Punjab Govt Holidays 2019

Punjab Govt Holidays 2019
The year 2019 is around the corner and the new year will start in just few weeks from now. A lot of people, especially govt employees are curious to see the list of Punjab govt holidays in 2019.
Punjab govt is yet to release the holidays calendar for the coming year and it is generally released in the last week of December. For the convenience of our readers, we have prepared a list of Punjab govt holidays 2019 based upon the list of previous year and updated the dates according to new year.
As soon as govt will issue the notification of list of gazetted holidays in 2019, we will update the list according to Punjab govt holidays calendar 2019.
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Punjab Govt Holidays

The complete list of government holidays in Punjab for the year 2019 is given below. The offices of Punjab govt will remain closed on these days and also closed on all Saturdays & Sundays.
According to this list, there are total 26 gazetted holidays in Punjab during the calendar year 2019 in public offices of Punjab government. Govt employees will be little disappointed to know that eleven holidays are coming on Saturdays and Sundays, ਸੋ ਇਸ ਵਾਰੀ ਤਾਂ ਗਿਆਰਾਂ ਛੁੱਟੀਆਂ ਮਾਰੀਆਂ ਗਈਆਂ.
  1. 13th January (Sunday)
    Birthday Guru Gobind Singh Ji
  2. 26th January (Saturday)
    Republic Day
  3. 4th February (Monday)
    Maha Shivratri
  4. 19th February (Tueday)
    Birthday of Sri Guru Ravidas Ji
  5. 21st March (Thursday)
    Holi
  6. 13th April (Saturday)
    Ram Navami
  7. 14th April (Sunday)
    Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
  8. 14th April (Sunday)
    Vaisakhi
  9. 17th April (Wednesday)
    Mahavir Jayanti
  10. 19th April (Friday)
    Good Friday
  11. 5th June (Wednesday)
    Eid-ul-Fitr
  12. 7th June (Friday)
    Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji
  13. 17th June (Monday)
    Kabir Jayanti
  14. 12th August (Monday)
    Eid-al-Adha (Bakrid)
  15. 15th August (Thursday)
    Independence Day
  16. 24th August (Saturday)
    Janm Ashtami
  17. 31st August (Saturday)
    First Parkash Purab of Guru Granth Sahib Ji
  18. 29th september (Sunday)
    Agarsen Jayanti
  19. 2nd October (Wednesday)
    Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi
  20. 8 October (Tuesday)
    Dussehra
  21. 13th October (Sunday)
    Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji
  22. 27th October (Sunday)
    Diwali
  23. 28th October (Monday)
    Vishawkarma Day
  24. 12th November (Tuesday)
    Parkash Gurpurb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
  25. 1st December (Sunday)
    Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji
  26. 25th December (Wednesday)
    Christmas day

NOTE: The festival of Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi falls on 15th August (Thrusday). It is a 2 hours holiday in govt offices and offices open at 11:00 AM.

Bank Holidays 2019 Punjab

There are total 16 Bank Holidays in Punjab in the calendar year 2019. It is important to note that bank holidays are not same throughout the country. The list is issued by the respective state governments according to the directions of Ministry of Finance, Government of India. Punjab government has notified following holidays which would be observed as public holidays according to section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act. Other than these holidays banks will remain closed on all Sundays and also on 2nd/4th Saturdays of each month.
  1. 13th January (Sunday)
    Birthday Guru Gobind Singh Ji
  2. 26th January (Saturday)
    Republic Day
  3. 19th February (Tueday)
    Birthday of Sri Guru Ravidas Ji
  4. 21st March (Thursday)
    Holi
  5. 1st April (Thursday)
    Bank Holiday (Annual Account Closing)
  6. 13th April (Saturday)
    Ram Navami
  7. 14th April (Sunday)
    Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
  8. 19th April (Friday)
    Good Friday
  9. 5th June (Wednesday)
    Eid-ul-Fitr
  10. 15th August (Thursday)
    Independence Day
  11. 2nd October (Wednesday)
    Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi
  12. 8 October (Tuesday)
    Dussehra
  13. 13th October (Sunday)
    Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji
  14. 27th October (Sunday)
    Diwali
  15. 12th November (Tuesday)
    Parkash Gurpurb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
  16. 25th December (Wednesday)
    Christmas day

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