Bhagwant Mann Govt Releases 2023 Holidays List: Check Here!

The most awaited – Holiday Calendar for 2023, has been released by the Punjab government. Notably, the calendar contains the government holidays list, which is released every year. Moreover, now the holidays calendar for 2023 has also been released, where, apart from weekends, all public holidays and festivals are mentioned. 

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“It is hereby notified that the holidays enumerated in the schedule below shall be observed as Public Holidays in the public offices under the Punjab Government during the calendar year-2023,” reads the notification issued by the Bhagwant Mann government. Apart from all Saturdays and Sundays, the other holidays are mentioned below:

1. 26th January, 2023: Republic Day

2. 05th February, 2023: Sri Guru Ravidas Jayanti

3. 18th February, 2023: Maha Shivaratri

 4. 8 March, 2023: Holi – Thursday, Sunday, Saturday Wednesday Off

 5. 23rd March, 2023 (Thursday): Shaheedi Diwas of Shaheed-e-Azam – Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru Ji 

6. 30th March, 2023(Thursday)- Ram Navami 

7. 04th April, 2023 (Tuesday)- Mahavir Jayanti  

8. Good Friday 07th April Friday

 9. 08th April, 2023 (Saturday) – Birthday of Sri Guru Nabha Dass ji 

10. 14th April, 2023 (Friday) – Vaisakhi/ Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar 

11. 22nd April, 2023 (Saturday) – Idul Fitr/ Lord Parshuram Jayanti 

12. 23rd May, 2023 (Tuesday) – Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev 

13. 04th June, 2023 (Sunday) – Kabir Jayanti 

14. 29th June, 2023 Thursday – Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) 

15. 15th August, 2023 (Tuesday) – Independence day  

16. 07th September, 2023 (Thursday) – Janam Ashtami 

 17. 02 October, 2023 (Monday) – Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi Ji 

18. 15 October, 2023 (Tuesday) – Agarsain Jayanti 

19. 24th October, 2023 (Tuesday) – Dussehra

20. 28th October, 2023 (Saturday) – Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji 

21. 10 November, 2023 – Diwali (10-14 November)

22. 17 September, 2023: Vishwakarma Day

23. Birthday of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji 12th November Sunday 13th November Monday 27th November Monday 

24. 17th December, 2023: Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur ji 

25. 25th December (Monday) – Christmas day 

(**Date of holiday in respect of “Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji” will be announced later)

So these were the public holidays announced by the Bhagwant Mann government for the year 2023. Apart from these, a government employee would be able to take 2 leaves, irrespective of these scheduled holidays and weekends.

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