Holiday Calendar 2023 India
The year 2023 is a special year for India as it marks the 76th anniversary of the country’s independence. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the government has declared a list of holidays for the year. This list includes both gazetted and state government holidays, as well as stock market trading and NEFT RTGS holidays. School, college, and university holidays are also included in the list. The holiday list in India 2023 provides a wide range of holidays for people to enjoy. All of these holidays provide opportunities for people to enjoy their time off from work or school and to spend time with family and friends.
Holiday Calendar September 2023
September 2023 has a total of 30 days, starting on Friday, September 1, and ending on Saturday, September 30. There are five Saturdays and four Sundays in the month. Various holidays will be observed in September 2023, including Sri Krishna Janmashtami on September 6 (Wednesday), Janmashtami (Shravan Vad-8)/Sri Krishna Ashtami on September 7 (Thursday), and Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata/Vinayaka Chathurthi on September 18 (Monday). Ganesh Chaturthi/Samvatsari (Chaturthi Paksha) will be celebrated on September 19 (Tuesday), followed by Ganesh Chaturthi (2nd day)/Nuakhai on September 20 (Wednesday). Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day is observed on September 22 (Friday), while Maharaja Hari Singh Ji’s birthday is celebrated on September 23 (Saturday). Additionally, Janmotsav of Srimanta Sankardeva will be observed on September 25 (Monday). Milad-i-Sherif (Birthday of Prophet Muhammed) will be observed on September 27 (Wednesday), while Eid-E-Milad/Eid-e-Meeladunnabi – (Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday) (Bara Vafat) will be celebrated on September 28 (Thursday). Finally, Indrajatra/Friday following Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi will be observed on September 29 (Friday).
|September 2023 Holiday Calendar|
Gazetted, National, Restricted, and Public Holiday List in India September 2023
- Sri Krishna Janmashtami: 6.9.2023 (Wednesday)
- Sri Krishna Ashtami: 7.9.2023 (Thursday)
- Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata/Vinayaka Chathurthi: 18.9.2023 (Monday)
- Ganesh Chaturthi/Samvatsari (Chaturthi Paksha): 19.9.2023 (Tuesday)
- Ganesh Chaturthi (2nd day)/Nuakhai: 20.9.2023 (Wednesday)
- Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day: 22.9.2023 (Friday)
- Birthday of Maharaja Hari Singh Ji: 23.9.2023 (Saturday)
- Janmotsav of Srimanta Sankardeva: 25.9.2023 (Monday)
- Milad-i-Sherif (Birthday of Prophet Muhammed): 27.9.2023 (Wednesday)
- Eid-E-Milad/Eid-e-Meeladunnabi – (Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday) (Bara Vafat): 28.9.2023 (Thursday)
- Indrajatra/Friday following Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi: 29.9.2023 (Friday)
Holiday Calendar October 2023
Please find below the holiday calendar for the month of October 2023, which has a total of 31 days. The month starts on Sunday and ends on Tuesday, with a total of four and five Saturdays and Sundays respectively. Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti falls on the 2nd of October 2023, which is a Monday. Mahalaya is on the 14th of October 2023, which is a Saturday, and Kati Bihu is on the 18th of October 2023, which falls on a Wednesday.
Durga Puja (Maha Saptami) is on the 21st of October 2023, which is a Saturday, and Dusshera (Mahanavami), Ayudha Pooja, Durga Puja, and Vijaya Dasami all fall on the 23rd of October 2023, which is a Monday. Dusshera (Vijaya Dashmi), Durga Puja, and Durga Puja (Dasain) are on the 24th and 25th of October 2023, which fall on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively. Durga Puja (Dasain) continues until the 27th of October 2023, which is a Friday. Lakshmi Puja falls on the 28th of October 2023, which is a Saturday, while Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Birthday is on the 31st of October 2023, which falls on a Tuesday.
