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List of Public Holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in 2023

Team AckoMar 6, 2023

Public holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in 2023 consist of regional and national festivals/events and government holidays. The general public, including school/college students, gets a day off during these days. Hence, it’s a good opportunity to plan an outing or participate in celebrations. To do that, you may need a holiday list that highlights such days. In this article, we bring you the list of government holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in 2023.

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Upcoming Public Holidays in Arunachal Pradesh

Here’s a table with the upcoming government holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in February- 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Monday

20-Feb

Statehood Day

List of Government Holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in 2023

The following table denotes the public holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in the calendar year 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

1-Jan

New Year

Saturday

14-Jan

Makar Sankranti

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day

Monday

20-Feb

Statehood Day

Wednesday

8-Mar

Holi

Friday

7-Apr

Good Friday

Friday

15-Apr

Bohag Bihu

Saturday

22-Apr

Eid-ul-Fitr

Friday

5-May

Buddha Purnima

Tuesday

15-Aug

Independence Day

Monday

2-Oct

Gandhi Jayanti

Saturday

21-Oct

Maha Saptami

Sunday

22-Oct

Maha Ashtami

Monday

23-Oct

Maha Navami

Tuesday

24-Oct

Dussehra

Sunday

12-Nov

Deepavali

Monday

27-Nov

Guru Nanak's Jayanti

Friday

1-Dec

Indigenous Faith  Day

Monday

25-Dec

Christmas

Government Holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in January 2023

You can refer to the following table for the list of public holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in January 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

1-Jan

New Year

Saturday

14-Jan

Makar Sankranti

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day

Government Holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in February 2023

Here are the Arunachal Pradesh Government holidays in February 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Monday

20-Feb

Statehood Day

Government Holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in March 2023

The table shared below denotes the public holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in March 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Wednesday

8-Mar

Holi

Government Holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in April 2023

Following is the list of government holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in April 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Friday

7-Apr

Good Friday

Friday

15-Apr

Bohag Bihu

Saturday

22-Apr

Eid-ul-Fitr

Government Holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in May 2023

Here are Arunachal Pradesh’s public holidays in May 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Friday

5-May

Buddha Purnima

Government Holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in June 2023

There are no public holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in June 2023.

Government Holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in July 2023

There are no government holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in July 2023.

Government Holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in August 2023

Please refer to the below-mentioned table for the Arunachal Pradesh Government holidays in August 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Tuesday

15-Aug

Independence Day

Government Holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in September 2023

There are no public holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in September 2023.

Government Holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in October 2023

The table below provides the list of government holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in October 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Monday

2-Oct

Gandhi Jayanti

Saturday

21-Oct

Maha Saptami

Sunday

22-Oct

Maha Ashtami

Monday

23-Oct

Maha Navami

Tuesday

24-Oct

Dussehra

Government Holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in November 2023

The following table highlights the public holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in November 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

12-Nov

Deepavali

Monday

27-Nov

Guru Nanak Jayanti

Government Holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in December 2023

Here’s a list of Arunachal Pradesh’s public holidays in December 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Friday

1-Dec

Indigenous Faith  Day

Monday

25-Dec

Christmas

Arunachal Pradesh: An Overview

Arunachal Pradesh is a state with diverse cultures and traditions, and its festivals and fairs reflect the same. The tribals of the state celebrate unique festivals and display their culture in the form of art, crafts and local delicacies. Some of the prominent festivals of this state are Solung of Adis, Losar Festival, Torgya of Monpas, Ziro Festival of Music and Dree Festival.

  • Solung of Adis is the most popular festival in Arunachal Pradesh. It is an agricultural-based festival, and it involves people offering rituals for protection from evil spirits and praying for the betterment of the state and people. Ponung dance is a highlight of this festival.

  • Losar Festival is a major festival in the Tawang district. It was considered a fertility festival during the pre-Buddhist era. It involves farmers lighting incense sticks and performing rituals to appease the local deities. People also wear new clothes and jewellery during this festival.

  • Torgya of Monpas is a prominent festival of the Monpa tribe. The festival spans three days, and it is celebrated inside the monastery. It involves monks preparing a 10-foot pyramid made out of flour called Torgya. The tribe’s Appa Pat-Sun folk dance is another highlight of this festival.

  • Ziro Festival of Music unites musicians from across the state and other northeastern states. It spans four days, and you can enjoy different genres of music from across the world.

Disclaimer: The information in this article is compiled by referring to different sources on the internet. The list of holidays may change as per the state/central government notifications.

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