Uttarakhand Public Holidays in 2017

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Like many states in India, Uttarakhand has separate holidays into category. List of Government holidays in Uttarakhand state for year 2017 is mentioned below. Some of holidays are declared by central government and some of holidays are declared by state Government.

Every year, republic day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi birthday are nationally observed as holiday. But general public holiday in India is based on religion and regional basis. This page contains a calendar of all 2017 bank holidays for Uttarakhand. People of all states of India do not celebrate same and similar festivals. It varies from state to state. See Public Holidays in Meghalaya in 2017

Uttarakhand Government declared Holidays

Holidays are approved by Uttarakhand Government each year are combination of religious celebrations of cultural or historical events. Also, declared National and Religion holidays list for Year 2017 across all districts of Uttarakhand state in India. In this article, you can see List of Uttarakhand 2017 Public Holidays date, day, Holidays. This page contains calendar of all 2017 holidays for Uttarakhand.

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List of Uttarakhand 2017 Public Holidays date, day, Holidays

Holidays Date Day Remarks
Republic Day 26-Jan Thursday Constitution of India came into force
Maha Shivaratri 24-Feb Friday Birth of shiva
Holi 13-Mar Monday Festival of colors
Bank Holiday 1-Apr Saturday Holidays for bank only
Ram Navmi 4-Apr Tuesday Celebrates birth of Lord Rama
Mahavir Jayanthi 9-Apr Sunday most important religious holiday in Jainism
Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti 14-Apr Friday Birth of Dr. Ambedkar
Good Friday 14-Apr Friday Crusification of Jesus
Budh Purnima 10-May Wednesday Birth of Buddha
Jamat-ul-vida 23-Jun Friday Last Friday of Ramadam
Id-ul-Fitr 26-Jun Monday Many states celebrates
Raksha Bandhan 7-Aug Monday Celebration of sibling festival
Janmashtami 14-Aug Monday birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Independence day 15-Aug Tuesday Nation Independence from British Rule
Id-ul-Zuha 2-Sep Saturday Eid al-Adha
Dussehra 30-Sep Saturday Vijaya Dashami
Gandhi Jayanti 2-Oct Monday Birth of Gandhi
Diwali 18-Oct Wednesday Festivals of lights
Guru Nanak Jayanthi 4-Nov Saturday Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib
Id-I-Milad 1-Dec Friday Bakrid Muslim festival
Christmas 25-Dec Monday Observed in all states

Points to remember

  • In India, Republic day, Independence day and Gandhi Jayanti are national day.
  • Muslim festivals dates will change depend on moon timings
  • Depend on region public holidays are different from one place to another place. This is one of reasons that all these regional holidays dates change depend on state.
  • Christmas and New Year’s Day are not government official holidays but they observed as nationally holidays.

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