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Public Holidays in Sikkim in 2017

Sikkim Upcoming Public Holidays in Sikkim

Durga Puja
Durga Puja

28 September 2017 This Regional holiday is in 39 days. Hindu festival in South Asia that celebrates worship of the Hindu goddess Durga

Vijaya Dashami
Dussehra

30 September 2017 This Regional holiday is in 41 days. The festival of Dusseha symbolizes the triumph of good over evil in the legend of Rama ...

Mahatma Gandhi Birthday
Mahatma Gandhi Birthday

2 October 2017 This National holiday is in 43 days. Gandhi Jayanti is a national holiday celebrated across India to mark the birthday of Ma...

India National and Regional Public holidays of Sikkim in 2017

DayDateHolidayComments
Sunday January 01 New Years Day Arunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu only
Saturday January 14 Pongal Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Thursday January 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Saturday January 28 Losar Sikkim only. Tibetan New Year
Monday March 13 Holi
Saturday April 01 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Tuesday April 04 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Friday April 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Tuesday May 16 Sikkim State Day Sikkim only
Monday June 26 Idul Fitr Many states
Wednesday July 19 State Holiday Sikkim only. For funeral of former CM Bhandari
Monday August 14 Janmashtami Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Tuesday August 15 Independence Day
Thursday September 28 Durga Puja Mahastami. Odisha, Sikkim, Tripura, West Bengal
Saturday September 30 Vijaya Dashami Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu. Dussehra
Monday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Wednesday October 18 Deewali Deepawali

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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