|October 2023 Holiday Calendar|
Gazetted, National, Restricted, and Public Holiday List in India October 2023
- 24.10.2023 – Dussehra
- 21.10.2023 – Dussehra (Saptami)
- 22.10.2023 – Dussehra (Maha Ashtami)
- 23.10.2023 – Dussehra (Maha Navami)
- 28.10.2023 – Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday
- 02.10.2023 – Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
- Mahalaya: 14.10.2023 (Saturday)
- Kati Bihu: 18.10.2023 (Wednesday)
- Durga Puja (Maha Saptami): 21.10.2023 (Saturday)
- Ayudha Pooja 23.10.2023 (Monday)
- Durga Puja 23.10.2023 (Monday)
- Vijaya Dasami: 23.10.2023 (Monday)
- Vijaya Dashmi: 24.10.2023 (Tuesday)
- Durga Puja: 24.10.2023 (Tuesday)
- Durga Puja (Dasain): 25.10.2023 (Wednesday)
- Durga Puja (Dasain): 26.10.2023 (Thursday)
- Accession Day: 26.10.2023 (Thursday)
- Durga Puja (Dasain): 27.10.2023 (Friday)
- Lakshmi Puja: 28.10.2023 (Saturday)
- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Birthday: 31.10.2023 (Tuesday)
Holiday Calendar November 2023
November 2023 has a total of 30 days, with Wednesday being the first day and Thursday being the last. There are four Saturdays and four Sundays in this month. Several holidays and festivals will be celebrated during November 2023, including Kannada Rajyothsava, Karva Chauth, Wangala Festival, Govardhan Pooja, Laxmi Puja (Deepawali), Diwali, Diwali (Bali Pratipada), Deepavali, Vikram Samvant New Year Day, Bhaidooj/Chitragupt Jayanti, Ningol Chakkouba, Bhratridwitiya, Chhath (Morning Arghya), Seng Kutsnem, Egaas-Bagwaal, Guru Nanak Jayanti, Karthika Purnima, Rahas Purnima, and Kanakadasa Jayanthi.
|November 2023 Holiday Calendar|
Gazetted, National, Restricted, and Public Holiday List in India November 2023
- 12.11.2023 – Diwali (Deepavali)
- 27.11.2023 – Guru Nanak’s Birthday
- 01.11.2023 – Karaka Chaturthi (Karwa Chouth)
- 12.11.2023 – Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chauth)
- 13.11.2023 – Govardhan Puja
- 15.11.2023 – Bhai Duj
- 19.11.2023 – Pratihar Shashthi or Surya Shashthi (Chhat Puja)
- Kannada Rajyothsava: 1.11.2023 (Wednesday)
- Wangala Festival: 10.11.2023 (Friday)
- Laxmi Puja (Deepawali) 13.11.2023 (Monday)
- Diwali: 13.11.2023 (Monday)
- Diwali (Bali Pratipada): 14.11.2023 (Tuesday)
- Deepavali: 14.11.2023 (Tuesday)
- Vikram Samvant New Year Day: 14.11.2023 (Tuesday)
- Laxmi Puja: 14.11.2023 (Tuesday)
- Laxmi Puja (Deepawali): 15.11.2023 (Wednesday)
- Ningol Chakkouba: 15.11.2023 (Wednesday)
- Bhratridwitiya: 15.11.2023 (Wednesday)
- Chhath (Morning Arghya): 20.11.2023 (Monday)
- Seng Kutsnem: 23.11.2023 (Thursday)
- Egaas-Bagwaal: 23.11.2023 (Thursday)
- Karthika Purnima: 27.11.2023 (Monday)
- Rahas Purnima: 27.11.2023 (Monday)
- Kanakadasa Jayanthi: 30.11.2023 (Thursday)
Holiday Calendar December 2023
The December 2023 holiday calendar spans 31 days, beginning on Friday and concluding on Sunday. Saturdays and Sundays are equally divided with five days each. The calendar includes several notable events, such as the Feast of St. Francis Xavier on December 4th, Pa-Togan Nengminja Sangma on December 12th, Losoong/Namsoong on December 13th and 14th, the Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham on December 18th, Goa Liberation Day on December 19th, Christmas on December 25th, Christmas Celebration on December 26th, and U Kiang Nangbah on December 30th.
|December 2023 Holiday Calendar|
Gazetted, National, Restricted, and Public Holiday List in India December 2023
- 24.12.2023 – Guru Tegh Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day
- 24.12.2023 – Christmas Eve
- 25.12.2023 – Christmas Day
Holiday Calendar January 2023
Please find below the holiday calendar for the month of January 2023. The month comprises 31 days and starts on Sunday, January 1st, 2023, and ends on Tuesday, January 31st, 2023. There are four Saturdays and five Sundays in the month.
