List of Holidays in 2014

By Deepak Nagpal | Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:30

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: With the New Year just around the corner, many of you must have started preparing for next year`s vacations or other important engagements.

Most of us lookout for extended weekends to plan for such events. To help you out, we here present a list of holidays in 2014 as declared by the Government of India:
January 1 – New Year`s Day (Restricted Holiday)

Jan 7 - Guru Gobind Singh`s Birthday (RH)

Jan 14 - Id-E-Milad (Gazetted Holiday), Makar Sankranti (RH), Pongal (RH)

Jan 26 - Republic Day (GH)

February 4 - Basant Panchami (RH)

Feb 14 - Guru Ravidas`s Birthday (RH)

Feb 19 - Shivaji Jayanti (RH)

Feb 24 - Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti (RH)

Feb 27 - Maha Shivaratri (RH)

March 16 - Holika Dahan (RH)

Mar 17 - Holi (GH)

Mar 31 - Chaitra Suldadi/Gudi Padava/Ugadi/Cheti Chand (RH)

April 8 - Ram Navami (GH)

Apr 13 - Mahavir Jayanti (GH)

April 14 - Vaisakhi/Vishu/Masadi (RH)

Apr 15 - Vaisakhadi(Bengal)/Bahag Bihu (Assam) (RH)

Apr 18 - Good Friday (GH)

Apr 20 - Easter Sunday (RH)

May 9 - Guru Rabindranath`s birthday (RH)

May 13 - Hazarat Ali`s Birthday (RH)

May 14 - Buddha Purnima (GH)

June 29 - Rath Yatra (RH)

July 25 - Jamat-Ul-Vida (RH)

Jul 29 - Idu`l Fitr (GH)

August 10 - Raksha Bandhan (RH)

Aug 15 - Independence Day (GH)

Aug 18 - Janmashtami (GH), Nauroz (RH)

Aug 29 - Ganesh Chaturthi (RH)

September 7 - Onam (RH)

October 2 - Mahatma Gandhi`s Birthday (GH)

Oct 3 - Dussehra (GH)

Oct 6 – Id-ul-Zuha (GH)

Oct 8 - Maharishi Valmiki`s Birthday (RH)

Oct 11 - Karva Chouth (RH)

Oct 23 - Diwali (GH)

Oct 24 - Govardhan Puja (RH)

Oct 25 - Bhai Duj (RH)

Oct 29 - Chhat Puja (RH)

November 4 - Muharram (GH)

Nov 6 - Guru Nanak`s Birthday (GH)

Nov 24 - Guru Teg Bahadur`s Martyrdom Day (RH)

December 25 - Christmas (GH)

Dec 28 - Guru Gobind Singh`s Birthday (RH)

* GH - Gazetted Holiday, RH - Restricted Holiday



First Published: Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 09:26

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