Madhya Pradesh Gazetted Holidays in 2017 for Public

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madhya-pradesh-state-holidaysMadhya Pradesh state itself is the state of landmark for india according to indian history. Madhya Pradesh stands respect for its Bengal tiger sanctuaries and guided safaris. Nearly ninety one percent of the state follow Hinduism where as only seven per cent accounted as Muslims. Because of the peak quantum of religious population of Hindu and Muslim citizens reside the public holidays in Madhya Pradesh are simply over it.

The public holidays of MP is similar to that of other states in india observed across the country. The people of madhyapradesh celebrate Republic Day, Independence Day & X Mas Day as their offices, schools and companies are closed. Apart from that there are few other specific holidays observed as per the hindu solar calendar or islam lunar calendar to fix Madhya Pradesh new year calendar holidays 2017. The festivals are Raksha Banahan, Durga Puja, Dussehra, Diwali and Milad-un Nabi. However along wiht India, Mahatma Ghandi’s birthday is also celebrated here as a public holiday.

Some important holidays observed in Madhya Pradesh state comprise Ramadan / Ramzan, Vasishnava and Bakrid. The regional holidays and bank closing holidays if fall on sunday there are always an optional holidays for the workers.

Date Day Holiday
26 Jan Thu Republic Day
(National Day)
24 Feb Fri Maha Shivaratri
12 Mar Sun Doljatra / Holika Dahan
28 Mar Tue Gudi Padva / Ugadi /
Chetti Chand
4 Apr Tue Ram Navami
9 Apr Sun Mahavir Jayanti
10 May Wed Buddha Purnima
26 Jun Mon Ramazan / Idu’l Fitr
(End of Ramadan) *
7 Aug Mon Raksha Bandhan
15 Aug Tue Independence Day
15 Aug Tue Janmashtami / Sri Krishna Jayanti
2 Sep Sat Bakri Id / Idu’l Zuha
(Feast of Sacrifice)
30 Sep Sat Durga Puja / Dussehra
(Vijaya Dashami)
1 Oct Sun Muharram
2 Oct Mon Mahatma Gandhi’s
19 Oct Thu Diwali
(Festival of Lights)
4 Nov Sat Guru Nanak Jayanti
2 Dec Sat Milad-un-Nabi
(Prophet’s Birthday)
25 Dec Mon Christmas Day

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