HP Govt Gazetted Holidays for the Calendar Year-2023 pdf

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.

Welcome to our website! We have all the correct and up-to-date information about gazetted holidays and other holidays that are declared by the state government. You can rely on us to help you plan your time off with ease.


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 NameDateSaka DateDay of Week
1Statehood Day25th JanuaryMagha 05Wednesday
2Republic Day26th JanuaryMagha 06Thursday
3Guru Ravidas’s Birthday05th FebruaryMagha 16Sunday
4Maha Shivratri18th FebruaryMagha 29Saturday
5Holi08th MarchPhalguna 17Wednesday
6Ram Navami30th MarchChaitra 09Thursday
7Good Friday07th AprilChaitra 17Friday
8Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Birthday14th AprilChaitra 24Friday
9Himachal Day15th AprilChaitra 25Saturday
10Parshuram Jayanti/Id-ul-Fitr22nd AprilVaisakha 02Saturday
11Budha Purnima05th MayVaisakha 15Friday
12Maharana Pratap Jayanti22nd MayJayeshtha 01Monday
13Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti04th JuneJayeshtha 14Sunday
14Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)29th JuneAshadha 08Thursday
15Muharram29th JulySravana 07Saturday
16Independence Day15th AugustSravana 24Tuesday
17Janmashtami (Vaishnva)07th SeptemberBhadra 16Thursday
18Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday2nd OctoberAsvina 10Monday
19Dussehra24th OctoberKartika 02Tuesday
20Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday28th OctoberKartika 06Saturday
21Diwali (Deepavali)12th NovemberKartika 21Sunday
22Guru Nanak’s Birthday27th NovemberAgarhayana 06Monday


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.HolidayDateSaka DateDay of week
1Raksha Bandhan30th AugustBhadra 8Wednesday
2Karva ChauthOlst NovemberKartika 10Wednesday
3Bhai Duj15th NovemberKartika 24Wednesday

HP Govt Restricted Holidays for the Calendar Year-2023

S.N.HolidayDateSaka DateDay of week
1.New Year’s Day1st January Pausha 11Sunday
2.Lohri13th January Pausha 23Friday
3.Makar Sankranti14th January Pausha 24Saturday
4.Basant Panchami26th JanuaryMagha 06Thursday
5.Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti15th FebruaryMagha 26Wednesday
6.Mahavir Jayanti04th April Chaitra 14Tuesday
7.Easter Sunday09th April Chaitra 19Sunday
8.Ganesh Chaturthi19th SeptemberBhadra 28Tuesday
9.Maha Ashtami22nd OctoberAsvina 30Sunday
10.Govardhan Puja13th NovemberKartika 22Monday
11.Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day24th November Agrahayana 03Friday
12.Christmas Eve24th DecemberPausha 03Sunday

HP Govt Gazetted Holidays under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 for the Calendar Year 2023

S.N.HolidayDateSaka DateDay of week
1.Republic Day26th JanuaryMagha 06Thursday
2.Maha Shivratri18th FebruaryMagha 29Saturday
3.Holi8th MarchPhalguna 17Wednesday
4.Ram Navami30th MarchChaitra 09Thursday
5.Himachal Day15th AprilChaitra 25Saturday
6.Budha Purnima5th MayVaissakha 15Friday
7.Maharana Pratap Jayanti22nd MayJayeshta 01Monday
8.Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)29th JuneAshadha 08Thursday
9.Muharram29th JulySravana 07Saturday
10.Independence Day15th AugustSravana 24Tuesday
11.Janmashtami (Vaishnva)7th SeptemberBhadra 16Thursday
12.Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday2nd OctoberAsvina 10Monday
13.Dussehra24th OctoberKartika 02Tuesday
14.Diwali (Deepavali)12th NovemberKartika 21Sunday
15.Guru Nanak’s Birthday27th NovemberAgarhayana 06Monday
16.Christmas Day25th DecemberPausha 04Monday

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