Punjab Govt Holidays 2021
As government employee or a bank employee, one wants to check the list of holidays in their department or organization. The common people, who have work at a bank or govt office, also wants to check the list of holidays.
For the convenience of our readers, on this page we are providing a complete list of Punjab govt holidays in 2021 and also a list of bank holidays in the state of Punjab during the current year. The list given on this page is as per the gazetted holidays list issued by the state government.
The first holiday in the new year is on the occassion of religious festival of Birthday Gurpurab of Guru Gobind Singh ji, which is coming on Wednesday, 20th January 2021.
According to this list, there are total 26 gazetted holidays in Punjab during the calendar year 2021 in the public offices of Punjab government. Other than these holidays, the offices will remain closed on all Saturdays and Sundays.
- Tomorrow Holiday in Punjab
- Today Bank Open or Not in Punjab
- Punjab Govt Holidays 2021
- Bank Holidays 2021 Punjab
Tomorrow Holiday in PunjabIn schools, we always wanted the tomorrow to be a holiday. Although that's not possible everyday, but if you are reading this page on 3rd November 2021, then your wish is granted as tomorrow is a holiday in Punjab.
The next government holiday in Punjab is on 4th November 2021 (Thursday), on the occassion of Diwali, the festival of lights. On this day, lord Ram Chandra returned to Ayodhya after an exile of fourteen years.
The day next to Diwali is Vishawkarma Day, which is also a gazetted holiday in the state of Punjab. Then the next two days are Saturday and Sunday, which are also off days in the govt offices. It means that the govt offices will be closed for 4 days. But not all these days are bank holidays, so check the list of bank holidays in Punjab given in the next section on this page.
All government offices, schools, offices of boards, corporations and educational institutes in the state will remain closed. You are reading this page on punjab data dot com.
This day is also a bank holiday in Punjab, so all the private and public sector banks in the state of Punjab will be closed on this day.
The holidays in state capital Chandigarh are not same as the govt holidays in Punjab. So check this link to know about the holidays in Chandigarh:
Chandigarh Holiday List 2021.
Today Bank Open or Not in Punjab
If you had some work at a bank and were planning to visit the bank today, then you may be little disappointed to know that today is a holiday in banks in Punjab as it's a Sunday. The banks in Punjab are closed on every Sunday. So all the public and private sector banks in Punjab will be closed today.
Note: Some readers are looking for bank holidays in Ludhiana in 2021. The bank holidays are declared at the state level, not specific to a city. So the list of holidays in any particular city like Ludhiana, Jalandhar or Amritsar is same as the list of bank holidays in Punjab given on this page.
Punjab Govt Holidays 2021The complete list of government holidays in Punjab for the year 2021 is given below. The offices of Punjab govt will remain closed on these days and also closed on all Saturdays & Sundays.
|Birthday Guru Gobind Singh Ji||20-1-2021||Wednesday|
|Birthday of Sri Guru Ravidas Ji||27-2-2021||Saturday|
|Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar||14-4-2021||Wednesday|
|Bhagwan Parshuram Jayanti||14-5-2021||Sunday|
|Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji||14-6-2021||Monday|
|Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi||2-10-2021||Saturday|
|Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji||20-10-2021||Wednesday|
|Parkash Gurpurb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji||19-11-2021||Friday|
|Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji||8-12-2021||Wednesday|
NOTE: The festival of Raksha Bandhan (also Rakhi or Rakhri) is coming on 22nd August, which is a holiday as this day is a Sunday. Otherwise there will be a 2 hours holiday in govt offices and offices will open at 11:00 AM.
Bank Holidays 2021 PunjabThere are total 15 Bank Holidays in Punjab in the calendar year 2021. It is important to note that the 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 every month.
|Republic Day||26 January 2021||Tuesday|
|Maha Shivratri||11 March 2021||Thursday|
|Holi||29 March 2021||Monday|
|Annual Closing of Accounts Day||1 April 2021||Thursday|
|Good Friday||2 April 2021||Friday|
|Ram Navmi||21 April 2021||Wednesday|
|Id-ul-Fitr||14 May 2021||Friday|
|Independence Day||15 August 2021||Sunday|
|Janmashtami||30 August 2021||Monday|
|Gandhi Jayanti||2 October 2021||Saturday|
|Dussehra (Vijay Dasami)||15 October 2021||Friday|
|Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti||20 October 2021||Wednesday|
|Diwali||4 November 2021||Thursday|
|Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab||19 November 2021||Friday|
|Christmas Day||25 December 2021||Saturday|
Other than these holidays banks will remain closed on all Sundays and also on 2nd/4th Saturdays of each month.