List of Holidays - 2019 List of Holidays - 2019

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 2020 - 

SCHEDULE

S. No.

Name of the Holiday(s)

Date on which they fall

Day of the week

1

All Saturdays

   

2

All Sundays

   

 

Other Holidays

S. No.

Name of the Holiday(s)

Date on which they fall

Day of the week

1

Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji

2nd January

Thursday

2

Republic Day

26th January

Sunday

3

Birthday of Sri Guru Ravidas Ji

9th February

Sunday

4

Maha Shivaratri

21st February

Friday

5

Holi

10th March

Tuesday

6

Ram Navami

2nd April

Thursday

7

Mahavir Jayanti

6th April

Monday

8

Good Friday             10th April         Friday 
    9

 

Birthday of DR. B.R. Ambedkar / Vaisakhi

14th April

Tuesday

   10

Lord Parshuram Jayanti 

           26th April         Sunday

11

Idu'l Fitr

25th May

Monday

12

Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji

26th May

Tuesday

13

Kabir Jayanti

5th June

Friday

14

Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)

1st August

Saturday

15

Janam Ashtami

12th August

Wednesday

16

Independence Day

15th August

Saturday

17

Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi Ji

2nd October

Friday

18

Agarsain Jayanti

17th  October

Saturday

19

Dussehra

25th October

Sunday

20

Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji

31st October

Saturday

21

Diwali

14th November

Saturday

22

Vishwakarma Day

31st October

Sunday

23

Birthday of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji

30th November

Monday

24

Martyrdom Day of Sri. Guru Teg Bahadur Ji

19th December

Saturday

25

Christmas day

25th December

Friday

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 2020 -

S. No.

Name of the Holiday(s)

Date on which they fall

Day of the week

1

New Year Day

01st January

Wednesday

2

Lohri

13th January

Monday

3

Nirwan Diwas of Bhagwan Adinath ji

23rd January

Thursday

4

Basant Panchmi / Birthday of Satguru Ram Singh Ji

30th January

Thursday

5

International Women Day

08th March

Sunday

6

Hola Mohalla

10th March

Tuesday

7

Shahidi Divas S. Bhagat Singh Ji

23th March

Monday

8

Birthday of Sri Guru Nabha Dass Ji

08th April

Wednesday

9

May Day

01st May

Friday

10

Buddh Purnima

7th May

Thursday

11

Nirjala Ekadashi

2nd June

Tuesday

12

Death Anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ji

29th June

Monday

13

Martydom Day of Shahid Udham Singh

31th July

Friday

14

Pehla Parkash Utsav Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji

19th August

Wednesday

15

Birthday of Baba Sri Chand Ji

27th August

Thursday

16

Muharram

30th August

Sunday

17

Anant Chaturdashi

1st September

Tuesday

18

Birthday of Baba Jivan Singh Ji

5th September

Saturday

19

Saragarhi Day

12th September

Saturday

20

Birthday Of  Sri.Bhagat Singh Ji

28th Setptember

Monday

21

Birthday of Baba Banda Singh Ji Bahadur

16th October

Friday

  22

Birthday of Sant Nam Dev Ji

     26th October             Monday

23

Karva Chauth

17th October

Thursday

24

Birthday of Sant Nam Dev Ji

26th October

Saturday

25

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

30th October

Friday

26

New Punjab Day

01st November

Sunday

27

Birthday of Shri Guru Ram Das Ji

2nd November

Friday

28

Karva Chauth

4th November

Wednesday

29

Goverdhan Pooja

15th November

Sunday

30

Guru Gaddi diwas Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji

16th November

Monday

31

Martydom Day of S. Kartar Singh Sarabha Ji

16th November

Monday

  32

Chatt Pooja

         20th November       Friday
  33

Jor Mela Fatehgarh Sahib

25th 26th & 27th December 2020

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Note 2 :       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, 2020 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 Ravidas Ji
  3. Maha Shivratri 
  4. Ram Navami
  5. Mahavir Jayanti
  6. Vaisakhi
  7. Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji
  8. Janam Ashtami
  9. Id-ul-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

 

The rules applicable in the Restricted Holidays will also be applicable for these half day holidays.

Note 3:            The festival of ‘Raksha Bandhan' falls on  3rd August, 2020 (Monday). As such Punjab Government Offices/Institutions will open at 11.00 A.M. on that day.