 14, 2021.
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  • Jan
  • 7
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  • Himachal Pradesh Panchayat Public Holidays January 17, 19 and 21

    The official webportal of the Himachal Pradesh Government (Shimla) - The government of the Indian State of Himachal Pradesh has declared regional non-working public holidays on January 17, 19 and 21, 2021, on account of the general elections to Panchayat Raj Institutions, in the concerned areas.
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  • Jan
  • 6
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  • Himachal Pradesh Local Polls Public Holiday January 10

    The official webportal of the Himachal Pradesh Government (Shimla) - The government of the Indian State of Himachal Pradesh has declared a regional non-working public holiday on Sunday, January 10, 2021, on account of the upcoming general election of Nagar Panchayats, in the concerned areas.
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  • Jan
  • 5
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  • Tamil Nadu Thaipoosam Public Holiday January 28 and Beyond

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Chief Minister of the Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu, Edappadi K Palaniswami, has issued a statement announcing that he had declared a government public holiday on Thursday, January 28, 2021, in Tamil Nadu on account of the upcoming Thaipoosam festival celebrated in the honour of Lord Murugan ("In view of Thai Poosam on January 28 this year, I have ordered the announcing of a public holiday.").
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2020

  • Dec
  • 31
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  • Ladakh 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Administration of Union Territory of Ladakh (Leh) - The Commissioner of the Administration of Union Territory of Ladakh has released the Government Order No.135-LA(GAD) of 2020, signed by Sonam Chhosdon, Under Secretary in the General Administration Department, which list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in Ladakh for the current calendar year 2021 ("List of holidays for the calendar year-2021.").
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  • Dec
  • 28
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  • Jharkhand 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Jharkhand (Ranchi) - The Governor of India's state of Jharkhand, Draupadi Murmu, has released the Jharkhand vide notification No.6751 containing the annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays and restricted holidays in India's state of Jharkhand for the upcoming calendar year 2021 ("The Government of Jharkhand has declared the List of General Holidays in the State of Jharkhand for the calendar year 2021").
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  • Dec
  • 25
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  • Jammu and Kashmir 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has released its list of the non-working public holidays in Jammu and Kashmir for the upcoming calendar year 2021, with the release, yesterday, by the General Administration Department of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir, of the Government Order No. 1159-JK(GAD) of 2020 ("List of holidays for the calendar year-2021").
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  • Dec
  • 23
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  • Uttarakhand 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Uttarakhand (Dehradun) - The Government of India's state of Uttarakhand has published the Government of Uttarakhand vide Notification No. 794/xxxi(15)G-74/2016-20 which contains the list of the days which will be non-working public holidays, government holidays and bank holidays, in India's state of Uttarakhand for the upcoming calendar year 2021.
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  • Dec
  • 18
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  • Assam 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Assam (Dispur) - The Government of India's state of Assam has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Assam for the upcoming calendar year 2021 ("The Governor of Assam is pleased to declare that the offices under the Government of Assam and all Revenue and Magisterial Courts in Assam will remain closed on the following days during the year 2021.").
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  • Dec
  • 18
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  • Chandigarh 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Chandigarh (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Chandigarh has announced the annual list of the non-working public holidays Chandigarh for the upcoming calendar year 2021 in the Government Notification No. 6/l/l-IH(I)-2020/13639, as signed by Arun Kumar Gupta, the Principal Secretary Home, Chandigarh Administration ("List of Holidays in all Government Offices under the Chandigarh Administration, during the calendar year 2021").
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  • Dec
  • 17
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  • Punjab 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - An official spokesperson of the Government of India's state of Punjab has announced its annual list of public holidays and restricted holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2021 ("government offices will remain closed on all Saturdays and Sundays, there will be 26 scheduled holidays and 31 restricted holidays out of which employees can choose any two holidays").
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  • Dec
  • 17
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  • Unpublished Assam 2021 Public Holidays Already Draws Gorkhas Ire

    Government of Assam (Dispur) - The list of 2021 public holidays in the Indian State of Assam has not yet been published, but it has already drawn fire from the Gorkhas community who claim that Bhatri Ditiya will not be included in the list of 2021 public holidays in Assam, and prefer to act preventively ("The Gorkhas hope that Bhatri Ditiya will be listed in the State holiday list next year").
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  • Dec
  • 16
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  • Bihar 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Bihar (Patna) - The Government of India's state of Bihar has released the Government Notification 3/H-02/2020/S.PR 12008 which specifies its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Bihar for the upcoming calendar year 2021.
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  • Dec
  • 15
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  • Andhra Pradesh 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Andhra Pradesh (Amaravati) - The Government of India's state of Andhra Pradesh has published in the Andhra Pradesh Gazette an announcement of the days which shall be non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2021 ("Holidays Under Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 For The Year 2021, G.O.Rt.No.1964, General Administration (Poll.B), 15th December, 2020.").
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  • Dec
  • 14
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  • Haryana Electoral Public Holiday December 27

    Government of Haryana (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Haryana has issued the Notification No. Elec-2020/IR-II/PSCE/Hol declaring Sunday, December 27, 2020, as a one-off non-working public holiday on account of that day's municipal council polls ("in exercise of the powers conferred by the second proviso of sub-section (I) of section 10 of the Punjab Shops and Commercial Establishments Act, 1958 (Punjab Act 15 of 1958) and all other powers enabling him in this behalf, the Governor of Haryana hereby fixes "Sunday" the 27.12.2020 to be close day (Holiday) for all Shops and Commercial Establishments falling in the above mentioned jurisdiction of President and Members of all the wards of Municipal Council, Rewari, Municipal Committee, Sampla (Rohtak), Dharuhera (Rewari) and Uklana (Hisar) and Bye-elction of W.No. 07 of Municipal Committee, lndri (Karna!), W.No. 13 of Bhuna (Fatehabad), W.No. 12 of Rajound (Kaithal), W. No. 14 of Municipal Council, Fatehabad and W.No. 29 of Municipal Council, Sirsa where the general election is going to be held on 27.12.2020 (Sunday) as per notification of State Election Commission as mentioned above.").
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  • Dec
  • 14
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  • Telangana Extends 2021 Public Holidays In 16 Districts

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Telangana government has issued the government order Proc. No. F/730 /2020 declaring additional 2021 public holidays in 16 districts of Telangana ("Telangana Factories and Establishments (National Festival and Other Holidays) Act, 1974 -Notification of National/ Festival and Other Holidays for the year 2021 under the Act -National and Festival Holidays with wages to persons employed in Factories -Notification under Sec. 3(1) of the Act for the year, 2021 -Orders Issued -Reg.").
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  • Dec
  • 11
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  • Uttar Pradesh 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow) - The Government of India's state of Uttar Pradesh has published the Government Order Notification No.19/2020/912/3-2020-39(2)/2016 which contains the annual list of non-working public holidays in India's state of Uttar Pradesh for the upcoming calendar year 2021.
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  • Dec
  • 10
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  • Goa Electoral Public Holiday December 12

    Government of Goa (Panaji) - The government of the Indian State of Goa has announced that Saturday, December 12, 2020, would be a one-off electoral public holiday on account of that date's Zilla Panchayat Elections.
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  • Dec
  • 9
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  • Meghalaya 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Meghalaya (Shillong) - The Government of India's state of Meghalaya has released the Government Order No.GAA.88/2020/48, signed by the Deputy Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya, General Administration Department, listing the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Meghalaya for the upcoming calendar year 2021 ("The Governor of Meghalaya is pleased to declare that the offices under the Government of Meghalaya and all Revenue and Magisterial Courts in Meghalaya shall remain closed on the following days of the year 2021.").
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  • Dec
  • 8
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  • Madhya Pradesh 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal) - The Government of India's State of Madhya Pradesh has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's State of Madhya Pradesh for the upcoming calendar year 2021 ("The Government of Madhya Pradesh vide notification No. F.3.1.2020 has released the Public Holidays list for the year 2021").
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  • Dec
  • 7
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  • Assam Electoral Public Holiday December 17

    Government of Assam (Dispur) - The General Administration Department of the State Government of India's state of Assam, via the Notification No.GAGA).139/2015/230, has declared a one-off public holiday on Thursday, December 17, 2020, as an electoral public holiday on account of the election to the General Council of Tiwa Autonomous Council, 2020 ("In the interest of public services, the Governor of Assam is pleased to declare Public Holiday on 17th December,2020 (day of poll) under Section 25 of N.I. Act, 1881 (XXIV 0(1881) read with the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs Notification No.20/25/Pub-l dated 8h June 1957 within the jurisdiction· of Tiwa Autonomous Council Area Districts on account of the election to the General Council of Tiwa Autonomous Council,2020. All the Govt./ Non Govt. Offices, PRls, Urban Local Bodies, Educational Institutions, and Business Establishments including Banks, Tea Garde and Industries etc. within the specified jurisdiction will remain closed on the day of poll accordingly.").
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  • Dec
  • 7
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  • Odisha Bharat Bandh Public Holidays December 8

    Government of Odisha (Bhubaneswar) - The IPR Department of the Government of India's state of Odisha has declared a one-off non-working public sector holiday on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, due to the call for Bharat Bandh of the state's farmer organizations ("As the public transport in Odisha is yet to be resumed in a full-fledged manner due to the prevailing coronavirus pandemic, the bandh will further aggravate dependence on public transport. As there will be a rush of government employees to avail the passenger transport, the strike is likely to affect the measures being taken by the government to prevent the spread of Covid-19 as there are chances of further contamination of the disease. Keeping this in view, all government offices will remain closed").
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  • Dec
  • 4
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  • Haryana Electoral Public Holiday December 15

    Government of Haryana (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Haryana has issued the Notification No. 28/01/2006-3GSII declaring Tuesday, December 15, 2020, as a one-off non-working public holiday on account of that day's Panchayat by-elections ("It is hereby informed that Tuesday, the 15th of December, 2020 has been fixed by the State Election Commission Haryana as day of Poll for Bye-elections of Sarpanch of Gram Panchayat, Nissing (Gramin), Block Nissing, District Kamal. Therefore, it has been decided by the Government that Tuesday, the 15th of December, 2020, shall be observed as a public holiday in the offices of all Departments / Boards / Corporations / Educational Institutions under the Haryana Government and in all the factories, commercial establishments, shops etc. falling within the jurisdiction of the Gram Panchayat Nissing (Gramin) Block Nissing, District Kamal to enable the employees of Government offices and various factories, commercial establishments etc. to cast their vote.").
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  • Dec
  • 4
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  • Manipur 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Manipur (Imphal) - The Government of India's state of Manipur has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Manipur for the upcoming calendar year 2021 ("List Of Public Holidays For 2021 (Saka) 1942/1943 For Government Of Manipur").
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  • Dec
  • 3
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  • Haryana 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Haryana (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Haryana has published the General Administration Department Notification No. 28/67 /2018-3GSII containing the annual list of non-working public holidays in India's state of Haryana for the upcoming calendar year 2021 ("It Is hereby notified that the holidays enumerated In the schedule below shall be observed as public holidays In the public offices under the Haryana Government during the Calendar Year 2021.").
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  • Dec
  • 2
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  • Maharashtra 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Maharashtra (Mumbai) - The General Administration Department of the Government of India's state of Maharashtra has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Maharashtra for the upcoming calendar year 2021 ("In exercise of the powers entrusted to it by the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs vide its Notification No.39/I/68/JUDl-3, dated the 8th May 1968, the Government of Maharashtra hereby declares the following days as Public Holidays in the State of Maharashtra during the calendar year 2021").
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  • Kerala Public Holidays December 8, 10 and 14

    Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram) - The Government of India's state of Kerala has issued the Government Order G.O(MS) No.230/2020/GAD, dated Thiruvananthapuram, 01.12.2020, which declares December 8, December 10, and December 14 as public holidays in Kerala on account of the upcoming General Election to Local Self Government Institution 2020.
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  • Dec
  • 1
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  • West Bengal Amends List Of 2021 Public Holidays

    Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - The State Government of India's state of West Bengal has issued the Government Order No. 3361- F(P2) which amends the list of 2021 public holidays in West Bengal published in the Department Notification No. 3100 -F(P2).
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  • Nov
  • 26
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  • Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    U.T. Administration of Dadra/Nagar Haveli And Daman/Diu (Silvassa) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu has published the Government Order No. 11/01/96-06/GA/Holiday/IIl/2020-21/3930 containing its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's Union Territory of Dadra/Nagar Haveli And Daman/Diu for the upcoming calendar year 2021 ("In exercise of the Powers conferred under Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act 1881 (26 of 1881), the Administrator of Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu is pleased to declare the holidays as specified in the Part-I, II and III appended to this Notification for the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.").
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  • Nov
  • 25
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  • Assam Public Holiday November 26

    Government of Assam (Dispur) - The General Administration Department of the State Government of India's state of Assam has declared a half-day public holiday on Thursday, November 26, 2020, as a mark of respect for the former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi, who died earlier this week ("As a mark of respect to the departed soul, the Govt. of Assam has declared half holiday at 1 pm on the day of cremation on 26th November 2020").
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  • Nov
  • 25
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  • Puducherry Public Holiday November 26

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The Union Territory of Puducherry has issued the notification Order G.O.Ms. No. 92 declaring tomorrow, Thursday, November 26, 2020, as another one-off public holiday in Puducherry on account of Cyclone Nivar ("Home Order - Declaration of Holiday on 26th November, 2020 on account of Nivar Cyclone").
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  • Nov
  • 25
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  • Tamil Nadu Cyclone Nivar Public Holiday November 26

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Chief Minister of the Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu, Edappadi K Palaniswami, has declared a de facto second day of statewide public holiday, on Thursday, November 26, 2020, once again on account of cyclone Nivar ("after inspecting Chembarambakkam lake, Tamil Nadu CM declared public holiday tomorrow in 13 districts where cyclone Nivar is expected to have an impact").
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  • Nov
  • 24
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  • Puducherry Public Holiday November 25

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The Union Territory of Puducherry has issued the notification Order G.O.Ms. No. 91 declaring tomorrow, Wednesday, November 25, 2020, as a one-off public holiday on account of the Cyclone Nivar ("Home Order - Declaration of Holiday on 25th November, 2020 on account of Nivar Cyclone").
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  • Nov
  • 24
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  • Tamil Nadu Cyclone Nivar Public Holiday November 25

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Chief Minister of the Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu, Edappadi K Palaniswami, has declared a statewide public holiday, on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, on account of cyclone Nivar.
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  • Nov
  • 21
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  • Telangana GHMC Electoral Public Holiday December 1st

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Telangana government has issued the government order G.O.Rt.No. 393 to the effect that Tuesday, December 1st, 2020, would be a public holiday due to the the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Election scheduled for that date ("A public holiday has been declared to all the employees/workers serving in the factories, shops, and establishments and industrial undertaking located in the Greater Hyderabad. The holiday has been declared with an aim to encourage voters to exercise their electoral right").
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  • Nov
  • 20
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  • Karnataka 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Karnataka (Bengaluru) - At its last cabinet meeting, the State Government of India's state of Karnataka has approved and announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Karnataka for the upcoming calendar year 2021 (ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು, ನ 5: 2021ರ ಸಾಲಿನ ಹಬ್ಬ, ಸಾರ್ವಜನಿಕ ರಜಾದಿನ, ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಹಬ್ಬಗಳ ಪಟ್ಟಿಯನ್ನು ರಾಜ್ಯ ಕಾರ್ಮಿಕ ಇಲಾಖೆ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಮಾಡಿದೆ. ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಇಂಡಸ್ಟ್ರಿಯಲ್ ಎಸ್ಟಾಬ್ಲಿಷ್ಮೆಂಟ್ ಆಕ್ಟ್ 1963ರ ಪ್ರಕಾರ, ವಾರ್ಷಿಕ ಕನಿಷ್ಠ ಹತ್ತುದಿನ ರಜೆಯನ್ನು ಎಲ್ಲಾ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆಗಳು ನೀಡಬೇಕಿದೆ.).
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  • Nov
  • 19
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  • Madhya Pradesh Pressured On Chhath Puja Public Holiday

    Government of Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal) - The State President of the Purvottar Sanskritik Sansthan community, Thakur Jagdish Singh, has called on the government of India's State of Madhya Pradesh to declare a public holiday on account of the Chhath festival ("Chhath Mahaparva is now not just a festival of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. This festival has taken a national form and even now the popularity of Chhath festival has spread throughout the world").
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  • Nov
  • 18
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  • Jharkhand Chhath Public Holidays November 20-21

    Government of Jharkhand (Ranchi) - The Government of India's state of Jharkhand, has declared Friday and Saturday, November 20 and 21, 2020, as public holidays in Jharkhand, on account of the Chhath Puja festival.
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  • Nov
  • 17
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  • Delhi Chhath Puja Public Holiday November 20

    Government of Delhi NCT (New Delhi) - The general administration department of the Government of India's Delhi NCT (National Capital Territory) has declared a one-off non-working public holiday in the Delhi NCT on Friday, November 20, 2020, on the occasion of the upcoming Chhath Puja festival.
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  • Nov
  • 17
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  • Punjab Public Holiday November 17

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - Following the death, earlier today, of senior Congress leader and former state agriculture minister, Mohinder Singh Gill, the Chief Minister of Punjab, Amarinder Singh, declared the remainder of today, Tuesday, November 7, 2020, as a one-off public holiday in India's state of Punjab ("As a mark of respect to the departed leader, the Punjab government declared holiday in its offices, boards, corporations and educational institutions for the remaining part of the day on Tuesday").
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  • Nov
  • 13
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  • Himachal Pradesh 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    The official webportal of the Himachal Pradesh Government (Shimla) - The government of the Indian State of Himachal Pradesh, via the Government Order No. GAD- A(F)12-1/2020, signed by the Chief Secretary to the Government of Himachal Pradesh, Anil Kumar Khachi, has announced the public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in the State of Himachal Pradesh as gazetted holidays during the upcoming calendar year 2021.
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  • Nov
  • 11
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  • Assam Public Holidays Extended To November 13-16

    Government of Assam (Dispur) - The State Government of India's state of Assam has declared government of Assam public holidays from November 13 to November 16, 2020, "on the occasion of Diwali, Kali Puja and Gorkha Bhai Tika".
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  • Nov
  • 11
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  • Delhi NCT 2021 Public Holidays Released

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - The General Administration Department of India's National Capital Territory of Delhi Government, has released the DOPT Order No. F. 53/401/GAD/CN/2020/3376-3424 containing the list of annual public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed as holidays in all Government offices of the National Capital Territory of Delhi during the year 2021 (Saka Era 1942-43).
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  • Nov
  • 10
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  • Telangana 2021 Public Holidays Released

