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2017: punjab

punjab, India National public holidays of punjab, India in 2017

DayDateHolidayComments
Thursday January 05 Jan 5 Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti 350th Birthday of the tenth Sikh Guru
Thursday January 26 Jan 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Wednesday February 01 Feb 1 Vasant Panchami Haryana, Odisha,Tripura, Punjab , West Bengal
Friday February 10 Feb 10 Guru Ravidas Birthday Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab only
Saturday February 25 Feb 25 Maha Shivratri Punjab
Sunday March 12 Mar 12 Doljatra Holi Dahan. Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal.
Thursday March 23 Mar 23 Shaheedi Diwas of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev Haryana, Punjab only
Saturday April 01 Apr 1 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Wednesday April 05 Apr 5 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Saturday April 08 Apr 8 Public Holiday Punjab. Birth anniversary of Guru Nabha Das
Sunday April 09 Apr 9 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Thursday April 13 Apr 13 Vaisakhi Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Saturday April 29 Apr 29 Lord Parshuram Jayanti Punjab only
Monday May 01 May 1 May Day Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal only
Monday May 29 May 29 Guru Arjun Dev Martyrdom day Punjab Only
Friday June 09 Jun 9 Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti Gazetted holiday in Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab.
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Idul Fitr Many states
Monday July 31 Jul 31 Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham Singh Punjab only
Tuesday August 15 Aug 15 Independence Day
Tuesday August 15 Aug 15 Janmashtami
Tuesday August 22 Aug 22 Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Punjab only
Wednesday August 30 Aug 30 Birthday of Baba Sri Chand Ji Punjab only
Saturday September 02 Sep 2 Idul Juha Eid al-Adha
Tuesday September 12 Sep 12 Saragarhi Day State holiday in Punjab
Thursday September 21 Sep 21 Maharaja Agrasen Jayanati Haryana, Punjab only
Friday September 29 Sep 29 Dussehra Punjab
Monday October 02 Oct 2 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Thursday October 05 Oct 5 Maharishi Valmiki Birthday Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Punjab.
Saturday October 07 Oct 7 Parkash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji Punjab only
Thursday October 19 Oct 19 Deewali Maharashtra(Laxmi Pujan)
Saturday November 04 Nov 4 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Thursday November 23 Nov 23 Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji Punjab only

Key

National Holiday
Regional Holiday
Not a Public Holiday

Notes

  • Only the secular holidays of Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday are observed nationally.
  • Public holidays in India tend to be observed on a strictly regional basis. The above dates are Government of India holidays, when government offices will be closed nationwide. In addition, there are numerous festivals and fairs which are also observed in some states as holidays, the dates of which change from year to year.
  • Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given above are the latest known dates.
  • Although not government official holidays, Christmas Day and New Year's Day are observed nationally.

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