Uttarakhand State Holidays 2017 for New Year

uttarakhand-state-holidaysUttarakhand is a Hindu pilgrimage devoted state along with major yoga study centre. The state went fame throughout the world when the Beatles visited there in the year 1968. Because of its natural wonder and sprawling of hindu temples everywhere It is often called as “Land of the Gods,”. 83% of the population is Hindu and 14 percent follow Islam. Public holidays approved by the Uttarakhand government calendar year are just a mix of religious celebrations and commemorations taking into account of cultural or historical events.

Uttarakhand categories public holidays into many. The gazetted holidays of uttarakhand where the government offices, commercial banks, schools and many companies will be shut on festivals of Holi, Good Friday & Christmas. Workers are opted to select 2 from the list of restricted holidays like New Year’s Day 2017, Pongal & Easter Sunday.

The main national holidays such as Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Ghandi birthday are also gazetted holidays for UK.

Date Day Holiday
26 Jan Thu Republic Day
(National Day)
24 Feb Fri Maha Shivaratri
12 Mar Sun Doljatra / Holika Dahan
13 Mar Mon Holi
4 Apr Tue Ram Navami
14 Apr Fri Good Friday
14 Apr Fri Dr Ambedkar 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)
2 Oct Mon Mahatma Gandhi’s
19 Oct Thu Diwali
(Festival of Lights)
20 Oct Fri Balipadyami Diwali
21 Oct Sat Bhai Duj / Chitragupth Jayanti
4 Nov Sat Guru Nanak Jayanti
2 Dec Sat Milad-un-Nabi
(Prophet’s Birthday)
25 Dec Mon Christmas Day


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