Looking for information on HP govt holidays 2024? Here is the complete list of public holidays in Himachal Pradesh for 2024. This HP gazetted holidays 2024 list is based on the official notification by the Himachal Pradesh government.
According to the official HP government holidays 2024 list, government employees, schools, and other institutions in the state will get 24 holidays in the year. These include:
- 25th January 2024 – Statehood Day
- 25th March 2024 – Holi
- 1th April 2024 – Id-ul-Fitr
- 15th April 2024 – Himachal Day
- 12th October 2024 – Dussehra
- 31st October 2024 – Diwali (Deepavali)
Read on to find the complete HP govt holiday 2024 list. We have also listed the dates and details of restricted holidays in HP for the year 2024.
The post contains a downloadable HP govt holidays 2024 PDF version. You can also find the link to the Himachal Pradesh govt calendar 2024.
HP Govt Holidays 2024 – The Official List
The Himachal govt holidays 2024 list includes festivals like Holi, Dussehra, Id-ul-Fitr, Diwali and Christmas. The list also includes national holidays like Republic Day, Gandhi Jayanti, and Independence Day.
In addition to the gazetted holiday list, you can find the specific list of holidays such as Karva Chauth, Raksha Bandhan, and Bhai Dhuj applicable only to women employees working in state-run establishments and schools.
As per the HP govt gazetted holidays 2024 list, the months of April and October have the most holidays in the year (4 each), followed byMarch and June (3 each).
Given below is a table with the details of HP government holidays 2024:
|January 25, 2024||Statehood Day||Thursday|
|January 26, 2024||Republic Day||Friday|
|February 24, 2024||Guru Ravidas’s Birthday||Saturday|
|March 08, 2024||Maha Shivratri||Friday|
|March 25, 2024||Holi||Monday|
|March 29, 2024||Good Friday||Friday|
|April 11, 2024||Id-Ul-Fitr||Thursday|
|April 14, 2024||Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Birthday||Sunday|
|April 15, 2024||Himachal Day||Monday|
|April 17, 2024||Ram Navami||Wednesday|
|May 10, 2024||Parshuram Jayanti||Friday|
|May 23, 2024||Budha Purnima||Thursday|
|June 09, 2024||Maharana Pratap Jayanti||Sunday|
|June 17, 2024||Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)||Monday|
|June 22, 2024||Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti (Prakat Diwas)||Saturday|
|July 17, 2024||Muharram||Wednesday|
|August 15, 2024||Independence Day||Thursday|
|August 19, 2024||Raksha Bandhan||Monday (Only for women employees)|
|August 26, 2024||Janmashtami (Vaishnva)||Monday|
|October 02, 2024||Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday||Wednesday|
|October 12, 2024||Dussehra||Saturday|
|October 17, 2024||Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday||Thursday|
|October 20, 2024||Karva Chauth||Sunday (Only for women employees)|
|October 31, 2024||Diwali (Deepavali)||Thursday|
|November 03, 2024||Bhai Duj||Sunday (Only for women employees)|
|November 15, 2024||Guru Nanak’s Birthday||Friday|
|December 25, 2024||Christmas Day||Wednesday|
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 2024 calendar based on such changes. Please check the latest holiday calendar before you plan your vacations and trips.
HP Government Holiday 2024 List – Details of Restricted/ Optional Holidays
In addition to the HP gazetted holidays 2024, the government has declared a list of restricted holidays, which are also gazetted holidays. All state government employees can avail of any 2 holidays from the below-given Himachal Pradesh restricted holiday list 2024.
|January 01, 2024||New Year’s Day||Monday|
|January 13, 2024||Lohri||Saturday|
|January 14, 2024||Makar Sankranti||Sunday|
|January 15, 2024||MaghaBihu/ Pongal||Monday|
|February 14, 2024||Basant Panchami||Wednesday|
|March 06, 2024||Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti||Wednesday|
|March 31, 2024||Easter Sunday||Sunday|
|May 08, 2024||Guru Rabindra Nath’s Birthday||Wednesday|
|September 07, 2024||Ganesh Chaturthi||Saturday|
|October 11, 2024||Maha Ashtami||Friday|
|November 02, 2024||Govardhan Puja||Saturday|
|November 24, 2024||Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day||Sunday|
|December 24, 2024||Christmas Eve||Tuesday|
Source: Official Website, HP Government
HP Govt Holidays 2024 PDF and Himachal Pradesh Govt Calendar 2024
You can also view the online HP govt holidays calendar 2024 here once it is updated by the Himachal Pradesh government.