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has released the Notification "HOLIDAYS- General Holidays and Optional Holidays for the year 2021 – Notified." (G.O.Rt.No.1756 dated 09.11.2020), signed by Somesh Kumar, Chief Secretary to Government, which officially lists the annual non-working public holidays to be observed in the Indian State of Telangana for the upcoming calendar year 2021, and which "shall be published in the next issue of Telangana extra-ordinary Gazette".
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  • Nov
  • 9
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  • Goa 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Goa (Panaji) - The Government of India's state of Goa has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Goa for the upcoming calendar year 2021 ("The Government of Goa is pleased to direct that the days specified in the Annexure-1 shall be observed as Public Holidays and the days specified in the Annexure-II as Special Holidays in all Government Offices in the State of Goa during the year 2021 (Saka 1942-1943). All Government Offices will be functional on Special Holidays except if the Special Holidays occur on Saturday or Sunday.").
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  • Nov
  • 8
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  • Sikkim Public Holiday November 10

    The Home Department of Government of Sikkim (Gangtok) - Earlier today, the Government of the Indian State of Sikkim declared Tuesday, November 10, 2020, as a one-off state public holiday on account of the funeral rites for the former Chief Minister of Sikkim, Shri Sanchaman Limboo.
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  • Nov
  • 7
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  • Assam Public Holiday November 16

    Government of Assam (Dispur) - The Chief Minister of the Government of India's state of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal, has declared a non-working government public holiday in India's state of Assam on Monday, November 16, 2020, on the occasion of Bhai Dooj, the festival celebrating the bond between brothers and sisters, also known as Bhai Phonta by Bengalis and as Bhai Tika by Gorkhas.
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  • Nov
  • 7
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  • Tripura 2021 Public Holiday Announced

    Government of Tripura (Agartala) - The Government of India's State of Tripura has released its list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in Tripura for the upcoming calendar year 2020 in the Government Notification No.F.17(1)-GA(SA)/2020/10842 ("The Governor, Tripura is pleased to notify that all the Government Offices and all Revenue and Executive Magistrates Courts under the Government of Tripura, will remain closed on the following day during the year-2021.").
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  • Nov
  • 6
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  • West Bengal 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - The government of India's state of West Bengal has announced the days which shall be non-working public holidays in India's state of West Bengal for the calendar year 2021, in the Department Notification No. 3100 -F(P2), signed by order of the Governor, by D. K. Mahapatra, OSD and E.O. Special Secretary to the Government of West Bengal.
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  • Nov
  • 1
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  • Gujarat 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Gujarat (Gandhinagar) - The Government of India's state of Gujarat has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Gujarat for the upcoming calendar year 2021 in the Government of Gujarat Government Order No. GS/33/2020/PHD/102020/500/GH, signed by Jwalant Trivedi, the Additional Secretary to Government, by order and in the name of Governor of Gujarat ("The Government of Gujarat is pleased to declare the following days to be Public Holidays for State Government Offices during the year 2021.").
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  • Nov
  • 1
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  • Kerala 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram) - The Government of India's state of Kerala, via the G.O. (P) No.15/2020/GAD. and the G.O. (P) No.16/2020/GAD., dated Thiruvananthapuram, 22 October, 2020, has announced its annual list of "Public Holidays Under Negotiable Instruments Act in Kerala for the Calendar year 2021" and "Public Holidays to the Public Offices under the Government of Kerala during the Calendar year 2021".
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  • Oct
  • 29
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  • Tamil Nadu 2021 Public Holidays Released

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Tamil Nadu for the upcoming calendar year 2021 in the Government Order Ms. No.554 ("Public Holidays under Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 for the State Government Offices and all Commercial Banks including Co-operative Banks in Tamil Nadu for the year 2021").
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  • Oct
  • 28
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  • Rajasthan 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Rajasthan (Jaipur) - The Government of India's state of Rajasthan has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Rajasthan for the upcoming calendar year 2021 ("As per notification No. 6(1)/6/2020 the Government of Rajasthan has declared the List of General Holidays in the State of Rajasthan for the calendar year 2021").
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  • Oct
  • 24
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  • Madhya Pradesh Vijayadashami Public Holiday Extended

    Government of Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal) - The Chief Minister of India's State of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, has announced that the official public holiday in Madhya Pradesh for the 2020 Vijayadashami (aka. Dussehra) would include Sunday, October 25, 2020, as well as Monday, October 26, 2020.
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  • Oct
  • 23
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  • Madhya Pradesh Amends 2020 Public Holidays Again

    Government of Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal) - The Chief Minister of India's State of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, has announced that the official public holiday in Madhya Pradesh for the 2020 Dussehra would be Monday, October 26, instead of the previously announced date of Sunday, October 25, 2020.
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  • Oct
  • 23
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  • Telangana Dasara Public Holiday Moved to October 26

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has issued the G.O.Rt.No.1609, signed by Somesh Kumar, the Chief Secretary to Government, which declares Monday, October 26, 2020, as the date of the upcoming Vijay Dasami public holiday in Telangana, instead of the previously-declared date of October 25 ("After careful consideration of the matter, have decided to change the General Holiday for ‘Vijay Dasami’ festival to 26 October 2020 (Monday) instead of 25 October 2020 (Sunday). Accordingly, the following notification is issued and shall be published in the extraordinary Gazette of Telangana State").
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  • Oct
  • 22
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  • Mizoram 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Mizoram General Administration Department (Aizawl) - The Governor of India's State of Mizoram has released the Notification No.3855/2020-2021, containing the list of 2021 public holidays, government holidays, and restricted holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2021 ("The Competent Authority is pleased to declare the following days as public holidays for the Calendar Year 2021.").
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  • Oct
  • 22
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  • Odisha 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Odisha (Bhubaneswar) - The Odisha Revenue and Disaster Management Department of the Government of India's state of Odisha has announced the annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Odisha for the upcoming calendar year 2021 ("The Government of Odisha have been pleased to declare that the State Government Offices as well as the Revenue and Magisterial Courts (Executive) will remain closed on the festive/commemorative occasion, listed at Annexure-1 during the Calendar Year 2021, Saka-Era 1942-43.").
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  • Oct
  • 21
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  • Ladakh Public Holiday October 22

    Administration of Union Territory of Ladakh (Leh) - The Commissioner Secretary of the Administration of Union Territory of Ladakh has declared Thursday, October 22, 2020, as a public holiday in the Union Territory of Ladakh ("Public Holiday shall be observed within the limits of Leh district on account of 6th LAHDC, Election, 2020, on the date of Poll, as fixed i.e. on 22nd October 2020 (Thursday)").
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  • Oct
  • 18
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  • Arunachal Pradesh 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Arunachal Pradesh (Itanagar) - The Government of India's state of Arunachal Pradesh has released the Government Order No. GA-10/2015 listing the days which will be non-working public holidays and restricted holidays in India's state of Arunachal Pradesh for the upcoming calendar year 2021.
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  • Oct
  • 14
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  • Telangana Rain Public Holidays October 14-15

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - Earlier this morning, the Government of India's State of Telangana issued the G.O.Rt.No. 1539, which declares Wednesday and Thursday, October 14-15, 2020, as public holidays in Telangana "due to unprecedented incessant rains for the last 12 hours and imminent forecast of heavy rains in Telangana State".
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  • Oct
  • 13
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  • Andaman and Nicobar 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Office of the Labour Commissioner of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Union Territory (Port Blair) - The Additional Secretary cum-Labour Commissioner of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Union Territory, Madhu Sudham Baidya, has released the Notfication 186 F No.24(1)/2019-20/LC-DET, containing the list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, for the upcoming calendar year 2021.
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  • Oct
  • 9
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  • Puducherry 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The government of India's Union Territory of Puducherry has announced the list of official state non-working public holidays in India's Union Territory of Puducherry for the upcoming calendar year 2021, in the ("The Hon’ble Lieutenant-Governor, Puducherry, is pleased to declare that all Government Offices/Government Undertakings, Boards and other Institutions under the control of Government of Puducherry and all Banking Institutions including Co-operative Banks in the Union territory of Puducherry shall be closed on the days specified in the notification in Appendix-I and Appendix-II respectively during the Calendar Year 2021.").
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  • Oct
  • 7
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  • Punjab Baba Banda Singh Bhadhur Public Holiday October 16

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Punjab has declared a one-off public holiday for the 350th birth anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bhadhur, on Friday, October 16, 2020 ("All the offices of board, corporation, educational institutes etc will be closed on October 16, 2020").
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  • Oct
  • 7
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  • Sikkim 2021 Public Holiday Announced

    The Home Department of Government of Sikkim (Gangtok) - The Government of India's State of Sikkim has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's State of Sikkim for the upcoming calendar year 2021 ("The governor of Sikkim is pleased to declare the days specified in the following Schedule to be observed as public holidays in all government offices, public sector undertakings and educational institutions under the government of Sikkim during the calendar year 2021").
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  • Oct
  • 6
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  • Telangana Public Holiday October 9

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Election Commission of India has issued orders that the collector has the power to declare a holiday in the Indian state of Telangana, on Friday, October 9, 2020, the date of the upcoming MLC election day.
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  • Oct
  • 4
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  • Jharkhand Public Holiday October 5

    Government of Jharkhand (Ranchi) - The Personnel Department of the Government of India's state of Jharkhand, has declared a one-off non-working public holiday tomorrow, Monday, October 5, 2020, as a public holiday due to the death of cabinet minister Haji Hussain Ansari.
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  • Sep
  • 16
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  • Chhattisgarh 2021 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Chhattisgarh (Raipur) - The Government of India's state of Chhattisgarh has released a Government Order containing its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Chhattisgarh for the calendar year 2021 ("As per the notification # 20-25-56-Pub-I, dated 08.06.1957 of Ministry of Home, Govt. of India, read with Sec. 25 of Negotiable Instruments Act 1881(26 of 1881) in exercise to the powers given in the said Act, the state govt. declares following public holidays as holidays for Govt. offices for the year 2021, apart from which falls on Sunday.").
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  • Jun
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  • Indian Central Government 2021 Public Holidays Released

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released the Dopt order 10.6.2020 F.No.12/9/2020-JCA-2 containing its annual list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India, for the upcoming calendar year 2021.
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  • May
  • 16
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  • Telangana 2020 Public Holidays Amended Again

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has issued the Circular F.No.11. CGEWCC/ Income Tax/ Holiday-2020/2020-21, which repeals the terms of the Circular F.No.11.CGEWCC/Income Tax/Holiday-2020/2019-20, related to the promotion of the Dussera restricted holiday to the status of a general public holiday in the Indian State of Telangana in 2020.
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  • Apr
  • 18
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  • Uttarakhand Public Holidays Until May 3

    Government of Uttarakhand (Dehradun) - The State Chief Secretary of India's state of Uttarakhand, Utpal Kumar Singh, has announced public sector holidays at all government offices in Uttarakhand until Sunday, May 3, 2020, inclusively ("Government offices to remain closed in Uttarakhand till May 3 in view of coronavirus lockdown").
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  • Apr
  • 12
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  • Punjab 2020 Public Holidays Amended Again

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Punjab has declared that the upcoming gazetted public holiday of Baisakhi on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, would be moved instead to the eve of the Baisakhi, on Tuesday, April 13, 2020, instead.
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  • Apr
  • 7
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  • Punjab 2020 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Punjab has announced an additional gazetted public holiday on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, on the occasion of birthday of Sri Guru Nabha Das, instead of the restricted holidays that had previously been announced.
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  • Mar
  • 21
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  • Telangana Public Holidays March 22-31

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Labour, Employment, Training and Factories Department of the Government of India's State of Telangana has declared the upcoming March 22-31, 2020, lockdown period as public holidays, on account of the current Covid-19 pandemic and as per the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 and the Shops and Establishments Act, 1988.
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  • Mar
  • 20
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  • Ladakh 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Administration of Union Territory of Ladakh (Leh) - The Commissioner of the Administration of Union Territory of Ladakh has finally announced its own list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in Ladakh for the current calendar year 2020 ("In modification of previous order No. 17 LA(GAD) of 2019 dated: 26th December, 2019 the following holidays shall be observed in the Calendar Year 2020").
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  • Mar
  • 9
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  • Telangana 2020 Dussehra Public Holiday Amended

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has issued a circular amending the date of the upcoming Dussehra public holiday in Telangana, from October 25 to October 26, 2020 ("Change of Closed Holiday to be observed by the Central Government offices in Telangana state on the eve of “Dussehra” festival 2020").
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  • Feb
  • 28
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  • Uttarakhand 2020 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Uttarakhand (Dehradun) - The Chief Minister of India's state of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat, has approved a proposal to declare Thursday, July 16, 2020, as a non-working public holiday in Uttarakhand, on account of the Harela festival, which had earlier been listed as a restricted holiday in India's state of Uttarakhand.
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  • Feb
  • 11
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  • Haryana Amends 2020 Public Holidays

    Government of Haryana (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Haryana has declared Sunday, March 1st, 2020, as a one-off non-working public holiday "for all factories under Factories Act, 1948", on account of the by-elections of Ward No. 19 of Municipal Corporation, Hisar, Ward No. 03 of Municipal Committee, Baswani Khera (Bhiwani).
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  • Jan
  • 28
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  • West Bengal Extends Saraswati Puja Public Holiday

    Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - The State Government of India's state of West Bengal has declared a public holiday on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, on account of Saraswati Puja, in addition to the previously-announced date of Thursday, January 30, 2020, for the annual Saraswati Puja public holiday of West Bengal ("Public Holiday in connection with Saraswati Puja, 2020, No. 442-F(P2) Dated, the 27th January, 2020").
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  • Jan
  • 27
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  • Delhi NCT Public Holiday February 8

    Government of Delhi NCT (New Delhi) - The general administration department of the Government of India's Delhi NCT (National Capital Territory), via its Additional Labour Commissioner, Rajender Dhar, has announced that the Delhi Government had declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Saturday, February 8, 2020, on the occasion of the Delhi Legislative Assembly Elections, "to enable the electors cast their vote".
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  • Jan
  • 22
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  • Jharkhand 2020 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Jharkhand (Ranchi) - The Government of India's state of Jharkhand, by order of Chief Minister Hemant Soren, has declared a one-off non-working public holiday tomorrow, Thursday, January 23, 2020, as a public holiday for the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
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  • Jan
  • 15
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  • Uttarakhand 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Uttarakhand (Dehradun) - The Government of India's state of Uttarakhand has announced the list of the days which will be non-working public holidays, government holidays and bank holidays, in India's state of Uttarakhand for the upcoming calendar year 2020.
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  • Jan
  • 13
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  • Odisha 2020 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Odisha (Bhubaneswar) - The Chief Minister of the Government of India's state of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik, has declared a one-off non-working public sector holiday on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, on account of the upcoming Makar Sakranti holiday.
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  • Jan
  • 5
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  • Goa 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Goa (Panaji) - The Government of India's state of Goa has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Goa for the upcoming calendar year 2020.
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  • Jan
  • 1
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  • Ladakh Public Holiday January 2

    Administration of Union Territory of Ladakh (Leh) - The Commissioner Secretary of the Administration of Union Territory of Ladakh has declared January 2, 2020, as a public holiday in the recently-created Union Territory of Ladakh ("It has been decided to declare Thursday, the 2nd January, 2020, as public holiday on account of Guru Gobind Singh Ji's Birthday, for all Government Offices including Banks throughout UT Ladakh.").
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2019

  • Dec
  • 31
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  • Nagaland 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Nagaland (Dimapur) - The Government of India's state of Nagaland has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in Nagaland for the upcoming calendar year 2020 ("List Of Public Holidays For the Calendar Year 2020, government of Nagaland").
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  • Dec
  • 30
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  • Arunachal Pradesh 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Arunachal Pradesh (Itanagar) - The Government of India's state of Arunachal Pradesh has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays and restricted holidays in India's state of Arunachal Pradesh for the upcoming calendar year 2020.
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  • Dec
  • 28
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  • Jammu and Kashmir 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in Jammu and Kashmir for the upcoming calendar year 2020, with its release, yesterday, by the General Administration Department of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir, of the "Holidays to be observed throughout the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir during the Calendar year 2020".
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  • Dec
  • 27
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  • Madhya Pradesh Amends 2020 Public Holidays

    Government of Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal) - The Government of India's State of Madhya Pradesh has announced that, from 2020 onward, it would observe an annual non-working public holiday in Madhya Pradesh on August 9, on account of the annual World Tribal Day.
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  • Dec
  • 24
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  • Odisha 2019 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Odisha (Bhubaneswar) - The Government of the Government of India's state of Odisha has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Thursday, December 26, 2019, on account of the upcoming Ring Of Fire Solar Eclipse which is expected to be well visible from Odisha state on that day.
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  • Dec
  • 23
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  • Punjab 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Punjab has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the upcoming calendar year 2020.
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  • Dec
  • 22
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  • Jharkhand 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Jharkhand (Ranchi) - The Government of India's state of Jharkhand has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays and restricted holidays in India's state of Jharkhand for the upcoming calendar year 2020 ("As per notification No-15/03-03/2019 -8737 the Government of Jharkhand has declared the List of General Holidays in the State of Jharkhand for the calendar year 2020").
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  • Dec
  • 17
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  • Lakshadweep 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Lakshadweep Administration (Kavaratti) - The Administration of India's Union Territory of Lakshadweep has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in Lakshadweep for the upcoming calendar year 2020 ("Administrator, Union Territory of Lakshadweep is pleased to declare that the holidays specified in the Annexure I and II below shall be observed as Closed Holidays and Restricted Holidays for UTL Administration during the year 2020 in all Government Offices under the Administration of Union Territory of Lakshadweep.").
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  • Dec
  • 16
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  • Meghalaya 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Meghalaya (Shillong) - The Government of India's state of Meghalaya has released the Government Order No.GAA.229/2019/16, signed by T.S. Pyngrope, Under Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya, General Administration Department, listing the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Meghalaya for the upcoming calendar year 2020 ("The Governor of Meghalaya is pleased to declare that the offices under the Government of Meghalaya and all Revenue and Magisterial Courts in Meghalaya shall remain closed on the following days of the year 2020.").
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  • Dec
  • 13
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  • Chhattisgarh 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Chhattisgarh (Raipur) - The Government of India's state of Chhattisgarh has released a Government Order containing its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Chhattisgarh for the calendar year 2020.
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  • Dec
  • 12
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  • Madhya Pradesh 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal) - The Government of India's State of Madhya Pradesh has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's State of Madhya Pradesh for the upcoming calendar year 2020, in the gazette notification number 465.
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  • Dec
  • 9
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  • Chandigarh 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Chandigarh (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Chandigarh has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's Union Territory of Chandigarh for the upcoming calendar year 2020.
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  • Dec
  • 9
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  • Maharashtra 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Maharashtra (Mumbai) - The Government of India's state of Maharashtra has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Maharashtra for the upcoming calendar year 2020.
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  • Dec
  • 8
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  • Andhra Pradesh 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Andhra Pradesh (Amaravati) - The Government of India's state of Andhra Pradesh has published in its extra-ordinary Gazette (G.O.RT.No. 2745) an announcement of the days which shall be non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2020 ("General Administration Department (Poll.B), General Holidays And Optional Holidays For The Year 2020. [G.O.Rt.No.2745, General Administration (Poll.B), 5th December, 2019.]").
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  • Dec
  • 5
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  • Haryana 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Haryana (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Haryana has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Haryana for the upcoming calendar year 2020 in the GAPD No.28/67 /2018-3GSII.
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  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Assam 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Assam (Dispur) - The Government of India's state of Assam has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Assam for the upcoming calendar year 2020 ("The Governor of Assam is pleased to declare that the offices under the Government of Assam and all Revenue and Management Courts in Assam will remain closed on the following days during the year 2020.").
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  • Nov
  • 30
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  • Uttar Pradesh 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow) - The Government of India's state of Uttar Pradesh has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Uttar Pradesh for the upcoming calendar year 2020.
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  • Nov
  • 25
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  • Manipur 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Manipur (Imphal) - The Government of India's state of Manipur has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Manipur for the upcoming calendar year 2020 ("List Of Public Holidays For 2020 (Saka) 1941/1942 For Government Of Manipur").
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  • Nov
  • 24
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  • Rajasthan 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Rajasthan (Jaipur) - The Government of India's state of Rajasthan has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Rajasthan for the upcoming calendar year 2020 ("As per notification No. 6(01)/06/2019 the Government of Rajasthan has declared the List of General Holidays in the State of Rajasthan for the calendar year 2020").
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  • Nov
  • 23
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  • Karnataka 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Karnataka (Bengaluru) - The State Cabinet of the Government of India's state of Karnataka has announced, via the NO.DP1\R 14 HHL 2019 dated Bangalore, 22.11.2019, its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Karnataka for the upcoming calendar year 2020.
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  • Nov
  • 22
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  • Telangana 2020 Public Holidays Released

