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.
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.
|14 January 2023||Saturday||Makar Sankranti|
|23 January 2023||Monday||Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti/ Vir Surendra Sai Jayanti|
|26 January 2023||Thursday||Republic Day/ Basanta Panchami|
|18 February 2023||Saturday||Maha Shivaratri|
|5 March 2023||Sunday||Panchayatiraj Divas|
|7 March 2023||Tuesday||Dola Purnima|
|8 March 2023||Wednesday||Holi|
|30 March 2023||Thursday||Ram Navami|
|1 April 2023||Saturday||Odisha Day/ Utkal Divas|
|7 April 2023||Friday||Good Friday|
|14 April 2023||Friday||Dr Ambedkar Jayanti/ Maha Vishuva Sankranti|
|22 April 2023||Saturday||Idul Fitr/ Ramadan|
|5 May 2023||Friday||Buddha Purnima/ Birthday of Pandit Raghunath Murmu|
|19 May 2023||Friday||Sabitri Amabasya|
|14 June 2023||Wednesday||Pahili Raja|
|15 June 2023||Thursday||Raja Sankranti|
|20 June 2023||Tuesday||Ratha Yathra|
|30 June 2023||Friday||Bakrid / Eid al-Adha|
|28 July 2023||Friday||Muharram|
|15 August 2023||Tuesday||Independence Day|
|30 August 2023||Wednesday||Jhulana Purnima|
|6 September 2023||Wednesday||Janmashtami|
|19 September 2023||Tuesday||Ganesh Puja|
|20 September 2023||Wednesday||Nuakhai|
|29 September 2023||Friday||Eid e Milad/ Birthday of Prophet Muhammed|
|2 October 2023||Monday||Gandhi Jayanti|
|14 October 2023||Saturday||Mahalaya Amavasye|
|21 October 2023||Saturday||Maha Saptami|
|22 October 2023||Sunday||Maha Ashtami|
|23 October 2023||Monday||Maha Navami|
|24 October 2023||Tuesday||Vijaya Dashami|
|28 October 2023||Saturday||Kumar Purnima|
|12 November 2023||Sunday||Diwali/ Kalipuja|
|27 November 2023||Monday||Rahasa Purnima|
|25 December 2023||Monday||Christmas 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:
|Guru Govind Singh’s Birthday||5 January 2023||Thursday|
|Foundation Day of Brahmo Samaj||25 January 2023||Wednesday|
|Easter Saturday||8 April 2023||Saturday|
|Birthday of Raja Ram Mohan Roy||22 May 2023||Monday|
|Bahuda Yatra||28 June 2023||Wednesday|
|Anala Navami||21 November 2023||Tuesday|
|Prathamastami||5 December 2023||Tuesday|
|Christmas Eve||24 December 2023||Sunday|
Odisha Government Holidays 2023 PDF View and Download
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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 Jayanti||21 January (Saturday) to 23 January (Monday|
|Good Friday||7 April (Friday) to 9 April (Sunday)|
|Ambedkar Jayanti||14 April (Friday) to 16 April (Sunday)|
|Sabitri Amabasya||19 May (Friday) to 21 May (Sunday)|
|Bakrid / Eid al-Adha||30 June (Friday) to 2 May (Sunday)|
|Muharram||28 July 2023 (Friday) to 30 July (Sunday)|
|Eid e Milad and Gandhi Jayanti||29 September (Friday) to 2nd October (Monday)|
|Vijaya Dashami||21 October (Saturday) to 24 October (Tuesday)|
|Rahasa Purnima||25 November (Saturday) to 27 November (Monday)|
|Christmas Day||23 December (Saturday) to 25 December (Monday)|