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Puducherry Holidays: List of Public Holidays in Puducherry in 2023

Team AckoDec 23, 2022

Public holidays in Puducherry in 2023 include local festivals and events, national events and government holidays. Government offices, most private offices, and schools and colleges remain shut during these days. Hence, you should be aware of these days to plan your day-to-day tasks, and for that, you may require a detailed holiday list. To help you in this regard, we have compiled the list of Puducherry’s public holidays in 2023.

Public Holidays in Puducherry in 2023

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Upcoming Public Holidays in Puducherry

Following are the upcoming government holidays in Puducherry in January 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

1-Jan

New Year

Sunday

15-Jan

Pongal

Monday

16-Jan

Uzhavar Thirunal

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day 

List of Government Holidays in Puducherry in 2023

The following table highlights the list of public holidays in Puducherry in the calendar year 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

1-Jan

New Year

Sunday

15-Jan

Pongal

Monday

16-Jan

Uzhavar Thirunal

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day 

Friday

7-Apr

Good Friday

Friday

14-Apr

Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti

Saturday

22-Apr

Eid-ul-Fitr

Monday

1-May

May Day

Wednesday

29-Jun

Bakra Eid

Tuesday

15-Aug

Independence Day

Wednesday

16-Aug

De Jure Transfer Day

Thursday

7-Sept

Janmashtami

Tuesday

19-Sept

Ganesh Chaturthi

Thursday

28-Sept

Eid-E-Milad

Monday

2-Oct

Gandhi Jayanti

Monday

23-Oct

Maha Navami

Wednesday

1-Nov

Puducherry Liberation Day

Sunday

12-Nov

Deepavali

Monday

25-Dec

Christmas

Government Holidays in Puducherry in January 2023

The following table denotes the public holidays in Puducherry in January 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

1-Jan

New Year

Sunday

15-Jan

Pongal

Monday

16-Jan

Uzhavar Thirunal

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day 

Government Holidays in Puducherry in February 2023

There are no government holidays in Puducherry in February 2023.

Government Holidays in Puducherry in March 2023

There are no public holidays in Puducherry in March 2023.

Government Holidays in Puducherry in April 2023

Here are the public holidays in Puducherry in April 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Friday

7-Apr

Good Friday

Friday

14-Apr

Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti

Saturday

22-Apr

Eid-ul-Fitr

Government Holidays in Puducherry in May 2023

The table mentioned below provides the list of government holidays in Puducherry in May 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Monday

1-May

May Day

Government Holidays in Puducherry in June 2023

You can refer to the following table for the list of public holidays in Puducherry in June 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Wednesday

29-Jun

Bakra Eid

Government Holidays in Puducherry in July 2023

There are no public holidays in Puducherry in July 2023.

Government Holidays in Puducherry in August 2023

The table shared below denotes the government holidays in Puducherry in August 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Tuesday

15-Aug

Independence Day

Wednesday

16-Aug

De Jure Transfer Day

Government Holidays in Puducherry in September 2023

Here’s a table with the Puducherry Government holidays in September 2023. 

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Thursday

7-Sept

Janmashtami

Tuesday

19-Sept

Ganesh Chaturthi

Thursday

28-Sept

Eid-E-Milad

Government Holidays in Puducherry in October 2023

The table below provides Puducherry’s public holiday list for October 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Monday

2-Oct

Gandhi Jayanti

Monday

23-Oct

Maha Navami

Government Holidays in Puducherry in November 2023

The below-mentioned table lists the government holidays in Puducherry in November 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Wednesday

1-Nov

Puducherry Liberation Day

Sunday

12-Nov

Deepavali

Government Holidays in Puducherry in December 2023

You can refer to the following table for the list of public holidays in Puducherry in December 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Monday

25-Dec

Christmas

Puducherry: An Overview

Pondicherry is a place with significant French influence. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India, featuring serene beaches and rich architecture. Its prominent festivals include Bastille Day, Masquerade Festival, Thai Pongal and Masi Magam.

  • Bastille Day is a festival celebrated as France’s National Day in Puducherry. It involves parades and partying. Apart from that, National anthems of India and France are sung, and a soldier march takes place on July 14th.

  • The Masquerade Festival involves wearing elaborate masks and enjoying French delicacies. You can also visit different restaurants and enjoy rock music and French cuisine.

  • Thai Pongal is celebrated in January, and it is a famous festival among the Tamil people. It involves creating rangolis and cooking local delicacies.

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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