Complete List Of Punjab Government Holidays 2023

Here is the full list of Punjab Government Holidays 2023. The Punjab government public holidays list is based on the State Government official notification issued on 13/12/2022.

You can view and download the official Punjab Government Holidays 2023 PDF notification below. All Saturdays and Sundays will be nonworking days for government employees.

The official 2023 Punjab government holiday calendar also include long weekends, optional holidays, dates of major Sikh and other important festivals. All Saturdays and Sundays will be non-working day for government offices in Punjab.

On Raksha Bandhan that falls on 30th August 2023, (Wednesday), government offices will be open at 11.00 A.M.

Punjab Government Holidays 2023 – Quick Facts

  • Lohri 2023 Date: 13 January, Friday
  • Vasant Panchami 2023 Date: 26 January
  • Hola Mohalla 2023 Date: 8 March to 10 March
  • Vaisakhi/Baisakhi 2023 Date: 14 April
  • Karwa Chauth 2023 Date: 31 October to 1 November

Punjab Government Holidays 2023

Below given are the official Punjab Government holidays 2023 list.

HolidayDate Day
Republic Day26th JanuaryThursday
Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji05thFebruarySunday
Maha Shivaratri18th FebruarySaturday
Holi8th MarchWednesday
Shaheedi Diwas of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru Ji23rd MarchThursday
Ram Navami30th MarchThursday
Mahavir Jayanti 4th AprilTuesday
Good Friday07th AprilFriday
Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji08th AprilSaturday
Vaisakhi / Birhtday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar14th AprilFriday
Idu’l Fitr / Lord Parshuram Jayanti22rd AprilSaturday
Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji23rd MayTuesday
Kabir Jayanti04th JuneSunday
Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)29th JuneThursday
Independence Day15th AugustTuesday
Janam Ashtami07th SeptemberThursday
Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi Ji02nd OctoberMonday
Agarsain Jayanti15th OctoberMonday
Dussehra24th OctoberTuesday
Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji28th OctoberSaturday
Diwali121th NovemberSunday
Vishwakarma Day13th NovemberMonday
Birthday of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji27th NovemberMonday
Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji17th DecemberSunday
Christmas 25th DecemberMonday

Punjab School Holidays 2023

In addition to the above listed holidays, 2023 winter vacations for schools in Punjab will start from December 25 to 31 December.

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Punjab Government Holidays 2023Restricted Holidays

Below given are the list of restricted Punjab Government holidays 2023.

HolidayDate Day
New Year Day01st JanuarySunday
Lohri13th JanuaryFriday
Nirwan Diwas of Bhagwan Adinath Ji20th JanuaryFriday
Basant Panchmi / Birthday of Satguru Ram Singh Ji26th JanuaryThursday
International Women Day08th MarchWednesday
Hola Mohalla08th MarchWednesday
May Day01st MayMonday
Buddh Purnima05th MayFriday
Nirjala Ekadashi31st MayWednesday
Death Anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ji29th JuneThursday
Muharram29th JulySaturday
Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham Singh31st JulyMonday
Birthday of Baba Jiwan Singh Jii05th SeptemberTuesday
Saragarhi Day12th SeptemberTuesday
Pehla Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji16th SeptemberSaturday
Birthday of Baba Sri Chand Ji24th SeptemberSunday
Anant Chaturdashi28th SeptemberThursday
Birthday of S. Bhagat Singh Ji28th SeptemberThursday
Birthday of Prophet Mohammad Sahib (Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad)28th SeptemberThursday
Birthday of Baba Banda Singh Ji Bahadur16th OctoberMonday
Birthday of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji30th OctoberMonday
Karva Chauth01st NovemberWednesday
New Punjab Day01st NovemberWednesday
Goverdhan Pooja13th NovemberMonday
Guru Gaddi Diwas Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji15th NovemberWednesday
Martyrdom Day of S. Kartar Singh Sarabha Ji16th NovemberThursday
Chhath Pooja30th OctoberSunday
Birthday of Sant Nam Dev Ji23rd NovemberThursday
Shaheehi Sabha, Shri Fatehgarh Sahib26, 27 and 28th DecemberTuesday, Wednesday & Thursday  

In addition to the above-mentioned holidays an employee can avail four second half day holidays during the Calendar Year, 2023 on the below listed occasions:

  1. Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji
  2. Birthday of Sri Guru Ravidas Ji
  3. Maha Shivratri
  4. Ram Navami
  5. Mahavir Jayanti
  6. Vaisakhi
  7. Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji
  8. Janam Ashtami
  9. Id-ul-Fitr
  10. Birthday of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji
  11. Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)
  12. Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji
  13. Birthday of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
  14. Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji
  15. Christmas day

The rules applicable in the Restricted Holidays will also be applicable for these half day holidays.

Note 4: The festival of ‘Raksha Bandhan’ falls on 30th August (Wednesday). As such Punjab Government Offices/ Institutions will open at 11.00 A.M. on that day.

View And Download Punjab Government Holidays 2023 PDF

View and Punjab Government Holidays 2023 PDF

Punjab Government Holidays 2023 – Long Weekends

Below listed are the long weekends for 2023 in Punjab.

Good FridayApril 7 Friday to 9 Sunday
Vaisakhi / Birhtday of Dr. B.R. AmbedkarApril 14 Friday to 16 Sunday
Gandhi JayantiSeptember 30 Saturday to October 2 Monday
Guru Nanak Jayanti25 November, Saturday to 27 Monday
Christmas 23 December, Saturday to 25 Monday

Sikh HolidaysDates Of Major Sikh Festivals In Punjab 2023

Date and DayFestivals
January 05, ThursdayGuru Gobind Singh Ji Jayanti
January 13, FridayMaghi Lohri
February 3, FridayGuru Harrai Jayanti
March 19, SundayGuru Harrai Guryai
March 22, WednesdayGuru Amar Das Guryai
March 23, ThursdayShaheed Bhagat Singh Martyrdom day
March 25, SaturdayGuru Angad Dev Jotijot
March 26, SundayGuru Hargobind Singh Jotijot
April 5, WednesdayGuru Harkishan Singh Jotijot, Guru Tegh Bahadur Guryai
April 11, TuesdayGuru Teg Bahadur Jayanti
April 12, WednesdayGuru Arjun Dev Jayanti
April 14, FridayVaisakhi or Sikh New Year
April 21, FridayGuru Angad Dev Jayanti
May 4, ThursdayGuru Amar Das Jayanti
May 13, SaturdayGuru Hargobind Singh Guryai
May 23, TuesdayGuru Arjun Dev Jotijot
June 5, MondayGuru Hargobind Singh Jayanti
July 11, TuesdayGuru Harkishan Singh Jayanti
September 16, SaturdayGuru Granth Sahib Jayanti
September 17, SundayGuru Arjun Dev Guryai
September 18, MondayGuru Ramdas Jotijot
September 27, WednesdayGuru Ramdas Guryai
September 29, FridayGuru Amar Das Jotijot
October 3, TuesdayGuru Angad Dev Guryai
October 9, MondayGuru Nanak Dev Jotijot
October 30, MondayGuru Ram Das Jayanti
November 6, MondayGuru Harkishan Singh Guryai, Guru Harrai Jotijot
November 15, WednesdayGuru Granth Sahib Guryai
November 18, SaturdayGuru Gobind Singh Jotijot
November 24, FridayGuru Tegh Bahadur Martyrdom Day
November 27, MondayGuru Nanak Dev Jayanti
December 15, FridayGuru Gobind Singh Guryai
December 17, SundayGuru Teg Bahadur Jotijot


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