Here are the notable holidays and celebrations in January 2023:
– New Year’s Celebration: January 2nd, 2023
– Imoinu Iratpa: January 3rd, 2023
– Gaan-Ngai: January 4th, 2023
– Missionary Day: January 11th, 2023
– Birthday of Swami Vivekananda: January 12th, 2023
– Thiruvalluvar Day: January 16th, 2023
– Uzhavar Thirunal: January 17th, 2023
– Netaji’s Birth day: January 23rd, 2023
– Republic Day: January 26th, 2023
– Saraswati Puja (Shree Panchami): January 26th, 2023.
|January 2023 Holiday Calendar|
Gazetted, National, Restricted, and Public Holiday List in India January 2023
- 26.01.2023 – Basant Panchami, Sri Panchami
- 01.01.2023 – New Year’s Day
- 14.01.2023 – Makar Sankranti, Magha Bihu
- 15.01.2023 – Pongal
- 26.01.2023 – Republic Day
Holiday Calendar February 2023
The February 2023 holiday calendar consists of 28 days, beginning on Wednesday, February 1st, and ending on Tuesday, February 28th. There are a total of four Saturdays and four Sundays in the month. Notable holidays during this time include Lui-Ngai-Ni on February 15th, Mahashivratri (Maha Vad-14)/Sivarathri on February 18th, State Day on February 20th, and Losar on February 21st.
|February 2023 Holiday Calendar|
Gazetted, National, Restricted, and Public Holiday List in India February 2023
- 05.02.2023 – Hazarat Ali’s Birthday, Guru Ravi Das’s Birthday
- 15.02.2023 – Birthday of Swami Dayananda Saraswati
- 18.02.2023 – Maha Shivratri
- 19.02.2023 – Shivaji Jayanti
Holiday Calendar March 2023
March 2023 has a total of 31 days, with the first day of the month landing on a Wednesday and the last day landing on a Friday. There are four Saturdays and four Sundays in the month. Several holidays are celebrated throughout March 2023, including Chapchar Kut on March 3rd, Holi, Holika Dahan, Dhulandi, Dol Jatra, and Attukal Pongala on March 7th. The second day of Holi is observed on March 8th, along with Dhuleti and Yaosang 2nd Day. Holi is also celebrated on March 9th. Other holidays in March 2023 include Gudi Padwa, Ugadi Festival, Bihar Divas, Sajibu Nongmapanba (Cheiraoba), Telugu New Year’s Day, and 1st Navratra on March 22nd. Shaheedi Diwas of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh Ji, Sukhdev Ji, and Rajguru Ji is observed on March 23rd, Sarhul on March 24th, and Shree Ram Navami (Chaite Dashain) on March 30th.
|March 2023 Holiday Calendar|
Gazetted, National, Restricted, and Public Holiday List in India March 2023
- 08.03.2023 – Holi
- 30.03.2023 – Ram Navami
- 07.03.2023 – Holika Dahan, Dolyatra
- 22.03.2023 – Chaitra Sukladi, Gudi Padava, Ugadi, Cheti Chand
Holiday Calendar April 2023
The month of April in the year 2023 has a total of 30 days with the first day being on a Saturday and the last day on a Sunday. The month consists of five Saturdays and four Sundays. The banks are scheduled to close their yearly accounts on 1st April 2023. Other notable holidays for this month include Mahavir Jayanti on 3rd and 4th April, Babu Jagjivan Ram’s Birthday on 5th April, Good Friday on 7th April, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti on the 14th April, Bohag Bihu, Cheiraoba, Vaisakhi, Baisakhi, Tamil New Year’s Day, Maha Bisubha Sankranti, Biju Festival and Buisu Festival all falling on 14th April, Vishu and Himachal Day on 15th April, Bengali New Year’s Day (Nababarsha) on 15th April, Shab-l-Qadr on 18th April, Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Eid), Garia Puja and Jumat-ul-Vida on 21st April and lastly Ramzan Eid (Eid-Ul-Fitr) on 22nd April.
