Government Holidays for Public in Karnataka State in 2017

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karnataka-state-mapKarnataka state in India stands seventh in terms of geographical measurement of size. The state of karnataka is also the eighth largest populated state in the country. Karnataka has varied public holidays because of its presence of different religious influences and historical rich.

Bengaluru or Bangalore is the capital city of karnataka where one can all religions like hindus, muslims, and christians celebrating the festivals. The government of karnataka announces the Public holidays in Karnataka in the calendar month of december every year for the new year 2017. Only the secretariat of karnataka govt. reserves the right to announce the official notification of holidays. The government holidays of Karnataka is made through the Negotiable Instruments Act. The official website of state govt will publish the holidays notice in both kannada and english.

All the banks, schools, govt. offices will go close on holidays in karnataka.

Date Day Holiday
14 Jan Sat Makara Sankranti
26 Jan Thu Republic Day
(National Day)
24 Feb Fri Maha Shivaratri
28 Mar Tue Gudi Padva / Ugadi /
Chetti Chand
9 Apr Sun Mahavir Jayanti
14 Apr Fri Good Friday
14 Apr Fri Dr Ambedkar Jayanti
29 Apr Sat Basava Jayanti
1 May Mon May Day
26 Jun Mon Ramazan / Idu’l Fitr
(End of Ramadan) *
15 Aug Tue Independence Day
25 Aug Fri Ganesh Chaturthi /
Vinayaka Chaturthi
2 Sep Sat Bakri Id / Idu’l Zuha
(Feast of Sacrifice)
20 Sep Wed Mahalaya Amavasye
29 Sep Fri Durga Puja / Dussehra
(Maha Navami)
30 Sep Sat Durga Puja / Dussehra
(Vijaya Dashami)
1 Oct Sun Muharram
2 Oct Mon Mahatma Gandhi’s
18 Oct Wed Naraka Chaturdashi / Kali Puja
20 Oct Fri Balipadyami Diwali
1 Nov Wed Kannada Rajyothsava
2 Dec Sat Milad-un-Nabi
(Prophet’s Birthday)
25 Dec Mon Christmas Day

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