Tamil Nadu is the southern-most state of India, known for its Tamil-speaking population and rich history shaped by various rulers. Tamil Nadu has 38 districts and 226 Taluks administrated by officers of the Indian Administrative Service. The districts are further divided into 76 Revenue Divisions and 16,564 Revenue villages. Cities and towns are administered by Municipal corporations and Municipalities, while rural areas are governed by district panchayats, panchayat unions, and village panchayats.
Holidays in Tamil Nadu 2023
Tamil Nadu celebrates Pongal, the Tamil New Year, Aadi Perukku, and other festivals for local gods. Major Hindu festivals like Deepavali, Ayudha Poojai, Saraswathi Poojai, Ayya Vaikunda Avataram, Krishna Jayanthi, and Vinayaka Chathurthi, as well as Muslim festivals like Eid ul-Fitr, Bakrid, Milad un Nabi, and Muharram, and Christian festivals like Christmas, Good Friday, and Easter are also celebrated. The Mahamagam bathing festival is held once in 12 years in Kumbakonam. Tamil Nadu Government has released the public and bank holiday list every year. The Tamil Nadu government has released a holiday notification for 2023 stating that all government offices, schools, banks, PSU units and private sector offices will follow it.
TN Government Public Holiday List 2023
The government of Tamil Nadu has recently announced the public holiday list for the year 2023. This list is available in a downloadable PDF format and can be accessed through a designated link. The public holiday schedule for the year 2023 is outlined in the TN Govt G.O.(Ms.) No.682, which was issued on 11th October 2022. This government order pertains to the public holidays that are applicable to all commercial banks, including co-operative banks, and state government offices in Tamil Nadu. These public holidays are in accordance with the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.
|1 January 2023||Sunday||New Year’s Day|
|15 January 2023||Sunday||Pongal|
|15 January 2023||Sunday||Thiruvalluvar Day|
|16 January 2023||Monday||Uzhavar Thirunal|
|26 January 2023||Thursday||Republic Day|
|22 March 2023||Wednesday||Telugu New Year|
|4 April 2023||Tuesday||Mahavir Jayanti|
|7 April 2023||Friday||Good Friday|
|14 April 2023||Friday||Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti|
|14 April 2023||Friday||Tamil New Year|
|22 April 2023||Saturday||Idul Fitr|
|1 May 2023||Monday||May Day|
|29 June 2023||Thursday||Bakrid / Eid al Adha|
|29 July 2023||Saturday||Muharram|
|15 August 2023||Tuesday||Independence Day|
|7 September 2023||Thursday||Januarymashtami|
|19 September 2023||Tuesday||Ganesh Chaturthi|
|28 September 2023||Thursday||Eid e Milad|
|2 October 2023||Monday||Gandhi Jayanti|
|23 October 2023||Monday||Maha Navami|
|24 October 2023||Tuesday||Vijaya Dashami|
|12 November 2023||Sunday||Deepavali|
|25 December 2023||Monday||Christmas Day|
CG Office Holidays 2023 in TN
The Department of Personnel and Training has released the list of holidays for Central Government Offices in Delhi for 2023, which will also be applicable for Central Government employees in Tamil Nadu. The State Committee of CGEWCC will decide on the list of holidays for the year.
Tamil Nadu Bank Holiday List 2023
The Government of Tamil Nadu has issued an order in relation to the observance of holidays for the year 2023. The public holidays identified under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Central Act XXVI of 1881) are listed in the notification appended to this order, and will be published in the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette. Additionally, all offices under the control of the Government of Tamil Nadu will be closed on the dates specified in the notification, with the exception of the Annual Closing of Bank Accounts on April 1, 2023, and all Saturdays and Sundays in 2023. It should be noted that these public holidays will also apply to all State Government Undertakings/Corporations/Boards. Moreover, under the “Explanation” to section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Central Act XXVI of 1881), and pursuant to Notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, No.20-25-26, Public-1, dated June 8, 1957, Tamil Nadu’s government has declared that in addition to Sundays, certain days will be public holidays for the year 2023; however, this applies only to Commercial Banks and Co-operative Banks in Tamil Nadu.
TN Govt Holidays in January 2023
01.01.2023 – Sunday – New Year’s Day
15.01.2023 – Sunday – Pongal
16.01.2023 – Monday – Thiruvalluvar Day
17.01.2023 – Tuesday – Uzhavar Thirunal
26.01.2023 – Thursday – Republic Day
TN Govt Holidays in February 2023
05.02.2023 – Sunday – Thai Poosam (Thaipusam)
TN Govt Holidays in March 2023
22.03.2023 – Wednesday – Telugu New Year’s Day
TN Govt Holidays in April 2023
01.04.2023 – Saturday – *Annual closing of Accounts for Commercial Banks & Co-operative Banks
04.04.2023 – Tuesday – Mahavir Jayanti
07.04.2023 – Friday – Good Friday
14.04.2023 – Friday – Tamil New Year’s Day, Dr. Ambedkar’s Birthday
22.04.2023 – Saturday – Ramzan (Eid ul Fitr)
TN Govt Holidays in May 2023
01.05.2023 – Monday – May Day
TN Govt Holidays in June 2023
29.06.2023 – Thursday – Bakrid (Eid al Adha)
TN Govt Holidays in July 2023
29.07.2023 – Saturday – Muharram
TN Govt Holidays in August 2023
15.08.2023 – Tuesday – Independence Day
TN Govt Holidays in September 2023
06.09.2023 – Wednesday – Krishna Jayanthi
17.09.2023 – Sunday – Vinayakar Chaturthi
28.09.2023 – Thursday – Milad-un-Nabi
TN Govt Holidays in October 2023
02.10.2023 – Monday – Gandhi Jayanti
23.10.2023 – Monday – Ayutha Pooja
24.10.2023 – Tuesday – Vijaya Dasami
TN Govt Holidays in November 2023
12.11.2023 – Sunday – Deepavali
TN Govt Holidays in December 2023
25.12.2023 – Monday – Christmas Day
*Applicable only to Commercial Banks and Co-operative Banks in Tamil Nadu.
Latest Updates on TN Holidays 2023:
School Holidays in Tamil Nadu Due to Heavy Rains
Due to heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu, the State Government declared a holiday for schools and colleges on Friday 4th November 2022. In Puducherry, all educational institutions will remain closed on 5th November 2022 Saturday also!
School Holidays in Tamil Nadu Nov 2022
Tamil Nadu School Holidays in November 2022: Tamil Nadu Government declared a holiday on 1st November 2022 (Tuesday) for schools and colleges in 9 districts due to heavy rain.
Latest News on Holidays in Tamil Nadu 2022
Tamil Nadu Government announced the Diwali festival holiday has been extended up to 25th October 2022 for all educational institutions. To compensate for this holiday, 19th November 2022 (Saturday) will be a working day.
Summer Vacation Holidays in Tamil Nadu 2022
The Tamil Nadu Education Minister has announced that the schools in Tamil Nadu will reopen on 13th June 2022 for the students studying in class 1 to class 10. And also the classes for the 11th and 12th standard students will begin on the 27th and 29th of June 2022 respectively.