No Name of General Holidays Date / Saka Era Days of Week
1. Makar Sankranti 14th January, 2016 / 24, Paush,1937 Thursday
2. Republic Day 26th January, 2016 / 6, Magh, 1937 Tuesday
3. Maha Shivratri 7th March, 2016 / 17, Phalgun, 1937 Monday
4. Holi 2nd Day – Dhuleti 24th March, 2016 / 4, Chaitra,1938 Thursday
5. Good Friday 25th March, 2016 / 5, Chaitra,1938 Friday
6. Chetichand 8th April, 2016 / 19, Chaitra, 1938 Friday
7. Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar’s Birthday 14th April, 2016 / 25, Chaitra,1938 Thursday
8. Shree Ram Navmi 15th April, 2016 / 26, Chaitra, 1938 Friday
9. Mahavir Jayanti (Janma Kalyanak) 20th April, 2016 / 31, Chaitra, 1938 Wednesday
10. Ramjan-Id (Id-Ul-Fitra) (1st Shawaal) (Muslim,Shiya & Sunni) 6th July, 2016 / 15, Ashadh, 1938 Wednesday
11. Independence Day 15th August, 2016 / 24, Shravan, 1938 Monday
12. Parsi New Year Day- Pateti (Parsi
Shahenshahi)
17th August, 2016 / 26, Shravan, 1938 Wednesday
13. Raksha Bandhan 18th August, 2016 / 27, Shravan, 1938 Thursday
14. Janmashtami (Shravan Vad-8) 25th August, 2016 / 3, Bhadrapad, 1938 Thursday
15. Samvatsari (Chaturthi Paksha) 5th September, 2016 / 14, Bhadrapad, 1938 Monday
16. Bakri-Id (Eid-al-Adha ) 12th September, 2016 / 21, Bhadrapad, 1938 Monday
17. Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi) 11th October, 2016 / 19, Ashwin,1938 Tuesday
18. Muharram (Asura) 12th October, 2016 / 20, Ashwin, 1938 Wednesday
19. (1) Vikram Samvat New Year Day
(2) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Birthday
31st October, 2016 / 9, Kartik,1938 Monday
20. Bhai Bij 1st November, 2016 / 10, Kartik, 1938 Tuesday
21. Guru Nanak’s Birthday 14th November, 2016 / 23, Kartik, 1938 Monday
22. Id-e-Milad-Un-Nabi
( Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday)
13th December, 2016 / 22, Agrahayan, 1938 Tuesday
Note: (1) The following days have not been notified as General Holiday as they fall on Sunday
1 Bhagvan Shree Parshuram Jayanti 8th May, 2016 / 18, Vaishakh, 1938 Sunday
2 Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday 2nd October, 2016 / 10, Ashwin,1938 Sunday
3 Diwali 30th October, 2016 / 8, Kartik, 1938 Sunday
4 Christmas 25th December, 2016 / 4, Paush,1938 Sunday
Note: (2) If any of the Muslim Holidays notified above does not fall on the day notified, the Muslim Government Employees may be granted an optional holiday on the day on which the holiday is actually observed.
Note: (3) The holidays will also be applicable to all State Government Undertakings, Boards, Corporations and Panchayat Offices.