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Assam Government Holiday List 2023

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  • Assam Govt holiday list 2021
  • Officially declared half days
  • Restricted government holidays in Assam
  • Download official notification
  • List of long weekends in Assam

Here is a post with the complete Assam government holiday list 2023 to help you plan your vacations. The post also has a list of restricted holidays and details of long weekends. You can find a downloadable version of the Assam govt holiday list 2023 PDF here.

The state government has declared 38 public holidays for the year, and some of these holidays fall on Sundays. The Assam holidays list 2023 applies to offices, schools, colleges, and other establishments under the state/central government.

Some of the major festivals in the Assamese holiday list 2023 include:

  • Magh Bihu – 15th and 16th January 2023
  • Bohag Bihu – 14th, 15th, and 16th April 2023
  • Kati Bihu – 18th October 2023

The Assam government holiday list 2023 also includes festivals and days of national and regional importance, such as Dol Jatra, Kali Puja, Diwali, Chhat Puja, Christmas, Id-Ul-Fitr, Republic Day, Independence Day, etc.

Also Read: Assam Bank Holiday List 2023

Official Assam Government Holiday List 2023

The table given below has the Assam government holiday list 2023 as per the official notification.

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According to the list, the months of April, October, and November have the most number of holidays. The month of July has no holidays.

Date DayHoliday
15 January 2023SundayMagh Bihu & Tusu Puja
16 January 2023MondayMagh Bihu & Tusu Puja
23 January 2023MondayNetaji’s Birthday
24 January 2023TuesdayGwther Bathou San
26 January 2023ThursdayRepublic Day
31 January 2023TuesdayMe-Dam-Me-Phi
5 February 2023SundayBir Chilarai Divas
7 March 2023TuesdayDol Jatra
7 April 2023FridayGood Friday
14 April 2023FridayBohag Bihu
15 April 2023SaturdayBohag Bihu
16 April 2023SundayBohag Bihu
20 April 2023ThursdayTithi of Damodar Deva
21 April 2023FridaySati Sadhani Divas
22 April 2023SaturdayEid-Ul-Fitr
1 May 2023MondayMay Day
5 May 2023FridayBuddha Purnima
5 June 2023MondayJanmotsav of Sri Sri Madhabdeva
29 June 2023ThursdayEid-Ul-Zuha
15 August 2023TuesdayIndependence Day
18 August 2023FridayTithi of Srimanta Sankardeva
27 August 2023SundayKaram Puja
4 September 2023MondayTithi of Sri Sri Madhabdeva
6 September 2023WednesdayJanmashtami
25 September 2023MondayJanmostsav of Srimanta Sankardeva
2 October 2023MondayBirthday of Mahatma Gandhi
18 October 2023WednesdayKati Bihu
21 October 2023SaturdayDurga Puja & Bijoy Dashomi
22 October 2023Sunday Durga Puja & Bijoy Dashomi
23 October 2023Monday Durga Puja & Bijoy Dashomi
24 October 2023TuesdayDurga Puja & Bijoy Dashomi
12 November 2023SundayKali Puja & Diwali
15 November 2023WednesdayBhatri Dwitiya
19 November 2023SundayChhat Puja
24 November 2023FridayLachit Divas
27 November 2023MondayGuru Nanak’s Birthday
2 December 2023SaturdayAsom Divas (Su-Ka-Pha Divas)
25 December 2023MondayChristmas Day

Source: Assam State Portal

Please note that some of the days in this Assam govt holidays list 2023 are likely to change. The dates of Eid-Ul-Fitr and Eid-Ul-Zuha, for instance, will change based on the sighting of the moon.

Please check the list regularly for any updates.

Assam Holiday List 2023 – Half-Holidays

In addition to the above-mentioned Assamese holiday list 2023, the government has also declared a few half-holidays in the year. These include:

29 July 2023SaturdayMuharram
28 October 2023SaturdayLakshmi Puja

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Assam Govt Holidays List 2023 – Restricted Holidays

The government of Assam has declared 30 restricted or optional holidays for the year 2023. Employees can avail of 2 restricted holidays.

