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Himachal Pradesh 2017 Public Holidays Announced

Source: The official webportal of the Himachal Pradesh Government (Shimla)
Posted: Monday, October 3, 2016
Most recent follow-up news item: October 21, 2021

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.

The aforementioned notification of the annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Himachal Pradesh for the upcoming calendar year 2017, are contained in the Government Notifications "No. GAD-A(F)9-5/2016", and issued by the Chief Secretary of the Government of Himachal Pradesh, V.C. Pharka.

As per custom (2012-09-02 and 2011-09-18), the state of Himachal Pradesh observes the northern version of Diwali which, in 2017, will occur one day later than the southern Deepavali (2016-11-15).

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