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Punjab Holidays: List of Public Holidays in Punjab in 2023

Team AckoDec 16, 2022

Public holidays in Punjab in 2023 are the days when the public at large gets a day off from work. The list of such holidays includes festivals, and state government and national holidays. Government offices and most private organisations remain closed during these days. Hence, you must be aware of such days to plan your day-to-day tasks accordingly. And this article will help you with that as it features the public holidays in Punjab in 2023.

Punjab Holidays: List of Public Holidays in Punjab in 2023

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Upcoming Public Holidays in Punjab

Here are the upcoming public holidays in Punjab in January 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day

List of Government Holidays in Punjab in 2023

The following table lists the government holidays in Punjab in the calendar year 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day

Sunday

5-Feb

Guru Ravidas Jayanti

Saturday

18-Feb

Maha Shivratri

Wednesday

8-Mar

Holi

Thursday

30-Mar

Ram Navami

Tuesday

4-Apr

Mahavir Jayanti

Friday

7-Apr

Good Friday

Friday

14-Apr

Dr, Ambedkar Jayanti/Vaisakh 

Saturday

22-Apr

Eid-ul-Fitr/Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti

Tuesday

23-May

Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji’s Martyrdom Day

Sunday

4-Jun

Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti

Wednesday

29-Jun

Bakri Eid

Tuesday

15-Aug

Independence Day

Thursday

7-Sept

Janmashtami

Monday

2-Oct

Gandhi Jayanti

Tuesday

24-Oct

Vijaya Dashami

Saturday

28-Oct

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti

Sunday

12-Nov

Deepavali

Monday

27-Nov

Guru Nanak’s Jayanti

Sunday

17-Dec

Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji’s Martyrdom Days

Monday

25-Dec

Christmas

Government Holidays in Punjab in January 2023

Here’s a table with the public holidays in Punjab in January 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Thursday

26-Jan

Republic Day

Government Holidays in Punjab in February 2023

The following table denotes the list of public holidays in February 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

5-Feb

Guru Ravidas Jayanti

Saturday

18-Feb

Maha Shivratri

Government Holidays in Punjab in March 2023

You can go through the table below for the list of Punjab Government holidays in March 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Wednesday

8-Mar

Holi

Thursday

30-Mar

Ram Navami

Government Holidays in Punjab in April 2023

Following are the government holidays in Punjab in April 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Tuesday

4-Apr

Mahavir Jayanti

Friday

7-Apr

Good Friday

Friday

14-Apr

Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti/ Vaisakh 

Saturday

22-Apr

Eid-ul-Fitr/Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti

Government Holidays in Punjab in May 2023

The table below will provide the list of Punjab Government holidays in May 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Tuesday

23-May

Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji’s Martyrdom Day

Government Holidays in Punjab in June 2023

Here is the list of Punjab’s public holidays in June 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

4-Jun

Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti

Wednesday

29-Jun

Bakri Eid

Government Holidays in Punjab in July 2023

There are no government holidays in Punjab in July 2023.

Government Holidays in Punjab in August 2023

The following table highlights the government holidays in Punjab in August 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Tuesday

15-Aug

Independence Day

Government Holidays in Punjab in September 2023

Please refer to the following table for the list of Punjab Government holidays in September 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Thursday

7-Sept

Janmashtami

Government Holidays in Punjab in October 2023

Here are the public holidays in Punjab in October 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Monday

2-Oct

Gandhi Jayanti

Tuesday

24-Oct

Vijaya Dashami

Saturday

28-Oct

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti

Government Holidays in Punjab in November 2023

The table below lists the government holidays in Punjab in November 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

12-Nov

Deepavali

Monday

27-Nov

Guru Nanak’s Jayanti

Government Holidays in Punjab in December 2023

Here’s a table with the list of public holidays in Punjab in December 2023.

Day

Date

Holiday Name

Sunday

17-Dec

Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji’s Martyrdom Day

Monday

25-Dec

Christmas

Punjab: An Overview

Punjab is a state with rich culture, and so are its festivals—colourful and vibrant. The festivals in this state are based on seasons, that is, summer, winter and monsoon. Some of the prominent festivals and fairs include Lohri, Baisakhi, Holla Mohalla, Patiala Craft Mela and Sports Festival.

  • Lohri is one of the important festivals in Punjab, and it is celebrated in winter. It involves lighting a bonfire and singing and dancing around it, and preparing and enjoying traditional delicacies. 

  • Baisakhi is a harvest festival, and it is also the Sikh New Year. During this festival, people decorate their homes and wear new clothes.

  • Sports Festival is an event to celebrate traditional sports. The prominent attractions of the event are bullock cart races and camel races. 

  • Patiala Craft Mela is an event where craft workers gather and display their work. 

  • Holla Mohalla is a fair spanning three days with various activities like poetry, Kirtans, etc.

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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