List of gazetted and restricted holidays 2018 declared by Himachal Government

North Gazette News/ Shimla
Himachal Pradesh government has released the list of Gazetted and Restricted holidays for the year 2018. In an notification issued the state government has released the detail of gazetted holidays and Restricted holidays which is as under

Gazetted Holidays Restricted Holidays
January January
25th Jan Statehood Day 1st Jan New Year’s Day
26th Jan Republic Day 14th Jan Makar Sankranti / Lohri
31st Jan Guru Ravidas’s Birthday 22nd Jan Basant Panchami
February February
14th Feb Maha Shivratri 10th Feb Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
March March
2nd Mar Holi 29th Mar Mahavir Jayanti
25th Mar Ram Navami – –
30th Mar Good Friday – –
April April
14th Apr Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Birthday 1st Apr Easter Sunday
15th Apr Himachal Day 14th Apr Baisakhi
18th Apr Parshu Ram Jayanti – –
30th Apr Budha Purnima – –
May May
– – – –
June June
16th Jun Id-ul-Fitr / Maharana Pratap Jayanti – –
28th Jun Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti (Prakat Diwas) – –
July July
– – – –
August August
15th Aug Independence Day 26th Aug # Raksha Bandhan
22nd Aug Idul Zuha (Bakrid) – –
September September
3rd Sep Janmashtami – –
21st Sep Muharram – –
October October (List of gazetted and restricted holidays declared by Himachal government for the year 2018)
2nd Oct Mahatma Gandhi Birthday 17th Oct Maha Ashtami
19th Oct Dussehra 27th Oct * Karva Chauth
24th Oct Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday – –
November November
7th Nov Diwali 8th Nov Govardhan Puja
23th Nov Guru Nanak’s Birthday 9th Nov * Bhai Duj
– – 24th Nov Guru Teg Bahadur Martyrdom Day
December December
25th Dec
Christmas Day 24th Dec Christmas Eve
It is to be noted that Raksha Bandhan, Bhai Duj and Karwa Chauth declared as Gazetted Holidays for women employees of State Government (Hiamchal Pradesh Government) for the year 2018.
# Gazetted Holidays within Municipal Limits.

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