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List of Public Holidays in Daman and Diu in 2023

Team AckoJan 13, 2023

Public holidays in Daman and Diu in 2023 include religious festivals, fairs, national events and government holidays. The general public, including school/college students, gets a day off during these days. Hence, it can be a good opportunity to plan outings, visit fairs and participate in celebrations. A dedicated holiday list will come in handy for such plans, and to help you in this regard, we bring you a comprehensive list of public holidays in Daman and Diu in 2023.

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Upcoming Public Holidays in Daman and Diu

Here are the upcoming government holidays in Daman and Diu in January 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day

List of Government Holidays in Daman and Diu in 2023

The table mentioned below highlights the public holidays in Daman and Diu in the calendar year 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day

Saturday

18-Feb

Maha Shivratri

Wednesday

8-Mar

Holi

Wednesday

22-Mar

Ugadi

Thursday

30-Mar

Ram Navami

Tuesday

4- Apr

Mahavir Jayanthi

Friday

7-Apr

Good Friday

Saturday

22-Apr

Eid-ul-Fitr

Saturday

29-Jul

Muharram

Tuesday

15-Aug

Independence Day

Wednesday

16-Aug

Parsi New Year

Wednesday

31-Aug

Raksha Bandhan

Wednesday

6-Sept

Janmashtami

Tuesday

19-Sept

Ganesh Chaturthi

Thursday

28-Sept

Milad-un-nabi

Monday

2-Oct

Gandhi Jayanti

Tuesday

24-Oct

Dussehra

Sunday

12-Nov

Deepavali

Monday

13-Nov

Govardhan Puja

Sunday

19-Nov

Chhath Puja

Monday

25-Dec

Christmas

Government Holidays in Daman and Diu in January 2023

The following table denotes the public holidays in Daman and Diu in January 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day

Government Holidays in Daman and Diu in February 2023

You can refer to the following table for the list of government holidays in Daman and Diu in February 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Saturday

18-Feb

Maha Shivratri

Government Holidays in Daman and Diu in March 2023

Here are the Daman and Diu Government holidays in March 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Wednesday

8-Mar

Holi

Wednesday

22-Mar

Ugadi

Thursday

30-Mar 

Ram Navami

Government Holidays in Daman and Diu in April 2023

Here’s a table with the list of public holidays in Daman and Diu in April 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Tuesday

4-Apr

Mahavir Jayanti

Friday

7-Apr

Good Friday

Saturday

22-Apr

Eid-ul-Fitr

Government Holidays in Daman and Diu in May 2023

There are no public holidays in Daman and Diu in May 2023.

Government Holidays in Daman and Diu in June 2023

There are no government holidays in Daman and Diu in June 2023.

Government Holidays in Daman and Diu in July 2023

Following are the public holidays in Daman and Diu in July 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Saturday

29-Jul

Muharram

Government Holidays in Daman and Diu in August 2023

Please refer to the table below for the list of government holidays in Daman and Diu in August 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Tuesday

15-Aug

Independence Day

Wednesday

16-Aug

Parsi New Year

Wednesday

31-Aug

Raksha Bandhan

Government Holidays in Daman and Diu in September 2023

Here is a list of public holidays in Daman and Diu in September 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Wednesday

6-Sept

Janmashtami

Tuesday

19-Sept

Ganesh Chaturthi

Thursday

28-Sept

Milad-un-nabi

Government Holidays in Daman and Diu in October 2023

The following table provides the list of government holidays in Daman and Diu in October 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Monday

2-Oct

Gandhi Jayanti

Tuesday

24-Oct

Dussehra

Government Holidays in Daman and Diu in November 2023

The following table denotes the public holidays in Daman and Diu in November 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

12-Nov

Deepavali

Monday

13-Nov

Govardhan Puja

Sunday

19-Nov

Chhath Puja

Government Holidays in Daman and Diu in December 2023

Here’s a table with the Daman and Diu Government holiday list for December 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Monday

25-Dec

Christmas

Daman and Diu: An Overview

Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli collectively form a Union Territory (UT). Apart from the picturesque locations and several tourist attractions, the towns also celebrate some unique festivals and fairs. The prominent festivals and fairs of Daman and Diu are Garba, Nariyal Purnima, Gangaji Fair, Folk Dance Festival and Christmas. Visiting this place during festivities will make your experience even better as you get to witness the diverse traditions and cultures.

  • Garba dance is organised during the Navratri festival, which spans nine nights. It involves worshipping Goddess Amba, wearing traditional attire and performing the Garba dance. People from different communities take part in this colourful festival.

  • Nariyal Purnima is celebrated as the start of the festive season. It involves offering coconuts to the God of Water and Wind. Fisherfolks also give their offerings to their God and seek blessings. The prominent highlight of this festival is the Coconut Food Festival.

  • Gangaji Fair is an annual fair held at Dabhel. During the fair, people worship Lord Shiva. People from nearby districts visit the fair in large numbers.

  • Folk Dance Festival is an event where different forms of folk dances are performed. You can witness folk dances such as the Verdigao dance, Vira Dance and Mando Dance.

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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