Chandigarh Administration Holidays 2021

Many friends keep asking me the question "is tomorrow a holiday in Chandigarh"? For the convenience of our readers, we are giving a complete list of govt holidays in Chandigarh in 2021. The list of bank holidays in Chandigarh during the year 2021 is also given on this page. Chandigarh is the capital of two states Punjab & Haryana, but is itself a Union Territory (U.T.). It has two satellite cities Mohali (Punjab) & Panchkula (Haryana) and these 3 cities are collectively referred as Tricity or Chandigarh Tricity. The list of holidays in Chandigarh is different from the govt holidays in Punjab or Haryana. So the people living in or around Chandigarh always have the confusion about holidays in Chandigarh.

Tomorrow Holiday in Chandigarh

If you are a govt employee or school teacher working in Chandigarh, you must be looking for the answer as 'YES, Tomorrow is a Holiday in Chandigarh'. Although you will get disappointed on many occassions, but if you are reading this page on 19th October 2021, then you must be happy to know that tomorrow is a holiday in Chandigarh.
The next government holiday in Chandigarh is on 20 October 2021 (Wednesday), on the occassion of festival of Valmiki Jayanti. Maharishi Valmiki was the author of Ramayana and also known as Adi Kavi or first poet of Sanskrit language.
All the govt offices and schools of Chandigarh administration will be closed on this day.
This day is also a bank holiday in Chandigarh, so all the private and public sector banks in Chandigarh will be closed on this day.

For more details about bank holidays in Chandigarh, check our related page:
Today Bank Open or Not in Chandigarh

Chandigarh Holidays 2021

The complete list of public holidays in govt offices of Chandigarh administration during the year 2021 is given below. The list given here is according to the list released by department of Public Relations of Chandigarh Administration. According to this list, there are 19 public holidays in Chandigarh during the year 2021. Note that some holidays given in the below list were not there in the original list of holidays released in the beginning of the year and were declared as holidays just before those holiday dates.
Chandigarh Holidays 2021
HolidayHoliday DateWeekday
Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji20 January 2021Wednesday
Republic Day26 January 2021Tuesday
Maha Shivratri11 March 2021Thursday
Holi29 March 2021Monday
Good Friday2 April 2021Friday
Ram Navmi21 April 2021Wednesday
Id-ul-Fitr14 May 2021Friday
Mahatama Budha Jayanti26 May 2021Wednesday
Guru Arjan Dev Ji Shaheedi Gurpurab14 June 2021Monday
Sant Kabir Jayanti24 June 2021Thursday
Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)21 July 2021Wednesday
Independence Day15 August 2021Sunday
Janm Ashtami30 August 2021Monday
Gandhi Jayanti2 October 2021Saturday
Dussehra15 October 2021Friday
Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji20 October 2021Wednesday
Diwali4 November 2021Thursday
Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab19 November 2021Friday
Christmas Day25 December 2021Friday

Bank Holidays in Chandigarh 2021

The complete list of bank holidays in Chandigarh U.T. during the year 2021 is given below. 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. According to the list issued by Chandigarh administration, there are 19 bank holidays in Chandigarh during the year 2021.
Note: Few holidays like Ram Navami (21st April), Guru Arjan Dev Ji Shaheedi Gurpurab (14th June), Kabir Jayanti etc. holidays were not there in the original list released by the Chandigarh administration. These holidays were declared separately by issuing notifications just before these holiday dates.
Bank Holidays in Chandigarh 2021
HolidayHoliday DateWeekday
Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji20 January 2021Wednesday
Republic Day26 January 2021Tuesday
Maha Shivratri11 March 2021Thursday
Holi29 March 2021Monday
Bank Holiday - Account Closing Day1 April 2021Thursday
Ram Navami21 April 2021Wednesday
Id-ul-Fitr14 May 2021Friday
Mahatama Budha Jayanti26 May 2021Wednesday
Guru Arjan Dev Ji Shaheedi Gurpurab14 June 2021Monday
Sant Kabir Jayanti24 June 2021Thursday
Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)21 July 2021Wednesday
Independence Day15 August 2021Sunday
Janm Ashtami30 August 2021Monday
Gandhi Jayanti2 October 2021Saturday
Dussehra15 October 2021Friday
Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji20 October 2021Wednesday
Diwali4 November 2021Thursday
Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab19 November 2021Friday
Christmas Day25 December 2021Friday

Other than these holidays banks will remain closed on all Sundays and also on 2nd/4th Saturdays of each month.