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has released the "Holidays- General Holidays and Optional Holidays for the year 2020 – Notified" (G.O.Rt.No. 3022 dated 21.11.2019) which officially lists the annual non-working public holidays to be observed in the Indian State of Telangana for the upcoming calendar year 2020, and is to be "published in the next issue of Telangana extra-ordinary Gazette".
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  • Nov
  • 18
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  • Delhi NCT 2020 Public Holidays Released

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi General Administration Department, has released the DOPT Order No. F. 53/296/GAD/CN/2019/4662-4710 containing its annual list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed as holidays in all Government offices under Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi during the year 2020 (Saka Era 1941-42).
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  • Nov
  • 15
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  • Himachal Pradesh 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    The official webportal of the Himachal Pradesh Government (Shimla) - The government of the Indian State of Himachal Pradesh, via the GAD-A(F)9-2/2019, signed by the Chief Secretary to the Government of Himachal Pradesh, Shrikant Baldi, has announced the public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in the State of Himachal Pradesh as gazetted holidays during the upcoming calendar year 2020.
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  • Nov
  • 10
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  • Chandigarh Public Holiday November 11

    Government of Chandigarh (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Chandigarh has amended the list of of the non-working public holidays in India's UT of Chandigarh for the calendar year 2019, by declaring, Monday, November 11, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Chandigarh ("To celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev").
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  • Nov
  • 8
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  • Punjab Public Holiday November 11

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - Earlier today, the Government of India's state of Punjab, via Governor, VP Singh Badnore, once again amended the list of of the non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the calendar year 2019, by declaring, Monday, November 11, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in India's state of Punjab ("in view of the 550th Parkash Purb celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, gazetted holiday has been declared in all governement offices, boards, corporations and educational institutions").
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  • Nov
  • 8
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  • Tripura 2020 Public Holiday Announced

    Government of Tripura (Agartala) - The Government of India's State of Tripura has released its list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in Tripura for the upcoming calendar year 2020 in the Government Notification No.F.17(5)-GA (SA)/2019/5192 ("The Governor, Tripura is pleased to notify that all the Government Offices and all Revenue and Executive Magistrates Courts under the Government of Tripura, will remain closed on the following day during the year-2020.").
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  • Nov
  • 7
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  • Kerala 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram) - The Government of India's state of Kerala, via the G.O. (P) No. 18/2019/GAD., dated Thiruvananthapuram, 2nd November, 2019, has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Kerala for the upcoming calendar year 2020.
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  • Nov
  • 3
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  • Sikkim 2020 Public Holiday Announced

    The Home Department of Government of Sikkim (Gangtok) - The Government of India's State of Sikkim has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's State of Sikkim for the upcoming calendar year 2020 ("The governor of Sikkim is pleased to declare the days specified in the following Schedule to be observed as public holidays in all government offices, public sector undertakings and educational institutions under the government of Sikkim during the calendar year 2020").
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  • Nov
  • 1
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  • Delhi NCT Declares Chhath Puja Public Holiday November 2

    Government of Delhi NCT (New Delhi) - The general administration department of the Government of India's Delhi NCT (National Capital Territory), via its Labour Minister, Gopal Rai, has announced that the Delhi Government had declared a one-off non-working public holiday in Delhi on Saturday, November 2, 2019, on account of Chhath Puja, a festival predominantly observed in the Indian states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.
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  • Nov
  • 1
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  • Uttarakhand Chhath Puja Public Holiday November 2

    Government of Uttarakhand (Dehradun) - The Government of India's state of Uttarakhand, on the instructions of Chief Minister, Trivendra Singh Rawat, has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Saturday, November 2, 2019, on the occasion of Chhath Puja.
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  • Nov
  • 1
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  • West Bengal 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - The government of India's state of West Bengal has announced the days which shall be non-working public holidays in India's state of West Bengal for the calendar year 2020, in the Department Notification No. 5962-F(P2) and 5964-F(P2).
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  • Oct
  • 26
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  • Puducherry 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The government of India's Union Territory of Puducherry has announced the list of official state non-working public holidays in India's Union Territory of Puducherry for the upcoming calendar year 2020 ("The Hon’ble Lieutenant-Governor, Puducherry, is pleased to declare that all Government Offices/Government Undertakings, Boards and other Institutions under the control of Government of Puducherry and all Banking Institutions including Co-operative Banks in the Union territory of Puducherry shall be closed on the days specified in the notification in Appendix-I and Appendix-II respectively during the Calendar Year 2020").
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  • Oct
  • 23
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  • Odisha 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Odisha (Bhubaneswar) - The Joint Secretary to Government of the Government of India's state of Odisha has announced the annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Odisha for the upcoming calendar year 2020 (Saka Era 1941-1942).
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  • Oct
  • 23
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  • Tamil Nadu 2020 Public Holidays Released

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Tamil Nadu for the upcoming calendar year 2020 in the G.O.Ms.No.762 ("The Government of Tamil Nadu pass the following orders in regard to the observance of Holidays in the State of Tamil Nadu for the year 2020").
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  • Oct
  • 22
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  • Gujarat 2019 Public Holidays Amended Again

    Government of Gujarat (Gandhinagar) - The Government of India's state of Gujarat has declared Wednesday, October 30, 2019, as an additional one-off non-working public holiday in Gujarat, to link the annual public holidays for Diwali, Gujarati New Year and Bhai Beej, on October 27-28-29, with the annual Gujarati public holiday of Sardar Patel Jayanti on October 31, 2019.
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  • Oct
  • 22
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  • Puducherry Extends 2019 Diwali Public Holidays

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The Chief Minister of India's Union Territory of Puducherry, V. Narayanasamy, has announced that the government of Puducherry had declared Monday, October 28, 2019, the day after the upcoming Diwali public holiday, as a one-off non-working public holiday to be observed in India's Union Territory of Puducherry.
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  • Oct
  • 21
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  • Tamil Nadu Extends Diwali Public Holidays

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has announced a one-off non-working public holiday in Tamil Nadu, on Monday, October 28, 2019, the day after the annual Diwali public holiday of Tamil Nadu.
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  • Oct
  • 20
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  • Gujarat 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Gujarat (Gandhinagar) - The Government of India's state of Gujarat has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Gujarat for the upcoming calendar year 2020 in the Government of Gujarat Government Order No. GS/30/2019/PHD/l 02019/1111/GH ("The Government of Gujarat is pleased to declare the following days to be Public Holidays for State Government Offices during the year 2020").
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  • Oct
  • 17
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  • West Bengal Declares Additional Chhat Puja Public Holiday

    Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - The State Government of India's state of West Bengal has issued the government order No. 5766 /1(300) - F(P2) declaring Monday, November 4, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in West Bengal, on account of the annual Chhat Puja public holidays of West Bengal falling on a weekend in 2020.
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  • Oct
  • 11
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  • Andaman and Nicobar 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Office of the Labour Commissioner of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Union Territory (Port Blair) - The Additional Secretary cum-Labour Commissioner of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Union Territory, Madhu Sudham Baidya, has released the Notfication 1417 F No.24(1)/2019-20/LC-DET, containing the list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, for the upcoming calendar year 2020.
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  • Oct
  • 11
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  • Haryana Electoral Public Holiday October 21

    Government of Haryana (Chandigarh) - The government of the Indian State of Haryana has announced that it had decided to declare Monday, October 21, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday, in the Indian State of Haryana, on account of the upcoming state election day.
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  • Sep
  • 30
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  • Bihar 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Bihar (Patna) - The Government of India's state of Bihar has released the Government Notification 13501, dated from September 30, 2019, which specifies its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Bihar for the upcoming calendar year 2020.
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  • Sep
  • 26
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  • Himachal Pradesh Cancels Additional Navami Public Holiday

    The official webportal of the Himachal Pradesh Government (Shimla) - The government of the Indian State of Himachal Pradesh has revised its published list of 2019 non-working public holidays by removing the previously-announced additional public holiday for Navami from its list of 2019 regional public holidays in Himachal Pradesh.
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  • Sep
  • 25
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  • Maharashtra 2019 Public Holidays Amended Again

    Government of Maharashtra (Mumbai) - The Government of India's state of Maharashtra has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Monday, October 21, 2019, for all establishments located in Maharashtra, on the occasion of state election day.
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  • Sep
  • 16
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  • Mizoram 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Mizoram General Administration Department (Aizawl) - The Governor of India's State of Mizoram has released the Notification No.F.23012/3/2014-GAD, signed by the Commissioner and Secretary to the Govt. of Mizoram, Ashish Kundra, and containing the list of 2020 public holidays, government holidays, and restricted holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2020 ("The Governor of Mizoram is pleased to declare the following days as public holidays for the Calendar Year 2020.").
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  • Sep
  • 12
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  • West Bengal Declares Viswakarma Puja Public Holiday

    Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - The State Government of India's state of West Bengal has issued the government order No. 5266 - F(P2)/FA/0/2M/130/14(NB) [Pt] declaring a half-day non-working public holiday on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, on the occasion of Viswakarma Puja.
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  • Sep
  • 7
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  • Himachal Pradesh Adds Navami Public Holiday In October

    The official webportal of the Himachal Pradesh Government (Shimla) - The government of the Indian State of Himachal Pradesh has declared an additional non-working public holiday on Monday, October 7, 2019, on account of the upcoming Navami.
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  • Sep
  • 6
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  • Puducherry Amends 2019 Muharram Public Holiday

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The Chief Minister of India's Union Territory of Puducherry, V. Narayanasamy, has informed the Puducherry Assembly of a change in the date of the upcoming Muharram annual non-working public holiday, in Puducherry, from Tuesday, September 10, 2019, to Wednesday, September 11, 2019.
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  • Sep
  • 5
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  • Lakshadweep Moves September 9 Public Holiday

    Lakshadweep Administration (Kavaratti) - The Administration of India's Union Territory of Lakshadweep has released the Government Notification F.No.35/02/2018-Genl. which moves the upcoming September 9, 2019, public holiday to Wednesday, September 11, 2019 ("issued with the approval of the Hon'ble Administrator vide Diary No. 2526 dated 05.09.2019").
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  • Sep
  • 5
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  • Tamil Nadu 2019 Muharram Public Holiday Amended

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has issued the Government Order G.O Ms.No. 603 Dt declaring a change in the date of the upcoming Muharram annual non-working public holiday, in India's state of Tamil Nadu, from Tuesday, September 10, 2019, to Wednesday, September 11, 2019 ("since the Moon was not sighted, Muharram would be observed on September 11").
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  • Sep
  • 2
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  • West Bengal Declares Karam Puja Public Holiday

    Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - The State Government of India's state of West Bengal has declared a sectional non-working public holiday on Monday, September 9, 2019, on the occasion of "Karam Puja for the employees belonging to Tribal Communities employed in State Government offices, Local Bodies, Statutory Bodies, Boards, Corporations and Undertakings controlled or owned by the State Government".
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  • Aug
  • 20
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  • Haryana Public Holidays August 23

    Government of Haryana (Chandigarh) - The government of the Indian State of Haryana has announced that it had decided to move the upcoming Janmashtami non-working public holiday, in the Indian State of Haryana, from Saturday, August 24, 2019, to Friday, August 23, 2019.
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  • Aug
  • 14
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  • Puducherry 2019 Public Holidays August 16

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Puducherry has declared a non-working public holiday on Friday, August 16, 2019, on account of the "De Jure" annual public holiday of Puducherry.
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  • Aug
  • 8
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  • Lakshadweep Moves August 11 Public Holiday

    Lakshadweep Administration (Kavaratti) - The Administration of India's Union Territory of Lakshadweep has released the Government Notification F.No.35/02/2018-Genl./1544 which moves the upcoming August 11, 2019, public holiday to Monday, August 12, 2019 ("issued with the approval of the Hon'ble Administrator vide Diary No. 2526 dated 08.08.2019").
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  • Aug
  • 7
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  • Punjab Public Holiday August 7

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - Earlier this morning, the Government of India's state of Punjab amended the list of of the days which are non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the calendar year 2019, by declaring, the afternoon of Wednesday, August 7, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in India's state of Punjab ("Punjab govt declares a half-day holiday in govt offices as a mark of respect to Former External Affairs Sushma Swaraj. The holiday will be for the second half of the day (afternoon)").
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  • Aug
  • 6
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  • Kerala 2019 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram) - The Government of India's state of Kerala has announced that the upcoming annual public holiday for Bakrid (the Feast of Sacrifice), previously declared for Sunday, August 11, 2019, would instead be observed on Monday, August 12, 2019, as is the case for most other Indian states, except Goa.
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  • Jul
  • 6
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  • Chhattisgarh 2019 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Chhattisgarh (Raipur) - The Government of India's state of Chhattisgarh has amended and extended its earlier Government Order containing the list of the days to be public holidays in India's state of Chhattisgarh for the calendar year 2019, with the addition of Hareli Teej, Haritalika Teej and Karma Jayanti as general holidays.
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  • Jul
  • 1
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  • Maharashtra 2019 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Maharashtra (Mumbai) - The Government of India's state of Maharashtra has announced that, due to the current rains, it had declared tomorrow, Tuesday, July 2, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Mumbai city.
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  • Jun
  • 19
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  • Indian Central Government 2020 Public Holidays Released

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released the DOPT Order F.No.12/1/2019-JCA-2 containing its annual list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India, for the upcoming calendar year 2020.
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  • Jun
  • 10
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  • Karnataka Public Holiday June 10

    Government of Karnataka (Bengaluru) - The Government of India's State of Karnataka has declared Monday, June 10, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in the Indian State of Karnataka, following the death of playwright-actor Girish Karnad, earlier today.
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  • Jun
  • 5
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  • Uttarakhand Public Holiday June 6

    Government of Uttarakhand (Dehradun) - The Government of India's state of Uttarakhand has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Thursday, June 6, 2019, to mark the passing-away of Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant.
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  • May
  • 1
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  • Himachal Pradesh 2019 Public Holiday June 6

    The official webportal of the Himachal Pradesh Government (Shimla) - The government of the Indian State of Himachal Pradesh has declared a non-working public holiday on Thursday, June 6, 2019, on account of the upcoming Maharana Pratap Jayanti.
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  • Apr
  • 22
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  • Haryana 2019 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Haryana (Chandigarh) - The government of the Indian State of Haryana has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Sunday, May 12, 2019, on account of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
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  • Apr
  • 15
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  • Himachal Pradesh 2019 Public Holidays Amended

    The official webportal of the Himachal Pradesh Government (Shimla) - The government of the Indian State of Himachal Pradesh has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Sunday, May 19, 2019, on account of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
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  • Apr
  • 12
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  • Goa Public Holiday April 23

    Government of Goa (Panaji) - The government of the Indian State of Goa has announced that Tuesday, April 23, 2019, would be a one-off statewide non-working public holiday on account of that date's legislative elections in India's state of Goa.
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  • Apr
  • 2
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  • Lakshadweep Moves April 3 Public Holiday

    Lakshadweep Administration (Kavaratti) - The Administration of India's Union Territory of Lakshadweep has released the Government Notification F.No.35/02/2018-Genl. which moves the upcoming April 3, 2019, public holiday to April 4, 2019.
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  • Mar
  • 29
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  • Telangana 2019 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Monday, April 11, 2019, on account of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
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  • Mar
  • 28
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  • Puducherry 2019 Public Holidays Amended Again

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Puducherry has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Monday, April 18, 2019, on account of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
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  • Mar
  • 27
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  • Tamil Nadu 2019 Public Holidays Amended Again

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Monday, April 18, 2019, on account of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
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  • Mar
  • 20
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  • Uttarakhand Public Holiday April 11

    Government of Uttarakhand (Dehradun) - The Government of India's state of Uttarakhand has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Thursday, April 11, 2019, on account of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
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  • Mar
  • 18
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  • Delhi NCT Public Holiday April 14

    Government of Delhi NCT (New Delhi) - The Government of India's Delhi NCT (National Capital Territory) has announced that the Delhi Government had declared a public holiday on Sunday, April 14, 2019, on account of the Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.
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  • Mar
  • 17
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  • Goa Public Holiday March 18

    Government of Goa (Panaji) - The government of the Indian State of Goa has announced that Monday, March 18, 2019, would be a one-off statewide non-working public holiday on account of the death, earlier today, of Goa Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar.
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  • Feb
  • 14
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  • Goa Public Holiday February 15

    Government of Goa (Panaji) - The government of the Indian State of Goa has announced that Friday, February 15, 2019, would be a one-off statewide non-working public holiday on account of the death of Goa Deputy Chief Minister, Francis Dsouza.
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  • Feb
  • 5
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  • Rajasthan 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Rajasthan (Jaipur) - The Government of India's state of Rajasthan has finally announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Rajasthan for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Jan
  • 21
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  • Karnataka Public Holiday January 22

