The Competent Authority is pleased to declare the following days as public holidays for the Calendar Year 2021. All Government Offices shall be closed on all Saturdays and Sundays.

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 HOLIDAY

 DATE

 MONTH

DAY OF THE WEEK

1

New Year’s Day

01.01.2021

January

Friday

2

New Year Celebration

02.01.2021

January

Saturday

3

Missionary Day

11.01.2021

January

Monday

4

Republic Day

26.01.2021

January

Tuesday

5

State Day

20.02.2021

February

Saturday

6

Chapchar Kut

05.03.2021

March

Friday

7

Holi

29.03.2021

March

Monday

8

Good Friday

02.04.2021

April

Friday

9

Mahavir Jayanti

25.04.2021

April

Sunday

10

Idu’l Fitr

14.05.2021

May

Friday

11

Buddha Purnima

26.05.2021

May

Wednesday

12

YMA Day

15.06.2021

June

Tuesday

13

Remna Ni

30.06.2021

June

Wednesday

14

MHIP Day

06.07.2021

July

Tuesday

15

Idu’l Zuha

21.07.2021

Juy

Wednesday

16

Independence Day

15.08.2021

August

Sunday

17

Muharram

19.08.2021

August

Thursday

18

Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday

02.10.2021

October

Saturday

19

Dussehra (Vijay Dashmi)

15.10.2021

October

Friday

 20

Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday (Ide-Milad)

     19.10.2021

 October

 Tuesday

21

Diwali (Deepavalli)

04.11.2021

November

Thursday

22

Guru Nanak’s Birthday

19.11.2021

November

Friday

23

Christmas Eve

24.12.2021

December

Friday

24

Christmas Day

25.12.2021

December

Saturday

25

Christmas Celebration

27.12.2021

December

Monday

26

New Year’s Eve

31.12.2021

December

Friday


Restricted Holidays

2. The Competent Authority is further pleased to allow each employee to avail any 2 (two) holidays to be chosen by him/her out of the list mentioned below. Permission to avail these holidays should be applied for in writing in advance and normally be granted by the superior officer competent to grant casual leave except when the presence of the individual employee is considered necessary in exigencies of Government work.

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RESTRICTED HOLIDAYDATEMONTHDAY OF THE WEEK
1Lohri13.01.2021JanuaryWednesday
2Makar Sankranti/Magha Bihu/Pongal14.01.2021JanuaryThursday

3

Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday

20.01.2021

Janaury

Wednesday

4

Basant Panchami/Sri Panchami

16.02.2021

February

Tuesday

5

Shivaji Jayanti

19.02.2021

February

Friday

6

Hazarat Ali’s Birthday

26.02.2021

February

Friday

7

Guru Ravi Das’s Bithday

27.02.2021

February

Saturday

 8

Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti

 08.03.2021

 March

 Monday

9

Maha Shivaratri

11.03.2021

March

Thursday

10

Holika Dahan/Dolyatra

28.03.2021

March

Sunday

11

Easter Sunday

04.04.2021

April

Sunday

12

Easter Monday

05.04.2021

April

Monday

 13

Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi Padava / Ugadi / Cheti Chand / Vaisakhi / Vishu

 13.04.2021

 April

 Tuesday

14

Mesadi Tamil New Year’s Day

14.04.2021

April

Wednesday

 15

Vaisakhadi (Bengal) / Bahag Bih (Assam)

 15.04.2021

 April

 Thursday

16

Ram Navami

21.04.2021

April

Wednesday

17

Jamat-Ul-Vida

07.05.2021

May

Friday

18

Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday

09.05.2021

May

Sunday

19

Rath Yatra

12.07.2021

July

Monday

20

Parsi New Year’s Day / Nauraj

16.08.2021

August

Monday

21

Onum or Thiru Onam Day

21.08.2021

August

Saturday

22

Raksha Bandhan

22.08.2021

August

Sunday

23

Janmashtami (Smarta)

30.08.2021

August

Monday

 24

Vinayaka Chaturthi / Ganesh Chaturthi

 10.09.2021

 September

 Friday

25

Dusshera (Saptami)

12.10.2021

October

Tuesday

26

Dusshera (Mahashtami)

13.10.2021

October

Wednesday

27

Dussehra (Mahanavmi)

14.10.2021

October

Thursday

28

Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday

20.10.2021

October

Wednesday

29

Karaka Chaturthi (Karwa Chouth)

24.10.2021

October

Sunday

30

Naraka Chaturdasi

03.11.2021

November

Wednesday

31

Govardhan Puja

05.11.2021

November

Friday

32

Bhai Duj

06.11.2021

November

Saturday

 33

Pratihar Shashthi or SuryaShashthi (Chhat Puja)

 10.11.2021

 November

 Wednesday

 34

Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day

 24.11.2021

 November

 Wednesday


3. In respect of medical establishments Government hospitals, OPD, dispensaries, sub- centres, etc. the working days and working hours shall be regulated by appropriate notification issued by the Health & Family Welfare Department.

4. In respect of Police, Home Guards, Fire Services, etc. they, shall be governed by their respective manual or appropriate notification issued by the Home Department.