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.
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:
|25 January, 2023||Statehood Day||Wednesday|
|26 January, 2023||Republic Day||Thursday|
|05 February, 2023||Guru Ravidas’s Birthday||Sunday|
|18 February, 2023||Maha Shivratri||Saturday|
|08 March, 2023||Holi||Wednesday|
|30 March, 2023||Ram Navami||Thursday|
|07 April, 2023||Good Friday||Friday|
|14 April, 2023||Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Birthday||Friday|
|15 April, 2023||Himachal Day||Saturday|
|22 April, 2023||Parshuram Jayanti/ Id-ul-Fitr (Ramadan)||Saturday|
|05 May, 2023||Budha Purnima||Friday|
|22 May, 2023||Maharana Pratap Jayanti||Monday|
|04 June, 2023||Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti (Prakat Diwas)||Sunday|
|29 June, 2023||Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)||Thursday|
|29 July, 2023||Muharram||Saturday|
|15 August, 2023||Independence Day||Tuesday|
|30 August 2023||Raksha Bandhan||Wednesday (Only for women employees)|
|07 September, 2023||Janmashtami (Vaishnva)||Thursday|
|2 October, 2023||Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday||Monday|
|24 October, 2023||Dussehra||Tuesday|
|28 October, 2023||Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday||Saturday|
|1st November, 2023||Karva Chauth||Wednesday (Only for women employees)|
|12 November, 2023||Diwali (Deepavali)||Sunday|
|15 November, 2023||Bhai Duj||Wednesday (Only for women employees)|
|27 November, 2023||Guru Nanak’s Birthday||Monday|
|25 December, 2023||Christmas Day||Monday|
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.
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.
|New Year’s Day||1 January, 2023||Sunday|
|Lohri||13 January, 2023||Friday|
|Makar Sankranti||14 January, 2023||Saturday|
|Basant Panchami||26 January, 2023||Thursday|
|Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti||15 February, 2023||Wednesday|
|Mahavir Jayanti||04 April, 2023||Tuesday|
|Easter Sunday||09 April, 2023||Sunday|
|Ganesh Chaturthi||19 September, 2023||Tuesday|
|Maha Ashtami||22 October, 2023||Sunday|
|Govardhan Puja||13 November, 2023||Monday|
|Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day||24 November, 2023||Friday|
|Christmas Eve||24 December, 2023||Sunday|
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.