    Government of Karnataka (Bengaluru) - The Government of India's State of Karnataka has declared tomorrow, Tuesday, January 22, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in the Indian State of Karnataka, following the death of Siddaganga Mutt seer Shivakumara Swamy.
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  • Jan
  • 9
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  • Puducherry 2019 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Puducherry has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Monday, January 14, 2019, for Bhogi Day, thus extending the upcoming Pongal non-working public holidays of the Indian Union Territory of Puducherry to five consecutive days.
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  • Jan
  • 8
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  • Tamil Nadu 2019 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Monday, January 14, 2019, thus extending the upcoming Pongal non-working public holidays of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu to six consecutive days.
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  • Jan
  • 3
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  • Chhattisgarh 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Chhattisgarh (Raipur) - The Government of India's state of Chhattisgarh has released a Government Order containing its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Chhattisgarh for the calendar year 2019.
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2018

  • Dec
  • 31
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  • Uttarakhand 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Uttarakhand (Dehradun) - The Government of India's state of Uttarakhand has announced the list of the days which will be non-working public holidays, government holidays and bank holidays, in India's state of Uttarakhand for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Dec
  • 27
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  • Punjab Public Holiday December 30

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Punjab, has once again amended the list of of the days which are non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the calendar year 2018, this time by declaring, Sunday, December 30, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday in India's state of Punjab, on account of the Gram Panchayat elections.
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  • Dec
  • 23
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  • Punjab 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Punjab has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Dec
  • 22
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  • Arunachal Pradesh 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Arunachal Pradesh (Itanagar) - The Government of India's state of Arunachal Pradesh has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays and restricted holidays in India's state of Arunachal Pradesh for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Dec
  • 18
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  • Nagaland 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Nagaland (Dimapur) - The Government of India's state of Nagaland has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in Nagaland for the upcoming calendar year 2019 ("List Of Public Holidays For the Calendar Year 2019, government of Nagaland").
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  • Dec
  • 17
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  • Lakshadweep 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Lakshadweep Administration (Kavaratti) - The Administration of India's Union Territory of Lakshadweep has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in Lakshadweep for the upcoming calendar year 2019, in the Government Notification F.No.35/02/2018-Genl.
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  • Dec
  • 14
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  • Delhi NCT 2019 Public Holidays Released

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi General Administration Department, has released the DOPT Order F.No.53/211/GAD/CN/2018/4397-4445 containing its annual list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed as holidays in all Government offices under Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi during the year 2019 (Saka Era 1940-41).
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  • Dec
  • 13
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  • Jammu and Kashmir 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar) - The Government of India's state of Jammu and Kashmir has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Jammu and Kashmir for the upcoming calendar year 2019, with its release, yesterday, by the General Administration Department of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir, of the "List of holidays for the calendar year-2019 under the Negotiable Instruments Act 1881" and the "List of holidays for the calendar year-2019".
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  • Dec
  • 12
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  • Jharkhand 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Jharkhand (Ranchi) - The Government of India's state of Jharkhand has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays and restricted holidays in India's state of Jharkhand for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Dec
  • 11
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  • Bihar 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Bihar (Patna) - The Government of India's state of Bihar has released the Government Notification 15543 which specifies its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Bihar for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Dec
  • 10
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  • Chandigarh 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Chandigarh (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Chandigarh has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's Union Territory of Chandigarh for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Dec
  • 10
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  • Himachal Pradesh 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    The official webportal of the Himachal Pradesh Government (Shimla) - The government of the Indian State of Himachal Pradesh has announced the public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in the State of Himachal Pradesh as gazetted holidays during the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Dec
  • 10
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  • Madhya Pradesh 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal) - The Government of India's State of Madhya Pradesh has finally announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's State of Madhya Pradesh for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Dec
  • 10
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  • Maharashtra 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Maharashtra (Mumbai) - The Government of India's state of Maharashtra has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Maharashtra for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Haryana 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Haryana (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Haryana has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Haryana for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Uttar Pradesh 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow) - The Government of India's state of Uttar Pradesh has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Uttar Pradesh for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Nov
  • 26
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  • Odisha 2018 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Odisha (Bhubaneswar) - The Government of the Government of India's state of Odisha has declared a one-off half-day non-working public holiday on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, on account of the opening ceremony of Men’s Hockey World Cup.
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  • Nov
  • 21
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  • Karnataka 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Karnataka (Bengaluru) - The State Cabinet of the Government of India's state of Karnataka has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Karnataka for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Nov
  • 18
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  • Goa 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Goa (Panaji) - The Government of India's state of Goa has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Goa for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Nov
  • 16
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  • Telangana 2019 Public Holidays Released

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has released the "HOLIDAYS- General Holidays and Optional Holidays for the year 2019 – Declared" (G.O.Rt.No. 2493) which officially lists the annual non-working public holidays to be observed in the Indian State of Telangana for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Nov
  • 15
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  • Andhra Pradesh 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Andhra Pradesh (Amaravati) - The Government of India's state of Andhra Pradesh has published in its extra-ordinary Gazette (G.O.RT.No. 2413) an announcement of the days which shall be non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2019 ("the days which shall be observed as General Holidays by all the State Government Offices").
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  • Nov
  • 12
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  • Delhi NCT Public Holiday November 13

    Government of Delhi NCT (New Delhi) - The Government of India's Delhi NCT (National Capital Territory) has announced that the Delhi Government had declared a public holiday on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, on account of the "Chhath Puja" festival.
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  • Nov
  • 12
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  • Karnataka Public Holiday November 12

    Government of Karnataka (Bengaluru) - The Government of India's State of Karnataka has declared today Monday, November 12, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday in the Indian State of Karnataka, following the death around 3am local time of Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar.
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  • Nov
  • 12
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  • Odisha 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Odisha (Bhubaneswar) - The AdditionaI Secretary to Government of the Government of India's state of Odisha has announced the annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Odisha for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Nov
  • 12
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  • Uttarakhand 2018 Public Holiday November 13

    Government of Uttarakhand (Dehradun) - The Government of India's state of Uttarakhand has declared a one-off non-working public holiday tomorrow, Tuesday, November 13, 2018, on account of the "Chhath Puja" festival.
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  • Nov
  • 12
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  • West Bengal Public Holiday November 14

    Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - The State Government of India's state of West Bengal has declared a half-day non-working public holiday on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, on the occasion of Chhat Puja celebrations.
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  • Nov
  • 9
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  • Gujarat 2019 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Gujarat (Gandhinagar) - The Government of India's state of Gujarat has announced an amendment to its recently-released annual list of the days which were to be non-working public holidays in India's state of Gujarat for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Nov
  • 9
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  • Manipur 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Manipur (Imphal) - The Government of India's state of Manipur has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Manipur for the upcoming calendar year 2019 ("List Of Public Holidays For 2019 (Saka) 1940/1941 For Govt. Of Manipur").
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  • Nov
  • 7
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  • Gujarat 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Gujarat (Gandhinagar) - The Government of India's state of Gujarat has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Gujarat for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Nov
  • 6
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  • Madhya Pradesh Public Holiday November 28

    Government of Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal) - The Government of India's State of Madhya Pradesh has declared a non-working public holiday in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, on account of the upcoming Vidhan Sabha General Election 2018.
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  • Nov
  • 6
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  • West Bengal 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - The government of India's state of West Bengal has announced the days which shall be non-working public holidays in India's state of West Bengal for the calendar year 2019.
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  • Nov
  • 4
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  • Telangana 2018 Public Holiday December 7

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has announced that it had declared Friday, December 7, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in India's State of Telangana, on account of the upcoming General Elections to the Telangana State Legislative Assembly 2018.
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  • Nov
  • 3
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  • Punjab Public Holiday November 8

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Punjab, has once again amended the list of of the days which are non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the calendar year 2018, this time by declaring, Thursday, November 8, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in India's state of Punjab, on account of Vishwakarma Diwas.
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  • Nov
  • 2
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  • Puducherry 2018 Public Holidays Amended Again

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Puducherry has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Monday, November 5, 2018, the day before Deepavali.
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  • Oct
  • 30
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  • Tamil Nadu 2019 Public Holidays Released

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Tamil Nadu for the upcoming calendar year 2019 ("Public Holidays under Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 for the State Government Offices and all Commercial Banks including Co-operative Banks in Tamil Nadu for the year 2019").
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  • Oct
  • 29
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  • Mizoram 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Mizoram General Administration Department (Aizawl) - The Governor of India's State of Mizoram has released a notification containing the list of 2019 public holidays, government holidays, and restricted holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Oct
  • 29
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  • Tamil Nadu 2018 Public Holidays Amended Again

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Monday, November 5, 2018, the day before the upcoming annual Diwali/Deepavali non-working public holiday of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
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  • Oct
  • 28
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  • Puducherry 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The government of India's Union Territory of Puducherry has announced the list of official state non-working public holidays in India's Union Territory of Puducherry for the upcoming calendar year 2019 ("the Hon’ble Lieutenant-Governor of the Union territory of Puducherry, hereby declares the undermentioned days in the Calendar Year 2019 shall be Public Holidays for all Government Offices/Institutions under the control of the Government of Union territory of Puducherry").
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  • Oct
  • 20
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  • Kerala 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram) - The Government of India's state of Kerala has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Kerala for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Oct
  • 16
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  • Haryana 2018 Bank Holidays Amended Again

    Government of Haryana (Chandigarh) - The government of the Indian State of Haryana has amended its previously-released list of 2018 bank holidays in Haryana State by moving the upcoming Dussehra bank holiday in the Indian State of Haryana from October 18 to Friday, October 19, 2018.
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  • Oct
  • 15
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  • Haryana 2018 Public Holidays Amended Again

    Government of Haryana (Chandigarh) - The government of the Indian State of Haryana has amended its previously-released list of 2018 public holidays in Haryana State by moving the upcoming Dussehra public holiday in the Indian State of Haryana from October 18 to Friday, October 19, 2018.
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  • Oct
  • 8
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  • Punjab Public Holiday October 10

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Punjab, has once again amended the list of of the days which are non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the calendar year 2018, this time by declaring, Wednesday, October 10, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in India's state of Punjab, on account of Agarsen Jayanti.
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  • Sep
  • 20
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  • Puducherry 2018 Public Holidays Further Amended

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Puducherry has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Friday, September 21, 2018, on account of Muharram.
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  • Sep
  • 17
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  • Punjab Public Holiday September 19

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Punjab, has once again amended the list of of the days which are non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the calendar year 2018, this time by declaring, Wednesday, September 19, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday in India's state of Punjab, on account of the Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections.
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  • Sep
  • 13
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  • West Bengal Public Holiday September 17

    Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - The State Government of India's state of West Bengal has declared a half-day non-working public holiday on Monday, September 17, 2018, on the occasion of Vishwakarma Puja.
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  • Sep
  • 9
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  • Karnataka Public Holiday September 10

    Government of Karnataka (Bengaluru) - The Government of India's State of Karnataka has invoked Section 135 (B) of the "Representation of People’s Act, 1954" to declare Monday, September 19, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday in the Indian State of Karnataka as a precautionary measure in view of the Bharat Bandh scheduled for that day.
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  • Sep
  • 8
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  • Punjab Public Holiday September 10

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Punjab, has once again amended the list of of the days which are non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the calendar year 2018, this time by declaring, on the directive of Punjab's Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh, Monday, September 10, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday in India's state of Punjab, on account of the First Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji (installation of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji in Sri Harmandir Sahib in 1604).
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  • Aug
  • 16
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  • Uttarakhand 2018 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Uttarakhand (Dehradun) - The Government of India's state of Uttarakhand has declared a one-off non-working public holiday tomorrow, Friday, August 17, 2018, following the death of former PM and BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
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  • Aug
  • 14
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  • Indian 2018 Central Government Public Holidays Amended Again

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has once again amended the previously-released list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India, for the calendar year 2018, by moving the Bakra Eid, Bakrid or Eid-ul-Adha public holiday for 2018, from Wednesday, August 22, 2018 to Thursday, August 23, 2018.
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  • Aug
  • 14
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  • Punjab Public Holiday August 16

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Punjab, has once again amended the list of of the days which are non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the calendar year 2018, this time by declaring Thursday, August 16, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday in India's state of Punjab, on account of the death of Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon.
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  • Aug
  • 7
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  • Puducherry 2018 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Puducherry has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, following the death of DMK patriarch, M Karunanidhi.
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  • Aug
  • 7
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  • Tamil Nadu 2018 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, following the death of DMK patriarch, M Karunanidhi.
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  • Jul
  • 11
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  • Indian Central Government 2019 Public Holidays Released

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released the DOPT Order F.No.12/2/2018-JCA-2 containing its annual list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India, for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Jun
  • 28
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  • Punjab Public Holiday June 29

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Punjab, has once again amended the list of of the days which are non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the calendar year 2018, this time by declaring Friday, June 29, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday in India's state of Punjab, on account of the death of former finance minister Surinder Singla.
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  • Jun
  • 16
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  • Punjab 2018 Public Holidays Amended Again

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Punjab, has once again amended the list of of the days which are non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the calendar year 2018, this time by moving the Kabir Jayanti from the list of restricted holidays in India's state of Punjab to the list of gazetted public holidays in India's state of Punjab.
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  • Jun
  • 14
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  • Indian Eid-ul-Fitr 2018 Public Holidays Update

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - Earlier tonight, the Moon sighting/Hilal committees of a majority of Indian Sates announced that there were no reported sightings of the Shawwal Moon, and therefore that the Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) would be celebrated on Saturday, June 16, 2018, with the exception of the coastal Indian states of Gujarat and Kerala.
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  • Jun
  • 14
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  • Jammu and Kashmir Public Holidays June 15-16

    Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar) - The Government of India's state of Jammu and Kashmir has issued a Government Order which further amends its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Jammu and Kashmir for the upcoming calendar year 2018, this time as it pertains to the upcoming Jumat-ul-Vida and Eid-ul-Fitr 2018 public holidays in Jammu and Kashmir.
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  • Jun
  • 5
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  • Jammu and Kashmir 2018 Public Holidays Amended Again

    Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar) - The Government of India's state of Jammu and Kashmir has issued a Government Order which further amends its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Jammu and Kashmir for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • May
  • 20
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  • Nagaland Public Holiday May 28

    Government of Nagaland (Dimapur) - The Government of India's State of Nagaland has declared May 28, the upcoming by-elections day of polling, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Nagaland for all the employees of government/private establishments and shops in the state.
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  • May
  • 3
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  • Haryana 2018 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Haryana (Chandigarh) - The government of the Indian State of Haryana has amended its previously-released list of 2018 public holidays in Haryana State by declaring Sunday, May 13, 2018, as a public holiday for that date's municipal elections.
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  • May
  • 3
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  • Karnataka Public Holiday May 12

    Government of Karnataka (Bengaluru) - The Government of India's State of Karnataka has invoked Section 135 (B) of the "Representation of People’s Act, 1954" to declare Saturday, May 12, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday in the Indian State of Karnataka for the Assembly elections in Karnataka.
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  • Apr
  • 12
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  • Rajasthan 2018 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Rajasthan (Jaipur) - The Government of India's state of Rajasthan has announced that it had issued a Government Order modifying its previously-released annual list of the days which were to be non-working public holidays in India's state of Rajasthan for the upcoming calendar year 2018, by the addition of Parshuram Jayanti on April 18.
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  • Apr
  • 2
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  • Indian 2018 Central Government Public Holidays Amended

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has amended the previously-released list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India, for the calendar year 2018, by declaring Saturday, April 14, 2018, as a public holiday "on account of the birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, for all Central Government Offices including Industrial Establishtments throughout India".
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  • Apr
  • 1
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  • West Bengal Public Holiday May 2

    Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - The State Government of India's state of West Bengal has issued a notification declaring a public holiday in India's state of West Bengal on account of three-phase panchayat polls, on Wednesday, May 2, 2018.
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  • Mar
  • 23
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  • Andhra Pradesh Sri Rama Navami Public Holiday Moved

    Government of Andhra Pradesh (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Andhra Pradesh has issued the Government Order amendment No. 679, 680 of 23.03.2018 ("Notification in partial modification of the orders issued in G.O.Rt.No.2437, General Administration (Poll.B) Department, Dt:31.10.2017"), which amends the terms of the extra-ordinary Gazette announcement of the days which shall be non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2018, by moving the upcoming "Sri Rama Navami" public holiday in India's State of Andhra Pradesh, from Sunday, March 25, to Monday, March 26, 2018.
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  • Feb
  • 26
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  • Telangana 2018 Public Holiday March 1st

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has announced that it had declared Thursday, March 1, 2018, as the date of the upcoming Holi public holiday of India's State of Telangana.
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  • Jan
  • 31
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  • Madhya Pradesh 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal) - The Government of India's State of Madhya Pradesh has finally announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's State of Madhya Pradesh for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Jan
  • 30
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  • Jammu and Kashmir 2018 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar) - The Government of India's state of Jammu and Kashmir has issued a Government Order which amends its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Jammu and Kashmir for the calendar year 2018 by declaring Wednesday, January 31, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday in India's state of Jammu and Kashmir as a mark of respect to Sonam Dawa Lonpo.
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  • Jan
  • 14
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  • Kerala 2018 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram) - The Government of India's state of Kerala has amended its previously-released annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Kerala for the upcoming calendar year 2018, with the declaration of a regional public holiday on Monday, January 15, 2018.
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2017

  • Dec
  • 30
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  • Punjab 2018 Public Holidays Already Amended

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - Less than a week after it announced the list of Punjab 2018 public holidays in its Notification No.6/7/2017-2PP3/S91, the Government of India's state of Punjab, facing widespread criticism by opposition parties and religious organizations, has amended its list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Dec
  • 28
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  • Haryana 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Haryana (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Haryana has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Haryana for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Dec
  • 28
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  • Punjab 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Punjab has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Dec
  • 24
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  • Punjab State Public Holiday December 25

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Punjab has declared Monday, December 25, 2017, as a public holiday in the Indian State of Punjab on account of the observance of Parkash Gurupurab of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji.
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  • Dec
  • 17
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  • Chandigarh 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Chandigarh (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Chandigarh has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's Union Territory of Chandigarh for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Dec
  • 16
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  • Uttarakhand 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Uttarakhand (Dehradun) - The General Administration Principal Secretary of the Government of India's state of Uttarakhand, Radha Raturi, has announced the list of the days which will be non-working public holidays, government holidays and bank holidays, in India's state of Uttarakhand for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Dec
  • 15
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  • Jammu and Kashmir 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar) - The Government of India's state of Jammu and Kashmir has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Jammu and Kashmir for the upcoming calendar year 2018, with its release, yesterday, by the General Administration Department of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir, of the "List of holidays for the calendar year-2018 under the Negotiable Instruments Act 1881" and the "List of holidays for the calendar year-2018".
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  • Dec
  • 13
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  • Telangana 2018 Public Holiday January 1st

