List of National and Regional Public holidays of Punjab in 2017

Punjab Government Public Holiday Calendar 2017 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 2017

Public Holidays in Punjab national and Regional Holiday 2017 Punjab Government Calendar 2017 and Official Holiday Notifications

Other Holidays
S. No. Name of the Holiday(s) Date on which they fall Day of the week
1
Parkash Gurpurab Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji 5th January Thursday
2
Republic Day 26th January Thursday
3
Basant Panchmi / Birthday of Satguru Ram Singh Ji 1st February Wednesday
4
Birthday of Sri Guru Ravidas Ji 10th February Friday
5
Maha Shivaratri 24th February Friday
6
Holi 13th March Monday
7
Shahidi Divas S. Bhagat Singh Ji
23rd March Thursday
8
Ram Navami
4th April Tuesday
9
Mahavir Jayanti
9th April Sunday
10
Vaisakhi
13th April Thursday
11
Good Friday 14th April Friday
12
Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar 14th April Friday
13
Lord Parshuram Jayanti
28th April Friday
14
May Day 1st May Monday
15
Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji 29th May Monday
16
Kabir Jayanti 9th June Friday
17
Idu’l Fitr 26th June Monday
18
Martyrdom Day of Shahid Udham Singh 31st July Monday
19
Independence Day 15th August Tuesday
20
Janmashtami 15th August Tuesday
21
Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji 22nd August Tuesday
22
Birthday of Baba Sri Chand Ji 30th August Wednesday
23
Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) 2nd September Saturday
24
Maharaj Agarsain Jayanti
21th September Thursday
25
Birthday of S. Bhagat Singh Ji 28th September Thursday
26
Dussehra
30th September Saturday
27
Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi Ji 2nd October Monday
28
Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji 5th October Thursday
29
Parkash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji 7th October Saturday
30
Diwali 19th October Thursday
31
Vishwakarma Day 20th October Friday
32
Parkash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji 4th November Saturday
33
Shahidi Divas S. Kartar Singh Srabha Ji
16th November Thursday
34
Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji 23rd November Thursday
35
Christmas day 25th December Monday
Note 1:  Besides the above holidays, each employee will also be permitted to avail himself/herself any two (2) holidays to be chosen by him/her out of the Restricted Holidays below during the Calendar Year 2017 –
S. No. Name of the Holiday(s) Date on which they fall Day of the week
1
New Year Day 1st January Sunday
2
Lohri 13th January Friday
3
Nirwan Diwas of Bhagwan Adinath ji
26th January Thursday
4
International Women Day
8th March Wednesday
5
Holla Mohalla
13th March Monday
6
Buddh Purnima
10th May Wednesday
7
Nirjala Ekadashi
5th June Monday
8
Death Anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ji
29th June Thursday
9
Birthday of BabaJiwan Singh Ji
5th September Tuesday
10
Anant Chaturdashi
5th September Tuesday
11
Muharram
1st October Sunday
12
Karva Chauth
8th October Sunday
13
Birthday of Baba Banda Singh Ji Bahadur
16th October Monday
14
GoverdhanPooja
20th October Friday
15
Birthday of Sant Nam Dev Ji
31st October Tuesday
16
New Punjab Day
1st November Wednesday
17
Birthday of Prophet Mohammad Sahib
(Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad)
2nd December Saturday
18
Jor Mela Sri Fatehgarh Sahib
25th, 26th &
27th December
Monday, Tuesday
& Wednesday
In addition to the above holidays each employee will be permitted to avail himself/herself  any four (4) second half day holidays to be chosen by him/her to join the Nagar Kirtan/Sobha Yatra in connection with the list of occassions given below during the Calendar Year, 2017 and the concerned Controlling Authority shall ensure to maintain the record of such holidays –
1. Parkash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji
2. Birthday of Sri Guru Ravi Dass Ji
3. Maha Shivaratri
4. Ram Navmi
5. Mahavir Jayanti
6. Vaisakhi
7. Martyrdom day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji
8. Janmashtami
9. Idu’l Fitr
10. Parkash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji
11. Idu’l Zuha (Bakrid)
12. Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji
13. Parkash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
14. Martyrdom day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji
15. Christmas Day
The rules applicable in the Restricted Holidays will also be applicable for these half day holidays.
Note 2: The festival of ‘Raksha Bandhan’ falls on 7th August, 2017 which falls on Monday, Punjab Government Offices will be opened at 11:00AM on that day.
Source: http://punjab.gov.in/list-of-holidays

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