Gazetted holidays 2014 in India

Gazetted holidays are the holidays listed for central government employees in India applicable throughout the country. These holidays are as per the Circular issued by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Government of India, issued every year. The following are the gazetted holidays for the year 2014 as per the latest circular issued in October 2013. You can plan your holidays based on these in advance.

There are 14 Gazetted holidays applicable throughout India in central government offices. In addition to this there are three additional gazetted holidays, Holi, Janam Ashtmi and Ramnavmi in Delhi and any three from the list of 12 provided below outside Delhi.

S. No.
Holiday Name
1JanuaryEid Birthday of Prophet Mohammed14Tuesday
2JanuaryRepublic Day26Sundiay
3AprilMahavir Jayanti13Sunday
4AprilGood Friday18Friday
5MayBuddha Purnima14Wednesday
6JulyIdu'l Fitr29Tuesday
7AugustIndependence day15friday
8OctoberMahatma Gandhi's Birthday2Thursday
11OctoberDiwali / Deepavali23Thursday
13NovemberGuru Nanak's Birthday6Thursday
14DecemberChristmas Day December 25Thursday
Additional Gazetted holidays in Delhi
2AprilRam Navami8Tuesday
Additional Gazetted holidays outside Delhi (Any 3)
1An Additional Day For Dussehra
3Janamashtami (Vaishnavi)
4Ram Navami
5Maha Shivratri
6Ganesh Chaturthi / Vinayak Chaturthi
7Makar Sankaranti
8Rath Yatra
11Sri Panchami / Basanta Panchami
12Vishu/ Vaisakhi / Vaisakhadi / Bahag Bihu / Mashadi Ugadi / Chaitra Sukladi / Cheti Chand / Gudi Padava 1st / Navratra / Nauroz / Chhath Pooja / Karva Chauth


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