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has announced that Monday, January 1, 2018, had been declared as a public holiday in India's State of Telangana.
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  • Dec
  • 10
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  • Arunachal Pradesh 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Arunachal Pradesh (Itanagar) - The Government of India's state of Arunachal Pradesh has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays and restricted holidays in India's state of Arunachal Pradesh for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Dec
  • 6
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  • Jharkhand 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Jharkhand (Ranchi) - The Government of India's state of Jharkhand has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays and restricted holidays in India's state of Jharkhand for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Dec
  • 6
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  • Tamil Nadu Public Holiday December 21

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Chief Secretary of the Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu, Girija Vaithiyanathan, has released the Government Order G.O. Ms. No.992 declaring a one-off non-working public holiday in India's state of Tamil Nadu on Thursday, December 21, 2017, on account of the by-elections to the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly being held on that day.
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  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Uttar Pradesh 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow) - The Government of India's state of Uttar Pradesh has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Uttar Pradesh for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Nov
  • 30
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  • Andhra Pradesh 2017 Eid Miladun Nabi Public Holiday Moved

    Government of Andhra Pradesh (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Andhra Pradesh has issued the "Declaration of public Holiday on 02.12.2017 on account of Eid Milad un Nabi general holiday on instead of 01.12.2017" (G.O.Rt.No.2669 of 30-11-2017), which amends the terms of the extra-ordinary Gazette (G.O.RT.No. 2412) the announcement of the days which shall be non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2017, by moving the upcoming "Eid Miladun Nabi" (Prophet's Birthday) public holiday in India's State of Andhra Pradesh, from Friday, December 1, to Saturday, December 2, 2017.
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  • Nov
  • 27
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  • Karnataka 2017 Eid Miladun Nabi Public Holiday Moved

    Government of Karnataka (Bengaluru) - The Government of India's State of Karnataka has amended the terms of the "Notification NO.DPAR 23 HHL2OI6 dated 28.11.2016" which officially lists the annual non-working public holidays to be observed in the Indian State of Karnataka for the calendar year 2017, by moving the Eid Miladun Nabi (Prophet's Birthday) public holiday from Friday, December 1, to Saturday, December 2, 2017.
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  • Nov
  • 26
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  • Puducherry 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The government of India's Union Territory of Puducherry has announced the list of official state non-working public holidays in India's Union Territory of Puducherry for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Nov
  • 25
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  • Telangana 2018 Public Holidays Released

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has released the "HOLIDAYS- General Holidays and Optional Holidays for the year 2018 – Declared" (G.O.Rt.No. 2457) which officially lists the annual non-working public holidays to be observed in the Indian State of Telangana for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Nov
  • 23
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  • Telangana Moves 2017 Eid Miladun Nabi Public Holiday

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has amended the terms of the "Telangana GO List of General Holidays, Optional Holidays for the year 2017" (G.O.RT.No. 2529) which officially lists the annual non-working public holidays to be observed in the Indian State of Telangana for the calendar year 2017, by moving the Eid Miladun Nabi (Prophet's Birthday) public holiday from Friday, December 1, to Saturday, December 2, 2017.
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  • Nov
  • 22
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  • Tamil Nadu Moves Milad-un-Nabi Public Holiday

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu, in an order issued by Girija Vaidyanathan, chief secretary to the government, has announced that, at the request of the Chief Haji, the annual non-working public holiday in India's state of Tamil Nadu for the Prophet's Birthday (Milad-un-Nabi) would be moved to Saturday, December 2, 2017.
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  • Nov
  • 20
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  • Manipur 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Manipur (Imphal) - The Government of India's state of Manipur has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Manipur for the upcoming calendar year 2018 ("List Of Public Holidays For 2018 (Saka) 1939/1940 For Govt. Of Manipur (Under The Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881)").
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  • Nov
  • 17
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  • Karnataka 2018 Public Holidays Gazetted

    Government of Karnataka (Bengaluru) - The State Cabinet of the Government of India's state of Karnataka has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Karnataka for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Nov
  • 15
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  • Odisha 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Odisha (Bhubaneswar) - The AdditionaI Secretary to Government of the Government of India's state of Odisha has announced the annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Odisha for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Nov
  • 12
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  • Bihar 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Bihar (Patna) - The Government of India's state of Bihar has released the Government Order 14096 which specifies its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Bihar for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Nov
  • 12
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  • Maharashtra 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Maharashtra (Mumbai) - The Government of India's state of Maharashtra has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Maharashtra for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Nov
  • 12
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  • Rajasthan 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Rajasthan (Jaipur) - The Government of India's state of Rajasthan has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Rajasthan for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Nov
  • 10
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  • Karnataka 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Karnataka (Bengaluru) - The State Cabinet of the Government of India's state of Karnataka has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Karnataka for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Nov
  • 8
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  • Tamil Nadu 2018 Public Holidays Released

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Tamil Nadu for the upcoming calendar year 2018 ("Public Holidays under Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 for the State Government Offices and all Commercial Banks including Co-operative Banks in Tamil Nadu for the year 2018").
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  • Nov
  • 6
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  • Delhi NCT Public Holiday November 14

    Government of Delhi NCT (New Delhi) - The Deputy Chief Minister of the Government of India's Delhi NCT (National Capital Territory), Manish Sisodia, has announced that the Delhi Government planned to declare a public holiday on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, to allow parents to accompany their children to the "Delhi for Children" festival.
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  • Nov
  • 1
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  • Andhra Pradesh 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Andhra Pradesh (Amaravati) - The Government of India's state of Andhra Pradesh has published in its extra-ordinary Gazette (G.O.RT.No. 2437) an announcement of the days which shall be non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2018 ("the days which shall be observed as General Holidays by all the State Government Offices").
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  • Oct
  • 30
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  • Goa 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Goa (Panaji) - The Government of India's state of Goa has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Goa for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Oct
  • 25
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  • Uttarakhand Declares Chhath Public Holiday

    Government of Uttarakhand (Dehradun) - The State Government of India's state of Uttarakhand has issued a notification declaring Chhath Puja as a non-working public holiday in India's state of Uttarakhand, on Thursday, October 26, 2017.
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  • Oct
  • 24
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  • Delhi NCT Chhath Puja Public Holiday

    Government of Delhi NCT (New Delhi) - The Government of India's Delhi NCT (National Capital Territory) has announced the gazetted declaration of Thursday, October 26, 2017, as a one-off non-working public holiday in India's Delhi NCT on the occasion of the Chhath Puja.
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  • Oct
  • 19
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  • Gujarat 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Gujarat (Gandhinagar) - The Government of India's state of Gujarat has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Gujarat for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Oct
  • 17
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  • Mizoram 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Mizoram General Administration Department (Aizawl) - The Governor of India's State of Mizoram has released a notification containing the list of 2018 public holidays, government holidays, and restricted holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Oct
  • 16
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  • Telangana Moves 2017 Diwali Public Holiday

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has amended the terms of the "Telangana GO List of General Holidays, Optional Holidays for the year 2017" (G.O.RT.No. 2529) which officially lists the annual non-working public holidays to be observed in the Indian State of Telangana for the calendar year 2017, by moving the Naraka Chaturthi and Diwali public holiday from October 17-18, 2017, to October 18-19, 2017.
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  • Oct
  • 14
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  • Tamil Nadu Rules-Out October 17-19 Public Holidays

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Madurai bench of the Madras High court has dismissed a petition aiming to force the Government of India's State of Tamil Nadu to declare October 17 and October 19, 2017, as non-working public holidays to facilitate the celebration of the Deepavali annual public holiday with the upcoming weekend.
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  • Oct
  • 13
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  • Kerala 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram) - The Government of India's state of Kerala has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Kerala for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Oct
  • 13
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  • West Bengal Adds 2017 Chhat Puja Public Holidays

    Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - The State Government of India's state of West Bengal has issued a notification declaring 2 public holidays in India's state of West Bengal on account of Chhat Puja, on Thursday and Friday, October 26-27, 2017.
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  • Sep
  • 22
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  • West Bengal 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - The Mamata Banerjee government of India's state of West Bengal has announced the days which shall be non-working public holidays in India's state of West Bengal for the calendar year 2018.
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  • Sep
  • 20
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  • Chandigarh 2017 Public Holiday September 30

    Government of Chandigarh (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Chandigarh has decided to observe September 30, 2017, as a public holiday on account of Dasehra, within the meaning of Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.
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  • Sep
  • 17
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  • Himachal Pradesh 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    The official webportal of the Himachal Pradesh Government (Shimla) - The government of the Indian State of Himachal Pradesh has announced the public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in the State of Himachal Pradesh as gazetted holidays during the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Sep
  • 1
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  • Punjab State Public Holidays September 12

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Punjab has declared Tuesday, September 12, 2017, as a public holiday in the Indian State of Punjab on account of the observance of Saragarhi Diwas.
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  • Sep
  • 1
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  • Telangana State Declares September 5 Public Holiday

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has declared Tuesday, September 5, 2017, as a general holiday for government offices, schools and colleges located in Hyderabad, Secunderabad, adjoining Ranga Reddy and Malkajigiri areas of Medchal districts on account of Ganesh immersion and procession.
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  • Aug
  • 31
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  • Chhattisgarh 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Chhattisgarh (Raipur) - The Government of India's state of Chhattisgarh has released a Government Order containing its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Chhattisgarh for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Aug
  • 31
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  • Puducherry 2017 Public Holidays Amended Again

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Puducherry has changed the date of the upcoming Bakrid public holiday from Friday, September 1, 2017, to Saturday, September 3, 2017.
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  • Aug
  • 12
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  • Haryana Public Holiday August 14

    Chief Secretary Organisation, Haryana Government (Chandigarh) - The government of the Indian State of Haryana has further amended its previously-released list of 2017 public holidays in Haryana State by declaring Monday, August 14, 2017, as a public holiday for the Shri Krishna Janmashtmi annual public holiday of India's State of Haryana.
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  • Jul
  • 6
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  • Telangana Moves Bonalu Public Holiday

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has amended the terms of the "Telangana GO List of General Holidays, Optional Holidays for the year 2017" (G.O.RT.No. 2529) which officially lists the annual non-working public holidays to be observed in the Indian State of Telangana for the calendar year 2017, by moving the Bonalu public holiday from Monday, July 10, 2017, to Monday, July 17, 2017.
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  • Jun
  • 28
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  • Haryana Public Holiday June 29

    Punjab Newsline Network (Chandigarh) - The government of the Indian State of Haryana has declared Thursday, June 29, 2017, as a public holiday in all its offices, educational and other institutes and boards and corporations in the jurisdiction of the areas of poll for Panchayat by-elections.
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  • Jun
  • 21
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  • Jammu and Kashmir 2017 Public Holidays Amended Again

    Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar) - The Government of India's state of Jammu and Kashmir has issued a Government Order which further amends its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Jammu and Kashmir for the upcoming calendar year 2017 ("the Shab-e-Qadr holiday which was scheduled on Thursday will be observed on Friday in all government schools and offices").
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  • Jun
  • 21
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  • Puducherry 2017 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Puducherry has, in turn, declared changed the date of the upcoming Shab-e-Qadr public holiday from Thursday, June 22, 2017, to Friday, June, 23, 2017.
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  • Jun
  • 15
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  • Indian Central Government 2018 Public Holidays Released

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions in Delhi, has released its annual list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India, for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Jun
  • 8
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  • Goa Public Holiday June 11

    Government of Goa (Panaji) - The government of the Indian State of Goa has announced that Sunday, June 11, 2017, would be a one-off statewide non-working public holiday on account of the upcoming polling day for the Goa panchayat elections.
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  • May
  • 31
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  • Jammu and Kashmir 2017 Public Holidays Amended Again

    Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar) - The Government of India's state of Jammu and Kashmir has issued the Government Order No: 690-GAD of 2017 which further amends its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Jammu and Kashmir for the upcoming calendar year 2017 ("In partial modification of Government order No. 1345-GAD of 2016 date 09-12-2016, the holiday on account of 'Mela Khir Bhawani' shall be observed on 2nd June, 2017 (Friday) instead of 1st June, 2017 (Thursday) in the government offices and education institutions in Kashmir Province").
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  • Apr
  • 27
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  • Uttar Pradesh 2017 Public Holidays Reduced

    Government of Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow) - At this week's Cainet meeting, led by the Chief Minister of India's state of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, it was announced that the annual list of the days which are non-working public holidays in India's state of Uttar Pradesh for the calendar year 2017, would be reduced by as many as 15.
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  • Apr
  • 27
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  • West Bengal 2017 Buddha Purnima Public Holiday Official

    Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - The State Government of India's state of West Bengal has issued a notification declaring Buddha Purnima as a non-working public holiday in India's state of West Bengal, on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, as well as on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, on account of the Rabindra Jayanti public holiday of West Bengal.
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  • Apr
  • 22
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  • Jammu and Kashmir 2017 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar) - The Government of India's state of Jammu and Kashmir has issued the Government Order No: 520-GAD of 2017 which amends its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Jammu and Kashmir for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Apr
  • 22
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  • Punjab 2017 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Punjab has released an amended version of its previously-released annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Mar
  • 20
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  • Andhra Pradesh Also Mulls Ugadi Public Holiday Change

    Government of Andhra Pradesh (Hyderabad) - A group of "noted pundits and astrologers" led by astrologer Ponnaluri Srinivasa Gargeya, have petitioned the Chief Minister of the Government of India's State of Andhra Pradesh, N Chandrababu Naidu, to amend the terms of the extra-ordinary Gazette (G.O.RT.No. 2412) the announcement of the days which shall be non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2017, by moving Ugadi from Wednesday, March 29, 2017, to Tuesday, March 28, 2017.
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  • Mar
  • 4
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  • Telangana Mulls Ugadi Public Holiday Change

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - A group of astrologers, which follows the Drugganitha Panchangam, have petitioned the Government of India's State of Telangana to amend the terms of the "Telangana GO List of General Holidays, Optional Holidays for the year 2017" (G.O.RT.No. 2529) which officially lists the annual non-working public holidays to be observed in the Indian State of Telangana for the upcoming calendar year 2017, by moving Ugadi from Wednesday, March 29, 2017, to Tuesday, March 28, 2017.
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  • Feb
  • 16
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  • West Bengal 2017 Public Holidays Expanded

    Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - The Chief Minister of the Government of India's state of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, has announced that Buddha Purnima would be a non-working public holidays in India's state of West Bengal.
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  • Feb
  • 10
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  • Maharashtra 2017 Public Holidays February 16 and 21

    Government of Maharashtra (Mumbai) - The Government of India's state of Maharashtra has declared 2 one-off non-working public holidays for its employees on Thursday, February 16, and Tuesday, February 21, 2017, on account of the upcoming Maharashtra state polling days.
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  • Jan
  • 13
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  • Tamil Nadu Public Holiday January 17

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Chief Secretary of the Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu, Girija Vaithiyanathan, has released a Government Order declaring a one-off non-working public holiday in India's state of Tamil Nadu on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, to mark the birth centenary of former Chief Minister and AIADMK founder MG Ramachandran.
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  • Jan
  • 11
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  • Indian 2017 Central Government Public Holidays Amended

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has bowed to public pressure from within Tamil Nadu and has amended the previously-released list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India in Tamil Nadu, for the calendar year 2017.
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  • Jan
  • 4
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  • Delhi NCT Public Holiday January 5

    Government of Delhi NCT (New Delhi) - The newly-appointed lieutenant-governor of the Government of India's Delhi NCT (National Capital Territory), Anil Baijal, has announced the gazetted declaration of tomorrow, Thursday, January 5, 2017, as a one-off non-working public holiday in India's Delhi NCT on the occasion of the 350th birth anniversary of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji.
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  • Jan
  • 3
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  • Karnataka Public Holiday January 3

    The Hindu (Bangalore) - Following the death, earlier today, from a heart attack of Karnataka Cooperation and Sugar Minister, H S Mahadev Prasad, the Government of India's State of Karnataka has declared a one-day government holiday for today, Tuesday, January 3, 2016.
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2016

  • Dec
  • 18
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  • Jharkhand 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Jharkhand (Ranchi) - The Government of India's state of Jharkhand has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Jharkhand for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Dec
  • 18
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  • Punjab 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Punjab has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Dec
  • 16
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  • Bihar 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Bihar (Patna) - The Government of India's state of Bihar has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Bihar for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Dec
  • 14
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  • Gujarat 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Gujarat (Gandhinagar) - The Government of India's state of Gujarat has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Gujarat for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Dec
  • 11
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  • Jammu and Kashmir 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar) - The Government of India's state of Jammu and Kashmir has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Jammu and Kashmir for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Dec
  • 9
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  • Chhattisgarh 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Chhattisgarh (Raipur) - The Government of India's state of Chhattisgarh has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Chhattisgarh for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Dec
  • 9
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  • Delhi NCT 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Delhi NCT (New Delhi) - The Government of India's Delhi NCT (National Capital Territory) has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's Delhi NCT for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Dec
  • 8
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  • Chandigarh 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Chandigarh (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Chandigarh has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's Union Territory of Chandigarh for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Dec
  • 4
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  • Uttar Pradesh 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow) - The Government of India's state of Uttar Pradesh has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Uttar Pradesh for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Meghalaya 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Meghalaya (Shillong) - The Government of India's state of Meghalaya has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Meghalaya for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Rajasthan 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Rajasthan (Jaipur) - The Government of India's state of Rajasthan has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Rajasthan for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Nov
  • 30
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  • Karnataka 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Karnataka (Bengaluru) - The Government of India's state of Karnataka has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Karnataka for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Nov
  • 26
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  • Andhra Pradesh 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Andhra Pradesh (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's state of Andhra Pradesh has published in its extra-ordinary Gazette (G.O.RT.No. 2412) an announcement of the days which shall be non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2017 ("the days which shall be observed as General Holidays by all the State Government Offices").
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  • Nov
  • 26
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  • Haryana 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Haryana (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's state of Haryana has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Haryana for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Nov
  • 23
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  • Telangana 2017 Public Holidays Released

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has released the "Telangana GO List of General Holidays, Optional Holidays for the year 2017" (G.O.RT.No. 2529) which officially lists the annual non-working public holidays to be observed in the Indian State of Telangana for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Nov
  • 20
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  • Maharashtra 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Maharashtra (Mumbai) - The Government of India's state of Maharashtra has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Maharashtra for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Nov
  • 17
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  • Kerala 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram) - The Government of India's state of Kerala has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Kerala for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Nov
  • 15
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  • Tamil Nadu 2017 Public Holidays Released