The restricted holidays in the Assam Govt Holidays List 2023 are as follows:

DateDayHoliday
1st January 2023 SundayNew Year’s Day / Death Anniversary of Shri Shri Anirudhadeva
14th January 2023 Saturday  Uruka of Magh Bihu
17th January 2023 Tuesday Silpi Divas
27th January 2023 FridayBusu Dima Festival
14th February 2023Tuesday Karbi-Dehal-Kachir Dom 
15th February 2023  Wednesday Ali Aye Ligang
18th February 2023 Saturday Sivaratri
27th February 2023Monday Khring Khring Baithaw Puja
8th March 2023WednesdayShab-E- Barat
4th April 2023 Tuesday Mahavir Jayanti
8th April 2023SaturdayEaster Saturday
19th April 2023 WednesdayDeuri Bihu and Lailatur Qadar
25th April 2023 TuesdayTithi of Gopaldeva
19th May 2023 FridayTithi of Harideva
28th May 2023SundayBirthday of Sri Sri Krishnaguru
4th June 2023 SundayBaikhow Festival
20th June 2023 TuesdayDeath Anniversary of Bishnuprasad Rabha
30th June 2023 FridayHui Divas
13th July 2023ThursdayBirthday of Nepali Poet Bhanu Bhakta Acharya
13th August 2023SundayDeath Anniversary of Bir Tikendrajit
16th September 2023 SaturdayBirthday of Sri Sri Thakur Anukul Chandra
28th September 2023ThursdayFateha-E-Dwaz Daham
1st November 2023Wednesday Kuki Chavang Kut
15th November 2023Wednesday Abirbhav Tithi of Sri Bhubaneswar Sadhu Thakur
24th November 2023 FridayDeath Anniversary of Guru Teg Bahadurji
5th December 2023TuesdaySikpui Ruoi (Harvest festival of Hmar Community.)
10th December 2023SundayMartyr’s Day
21st December 2023ThursdayDeath Anniversary of Shri Shri Anirudhadeva
22nd December 2023 FridayGaan -Ngai 
24th December 2023 SundayChristmas Eve

Assam Government Holiday List 2023Long Weekends

According to the Assam government holiday list 2023, you get a few long weekends in the year. Check out the below list and plan your vacations ahead.

The long weekends in Assam in 2023 are:

HolidayDays
Magh Bihu & Tusu Puja14 January (Saturday) to 16 January (Monday)
Netaji’s Birthday +Gwther Bathou San + Republic Day21 January (Saturday) to 24 January (Tuesday). The 26th of January is also a holiday (Republic Day). If you take the day off on 25 January (Wednesday), you can enjoy a longer holiday.
Good Friday7 April (Friday) to 9 April (Sunday)
Bohag Bihu14 April (Friday) to 16 April (Sunday)
Tithi of Damodar Deva +Sati Sadhani Divas + Eid-Ul-Fitr20 April (Thursday) to 23 April (Sunday)
May Day29 April (Saturday) to 1 May (Monday)
Buddha Purnima 5 May (Friday) to 7 May (Sunday)
Janmotsav of Sri Sri Madhabdeva3 June (Saturday) to 5 June (Monday)
Tithi of Srimanta Sankardeva18 August (Friday) to 20 August (Sunday)
Tithi of Sri Sri Madhabdeva2 September (Saturday) to 4 September (Monday). The 6th of September is also a holiday on account of Janmashtami. If you take an the day off on 5th September, you can enjoy a longer holiday.
Janmostsav of Srimanta Sankardeva23 September (Saturday) to 25 September (Monday)
Gandhi Jayanti30 September (Saturday) to 2 October (Monday)
Durga Puja & Bijoy Dashomi21 October (Saturday) to 24 October (Tuesday)
Lachit Divas + Guru Nanak’s Birthday24 November (Friday) to 27 November (Monday
Christmas 23 December (Saturday) to 25 December (Monday)

Download Assam Govt Holiday List 2023 PDF

You can view and download the Assam Holiday list 2023 PDF version, click here.

The PDF contains the official notification of the Assam state government with details of holidays, restricted holidays, bank holidays, etc.

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