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Holiday

Month & Date

Day of the Week

1

Makara Sankaranti

January 15

Wednesday

2

Republic Day

January 26

Sunday

3

Maha Shivaratri

February 21

Friday

4

Ugadi / Gudi Padva

March 25

Wednesday

5

Mahaveer Jayanthi

April 06

Monday

6

Good Friday

April 10

Friday

7

Buddha Purnima

May 07

Thursday

8

Id-ul-Fitr *

May 25

Monday

9

Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) *

August 01

Saturday

10

Independence Day

August 15

Saturday

11

Muharram

August 30

Sunday

12

Gandhi Jayanthi

October 02

Friday

13

Dussehra

October 25

Sunday

14

Id-E-Milad *

October 30

Friday

15

Diwali (Deepavali)

November 14

Saturday

16

Guru Nanak’s Birthday

November 30

Monday

17

Christmas

December 25

Friday

If the festival for which the holiday is declared does not fall on the day indicated, members of the staff who are desirous of celebrating the festive occasion may apply for Casual Leave/Special Casual Leave for which they are eligible.

In addition to the above, with prior sanction from the Competent Authority, 2(two) days of Special Casual Leave can be availed of on any occasion and can be prefixed or suffixed to a Casual Leave or any other type of leave with pay but not with both Casual Leave and regular leave.
 
* If the dates of any of these festivals are changed by the Karnataka Government, it will be deemed to be holiday for the Centre.