|April 2023 Holiday Calendar|
Gazetted, National, Restricted, and Public Holiday List in India April 2023
- 04.04.2023 – Mahavir Jayanti
- 07.04.2023 – Good Friday
- 22.04.2023 – Id-ul-Fitr
- 09.04.2023 – Easter Sunday
- Banks to close yearly accounts: 1.4.2023
- Babu Jagjivan Ram’s Birthday: 5.4.2023
- Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti: 14.4.2023
- Bohag Bihu: 14.4.2023
- Cheiraoba: 14.4.2023
- Vaisakhi: 14.4.2023
- Baisakhi: 14.4.2023
- Tamil New Year’s Day: 14.4.2023
- Maha Bisubha Sankranti: 14.4.2023
- Biju Festival: 14.4.2023
- Buisu Festival: 14.4.2023
- Vishu: 15.4.2023
- Bohag Bihu: 15.4.2023
- Himachal Day: 15.4.2023
- Bengali New Year’s Day (Nababarsha): 15.4.2023
- Shab-l-Qadr: 18.4.2023
- Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Eid): 21.4.2023
- Garia Puja: 21.4.2023
- Jumat-ul-Vida: 21.4.2023
- Ramzan Eid (Eid-Ul-Fitr): 22.4.2023
Holiday Calendar May 2023
The May 2023 holiday calendar consists of 31 days, with Monday being the first day of the month and Wednesday being the last. Saturdays and Sundays occur four times each during the month. The calendar includes several important holidays: Maharashtra Day/May Day on May 1st, Buddha Purnima on May 5th, the Birthday of Rabindranath Tagore on May 9th, State Day on May 16th, and Maharana Pratap Jayanti on May 22nd. Additional holiday information for May 2023 can be found by selecting “View More Holidays”.
|May 2023 Holiday Calendar|
Gazetted, National, Restricted, and Public Holiday List in India May 2023
- Maharashtra Day: 1.5.2023 (Monday)
- May Day: 1.5.2023 (Monday)
- Buddha Purnima: 5.5.2023 (Friday)
- Birthday of Rabindranath Tagore: 9.5.2023 (Thursday)
- State Day: 16.5.2023 (Monday)
- Maharana Pratap Jayanti: 22.5.2023 (Monday)
Holiday Calendar June 2023
The month of June in 2023 consists of a total of 30 days, with Thursday marking the first day and Friday being the final day. Saturdays and Sundays are present in equal numbers, with a total of four each. Throughout the month, various holidays will be observed, including Y.M.A. Day/Raja Sankranti on June 15th (Monday), Kang (Rathajatra)/Ratha Yatra on June 20th (Saturday), Kharchi Puja on June 26th (Friday), Bakri Eid (Eid-Ul-Zuha) on June 28th (Monday), Bakri Eid (Eid-Ul-Adha) on June 29th (Tuesday), and Remna Ni/Id-Ul-Zuha on June 30th (Wednesday). For additional holidays in May of 2023, please refer to the calendar.
|June 2023 Holiday Calendar|
Gazetted, National, Restricted, and Public Holiday List in India June 2023
- Y.M.A. Day/Raja Sankranti: 15.6.2023 (Thursday)
- Kang (Rathajatra): 20.6.2023 (Tuesday)
- Ratha Yatra: 20.6.2023 (Tuesday)
- Kharchi Puja: 26.6.2023 (Monday)
- Bakri Eid (Eid-Ul-Zuha): 28.6.2023 (Wednesday)
- Bakri Eid (Eid-Ul-Adha): 29.6.2023 (Thursday)
- Remna Ni: 30.6.2023 (Friday)
- Id-Ul-Zuha: 30.6.2023 (Friday)
Holiday Calendar July 2023
The calendar for the month of July 2023 comprises of 31 days, with Saturday being the first day of the month and Monday being the last. There will be a total of five Saturdays and five Sundays in July 2023. The following holidays will be observed during this month: Guru Hargobind Ji’s Birthday on Wednesday, 5th July 2023, MHIP Day on Thursday, 6th July 2023, Ker Puja on Tuesday, 11th July 2023, Bhanu Jayanti on Thursday, 13th July 2023, U Tirot Sing Day on Monday, 17th July 2023, Drukpa Tshe-zi on Friday, 21st July 2023, Ashoora on Friday, 28th July 2023, and Muharram (Tajiya) on Saturday, 29th July 2023.
|July 2023 Holiday Calendar|
Gazetted, National, Restricted, and Public Holiday List in India July 2023
- Guru Hargobind Ji’s Birthday: 5.7.2023
- MHIP Day: 6.7.2023
- Ker Puja: 11.7.2023
- Bhanu Jayanti: 13.7.2023
- U Tirot Sing Day: 17.7.2023
- Drukpa Tshe-zi: 21.7.2023
- Ashoora: 28.7.2023
- Muharram (Tajiya): 29.7.2023
Holiday Calendar August 2023
The August 2023 holiday calendar consists of 31 days, starting on Tuesday, August 1st and ending on Thursday, August 31st. During this month, there will be four Saturdays and four Sundays. Several holidays will be observed throughout the month, including Tendong Lho Rum Faat on August 8th, Independence Day on August 15th, Parsi New Year (Shahenshahi) on August 16th, Tithi of Srimanta Sankardeva on August 18th, First Onam on August 28th, Thiruvonam on August 29th, Raksha Bandhan on August 30th, and Raksha Bandhan/Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi/Pang-Lhabsol on August 31st.
