HP Govt Gazetted Holidays are the most awaited time of the year when people take a break from their routine and indulge in leisure activities. Holidays provide an opportunity to spend quality time with family and friends, explore new destinations, and engage in hobbies and interests.
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Gazetted holidays for the calendar year 2023 in Himachal Pradesh are listed in Annexure-I.
Government employees can avail two restricted holidays from those mentioned in Annexure-III.
Annexure-II declares additional gazetted holidays for women employees in government offices, boards, corporations, and educational institutions in H.P.
(i) Deputy Commissioners can declare two local holidays in their jurisdiction for important fairs and festivals. (ii) State Government will declare local holidays for offices within Shimla Municipal limits and those in Delhi after receiving proposals.
Annexure-IV lists additional gazetted holidays within the meaning of Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.
HP Govt Gazetted Holidays for the Calendar Year-2023
|S.N.||Holiday Name||Date||Saka Date||Day of Week|
|1||Statehood Day||25th January||Magha 05||Wednesday|
|2||Republic Day||26th January||Magha 06||Thursday|
|3||Guru Ravidas’s Birthday||05th February||Magha 16||Sunday|
|4||Maha Shivratri||18th February||Magha 29||Saturday|
|5||Holi||08th March||Phalguna 17||Wednesday|
|6||Ram Navami||30th March||Chaitra 09||Thursday|
|7||Good Friday||07th April||Chaitra 17||Friday|
|8||Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Birthday||14th April||Chaitra 24||Friday|
|9||Himachal Day||15th April||Chaitra 25||Saturday|
|10||Parshuram Jayanti/Id-ul-Fitr||22nd April||Vaisakha 02||Saturday|
|11||Budha Purnima||05th May||Vaisakha 15||Friday|
|12||Maharana Pratap Jayanti||22nd May||Jayeshtha 01||Monday|
|13||Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti||04th June||Jayeshtha 14||Sunday|
|14||Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)||29th June||Ashadha 08||Thursday|
|15||Muharram||29th July||Sravana 07||Saturday|
|16||Independence Day||15th August||Sravana 24||Tuesday|
|17||Janmashtami (Vaishnva)||07th September||Bhadra 16||Thursday|
|18||Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday||2nd October||Asvina 10||Monday|
|19||Dussehra||24th October||Kartika 02||Tuesday|
|20||Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday||28th October||Kartika 06||Saturday|
|21||Diwali (Deepavali)||12th November||Kartika 21||Sunday|
|22||Guru Nanak’s Birthday||27th November||Agarhayana 06||Monday|
Saka Date is a traditional Indian calendar system.
HP Govt Gazetted Holidays for the Calendar Year 2023 only for the women
Attention Ladies! Get ready for some good news – Additional Holidays added just for you in 2023!
If you’re a woman working in any Government Office/Board/Corporation/Educational Institution in H.P, you’re in for a treat. These extra Gazetted Holidays are especially for you and are covered under Section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act 1881. Even daily waged employees can look forward to these Holidays. Happy Holidays, ladies!
|Sr. No.||Holiday||Date||Saka Date||Day of week|
|1||Raksha Bandhan||30th August||Bhadra 8||Wednesday|
|2||Karva Chauth||Olst November||Kartika 10||Wednesday|
|3||Bhai Duj||15th November||Kartika 24||Wednesday|
HP Govt Restricted Holidays for the Calendar Year-2023
|S.N.||Holiday||Date||Saka Date||Day of week|
|1.||New Year’s Day||1st January||Pausha 11||Sunday|
|2.||Lohri||13th January||Pausha 23||Friday|
|3.||Makar Sankranti||14th January||Pausha 24||Saturday|
|4.||Basant Panchami||26th January||Magha 06||Thursday|
|5.||Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti||15th February||Magha 26||Wednesday|
|6.||Mahavir Jayanti||04th April||Chaitra 14||Tuesday|
|7.||Easter Sunday||09th April||Chaitra 19||Sunday|
|8.||Ganesh Chaturthi||19th September||Bhadra 28||Tuesday|
|9.||Maha Ashtami||22nd October||Asvina 30||Sunday|
|10.||Govardhan Puja||13th November||Kartika 22||Monday|
|11.||Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day||24th November||Agrahayana 03||Friday|
|12.||Christmas Eve||24th December||Pausha 03||Sunday|
HP Govt Gazetted Holidays under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 for the Calendar Year 2023
|S.N.||Holiday||Date||Saka Date||Day of week|
|1.||Republic Day||26th January||Magha 06||Thursday|
|2.||Maha Shivratri||18th February||Magha 29||Saturday|
|3.||Holi||8th March||Phalguna 17||Wednesday|
|4.||Ram Navami||30th March||Chaitra 09||Thursday|
|5.||Himachal Day||15th April||Chaitra 25||Saturday|
|6.||Budha Purnima||5th May||Vaissakha 15||Friday|
|7.||Maharana Pratap Jayanti||22nd May||Jayeshta 01||Monday|
|8.||Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)||29th June||Ashadha 08||Thursday|
|9.||Muharram||29th July||Sravana 07||Saturday|
|10.||Independence Day||15th August||Sravana 24||Tuesday|
|11.||Janmashtami (Vaishnva)||7th September||Bhadra 16||Thursday|
|12.||Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday||2nd October||Asvina 10||Monday|
|13.||Dussehra||24th October||Kartika 02||Tuesday|
|14.||Diwali (Deepavali)||12th November||Kartika 21||Sunday|
|15.||Guru Nanak’s Birthday||27th November||Agarhayana 06||Monday|
|16.||Christmas Day||25th December||Pausha 04||Monday|