List of Holidays in 2014
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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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