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Holiday

Month & Date

Day of the Week

1

Makara Sankaranti

January 15

Tuesday

2

Republic Day

January 26

Saturday

3

Mahavir Jayanthi

April 17

Wednesday

4

Good Friday

April 19

Friday

5

Buddha Purnima

May 18

Saturday

6

Id-ul-Fitr*

June 05

Wednesday

7

Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)*

August 12

Monday

8

Independence Day

August 15

Thursday

9

Ganesh Chaturthi

September 02

Monday

10

Muharram*

September 10

Tuesday

11

Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday

October 02

Wednesday

12

Dussehra (Mahanavami)

October 07

Monday

13

Dussehra (Vijayadashami)

October 08

Tuesday

14

Balipadyami/Deepavali

October 27

Sunday

15

Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad*

November 10

Sunday

16

Guru Nanak’s Birthday

November 12

Tuesday

17

Christmas Day

December 25

Wednesday

 

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.