Government Holidays List of Tripura State in 2017

tripura-state-office-holidaysOne cannot reach the tripura state from every nook and corner of the neighbouring states of india. Because there is just a major highway that connects the rest of India with Tripura. this is because the state of tripura covered with 5 dense mountain ranges that landrock north to south. Tripura is geographically remote and it is rural with less infrastructure. Tripura basically a bengali hindu people populated state celebrate hindu festivals.

As like other state Public holidays determination by the General Administration Department of the state, the Tripura Government too implies the same. The Section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act of 1881 acts to approve the government holidays of tripura where all schools, offices and businesses are closed. One can find the entire tripura state gets closed on Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Ghandi’s birthday as they are considered as public holidays in Tripura.

The culture and religion of tripura is so rich and important there are list of holidays in special for them. Garia Puja that is observed on the 7th day of the month of Vaishakha honors Lord Garia to bring home the livestock, peace, children & wealth. Mahalaya festival is celerbated for 7 days before the festival of Durga Puja, observing the start of Durgha, goddess of eternal power. Similarly the Lakshimi Puja is a Hindu religion oriented festival giving reverence to the goddess Lakshmi whereas Kali Puja is for the goddess Kali celebrated on the new moon of the Hindu month Kartik.

Date Day Holiday
23 Jan Mon Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanati
26 Jan Thu Republic Day
(National Day)
21 Feb Tue Maharshi Dayanand Sarswati Jayanti
24 Feb Fri Maha Shivaratri
13 Mar Mon Holi
13 Apr Thu Biju Festival
14 Apr Fri Good Friday
14 Apr Fri Bengali New Year’s Day
20 Apr Thu Garia Puja
10 May Wed Buddha Purnima
25 May Thu Birthday of Kazi Nazrul Islam
26 Jun Mon Ramazan / Idu’l Fitr
(End of Ramadan) *
1 Jul Sat Kharchi Puja
16 Jul Sun Ker Puja
15 Aug Tue Independence Day
15 Aug Tue Janmashtami / Sri Krishna Jayanti
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
Birthday
5 Oct Thu Lakshmi Puja
18 Oct Wed Naraka Chaturdashi / Kali Puja
2 Dec Sat Milad-un-Nabi
(Prophet’s Birthday)
3 Dec Sun World Disabled Day

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