Source:Government of Punjab (Chandigarh)
Posted: Friday, December 10, 2021
Most recent follow-up news item: April 12, 2022
The Government of India's state of Punjab, headed by Chief Minister, Charanjit Singh Channi, has released its annual list of public holidays and restricted holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2022 in the Government Order 06/01/2021/2PP3/1372, dated 10-12-2021 ("It is hereby notified that the holidays enumerated in the schedule below shall be observed as Public Holidays in the public offices under the Punjab Government during the calendar year-2022").
The aforementioned Government Order 06/01/2021/2PP3/1372 covers Government Holidays and Restricted Holidays in India's state of Punjab for the upcoming calendar year 2022.
In line with past years' lists of public holidays in India's state of Punjab, (2020-12-17, 2019-12-23, 2018-12-23 and 2016-12-18), apart from a recent exception (2017-12-28), the list of Government Holidays and Restricted Holidays in India's state of Punjab for the upcoming calendar year 2021, is back to the historical average of about 25 gazetted holidays and 30 restricted holidays.
The Government of Punjab has also listed 15 afternoon holidays, for employees to join Nagar Kirtan/Shobha Yatra, out of which employees will be permitted to avail any four second half day holidays. These 15 afternoon holidays are on the occasion of the following: Birthday of Sri Guru Goblnd Singh Ji, Birthday of Sri Guru Ravldas Ji, Maha Shlvratri, Ram Navami, Mahavir Jayanti, Vaisakhi, Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji, Janam Ashtami, Id-ul-Fitr, Birthday of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji, Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid), Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji, Birthday of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji, and Christmas day.
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