Punjab Government List Holidays List 2024

Public Holidays in the public offices under the Punjab Government during the calendar year 2024

How many holidays are there in 2024 in Punjab?

59 Holidays in Punjab for 2024

  • Gazetted holidays-31
  • Restricted holidays-28

Calling all Punjabis! Mark your calendars, because 2024 promises a generous helping of holidays! Gear up for a year filled with 59 days of official breaks, including 31 gazetted holidays and 28 restricted holidays announced by the Punjab government.

Gazetted holidays are those observed throughout the state, like national holidays (Republic Day, Independence Day, Gandhi Jayanti) and major festivals like Diwali, Holi, and Gurpurab. These are the official days off for government offices, banks, and many educational institutions.

Restricted holidays are specific to certain regions, communities, or professions within Punjab. They offer additional breaks to celebrate local events, festivals, or commemorations.

Punjab Government Gazetted Holidays 2024

Sr.noName of Holiday(s)Date
All Saturdays
All Sundays
Other Holidays
1Birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Ji17th January
2Republic Day26th January
3Birthday of Sri Guru Ravidas Ji24th February
4Maha Shivaratri08th March
5Shaheedi Diwas of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh,
Sukhdev and Rajguru ji
23rd March
6Holi25th March
7Good Friday29th March
8Birthday of Sri Guru Nabha Dass Ji08th April
9Idu’l Ftr11th April
10Vaisakhi13th April
11Birthday of Dr.B.R Amdekar14th April
12Ram Navami17th April
13Mahavir Jayanti21st April
14May Day01st May
15Lord Parshuram jayanti10th May
16Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev ji10th June
17Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)17th June
18Kabir Jayanti22nd June
19Independence Day15th August
20Janam Ashtami26th August
21Birthday of mahatma Gandhi ji02nd October
22Maharaj AgarsainJaynti03nd October
23Dussehra12th October
24Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji17th October
25Diwali31st October
26Vishwakarma Day01st November
27Birthday of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji15th November
28Martyrdom Day of S. Kartar SinghSarabha ji16th November
29Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur ji06th December
30Christmas Day25th December
31Shaheedi Sabha Shri Fatehgarh Sahib27th December

Besides the above holidays, each employee will also be permitted to avail himself/herself of any two (2) holidays to be chosen by him/her out of the Restricted Holidays below during the Calendar year 2023

Punjab Government Restricted Holidays 2024

Sr.noName of the Holiday (s)Date
1New Year Day01st January
2Lohri13th January
3Nirwan Diwas of Bhagwan Adinath ji09th February
4Basant Panchmi/ Birthday of Satguru Ram Singh Ji14th February
5International Women Day08th March
6Hola Mohalla26th March
7Buddh Purnima23rd May
8Nirjala Ekadshi18th June
9Death Anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ji29th June
10Muharram17th July
11Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham Singh31St July
12Pehla Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji04th September
13Birthday of Baba Jiwan Singh Ji05th September
14Samvatsri Diwas07th September
15Saragarhi Day12th September
16Birthday of Baba Sri Chand Ji12th September
17Birth of Prophet Mohammad Sahib16th September
18Anant Chaturdashi17th September
19Birthday of S. Bhagat Singh Ji28th September
20Birthday of Baba Banda Singh Ji Bahadur16th October
21Birthday of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji19th October
22Karva Chauth20th October
23New Punjab Day01st November
24Goverdhan Pooja02nd November
25Guru Gaddi Diwas Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
03th November
26Chhath Pooja07th November
27Birthday of Sant Nam Dev Ji12th November
28Shaheehi Sabha, Shri Fatehgarh Sahib25,26th December

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