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.
List of Uttarakhand 2017 Public Holidays date, day, Holidays
|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|
|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.