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Tamil Nadu for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Nov
  • 13
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  • Puducherry 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The government of India's Union Territory of Puducherry has announced the list of official state non-working public holidays in India's Union Territory of Puducherry for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Nov
  • 13
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  • Uttarakhand 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Uttarakhand (Dehradun) - The Government of India's state of Uttarakhand has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Uttarakhand for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Nov
  • 11
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  • Manipur 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Manipur (Imphal) - The Government of India's state of Manipur has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Manipur for the upcoming calendar year 2017 ("List Of General Holidays For 2017 (Saka) 1938/1939 For Govt. Of Manipur").
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  • Nov
  • 10
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  • Goa 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Goa (Panaji) - The Government of India's state of Goa has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Goa for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Nov
  • 2
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  • Madhya Pradesh 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal) - The Government of India's state of Madhya Pradesh has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Madhya Pradesh for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Nov
  • 1
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  • West Bengal 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - The Government of India's state of West Bengal has announced the days which shall be non-working public holidays in India's state of West Bengal for the calendar year 2017.
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  • Oct
  • 31
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  • Odisha 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Odisha (Bhubaneswar) - The Government of India's state of Odisha has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Odisha for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Oct
  • 15
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  • Assam Public Holiday October 17

    Government of Assam (Dispur) - The Chief Minister of the Government of India's state of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal, has declared a non-working government public holiday in India's state of Assam on Monday, October 17, 2016, on the occasion of Kati Bihu, "so that everyone can unequivocally take part into the observation of Kati Bihu rituals".
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  • Oct
  • 3
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  • Himachal Pradesh 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    The official webportal of the Himachal Pradesh Government (Shimla) - The government of the Indian State of Himachal Pradesh has issued a notification of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in the State of Himachal Pradesh as gazetted holidays during the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Sep
  • 23
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  • Mizoram 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Mizoram General Administration Department (Aizawl) - The Governor of India's State of Mizoram has released a notification containing the list of 2017 public holidays, government holidays, and restricted holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Sep
  • 7
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  • Indian Eid-ul-Adha 2016 Public Holidays Changed Further

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - Over the past few days, more of the Indian States who had originally listed Monday, September 12, 2016, as the date of the 2016 Eid-ul-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working state public holiday, announced changes to their list of official non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2016, whereby the Eid-ul-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working state public holidays would be celebrated on Tuesday, September 13, 2016.
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  • Sep
  • 3
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  • Indian Eid-ul-Adha 2016 Public Holidays Changes

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - Last night, the moon sighting committees of a majority of Northern Indian Sates have announced that there were no news of the Dhul-Hijjah moon, and therefore that the Eid-ul-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working state public holidays would be celebrated on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, instead of the sometimes announced date of Monday, September 12, 2016.
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  • Jul
  • 31
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  • Haryana Public Holiday August 5

    Haryana State Government (Chandigarh) - The Governments of India's state of Haryana has announced that it had declared Friday, August 5, 2016, as a non-working public holiday in the Indian state of Haryana on account of the upcoming Teej non-working public holiday of India's state of Haryana.
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  • Jul
  • 5
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  • Indian Eid-ul-Fitr 2016 Public Holidays Chaos

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - Earlier tonight, local time, the moon sighting committees of a majority of Indian Sates have announced that there were no news of the Shawwal moon, and therefore that the Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) would be celebrated on Thursday, July 7, 2016, instead of the previously-announced date of Wednesday, July 6, 2016.
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  • Jun
  • 25
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  • Indian Central Government 2017 Public Holidays Released

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released its annual list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India, for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • Jun
  • 18
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  • Haryana and Punjab Public Holidays June 21

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The Governments of India's states of Haryana and of the Punjab have separately announced that they had declared the morning of Tuesday, June 21, 2016, as a one-off non-working public holiday in their respective states on account of the upcoming International Yoga Day.
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  • Jun
  • 1
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  • Telangana Rules-Out June 2 Public Holiday

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has issued a communiqué ruling-out the declaration of June 2, 2016, as another one-off non-working public holiday in India's State of Telangana on account of the second anniversary of the formation of the Indian State of Telangana.
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  • Apr
  • 18
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  • Chandigarh and Uttar Pradesh Public Holidays Moved To April 19

    Dept. of Information and Public Relations of the Government of Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow) - The Governments of India's states of Uttar Pradesh and of the Union Territory of Chandigarh have announced that they had declared Tuesday, April 19, 2016, as the date of the upcoming Mahavir Jayanti public holiday to be observed in Uttar Pradesh and Chandigarh, instead of the previously-announced date of Wednesday, April 20, 2016.
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  • Apr
  • 9
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  • Tamil Nadu Public Holiday May 16

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has announced that it had declared a non-working public holiday in India's state of Tamil Nadu on Monday, May 16, 2016, on account of that date's assembly polls.
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2015

  • Dec
  • 31
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  • Telangana Public Holiday January 1st

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has issued the "G.O.Rt.No.3192 Dated 30.12.2015" which declares New Year's Day 2016, on Friday, January 1st, 2016, as a non-working public holiday in India's State of Telangana, as opposed to an optional public holiday in India's State of Telangana.
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  • Dec
  • 20
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  • Tamil Nadu 2015 Public Holidays Amended Again

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has announced that it had once again amended its previously-released annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Tamil Nadu for the calendar year 2015, by moving the date of the upcoming Milad-un-Nabi (the Prophet's Birthday) non-working public holiday from Wednesday, December 23, to Thursday, December 24, 2015.
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  • Dec
  • 7
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  • Telangana 2016 Public Holidays Released

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has released the "Telangana GO 3192 List of General Holidays, Optional Holidays for the year 2016" which officially lists the annual non-working public holidays to be observed in the Indian State of Telangana for the upcoming calendar year 2016.
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  • Dec
  • 4
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  • Telangana Public Holiday December 26

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has issued the "G.O.RT.No.3167 Dated 02.12.2015" which declares Boxing day, on Saturday, December 26, 2015, as a non-working public holiday in India's State of Telangana, as opposed to an optional public holiday in India's State of Telangana.
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  • Dec
  • 2
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  • Tamil Nadu 2016 Public Holidays Released

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Tamil Nadu for the upcoming calendar year 2016.
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  • Oct
  • 19
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  • Tamil Nadu 2015 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has announced that it had amended its previously-released annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Tamil Nadu for the calendar year 2015, by moving the date of the upcoming Muharram (Ashura) non-working public holiday from Friday, October 23, to Saturday, October 24, 2015.
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  • Oct
  • 17
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  • Telangana Public Holiday October 20

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has announced that it had declared Tuesday, October 20, 2015, as a non-working public holiday in India's State of Telangana to mark the upcoming Bathukamma Festival annual non-working public holiday in the Indian State of Telangana.
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  • Oct
  • 13
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  • Indian Central Government 2016 Public Holidays Amended

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has amended its previously-released annual list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India, for the upcoming calendar year 2016.
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  • Sep
  • 1
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  • Mizoram 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Mizoram General Administration Department (Aizawl) - The Governor of India's State of Mizoram has released a notification containing the list of 2016 public holidays, government holidays, and restricted holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2016.
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  • Jul
  • 29
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  • Puducherry Public Holiday July 30

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Puducherry has, in turn, declared Thursday, July 30, 2015, as a one-off non-working public holiday in India's Union Territory of Puducherry "in view of the cremation of former president A P J Abdul Kalam at Rameswaram".
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  • Jul
  • 28
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  • Tamil Nadu Public Holiday July 30

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has declared Thursday, July 30, 2015, as a one-off non-working public holiday in India's State of Tamil Nadu "as a mark of respect" for the recently passed-away former President of India, APJ Abdul Kalam.
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  • Jun
  • 11
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  • Indian Central Government 2016 Public Holidays Released

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released its annual list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India, for the upcoming calendar year 2016.
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  • May
  • 31
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  • Telangana Public Holiday June 2

    Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's State of Telangana has announced that it had decided to declared Tuesday, June 2, 2015, as a non-working public holiday in India's State of Telangana to mark the first anniversary of the formation of the Indian State of Telangana.
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2014

  • Nov
  • 24
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  • Tamil Nadu 2015 Public Holidays Released

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has announced, via its Chief Secretary to Government, K. Gnanadesikan, its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Tamil Nadu for the upcoming calendar year 2015.
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  • Nov
  • 4
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  • Kerala 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram) - The Government of India's State of Kerala has issued notification of the days to be observed as public holidays by the Kerala public offices during the upcoming calendar year 2015.
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  • Oct
  • 28
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  • Delhi NCT Public Holiday October 29

    The Hindu (Delhi) - The Lieutenant-Governor of India's Delhi Capital State has declared Wednesday, October 29, 2014, as another one-off non-working public holiday in all government offices under the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi, on account of the upcoming Chhath Puja.
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  • Oct
  • 25
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  • Indian Islamic New Year 1436 Tomorrow

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - Earlier tonight, the moon sighting committee of the Hilal Committee Mumbai announced that the first day of the new month of Muharram will be tomorrow, Sunday, October 26, 2014.
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  • Oct
  • 1
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  • Tamil Nadu 2014 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has announced that it had amended its previously-released annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Tamil Nadu for the calendar year 2014, by moving the date of the upcoming Bakrid (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holiday from Sunday, October 5, to Monday, October 6, 2014.
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  • Sep
  • 25
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  • Indian October 2 Public Sector Holiday Canceled

    The Hindu (Delhi) - Indian Central Government Cabinet Secretary, Ajit Seth, has announced that as part of the Narendra Modi government's "Clean India" campaign, the upcoming, October 2, annual non-working public holiday for the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, would be canceled for all Indian central government employees.
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  • Aug
  • 15
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  • Puducherry Adds New Public Holiday

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The Chief Minister of India's Union Territory of Puducherry, N Rangasamy, has announced that it had finally decided to declared November 1st as a new annual non-working public holiday in India's Union Territory of Puducherry, to mark the "Liberation Day of Puducherry".
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  • Jul
  • 16
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  • Indian 2015 Central Government Public Holidays Amended

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released an amended list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India, for the upcoming calendar year 2015.
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  • Jun
  • 7
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  • Indian Central Government 2015 Public Holidays Released

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released its annual list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India, for the upcoming calendar year 2015.
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2013

  • Dec
  • 2
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  • Delhi NCT Public Holiday December 4

    The Hindu (Delhi) - The Lieutenant-Governor of India's Delhi Capital State, Najeeb Jung, has declared Wednesday, December 4, 2013, as a non-working public holiday on account of the upcoming assembly polls.
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  • Nov
  • 30
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  • Puducherry Mulls New Public Holiday

    Government of Puducherry (Saram) - The Government of India's Union Territory of Puducherry has constituted a nine-member committee to make recommendations to the Puducherry state government on the advisability of declaring November 1st as a new annual non-working public holiday in India's Union Territory of Puducherry.
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  • Nov
  • 26
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  • Tamil Nadu 2014 Public Holidays Released

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has announced its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Tamil Nadu for the upcoming calendar year 2014.
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  • Nov
  • 13
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  • Himachal Pradesh 2013 Public Holidays Further Amended

    Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (Shimla) - The government of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh has announced that it has once again amended its previously-released list of official non-working public holidays for the upcoming year 2013 in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
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  • Nov
  • 12
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  • Tamil Nadu 2013 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has also announced that the date of the non-working public holiday for the upcoming Muharram annual public holiday would be Friday, November 15, 2013, instead of Thursday, November, 14, 2013, as previously-announced.
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  • Nov
  • 11
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  • Delhi NCT 2013 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of India Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - The Government of India for the Capital Territory of New Delhi, has announced that the date of the non-working public holiday for the upcoming Muharram annual public holiday would be Friday, November 15, 2013, instead of Thursday, November, 14, 2013, as previously-announced.
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  • Oct
  • 9
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  • Indian Id-Ul-Zuha Public Holiday October 16

    The Times of India (Panaji) - The various Indian states where Id-Ul-Zuha (Feast of Sacrifice) is an annual non-working public holiday, have confirmed that the date for this year's Id-Ul-Zuha in India would be Wednesday, October 16, 2013.
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  • Oct
  • 1
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  • Indian Gandhi Public Holiday Upheld

    The Times of India (Gauhati) - The High Court of India's State of Assam has rejected the Assam state government's order cancelling the upcoming, October 2nd, public holiday on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti (Gandhi's Birthday).
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  • Sep
  • 28
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  • Jammu and Kashmir Cancels Bank Holiday

    General Administration Department Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinagar) - The Government of the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir has announced that the upcoming, September 30, bank holiday, would not be observed as a bank holiday on account of the "Mid-Year Accounts Closing".
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  • Aug
  • 29
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  • Indian BJP Promises Chhath Public Holiday

    The Times of India (Delhi) - The former President and leader in charge of Delhi for Assembly elections of India's BJP Party, Nitin Gadkari, has promised to declare "Chhath", a key festival of the Poorvanchali community, a new annual non-working public holiday, if it wins the coming Assembly elections in Delhi.
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  • Aug
  • 19
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  • Uttar Pradesh Public Holiday August 21

    The Times of India (Lucknow) - The Government of the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh has announced that it had declared Wednesday, August 21, 2013, a non-working state public holiday on account of the upcoming "Rakshabandhan".
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  • Jul
  • 1
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  • Punjab Public Holiday July 3

    Punjab Newsline (Chandigarh) - The Government of the Indian State of Punjab has announced that it had declared a one-off public holiday on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, on account of the Panchayat Elections being held on that day.
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  • Jun
  • 15
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  • Indian Central Government 2014 Public Holidays Released

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released its annual list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India, for the upcoming calendar year 2014.
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  • May
  • 29
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  • Himachal Pradesh 2013 Public Holidays Amended

    Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (Shimla) - The government of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh has announced that it has amended its previously-released list of official non-working public holidays for the upcoming year 2013 in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
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  • May
  • 13
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  • Uttar Pradesh Public Holiday May 17

    The Times of India (Lucknow) - The Chief Minister of India's State of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav, has announced that Friday, May 17, 2013, has been declared a non-working state public holiday on account of the upcoming "Urs at the dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer".
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  • May
  • 12
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  • Arunachal Pradesh Public Holiday May 16

    The Times of India (Itanagar) - The Government of India's state of Arunachal Pradesh has announced that Thursday, May 16, 2013, has been declared a state public holiday "for all offices including banks and other financial, educational, commercial and business establishments in the state".
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  • Jan
  • 3
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  • Uttar Pradesh 2013 Public Holidays

    Government of Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow) - The Government of India's state of Uttar Pradesh has announced the days which shall be non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2013.
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2012

  • Dec
  • 13
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  • Punjab Public Holiday December 14

    Punjab Newsline (Chandigarh) - The Chief Minister of the Indian State of Punjab, Parkash Singh Badal, has announced that the Punjab Government had declared a one-off public holiday tomorrow, Friday, December 14, 2012, as well as in the city of Chandigarh.
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  • Dec
  • 12
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  • West Bengal 2013 Public Holidays

    Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - The Government of India's state of West Bengal has announced the days which shall be non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2013.
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  • Nov
  • 24
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  • Maharashtra 2013 Public Holidays

    Government of Maharashtra (Mumbai) - The Government of India's state of Maharashtra has announced the days which shall be non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2013.
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  • Nov
  • 20
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  • Tamil Nadu 2013 Public Holidays Released

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has announced the days which will be non-working public holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2013.
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  • Nov
  • 18
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  • Delhi NCT Rules-Out Chhath Public Holiday

    The Hindu (New Delhi) - The government of India's capital have turned down the request of Municipal Corporations to have Chhath Puja which falls on Monday, November 19, 2012, this year, declared a gazetted public holiday.
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  • Oct
  • 13
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  • West Bengal 10-Day Puja Public Holidays

    The Hindu (Kolkata) - The Indian State of West Bengal is extending its previously-announced public sector holidays for the upcoming Puja holidays so that the state's administration will be on non-working public holidays for 10 consecutive days.
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  • Sep
  • 25
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  • Sikkim Public Holiday Tomorrow

    The Home Department of Government of Sikkim (Gangtok) - Earlier today, the Home Department of the Government of the Indian State of Sikkim declared Wednesday, September 26, 2012, as a one-off state public holiday on account of the funeral rites for H.H. Kybji Lachen Gomchen Rimpoche.
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  • Sep
  • 2
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  • Himachal Pradesh 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (Shimla) - The government of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh has released its list of official non-working public holidays for the upcoming year 2013.
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  • Sep
  • 2
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  • Mizoram 2013 Public Holidays

    Government of  Mizoram (Aizawl) - The government of the Indian state of Mizoram has released its list of official non-working public holidays for the upcoming year 2013.
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  • Aug
  • 14
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  • Jammu and Kashmir Changes Shab-e-Qadr Public Holiday

    The Hindu (Srinagar) - The government of the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir has announced that the upcoming state non-working public holiday on account of the Shab-e-Qadr would be observed on Thursday, August 16, 2012, rather than Wednesday, August 15, as previously announced.
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  • Aug
  • 8
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  • Indian 2013 Central Government Public Holidays Amended

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released an amended list of 2013 public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India.
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  • Aug
  • 8
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  • Tamil Nadu 2012 Public Holidays Revised Again

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has announced another revision of its previously-released list of the non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2012 in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, by shifting the date of the Krishna Jayanti public holiday to tomorrow.
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  • Jul
  • 31
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  • West Bengal Public Holiday Today

    The Hindu (Kolkata) - Earlier today, the government of the Indian State of West Bengal declared the remainder of today, Tuesday, July 31, 2012, as a state public sector holiday on account of the absence of trains which are not running due to power failure.
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  • Jun
  • 10
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  • Indian Central Government 2013 Public Holidays Released

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released the list of 2013 public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India.
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  • Apr
  • 20
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  • Haryana Public Holiday April 29

    Punjab Newsline Network (Chandigarh) - The government of the Indian State of Haryana has declared Sunday, April 29, 2012, as another public holiday in the regions concerned by the upcoming municipal committees and municipal council elections.
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  • Mar
  • 5
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  • Goa 2012 Public Holidays Amended

    The Official Gazette of the Government of Goa (Panaji) - The Government of India's state of Goa has amended its previously-released list of the days which are to be non-working public holidays in the Indian state of Goa for the calendar year 2012 with the declaration of a "public holiday" on Thursday, March 8, 2012, of account of the upcoming Holi.
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  • Mar
  • 3
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  • Tamil Nadu 2012 Public Holidays Amended

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has amended its previously-released list of the days which are declared non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2012 in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu with the inclusion of a public holiday on the date of the Bhagawan Vaigundaswami Birthday.
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  • Feb
  • 16
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  • Haryana Public Holiday February 26

