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Punjab Announces Official List Of 2007 Public Holidays

Source: Punjab Newline
Posted: Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Last Friday, the Punjab state government announced the calendar of 24 gazetted Punjab public holidays for 2007.

In addition to Saturdays and Sundays which are closed days in all Punjab state government offices, the official release lists the following holidays to be observed. Id-Ul Fitr(Bakrid) Monday January 1, Birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Friday January 5, Republic Day Friday January 26, Birthday of Guru Ravi Dass Friday February 2, Maha Shiveratri Friday February 16, Holi Sunday March 4, Ram Namvi Tuesday March 27, Mahavir Jayanti Saturday March 31, Good Friday Friday April 6, Baisakhi Saturday April 14, Birthday Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Saturday April 14, May Day Tuesday May 1, Martyrdom Day Guru Arjan Dev Ji Saturday June 16, Independence Day Wednesday August 15, Janamashtmi Tuesday September 4, Birthday Mahatma Gandhiu Tuesday October 2, Id-ul-Fitr Sunday October 14, Dyssehra Sunday October 21, Birthday Maharishi Valmiki Friday Oct 26, Diwali Friday November 9, Vishkarma Day Nov 10 Saturday, Birthday Guru Nanak Dev Saturday Nov.24, Martyrdom Day Guru Teg Bahadur Saturday Nov 24, Christmas Day Tuesday December 25.

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