New Year 2017 Holiday Calendar For Chandigarh Festivals

Chandigarh is an union territory of India actually it was a planned city by famous French architect, Le Corbusier as dictated by India’s first prime minsiter Shri. Jawahar Lal Nehru. It set as the best example of urban planning and latest architecture in modern India. Chandigarh means “City Beautiful” and the name dervied from the goddess of power, Chandi. It bisects from the Punji Province and also the capital of East Punjab.

The Public holidays in Chandigarh are announced by the Home Dept. in the Chandigarh Administration prepared through the sec. XXV of the Negotiable Instrument Act 1881. All sundays in Chandigarh are considered as holidays along with every 2nd and 4th Saturday too. Here the Other holidays are determined depended on the culture, history and religious beliefs they follow.

The gazetted holidays of chandigarh are Republic Day and Independence Day. And the bank holidays included are Annual Closing of Bank Accounts given if it falls on Sunday then it is removed from the official list of chandigarh holidays.

Date Day Holiday
26 Jan Thu Republic Day
(National Day)
24 Feb Fri Maha Shivaratri
13 Mar Mon Holi
9 Apr Sun Mahavir Jayanti
14 Apr Fri Good Friday
10 May Wed Buddha Purnima
26 Jun Mon Ramazan / Idu’l Fitr
(End of Ramadan) *
15 Aug Tue Independence Day
15 Aug Tue Janmashtami / Sri Krishna Jayanti
2 Sep Sat Bakri Id / Idu’l Zuha
(Feast of Sacrifice)
30 Sep Sat Durga Puja / Dussehra
(Vijaya Dashami)
1 Oct Sun Muharram
2 Oct Mon Mahatma Gandhi’s
19 Oct Thu Diwali
(Festival of Lights)
4 Nov Sat Guru Nanak Jayanti


For chandigarh list of government holidays find here


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