Punjab

PUNJAB GOVERNMENT RELEASED HOLIDAYS FOR 2014

December 27, 2013 07:08 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News Bureau)

The Punjab Government today released the holidays list for the year 2014:  The rules applicable in the Restricted Holidays will also be applicable for these half day holidays.  

Sr.

No.

Name of the Holiday(s)

Date on which they fall

Day of the week

1

2

3

4

 

All Saturdays

 

 

 

All Sundays

 

 

 

 

Other Holidays

 

 

1.

Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh  Ji

7th January

Tuesday

2.

Republic Day

26th January

Sunday

3.

Basant Panchmi/ Birthday of Satguru Ram Singh Ji

4th February

Tuesday

4

Birthday of Sri Guru Ravidass Ji

14th February

Friday

5

Maha Shivaratri 

27th February

Thursday

6

Holi

17th March

Monday

7

Shahidi Divas S. Bhagat Singh Ji

23rd March

Sunday

8

Ram Navami

8th April

Tuesday

9

Mahavir Jayanti

13th April

Sunday

10

Vaisakhi

14th April

Monday

11

Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

14th April

Monday

12

Good Friday

18th April

Friday

13

May Day

1st May

Thursday

14

Lord Parshuram Jayanti 

2nd May

Friday

15

Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji

1st June

Sunday

16

Kabir Jayanti

13th June

Friday

17

Idu’l  Fitr

29th July

Tuesday

18

Martyrdom Day of Shahid Udham Singh

31st July

Tursday

19

Independence day 

15th August

Friday

20

Janmashtami

18th August

Monday

21

Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji

1st September

Monday

22

Birthday of  Baba Sri Chand Ji

4th September

Thursday

23

Agarsain Jayanti

25th  September

Thursday

24

Birthday of  S. Bhagat Singh Ji

28th September

Sunday

25

Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi Ji

2nd October

Thursday

26

Dussehra

3rd October

Friday

27

Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)

6th October

Monday

29

Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji

8th October

Wednesday

28

Birthday of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji

9th October

Thursday

30

Diwali

23rd October

Thursday

31

Vishwakarma Day

24th October

Friday

32

Birthday of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji

6th November

Thursday

33

Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji                              

24th November

Monday

34

Christmas day

25th December

Thursday

 

 

 

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, 2014:-

 

 

Sr.

No.

Name of the Holiday(s)

Date on which they fall

Day of the week

 

1

2

3

4

 

  1.  

New Year Day

1st January

Wednesday

  1.  

Lohri

13th  January

Monday

  1.  

Birthday of Prophet Mohammad Sahib (Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad)

14th January

Tuesday

  1.  

Nirwan Diwas of Bhagwan Adinath Ji

29th January

Wednesday

  1.  

International Women Day

8th March

Saturday

  1.  

Hola Mohalla

17th March

Monday

  1.  

Buddh Purnima

14th May

Wednesday

  1.  

Nirjala Ekadashi

9th June

Monday

  1.  

Death Anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ji

29th June

Sunday

  1.  

Birthday of Baba Jiwan Singh Ji 

5th September

Friday

  1.  

Anant Chaturdashi

8th  September

Monday

  1.  

Karva Chauth

11th October

Saturday

  1.  

Birthday of Baba Banda Singh Ji Bahadur

16th October

Thursday

  1.  

Goverdhan Pooja

24th October

Friday

  1.  

Birthday of Sant Nam Dev ji

26th October

Sunday

  1.  

NewPunjabDay

1st  November

Saturday

  1.  

Muharram

4th November

Tuesday

  1.  

Jor Mela Fatehgarh Sahib

26th,27th & 28th December

Friday,

Saturday & Sunday

 

 

Note 2:           The festival of ‘Raksha Bandhan’ falls on  10th August,2014 (Sunday) which is a day of hodiday .  

 

Note 3:           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 occassion given below during the Calendar Year, 2014 and the concerned Controlling Authority shall  ensure to maintain the record of such holidays  :-

 

  1. Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh  Ji
  2. Birthday of Sri Guru Ravi Dass  Ji
  3. Maha Shivaratri 
  4. Ram Naumi
  5. Mahavir Jayanti
  6. Vaisakhi
  7. Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji
  8. Janmashtam
  9. Idu’l  Fitr
  10. Birthday of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji
  11. Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)
  12. Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji
  13. Birthday of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
  14. Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji
  15. Christmas day

It is hereby notified that the holidays enumerated in the schedule below shall be observed as Public Holidays in the State of Punjab during the Calendar year 2014 within the meaning of Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.

SCHEDULE

Sr.

No.

Name of the Holiday(s)

Date on which they fall

Day of the week

1

2

3

4

 

 

 

 

 

All Sundays

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Other Holidays

 

 

 

1.

Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji

7th January

Tuesday

2.

Republic Day

26th January

Sunday

3.

Birthday of Sri. Guru Ravidass Ji

14th February

Friday

4.

Holi

17th March

Monday

5.

Bank Holiday (Annual Account closing)

1st April

Tuesday

6.

Ram Naumi

8th April

Tuesday

7.

Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji

1st June

Sunday

8

Idu’l  Fitr

29th July

Tuesday

9.

Independence Day

15th August

Friday

10.

Janmashtami

18th August

Monday

11.

Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi Ji

2nd October

Thursday

12.

Dussehra

3rd October

Friday

13.

Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji

8th October

Wednesday

14.

Diwali

23rd October

Thursday

15.

Birthday of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji

6th November

Thursday

16.

Christmas day

25th December

Thursday

 

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