    Punjab Newsline Network (Chandigarh) - The government of the Indian State of Haryana has declared Sunday, February 26, 2012, as a public holiday in the regions concerned by the upcoming by-elections.
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  • Feb
  • 13
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  • Maharashtra Public Holiday February 16

    The Hindu (Mumbai) - The government of the Indian State of Maharashtra has declared Thursday, February 16, 2012, as a regional public holiday on account of the upcoming general elections.
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  • Feb
  • 12
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  • Karnataka Public Holidays April 23-24

    Government of Karnataka (Bangalore) - The government of the Indian State of Karnataka has announced that it would now observe the birthday anniversary of Chatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj, also known as Shiv Jayanthi, as an annual non-working state public holiday.
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  • Feb
  • 1
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  • Goa Public Holiday March 3

    Government of Goa (Panaji) - The government of the Indian State of Goa has announced that Saturday, March 3, 2012, would be a one-off statewide non-working public holiday on account of the upcoming polling day for the general election to the Goa state legislative assembly.
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  • Jan
  • 25
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  • Indian Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday Confirmed

    Siasat (Hyderabad) - Late last night, the Central Moon sighting committee of Sadar Majlis-e-Ulema-e-Deccan has announced that Wednesday, January 25, 2012, would be the 1st day of the month of Rabiul-Awal 1433 A.H. in India.
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  • Jan
  • 24
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  • Punjab Public Holiday January 30

    Government of Punjab (Chandigarh) - The government of the Indian State of Punjab has announced that Monday, January 30, 2012, would be a one-off state public holiday on account of the upcoming elections to the 117-member state Assembly.
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  • Jan
  • 23
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  • Manipur Public Holiday January 28

    Government of Manipur (Imphal) - The government of the Indian State of Manipur, through a statement released by its Under Secretary, GAD S Lokendra, has announced that Saturday, January 28, 2012, would be a one-off state public holiday on account of the upcoming election to the 10th Manipur Legislative Assembly.
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  • Jan
  • 19
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  • Tamil Nadu 2012 Public Holidays Revised

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has announced a revision of its previously-released list of the days which will be non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2012 in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
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2011

  • Dec
  • 25
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  • Karnataka Public Holiday Tomorrow

    The Hindu (Bangalore) - The Chief Minister of India's State of Karnataka, D V Sadananda Gowda, has announced that his Cabinet had declared tomorrow, Monday, December 26, 2011, as a one-off state public holiday as part of the mourning measures decreed following the death of former Karnataka Chief Minister S Bangarappa.
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  • Nov
  • 29
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  • Assam Public Holiday Tomorrow

    Daily News and Analysis (Guwahati) - The government of the Indian State of Assam has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Wednesday, November 30, 2011, to allow people to pay their last respects to writer Indira Raisom Goswami who died earlier today.
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  • Nov
  • 11
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  • Goa 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Vasco de Gama) - The Government of India's state of Goa has announced the days which will be non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2012.
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  • Nov
  • 4
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  • Odisha Public Holiday November 5

    Government of Orissa (Bhubaneswar) - The office of the President of India's State of Orissa, Pratibha Patil, has issued a gazette notification that Saturday, November 5, 2011, had been declared a one-off state non-working public holiday in Orissa to mark the State's change of name.
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  • Oct
  • 31
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  • Kerala Public Holiday In Tomorrow

    The Hindu (Thiruvananthapuram) - The Chief Minister of India's State of Kerala, Oommen Chandy, has announced that his Cabinet had declared tomorrow, Tuesday, November 1, 2011, as a one-off state public holiday as part of the mourning measures decreed following yesterday's death of Kerala Food and Civil Supplies Minister, T. M. Jacob.
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  • Oct
  • 25
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  • Tamil Nadu 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has announced the days which will be non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2012.
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  • Oct
  • 22
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  • Delhi NCT Public Holiday For Chhat

    IBN Live (New Delhi) - The Mayor of Delhi in India's Capital Territory, Rajni Abbi, has announced that Tuesday, November 1, 2011, would be a non-working public holiday in Delhi on the occasion of the upcoming Chhat festival.
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  • Oct
  • 11
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  • Tamil Nadu Electoral Public Holidays October 17 and 19

    Press Trust of India (Chennai) - The government of India's State of Tamil Nadu has declared non-working public holidays on Monday and Wednesday, October 17 and 19, 2011, on account of the upcoming two-phased local body elections.
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  • Sep
  • 18
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  • Himachal Pradesh 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    The official webportal of the Himachal Pradesh Government (Shimla) - The government of the Indian State of Himachal Pradesh has issued a notification of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in the State of Himachal Pradesh as gazetted holidays during the calendar year 2012.
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  • Sep
  • 8
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  • Kerala Public Holiday For Mannath Padmanabhan

    Press Trust of India (Thiruvananthapuram) - The Chief Minister of the Indian State of Kerala, Oommen Chandy, has announced that the government of the State of Kerala had decided to declare a, January 2, public holiday for the birthday of Mannath Padmanabhan.
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  • Aug
  • 28
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  • Goa Changes End of Ramadan Public Holiday

    The Times of India (Goa) - The Government of India's State of Goa has announced that the state public holiday for the upcoming Id-Ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) had been changed from Tuesday, August 30, to Wednesday, August 31, 2011.
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  • Jul
  • 28
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  • West Bengal Declares August 8 Public Holiday

    The Times of India (Kolkata) - The Chief Minister of India's State of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, has declared Monday, August 8, 2011, as a one-off state public holiday on account of the 150th death anniversary of poet Rabindranath Tagore.
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  • Jul
  • 3
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  • Indian 2011 Central Government Public Holidays Amended

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released yet another amended list of 2011 public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India.
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  • Jul
  • 3
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  • Indian Central Government 2012 Public Holidays Released

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released the list of 2012 public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India.
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  • Jul
  • 1
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  • India Changes Public Holiday For Birthday Of Shri Guru Gobind Singh

    Government of India Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - The Government of India has announced a change in the method of calculating the date of the Birthday Of Shri Guru Gobind Singh public holiday, from the solar calendar to the lunar calendar, effective immediately.
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  • Apr
  • 24
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  • Andhra Pradesh Declares April 27 Public Holiday

    The Hindu (Hyderabad) - The Chief Minister of India's State of Andhra Pradesh, N. Kiran Kumar Reddy, has declared Wednesday, April 27, 2011, as a one-off state public holiday on account of the last rites of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba on that day.
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  • Apr
  • 11
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  • Delhi NCT Declares April 14 and 16 Regional Public Holidays

    Press Trust of India (PTI) - The Chief Minister of the government of India's Delhi state, Sheila Dikshit, has announced that Thursday, April 14, and Saturday, April 16, 2011, would be gazetted non-working public holidays to mark the birth anniversary of B R Ambedkar and Mahavir Jayanti respectively.
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  • Apr
  • 6
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  • Puducherry Declares April 13 Public Holiday

    Press Trust of India (PTI) - The State Government of the Indian Union Territory of Puducherry has declared Wednesday, April 13, 2011, as a one-off state public holiday for all government offices, institutions, local bodies and other commercial institutions on account of the upcoming assembly polls.
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  • Mar
  • 31
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  • Maharashtra Declares April 2 CWC Public Holiday

    The Times of India (Mumbai) - The government of the Indian State of Maharashtra has declared a special public holiday for Mumbai city on Saturday, April 2, 2011, on the date of the CWC final game between India and Sri Lanka.
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  • Mar
  • 27
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  • Maharashtra Considering April 2 CWC Public Holiday

    The Hindu (Delhi) - The Chief Minister of India's State of Maharashtra (which includes Mumbai), Prithviraj Chavan, has announced that the state government is considering declaring Saturday, April 2, 2011, as a special one-off state public holiday, to allow the people of Mumbai the opportunity to watch the upcoming finals of the Cricket World Cup (CWC).
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  • Mar
  • 26
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  • Tamil Nadu Declares April 13 Public Holiday

    The Hindu (Delhi) - The Central Government of India has declared Wednesday, April 13, 2011, as another one-off public holiday for Central government offices in Tamil Nadu.
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  • Mar
  • 25
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  • Indian 2011 Central Government Public Holidays Amended

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released another amended list of 2011 public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India.
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  • Mar
  • 21
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  • India Extends April 14 Public Holiday

    National Portal of India (New Delhi) - The Central Government of India has declared Thursday, April 14, 2011, as a closed public holiday for the birthday of Dr B R Ambedkar, in all its offices, including industrial establishments, throughout India.
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  • Mar
  • 18
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  • Uttarakhand Extends Scope Of Holika Dahan Public Holiday

    Uttarakhand Government Portal (Dehradun) - The government of the Indian State of Uttarakhand has declared the upcoming Holika Dahan, on Saturday, March 19, 2011, as a state public holiday in all the offices of the state.
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2010

  • Dec
  • 25
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  • Mizoram Declares December 27 Public Holiday

    Government of Mizoram Directorate of Information and Public Relations (Aizawl) - The government of the Indian State of Mizoram has announced that Monday, December 27, 2010, would be an additional public holiday in Mizoram government offices, banks and educational institutions.
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  • Dec
  • 23
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  • Kerala Public Holiday In Tomorrow

    Indo-Asian News Service (Thiruvananthapuram) - The government of the Indian State of Kerala has declared a state public holiday, tomorrow, Friday, December 24, 2010.
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  • Dec
  • 21
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  • Himachal Pradesh Declares 4 Year-End Public Holidays

    Himachal Pradesh Government (Shimla) - The Government of India's state of Himachal Pradesh has declared Tuesday, December 28, 2010, Thursday, December 30, 2010, Saturday, January 1, 2011, and Monday, January 3, 2011, as state public holidays.
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  • Dec
  • 9
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  • Karnataka 2011 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Karnataka (Bangalore) - The government of India's State of Karnataka has announced the list of official state public holidays in 2011.
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  • Nov
  • 30
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  • Puducherry 2011 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Puducherry (Pondicherry) - The government of India's Union Territory of Puducherry has announced the list of official state public holidays in 2011.
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  • Nov
  • 16
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  • Haryana 2011 Public Holidays Announced

    Haryana State Government (Chandigarh) - The government of India's State of Haryana has announced the list of official state public holidays in 2011.
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  • Nov
  • 8
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  • Andhra Pradesh 2011 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Andhra Pradesh (Hyderabad) - The Government of India's state of Andhra Pradesh has published in its extra-ordinary Gazette an announcement of the days which shall be non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2011.
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  • Nov
  • 6
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  • West Bengal Declares November 8 State Public Holiday

    Indian Express (Kolkata) - The government of the Indian State of West Bengal has declared Monday, November 8, 2010, as a one-off state public holiday.
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  • Nov
  • 3
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  • Maharashtra 2011 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Maharashtra (Mumbai) - The Government of India's state of Maharashtra has announced the days which shall be non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2011.
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  • Nov
  • 2
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  • Tamil Nadu 2011 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of India's state of Tamil Nadu has announced the days which shall be non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2011.
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  • Oct
  • 25
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  • Haryana Declares Public Holiday Tomorrow

    The Times of India (Delhi) - The government of the Indian state of Haryana has declared a state public holiday for its women employees in all the government offices, educational, institutes, boards and corporations on Tuesday, October 26, 2010.
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  • Oct
  • 20
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  • Karnataka Extends Upcoming Valmiki Jayanti Public Holiday

    The Times of India (Bangalore) - The government of India's State of Karnataka has declared Friday, October 22, 2010, as an additional, one-off, regional public holiday on account of this year's Valmiki Jayanti.
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  • Oct
  • 9
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  • Tamil Nadu 2011 Public Holidays

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of the Indian State of Tamil Nadu has published the official list of 2011 public holidays and government holidays in the State of Tamil Nadu.
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  • Oct
  • 4
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  • Kerala 2011 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram) - The Government of India's State of Kerala has issued notification of the days to be observed as public holidays by the Kerala public offices during the calendar year 2011.
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  • Oct
  • 1
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  • Delhi NCT Declares Commonwealth Games Public Holidays

    The Hindu (Delhi) - The chief minister of India's state of Delhi, Sheila Dikshit, has announced that Sunday, October 3, 2010, had been declared an additional regional public holiday to coincide with the beginning of the upcoming Commonwealth Games 2010.
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  • Sep
  • 27
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  • Andaman and Nicobar 2011 Public Holidays Announced

    Andaman and Nicobar Administration (Port Blair) - The Government of India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands has issued a notification of the official public holidays in the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar for the calendar year 2011.
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  • Sep
  • 10
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  • Andhra Pradesh Changes Date Of End of Ramadan Public Holiday

    The Hindu (Hyderabad) - Late last night, the government of India's State of Andhra Pradesh moved the previously scheduled public holiday for the Id-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) from today, to tomorrow, Saturday, September 11, 2010.
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  • Sep
  • 1
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  • Uttar Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir Change Jamat-ul-Vida Public Holiday

    ChennaiOnline News (Lucknow) - The government of the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir have declared public holiday to coincide with the upcoming Jamat-ul-Vida, on Friday, September 3, 2010.
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  • Aug
  • 27
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  • Goa Declares August 28 Public Holiday

    IBN Live News (Panaji) - The chief minister of India's State of Goa, Digamber Kamat, has announced that this afternoon, as well as tomorrow, Saturday, August 28, 2010, would be observed as state public holidays.
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  • Jul
  • 12
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  • Indian Central Government Declares October 14 Public Holiday

    Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - The Indian Government has also declared the Thursday, October 14th, 2010, as a one-off public holiday for Central Government Offices, including Central Public Sector Undertakings, located in Delhi/New Delhi on the occasion of Closing Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games 2010.
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  • Jul
  • 2
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  • Indian 2011 Central Government Public Holidays Amended

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released an amended list of 2011 public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India.
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  • Jun
  • 27
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  • Indian Central Government 2011 Public Holidays Released

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released the list of 2011 public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India.
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  • Jun
  • 1
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  • Himachal Pradesh Changes Date Of Upcoming Public Holiday

    Himachal Pradesh Government (Shimla) - The government of India's State of Himachal Pradesh has declared June 26 as a gazetted public holiday instead of the earlier announced date of June 28, 2010, on the occasion of the upcoming public holiday of Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti.
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  • May
  • 12
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  • Punjab Declares May 14 And 20 Public Holidays

    The Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's State of Punjab has declared a one-off public holiday, for all offices, educational institutions and offices of Boards and Corporations located in Chandigarh and Punjab, on Friday, May 14, 2010, on account of the tercentenary celebrations of "Sirhind Fateh Divas".
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  • Mar
  • 15
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  • Bihar Declares March 22 Bihar Divas Public Holiday

    The Bihar Times (Patna) - The government of India's State of Bihar has announced a new public holiday, Bihar Day (Bihar Divas), to be celebrated on March 22, annually.
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  • Feb
  • 26
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  • Punjab Changes Holi Public Holiday Date

    NRI News (Chandigarh) - The government of India's State of Punjab has announced that it had decided to change to Monday, March 1st, 2010, the date of the upcoming public holiday associated with the Holi Festival.
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  • Jan
  • 29
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  • Himachal Pradesh Extends Scope of January 30 Public Holiday

    Punjab Newsline Network (Shimla) - The government of India's State of Himachal Pradesh has declared Saturday, January 30, 2010, as a gazetted holiday, instead of the previously announced restricted holiday, on account of Guru Ravi Dass Birthday.
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  • Jan
  • 17
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  • Punjab and West Bengal Declare Public Holidays Tomorrow

    Punjab Newsline (Chandigarh) - The Indian State Governments of Punjab and West Bengal have declared a one-off public holiday for tomorrow, Monday, January 18, 2010, to mark the passing away of the former Chief Minister of West Bengal and C.P.M Leader, Jyoti Basu, who died in Kolkata earlier today.
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2009

  • Dec
  • 25
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  • Kerala To Consider Pongal Public Holiday

    The Hindu (Palakkad) - The Chief Minister of India's State of Kerala, V.S. Achuthanandan, has promised a delegation of the Kerala State Tamil Protection Council that the Kerala state government would consider its request to declare a public holiday for Makarapongal.
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  • Nov
  • 6
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  • Himachal Pradesh November 7 Public Holiday

    Bharat Sandesh (Shimla) - The government of India's State of Himachal Pradesh had declared Saturday, November 7, 2009, as a gazetted public holiday in the areas of 3-Rohroo and 36-Jawali Vidhan Sabha Constituencies on account of by-elections that will be held in these Assembly Constituencies on that date.
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  • Nov
  • 4
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  • Delhi NCT Confirms 2010 Commonwealth Games Public Holiday

    Indian Express (New Delhi) - The Lieutenant-Governor of India's Delhi Capital State, Tejendra Khanna, has approved a full state public holiday for Thursday, October 14, 2010, on the occasion of the Closing Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games.
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  • Nov
  • 3
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  • Uttar Pradesh November 7 Public Holiday

    United News of India (Lucknow) - The government of India's State of Uttar Pradesh (UP) has declared a regional public holiday on Saturday, November 7, 2009, in view of the by-elections to 11 assembly and one Lok Sabha seats.
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  • Oct
  • 31
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  • Andhra Pradesh 2010 Public Holidays Announced

    Deccan Chronicle (Hyderabad) - The state government of India's State of Andhra Pradesh released the official list of Andhra Pradesh State public holidays for the year 2010.
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  • Oct
  • 31
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  • Haryana November 13 Electoral Public Holiday

    Haryana Live (Bahadurgarh) - India's Haryana State Government has announced a one-off regional public holiday on Friday, November 13, 2009, in Bahadurgarh, Kaithal on account of that date's Municipal Council elections.
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  • Oct
  • 19
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  • Tamil Nadu 2010 Public Holidays Announced

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - The Government of the Indian State of Tamil Nadu has published the official list of 2010 public holidays in the State of Tamil Nadu.
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  • Oct
  • 5
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  • Indian States Declare October 13 Election Public Holiday

    United News of India (Chandigarh) - A few Indian states have begun to declare a public holiday for Tuesday, October 13, 2009, to coincide with the upcoming Assembly elections.
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  • Sep
  • 30
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  • Haryana Public Holiday Today

    Punjab Newsline ()Chandigarh) - The government of India's State of Haryana has declared a public holiday on Wednesday, September 30, 2009, in all the State Government offices including those of Boards, Corporations and Educational Institutions following this morning's death of Rao Birender Singh, the former Chief Minister of Haryana.
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  • Sep
  • 3
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  • Haryana, Punjab and Tamil Nadu Public Holidays Tomorrow

    The Hindu (Chandigarh) - The governments of the States of Haryana, Punjab and Tamil Nadu, have declared a public holiday for tomorrow, Friday, September 4, 2009, as a mark of respect to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajashekhara Reddy who died in a helicopter crash yesterday.
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  • Aug
  • 27
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  • Punjab Changes Public Holiday Date

