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Odisha Holidays: List of Public Holidays in Odisha in 2023

Team AckoDec 19, 2022

Public holidays in Odisha in 2023 refer to days when most of the general public gets a day off from work, college, etc. It includes state-specific festivals and events, national festivals and government holidays. Such days are an excellent opportunity to take a break from everyday life and indulge in celebrations or outings. Hence, you should be aware of such days to plan your year. To help you in this regard, we bring you a comprehensive list of public holidays in Odisha in the calendar year 2023.

Odisha Holidays

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Upcoming Public Holidays in Odisha

Following are the upcoming public holidays in Odisha in January 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

1-Jan

New Year’s Eve

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day 

List of Government Holidays in Odisha in 2023

The table below highlights the list of government holidays in Odisha in the calendar year 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

1-Jan

New Year’s Eve

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day 

Wednesday

8-Mar

Holi

Friday

7-Apr

Good Friday

Saturday

8-Apr

Easter Saturday

Sunday

9-Apr

Easter Sunday

Saturday

22-Apr

Eid-ul-Fitr

Wednesday

29-Jun

Bakri Eid

Tuesday

15-Aug

Independence Day

Thursday

7-Sept

Janmashtami

Thursday

28-Sept

Eid-E-Milad

Monday

2-Oct

Gandhi Jayanti

Monday

23-Oct

Maha Navami

Tuesday

24-Oct

Dussehra

Sunday

12-Nov

Deepavali

Monday

27-Nov

Guru Nanak’s Jayanti

Monday

25-Dec

Christmas

Government Holidays in Odisha in January 2023

Here’s a table with the list of public holidays in Odisha in January 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

1-Jan

New Year’s Eve

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day 

Government Holidays in Odisha in February 2023

There are no government holidays in Odisha in February 2023.

Government Holidays in Odisha in March 2023

Here are the public holidays in Odisha in March 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Wednesday

8-Mar

Holi

Government Holidays in Odisha in April 2023

You can refer to the table shared below for the list of government holidays in Odisha in April 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Friday

7-Apr

Good Friday

Saturday

8-Apr

Easter Saturday

Sunday

9-Apr

Easter Sunday

Saturday

22-Apr

Eid-ul-Fitr

Government Holidays in Odisha in May 2023

There are no public holidays in Odisha in May 2023.

Government Holidays in Odisha in June 2023

The table below lists Odisha’s Government holidays in June 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Wednesday

29-Jun

Bakri Eid

Government Holidays in Odisha in July 2023

There are no government holidays in Odisha in July 2023.

Government Holidays in Odisha in August 2023

Here are the public holidays in Odisha in August 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Tuesday

15-Aug

Independence Day

Government Holidays in Odisha in September 2023

The following table provides the list of government holidays in Odisha in September 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Thursday

7-Sept

Janmashtami

Thursday

28-Sept

Eid-E-Milad

Government Holidays in Odisha in October 2023

Please go through the table mentioned below for the Odisha Government holidays in October 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Monday

2-Oct

Gandhi Jayanti

Monday

23-Oct

Maha Navami

Tuesday

24-Oct

Dussehra

Government Holidays in Odisha in November 2023

You can refer to the following table for the list of public holidays in Odisha in November 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

12-Nov

Deepavali

Monday

27-Nov

Guru Nanak’s Jayanti

Government Holidays in Odisha in December 2023

The table mentioned below lists the government holidays in Odisha in December 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Monday

25-Dec

Christmas

Odisha: An Overview

Odisha is a state with rich culture, traditions and history. It is home to several prominent temples in India. Apart from that, the state also celebrates unique festivals and fairs throughout the year. The state's prominent festivals and cultural events include Jagannath Rath Yatra, Konark Dance Festival, Chhau Festival, Durga Puja and International Sand Art Festival.

  • Jagannath Rath Yatra is the most famous festival in Odisha. It is a festival dedicated to Lord Jagannath, Lord Balaram and Goddess Subhadra. It involves a grand procession from the Jagannath Temple to Gundicha Temple. The main attraction of this festival is the tall wooden chariots with massive wheels.

  • Konark Dance Festival is an event that brings together artists belonging to different forms of classical dance. The event also gets global attention due to the showcase of various classical dance forms on one platform.

  • Chhau Festival spans three days, and it is celebrated by the Bhuiyan tribes. The prominent attraction of this festival is the Chhau dance.

  • The International Sand Art Festival is held on Chandrabhaga beach. Sand artists across the country and the world participate in this festival/competition.

  • Durga Puja is a festival widely celebrated across the country. It is also popular in Odisha and involves installing decorated idols of Goddess Durga in pandals.

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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