HP Govt Holidays 2023 – The Complete List of Government Holidays in Himachal Pradesh

Are you searching for information on HP govt holidays 2023? This post has the complete list of public holidays in Himachal Pradesh for 2023. This HP gazetted holidays 2023 list is taken from the official notification by the Himachal government.

According to the official HP government holiday 2023 list, government employees, schools, and other institutions in the state will get 23 holidays in the year. These include:

  • 25th January 2023 – Statehood Day
  • 8th March 2023 – Holi
  • 15th April 2023 – Himachal Day
  • 22nd April 2023 – Id-ul-Fitr
  • 24th October 2023 – Dussehra
  • 12th November 2023 – Diwali (Deepavali)

Read on to find the complete HP govt holiday 2023 list. In addition to the gazetted holiday list, we have included the dates and details of restricted holidays in HP for the year 2023.

The post also contains a downloadable HP govt holidays 2023 PDF version. You can further find the link to the Himachal Pradesh govt calendar 2023.

Also read: Bank Holidays 2023 Himachal Pradesh – The Official HP Bank Holiday List

HP Govt Holidays 2023 – The Official List

The Himachal govt holidays 2023 list includes festivals like Holi, Dussehra, Id-ul-Fitr, Christmas, and Diwali. It also includes national holidays like Republic Day, Gandhi Jayanti, and Independence Day.

Karva Chauth, Raksha Bandhan, and Bhai Dhuj are on the HP govt holidays 2023 list. However, these holidays apply only to women employees working in state-run establishments and schools.

As per the HP govt gazetted holidays 2023 list, April has the most holidays in the year (4), followed by October (3).

Given below is a table with the details of HP government holidays 2023:

Date Holiday Day
25 January, 2023Statehood DayWednesday
26 January, 2023Republic DayThursday
05 February, 2023Guru Ravidas’s BirthdaySunday
18 February, 2023Maha ShivratriSaturday
08 March, 2023HoliWednesday
30 March, 2023Ram NavamiThursday
07 April, 2023Good FridayFriday
14 April, 2023Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s BirthdayFriday
15 April, 2023Himachal DaySaturday
22 April, 2023Parshuram Jayanti/ Id-ul-Fitr (Ramadan)Saturday
05 May, 2023Budha PurnimaFriday
22 May, 2023Maharana Pratap JayantiMonday
04 June, 2023Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti (Prakat Diwas)Sunday
29 June, 2023Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)Thursday
29 July, 2023MuharramSaturday
15 August, 2023Independence DayTuesday
30 August 2023Raksha Bandhan Wednesday (Only for women employees)
07 September, 2023Janmashtami (Vaishnva)Thursday
2 October, 2023Mahatma Gandhi’s BirthdayMonday
24 October, 2023DussehraTuesday
28 October, 2023Maharishi Valmiki’s BirthdaySaturday
1st November, 2023 Karva ChauthWednesday (Only for women employees)
12 November, 2023Diwali (Deepavali)Sunday
15 November, 2023Bhai DujWednesday (Only for women employees)
27 November, 2023Guru Nanak’s BirthdayMonday
25 December, 2023Christmas DayMonday

Source: Official Website, HP Government

The dates and holidays given in this Himachal Pradesh govt calendar 2023 may change based on government notifications. Moreover, the state government may also modify the list by adding or removing holidays.

Some of the holidays celebrated by the Muslim community (Id-ul-Zuha, Id-ul-Fitr, etc.) might change based on when the moon is sighted.

We will update this HP govt gazetted holidays 2023 calendar based on such notifications. Please check the latest holiday calendar before you plan your vacations and trips.

Also read: Central Government Holidays 2023 – List Of Gazetted Holidays In Delhi

HP Government Holiday 2023 List – Details of Restricted/ Optional Holidays    

In addition to the HP gazetted holidays 2023, the government has declared a list of restricted holidays. Employees in state-run institutions can avail of any 2 holidays from the below-given Himachal Pradesh restricted holiday list 2023.

Holiday Date Day
New Year’s Day1 January, 2023Sunday
Lohri13 January, 2023Friday
Makar Sankranti14 January, 2023Saturday
Basant Panchami26 January, 2023Thursday
Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti15 February, 2023Wednesday
Mahavir Jayanti04 April, 2023Tuesday
Easter Sunday09 April, 2023Sunday
Ganesh Chaturthi19 September, 2023Tuesday
Maha Ashtami22 October, 2023Sunday
Govardhan Puja13 November, 2023Monday
Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day24 November, 2023Friday
Christmas Eve24 December, 2023Sunday

Source: Official Website, HP Government

HP Govt Holidays 2023 PDF and Himachal Pradesh Govt Calendar 2023

Looking for the HP govt holidays 2023 PDF version? Click here to download and view the PDF version of the HP gazetted holidays 2023 list.

You can also view the online HP govt holidays calendar 2023 here. The calendar has all the details of gazetted and restricted holidays in Himachal Pradesh for 2023.

Leave a Reply

Back to top button