    Punjab Newsline (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's State of Punjab has declared Friday, August 28, 2009, as gazetted public holiday for the birth anniversary of Baba Sri Chand Ji, instead of Wednesday, September 9, 2009, as had been announced earlier.
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  • Aug
  • 16
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  • Haryana August 18 Public Holiday

    Press Trust of India (PTI) - Earlier today, the Government of India's State of Haryana declared a one-off State public holiday for tomorrow, Monday, August 18, 2009, following the death of the State's Cabinet Minister, Kartar Devi.
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  • Aug
  • 12
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  • India Parsi New Year Bank Holiday Update

    National Australia Bank (NAB) - The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) will be open for trading on Wednesday, August 19, 2009, despite the State bank and public holiday of Parsi New Year (Shahenshahi).
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  • Aug
  • 5
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  • India Nationwide Bank Strike August 6-7

    The Hindu (Bangalore) - The United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), which represents more than 750.000 workers and officers in the Indian banking industry, has confirmed that it would proceed with a strike on Thursday and Friday, August 6 and 7, 2009.
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  • Jul
  • 28
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  • India Considering Public Holiday For 2010 Commonwealth Games

    The Times of India (New Delhi) - The Chairperson of the India's Organising Committee (OC) for the Commonwealth Games 2010, Suresh Kalmadi, has announced that it had been decided that the day of the closing ceremony of the games would be declared a public holiday.
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  • Jul
  • 14
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  • Janamashtami Extended To Himachal Pradesh

    WebIndia (UNI) - India's State government of Himachal Pradesh has declared Friday, August 14, 2009, as an additional gazetted public holiday on account of this year's Janamashtami.
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  • Jun
  • 13
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  • Indian Central Government 2010 Public Holidays Released

    The Times of India (New Delhi) - The Ministry of Personnel, Government of India, has announced the list of public sector holidays to be observed in Central Government Offices during the year 2010.
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  • Jun
  • 9
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  • Punjab Declares June 12 Public Holiday

    Punjab Newsline (Chandigarh) - The Government of India's State of Punjab has declared Friday, June 12, 2009, as a paid public holiday in the Nurmahal Assembly Constituency to enable the voters to cast their votes.
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  • May
  • 12
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  • Punjab Declares May 13 Public Holiday

    Punjab Newsline (Chandigarh) - The Chief Electoral Officer of India's State of Punjab, Kusumjit Sidhu, has announced that Wednesday, May 13, 2009, would be a state public holiday "for the voters of the nine Parliamentary Constituencies of the state to go out in full strength".
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  • Apr
  • 29
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  • Puducherry Declares May 13 Public Holiday

    Chennai Online News (Chennai) - The Administration of India's Union Territory of Puducherry has declared Wednesday, May 13, 2009, as a one-off electoral public holiday for all its offices and undertakings on the occasion of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
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  • Apr
  • 24
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  • Himachal Pradesh Declares May 13 Public Holiday

    My Himachal (Shimla) - The Chief Electoral Officer of India's State of Himachal Pradesh, Anil Khachi, has announced that Wednesday, May 13, 2009, had been declared as a gazetted public holiday to ensure maximum number of vote casting in the upcoming 15th Lok Sabha Elections.
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  • Apr
  • 20
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  • India Regional Electoral Public Holidays

    The Hindu (Chennai) - Various Indian states are beginning to declare one-off public holidays to coincide with the day on which the current, month-long, national elections will be held in their state.
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  • Apr
  • 15
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  • India Declares April 30 Bank And Financial Holiday

    Reserve Bank of India (New Delhi) - India's stock markets have announced that they would close on Thursday, April 30, 2009, due to the elections on that day. In addition, all financial institutions, including the central bank, will be closed on that date.
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  • Apr
  • 11
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  • Jammu and Kashmir Polling Day Public Holidays

    Merinews (Gurgaon) - India's State government of J and K (Jammu and Kashmir) has declared that all polling days for the coming Lok Sabha elections would be public holidays on the dates and in the concerned districts.
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  • Apr
  • 6
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  • Puducherry Public Sector Holiday Today

    Kerala Online News (New Delhi) - The government of India's Union Territory of Puducherry has declared today, Monday, April 6, 2009, a public holiday for all state government offices, on account of the death, this morning, of Puducherry's Lieutenant Governor, Govind Singh Gurjar.
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  • Mar
  • 24
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  • Jammu and Kashmir Electoral Public Holidays

    Merinews (Gurgaon) - The government of India's state of Jammu and Kashmir has declared all upcoming Lok Sabha elections polling days as public holidays in their respective districts.
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  • Jan
  • 6
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  • Kerala Changes Muharram Public Holiday Date

    Kerala Online (Thiruvananthapuram) - The government of the Indian state of Kerala has announced that it was moving the date of the upcoming Muharram public holiday from January 8, as it had earlier announced, to Wednesday, January 7, 2009.
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  • Jan
  • 4
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  • Tripura Declares Public Holiday Tomorrow

    ThaiIndian News (Agartala) - The Tripura State government has declared a public holiday for tomorrow, Monday, January 5, 2009, as a mark of respect for the death of 2 prominent Tripura leaders.
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2008

  • Dec
  • 8
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  • Chandigarh Announces Official List Of 2009 Public Holidays

    Chandigarh Administration (Mera Chandigarh) - The Chandigarh Administration has issued the schedule of holidays which will be observed as public holidays and restricted holidays in all Government Offices under the Chandigarh Administration, during the calendar year 2009.
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  • Nov
  • 28
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  • Bihar Public Holiday November 29

    The Bihar Times (Patna) - The Bihar government has declared a public holiday on November 29, 2008, on the date of the cremation of former Prime Minister V.P Singh. Besides state government offices, all government and private educational institutions will remain closed on that day.
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  • Nov
  • 27
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  • Delhi NCT Declares November 29 Public Holiday

    The Hindu (Delhi) - Lt Governor of Delhi Tejinder Khanna issued a notification declaring November 29, 2008, as a one-off public holiday in all government offices, local bodies under Delhi Government on account of assembly elections in the capital.
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  • Nov
  • 27
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  • Karnataka State Declares November 28 Public Holiday

    The Mangalorean (Bangalore) - Karnataka State Chief Minister, B.S. Yeddyurappa, declared a one-off public holiday on Friday, November 28, 2008, for schools, colleges, government offices and banks following the death of former Prime Minister V.P. Singh.
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  • Nov
  • 11
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  • Punjab Declares Half-Day Public Holiday

    The Punjab Newspaper (Chandigarh) - Earlier today, the Punjab Government declared an afternoon public holiday, for tomorrow, Wednesday, November 12, 2008, to enable its employees to participate in Nagar Kirtan on the eve of Birthday of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
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  • Oct
  • 31
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  • Karnataka Makes Kannada Rajyotsava Public Holiday Mandatory Starting This Year

    Times of India (Bangalore) - The government of the India state of Karnataka (which includes Bangalore) has directed all establishments, public and private, in Karnataka to henceforth declare a holiday annually on November 1st, on the occasion of Kannada Rajyotsava.
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  • Oct
  • 13
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  • Punjab Declares Afternoon Public Holiday

    India Info (Chandigarh) - India's Punjab State government has declared this afternoon a public holiday in Government offices, Corporations, Boards and Educational institutions and in the city of Chandigarh.
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  • Oct
  • 9
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  • Himachal Pradesh Declares October 17 Women-Only Public Holiday

    - The Himachal Pradesh government has declared a women-only gazetted public holiday for Friday, October 17, 2008, on the occasion of this year's Karvachauth festival.
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  • Sep
  • 26
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  • Mizoram Public Holiday September 29

    The Times of India - The Mizoram state government has announced a one-off state public holiday on Monday, September 29, 2008, so that the government employees and students could take part in the MKHC rally organized on that date.
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  • Sep
  • 14
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  • Tamil Nadu Public Holiday September 15

    The Hindu (Chennai) - The Tamil Nadu State government has declared Monday, September 15, 2008, a one-off public holiday on account of former Chief Minister C.N. Annadurai's birth centenary.
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  • Sep
  • 11
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  • Puducherry Public Holiday September 12

    UNI - The Lieutenant Governor of India's Puducherry State, Govind Singh Gurjar, announced that Friday, September 12, 2008, would be a public holiday for the Union territory on account of "Onam", the harvest festival of Kerala, instead of the restricted holiday, previously announced. In compensation, Saturday, September 27, 2008, will be a regular working day.
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  • Jul
  • 1
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  • Punjab Declares July 1 Public Holiday

    Punjab Newsline Network (Chandigarh) - Following the death of former Speaker of Punjab, the Chief Minister announced that Tuesday, July 1st, 2008, would be a one-off public holiday throughout the State, and ordered all the Government offices, state undertakings, corporations and educational institutions throughout the state to remain closed on that day.
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  • Jun
  • 15
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  • Indian Central Government 2009 Public Holidays Released

    The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi) - India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released the list of 2009 public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India.
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  • Mar
  • 20
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  • India Declares March 22 Day In Lieu Regional Public Holiday

    Deccan Herald (Karnataka) - Most of the Governments of Indian States where the Prophet's Birthday (Id-e-Milad-un-Nabi) is a public holiday, have declared a day in lieu, on Saturday, March 22, 2008, to compensate for the fact that the public holiday of Good Friday occurs on that same date, and in many cases also the Hindu public holiday of Holi (or Holikadahana, depending on the State).
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  • Jan
  • 16
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  • India Changes Upcoming Muharram Public Holiday Date

    Press Information Bureau Government of India - The Government of India has moved its observance of the upcoming Muharram public holiday, from Saturday, January 19, to Sunday, January 20, 2008. This change is expected to be the norm throughout the parts of India where Muharram is a public holiday
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2007

  • Dec
  • 28
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  • Punjab Announces Official List of 2008 Public Holidays

    Punjab Newsline - The State Government of Punjab has announced its 2008 official list of 28 public holidays and 18 restricted holidays (from which an employee can choose any two days).
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  • Dec
  • 14
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  • India Bakri Id Public Holiday On December 21

    The Hindu - Most of the Indian states that observe Bakri Id (or Feast of Sacrifice) will observe it on Friday December 21, 2007, in sharp contrast to the Middle East, and Central Asia, where most countries have selected Wednesday, December 19.
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  • Oct
  • 11
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  • Kerala Declares October 12 State Public Holiday

    Indo-Asian News Service - The State of Kerala has announced that Friday, October 12, 2007 would be a public holiday as Eid-ul-Fitr is likely to be celebrated on Saturday, October the 13th, which is already a holiday in Kerala, being the second Saturday of the month. This Friday day in lieu, one-off, holiday will apply to all educational institutions and state government employees.
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  • Oct
  • 8
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  • Uttar Pradesh March 15 Public Holiday

    Federal News Service (Washington) - The office of the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister has announced that the State Government of Uttar Pradesh had declared March 15 as a public holiday in memory of Bahujan Samaj Party founder Kanshi Ram Ji.
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  • Sep
  • 24
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  • India: September 28 Public Holiday In Udupi District

    Daijiworld Media Network - A regional public holiday has been declared in the Udupi District, on Friday, September 28, 2007, the day of the upcoming local body elections.
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  • Aug
  • 12
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  • India Asked To Declare Rath Yatra A National Public Holiday

    The Hindustan Times - Yesterday, the BJP urged the government to declare the opening day of Lord Jaganath Rath Yatra in Puri as national holiday enabling the devotees to participate in the festival.
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  • Aug
  • 6
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  • Punjab Declares August 8 and October 12 Public Holidays

    Punjab Newsline - The Punjab Government has declared a public holiday on Wednesday, August 8, 2007, on account of general municipal elections.
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  • Jul
  • 8
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  • Death of Former PM Of India: July 9 Karnataka Public Holiday and 7 Day National Mourning

    DaijiWorld - The government of India announced a 7 day period of national mourning following the passing away of former PM, Chandra Shekhar Singh. In addition, the State of Karnataka declared a public holiday for Monday, July 9, 2007.
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  • May
  • 27
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  • Himachal Pradesh Declares June 30 Public Holiday For Civil Servants

    Himachal Pradesh Department of Information and Public Relations - The Himachal Pradesh State Government has declared 30th June, 2007 a Gazetted holiday on account of ‘Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti' for all employees working in Government Offices, Boards, Corporations, and Educational Institutions.
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  • May
  • 22
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  • General Strike Today in Punjab's Ludhiana

    Ludhiana Newsline - A bandh has been declared for today, Tuesday, May 22, 2007, in Ludhiana, the largest city in the State of Punjab.
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  • May
  • 18
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  • Himachal Pradesh Declares May 23 Public Holiday in State Capital

    New Kerala - Earlier today, the Himachal Pradesh State Government declared a public holiday on Wednesday May 23, 2007, to coincide with the municipal elections in Shimla, the HP State capital.
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  • May
  • 11
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  • Delhi NCT Declares May 11 Public Holiday

    Reuters India - The Indian government has declared a one-off public holiday for today, May 11, 2007, in its capital, New Delhi.
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  • Apr
  • 4
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  • Delhi NCT April 5 Public Holiday

    The Times of India - A public holiday has been declared for Thursday April 5, in New Delhi on account of the civic polls to be held here. However, Central government offices in Delhi will not be closed on Thursday.
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  • Mar
  • 31
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  • Tamil Nadu March 31 Public Holiday

    The Hindu - The Tamil Nadu State Government has declared March 31 a public holiday under the Negotiable Instruments Act for all State Government offices, public undertakings including the State Transport Corporations and industrial establishments.
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  • Mar
  • 20
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  • March 23 Public Holiday In Punjab State

    Punjab Newsline - Yesterday, Punjab declared March 23, 2007, and September 27, 2007, as gazetted holidays on the occasion of 75th Martyrdom Day and 100th birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh.
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  • Mar
  • 14
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  • Andhra Pradesh Changes Date Of Telugu New Year Public Holiday

    Andhra Cafe - Hyderabad : The Andhra Pradesh government declared holiday for Ugadi, the Telugu New Year, on March 19 instead of March 20, after having consulted about 10 writers of panchangams to fix the date.
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  • Mar
  • 10
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  • India Expecting Extended Bank Holidays Around Ramnavami

    Times of India - This year's Ramnavami gazetted holiday, on March 27, may be followed by a 3-day national banking strike, from March 28-30, and preceded by a day off taken by some bank employees to enjoy a 6-day consecutive break.
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  • Feb
  • 22
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  • February 24 Public Holiday In Punjab State

    IBN - By virtue of section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881, a public holiday was declared for most government institutions in Valtoha Assembly Constituency of Punjab, on February 24, on account of election in the constituency, which include state corporations, boards and educational institutions.
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  • Feb
  • 6
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  • India Nationwide Banking Strike Expected On February 23

    - The United Forum of Bank Union has made a preliminary call for a nation-wide banking strike on February 23, 2007.
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  • Feb
  • 6
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  • Punjab Moves February Public Holiday

    Punjab Newsline - The Punjab Government has declared that Tuesday, February 13, 2007 shall be a closed day for all shops and commercial establishments, in lieu of any close day falling on any day between February 14 and 20.
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  • Jan
  • 29
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  • Maharashtra February 1 Public Holiday

    The Hindustan Times - The state government of Maharashtra has declared February 1 a public holiday for the civic elections to be held for 10 civic bodies.
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  • Jan
  • 10
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  • India's UP State Amends Official Public Holidays List

    The Organiser - The UPA government has removed Holi and Janmasthami from the list of gazetted government holidays. They are now only on the list of Restricted Holidays, along with 32 other festivals and sacred days.
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  • Jan
  • 5
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  • India January 5 Public Holiday In Hindustan State

    Hindustan Times - The Hindustan State Government declared Friday, January 5, 2007, a public holiday for Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti.
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  • Jan
  • 3
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  • January 4 Public Holiday In Punjab

    Punjab Newsline - The Punjab Government Offices, Boards, Corporations and Educational Institutions will remain closed in the Punjab State for the second half of Thursday, January 4, 2007 to enable its employees to participate in the Nagar Kirtan on the occasion of Guru Gobind Singh Ji Parkash Utsav.
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2006

  • Dec
  • 26
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  • Punjab Announces Official List Of 2007 Public Holidays

    Punjab Newline - Last Friday, the Punjab state government announced the calendar of 24 gazetted Punjab public holidays for 2007.
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  • Dec
  • 13
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  • India Bracing For Banking Strike

    National Australia Bank - As a follow-up to the news item of November 22, it has been reported that the proposed banking sector strike by the Central Trade Unions of Indian Banks is likely to take place on December 14, 2006 (Thursday), as anticipated.
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  • Dec
  • 6
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  • Maharashtra Declares Ambedkar Public Holiday

    The Hindu - After weeks of repeated requests on the part of the police, the Maharashtra government has finally declared holiday for schools and colleges in the city of Mumbai, today, on the occasion of the 50th death anniversary of the father of Constitution, Babasaheb Ambedkar.
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  • Nov
  • 27
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  • December 1 Public Holiday In Himachal Pradesh

    Zeenews - The Himachal Pradesh government has announced a public holiday on December 1 in all panchayat areas of the state were bye-polls are being held, an official spokesman said.
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  • Nov
  • 22
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  • Indian Banking Strike Expected On December 14

    Reserve Bank of India - The Central Trade Unions of Indian Banks have proposed a nation-wide banking strike on December 14, 2006. There may be impact on cash clearing, foreign exchange transactions and settlement of trades if the strike materializes.
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  • Oct
  • 24
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  • Delhi NCT Changes Date Of Eid-ul-Fitr Public Holiday

    The Hindu - New Delhi: In a last minute change, the Delhi government has declared a holiday today on account of Eid-ul-Fitr. All offices, schools and colleges, and banks will remain closed.
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  • Oct
  • 24
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  • Punjab Changes Date Of Eid-ul-Fitr Public Holiday

    The Hindu - In the Punjab, the Haryana Government and the Chandigarh administration, which had earlier declared holiday for Eid-ul-Fitr on October 25, rescheduled it for today.
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  • Oct
  • 23
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  • October 22 Public Holiday In Punjab State

    The Punjab Tribune - At Patiala, during the state-level function to mark the Vishwakarma Day on October 22, 2006, the Punjab Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, promised to declare a gazetted holiday on the occasion of the birthday of Lord Vishwakarma in future.
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  • Oct
  • 19
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  • Tamil Nadu Public Holidays October 20, 23 and 24

    Government of Tamil Nadu (Chennai) - Friday 20/10, Monday 23/10 and Tuesday 24/10 will be state government holidays in Chennai and Tamil Nadu.
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See also: India bank holidays and public holidays for 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024 and 2025.

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