|August 2023 Holiday Calendar|
Gazetted, National, Restricted, and Public Holiday List in India August 2023
- 16.08.2023 – Parsi New Year’s Day, Nauraj
- 20.08.2023 – Vinayaka Chaturthi
- 29.08.2023 – Onam or Thiru Onam Day
- 30.08.2023 – Raksha Bandhan
- 15.08.2023 – Independence Day
Tamil Month Calendar 2023
The Tamil Month Calendar for the year 2023 has been provided in English Month-Wise format. The calendar displays the Tamil months corresponding to each English month. For instance, March/April is referred to as Chithirai in Tamil, April/May as Vaikaasi, May/June as Aani, June/July as Aadi, July/August as Aavani, August/September as Purattaasi, September/October as Aippasi, October/November as Karthikai, November/December as Maargazhi, December/January as Thai, January/February as Maasi, and February/March as Panguni.
|English Month||Tamil Month|
|December 2023-January 2024||Thai|
All Bank Holidays 2023 India
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recently released the official list of bank holidays for the year 2023 in India, which applies to both public sector and private banks. The list includes holidays observed by major banks such as State Bank of India (SBI), Punjab National Bank (PNB), HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Federal Bank, TNCB Bank, Union Bank, and Canara Bank. For more information on the specific holiday schedules for each bank, please refer to the links provided.
|SBI Bank Holiday List 2023||Click Here|
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|ICICI Bank Holiday List 2023||Click Here|
|IOB Bank Holiday List 2023||Click Here|
|Axis Holiday List 2023||Click Here|
|Federal Bank Holiday List 2023||Click Here|
|PNB Bank Holiday List 2023||Click Here|
|Bank of Baroda Holiday List 2023||Click Here|
|Union Bank Holiday List 2023||Click Here|
|Canara Bank Holiday List 2023||Click Here|
|All India Bank Holiday List 2023||Click Here|
List of Gazetted, Restricted, and National Holidays 2023 in India
The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), which is the nodal department of the Indian Government, has recently released an important notice concerning holidays for Central Government offices in Delhi/New Delhi. The order provides guidelines, rules, and regulations for finalizing the holidays for Central Government offices around India. Each year in June, DoPT releases a notification for the holidays that will be observed by Central Government Employees in the following year. This serves as a base declaration of holidays for all Government offices in India. The nomination committee members (CGEWCC) will finalize and publish the list of holidays for the CG offices located in the State, as per DoPT’s instructions. On 16th June 2021, DoPT issued a notification regarding the holidays to be observed in the year 2023 for Central Government administrative offices situated in Delhi/New Delhi. You may click on the provided link to view the order. [Click to view the order]
List of State Government Holidays in India 2023
Please find below the comprehensive catalog of state government holidays in India for the year 2023. On these occasions, state government offices, schools, and colleges will remain closed. It is important to note that certain private businesses and organizations may choose to operate on these days despite the holiday schedule.
List of Stock Market Trading and NEFT RTGS Holidays in India 2023
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) will remain closed for trading on the following days in 2023: January 1 (New Year’s Day), January 26 (Republic Day), April 6 (Good Friday), May 1 (Labour Day), August 15 (Independence Day), October 2 (Gandhi Jayanti), November 8 (Diwali – Balipratipada), December 25 (Christmas). In addition, there will be no trading on Saturdays and Sundays. The stock markets will also be closed on certain other days, as declared by the exchanges in advance
How many holidays in October 2023?
As per the DoPT office memorandum, 4 gazetted holidays and 9 restricted holidays are declared in the month of October 2023.
How many Gazetted holidays for Central Govt offices in 2023?
As per the DoPT notification, 17 days are declared as Gazetted holidays for Central Government Offices located in Delhi/New Delhi during the year 2023.
How many Restricted holidays for Central Govt offices in 2023?
As per the DoPT notification, 36 days are declared as Restricted holidays for Central Government Offices located in Delhi/New Delhi during the year 2023.
How many Saturdays and Sundays in 2023?
There are 53 Saturdays and 52 Sundays in the year 2023 [View more].