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Odisha Govt Holiday List 2023 – Public Holidays, Optional Holidays, and Long Weekends

This post has the complete Odisha govt holiday list 2023 published by the state government. The holidays in the list apply to all state government offices, schools, colleges, and other institutions in the state for the calendar year 2023.

The Odisha govt holiday list 2023 includes all festivals of national and regional importance. For instance, Maha Shivarathri, Holi, Eid ul-Fitr, Makara Sankranti, and Christmas are some such festivals in the public holiday list of Odisha govt 2023.

Other commemorative days of national importance, such as Gandhi Jayanti, Independence Day, Ambedkar Jayanti, and Republic Day, are also included in the list of Odisha government holidays for the year 2023.

In addition to these festivals and commemorative days, the state government has declared some days as optional or restricted holidays. Guru Govind Singh’s Birthday, Christmas Eve, Anala Navami, and Easter Saturday are some of the optional holidays in the list of Odisha govt holidays 2023.

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Odisha Govt Holiday List 2023 – The Complete Official List

The state government has published the official list of Odisha government holidays for 2023. According to the official notification by the Information & Public Relations Department of the Government of Odisha, there are 35 public holidays in the year.

Please note that some of these festivals in the list of Odisha govt holidays 2023, such as Makara Sankranti, Diwali, and Eid Ul-Fitr, fall on Saturdays or Sundays.

Given below is the complete Odisha public holiday list for 2023.

DateDayHoliday
14 January 2023SaturdayMakar Sankranti
23 January 2023Monday Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti/ Vir Surendra Sai Jayanti
26 January 2023ThursdayRepublic Day/ Basanta Panchami
18 February 2023SaturdayMaha Shivaratri
5 March 2023SundayPanchayatiraj Divas
7 March 2023Tuesday Dola Purnima
8 March 2023WednesdayHoli
30 March 2023Thursday Ram Navami
1 April 2023SaturdayOdisha Day/ Utkal Divas
7 April 2023FridayGood Friday
14 April 2023FridayDr Ambedkar Jayanti/ Maha Vishuva Sankranti
22 April 2023SaturdayIdul Fitr/ Ramadan
5 May 2023FridayBuddha Purnima/ Birthday of Pandit Raghunath Murmu
19 May 2023FridaySabitri Amabasya
14 June 2023WednesdayPahili Raja
15 June 2023ThursdayRaja Sankranti
20 June 2023TuesdayRatha Yathra
30 June 2023FridayBakrid / Eid al-Adha
28 July 2023FridayMuharram
15 August 2023TuesdayIndependence Day
30 August 2023WednesdayJhulana Purnima
6 September 2023WednesdayJanmashtami
19 September 2023Tuesday Ganesh Puja
20 September 2023WednesdayNuakhai
29 September 2023Friday Eid e Milad/ Birthday of Prophet Muhammed
2 October 2023MondayGandhi Jayanti
14 October 2023SaturdayMahalaya Amavasye
21 October 2023SaturdayMaha Saptami
22 October 2023SundayMaha Ashtami
23 October 2023MondayMaha Navami
24 October 2023TuesdayVijaya Dashami
28 October 2023SaturdayKumar Purnima
12 November 2023SundayDiwali/ Kalipuja
27 November 2023MondayRahasa Purnima
25 December 2023MondayChristmas Day

Source: I & PR Department, Odisha

Please note that the Government reserves the right to modify this list. Check this section regularly for any updates in this holiday list of Odisha government 2023.

Odisha Govt Holiday List 2023 – Optional Holidays

In addition to the Odisha Govt Holiday List 2023, the Information & Public Relations Department has also released a list of optional or restricted holidays. An optional holiday is one on which employees can take leave based on their discretion.

Here is a list of optional government holidays in Odisha for the year 2023:

HolidayDateDay
Guru Govind Singh’s Birthday5 January 2023Thursday
Foundation Day of Brahmo Samaj25 January 2023Wednesday
Easter Saturday8 April 2023Saturday
Birthday of Raja Ram Mohan Roy22 May 2023Monday
Bahuda Yatra 28 June 2023Wednesday
Anala Navami 21 November 2023Tuesday
Prathamastami5 December 2023Tuesday
Christmas Eve 24 December 2023Sunday

Odisha Government Holidays 2023 PDF View and Download

Looking for the Odisha Govt Holiday List 2023 in PDF format? To view the list and download the PDF version, click here.

Odisha Govt Holiday List 2023 – List of Long Weekends

Planning for a short trip or vacation with your family or friends? Here’s a list of long weekends in Odisha in 2023 to help you plan your trips.

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti21 January (Saturday) to 23 January (Monday
Good Friday 7 April (Friday) to 9 April (Sunday)
Ambedkar Jayanti14 April (Friday) to 16 April (Sunday)
Sabitri Amabasya 19 May (Friday) to 21 May (Sunday)
Bakrid / Eid al-Adha30 June (Friday) to 2 May (Sunday)
Muharram 28 July 2023 (Friday) to 30 July (Sunday)
Eid e Milad and Gandhi Jayanti29 September (Friday) to 2nd October (Monday)
Vijaya Dashami21 October (Saturday) to 24 October (Tuesday)
Rahasa Purnima25 November (Saturday) to 27 November (Monday)
Christmas Day 23 December (Saturday) to 25 December (Monday)

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