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Puducherry State Holiday List 2017

Government of Puducherry Notification – Holiday List 2017

Puducherry Govt has issued a Notification for Holiday List 2017

Puducherry Holiday List 2017

GOVERNMENT OF PUDUCHERRY

ABSTRACT

Home (police) – Public Holidays for Government Offices including Government Undertakings/Boards/Other Institutions and for all Banking Institution including Co-Operative Banks in the Union Territory of Puducherry for the year 2017 – Orders – Issued.

Home Department

G.O.Ms.No.59

Puducherry, dated: 28.10.2016

ORDER:

The following Notification shall be published in the next issue of the Official Gazette:-

NOTIFICATION

The lieutenant Governor, Puducherry is pleased to declare that all Government Offices/government Undertakings, Boards and other Institutions under the control of Government of Puducherry and all Banking institutions including Co-Operative Banks in the Union Territory of Puducherry shall be closed on the days specified in the notification in Appendix-I and Appendix-II respectively during the calender year 2017.

2. In addition to the closed holidays the lieutenant Governor is also pleased to permit each Government Servant to avail any 2 (two) holidays to be chosen by him/her out of the list of Restricted Holidays in Appendix-III.

3. No Substitute holidays shall be allowed on any event for the festival holiday initially declared.

BY ORDER OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

(F.P.VERBINA JAYARAJ)

UNDER SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT

APPENDIX – I

(G.O.Ms. No.:59 dated 28.10.2016)

NOTIFICATION

In exercise of the powers conferred by the explanation to section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (No.XXVI of 1881) read with the Notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, SRO No.F.G.P.54/99636/701, dated 31.12.1955, the Lieutenant-governor of the Union Territory of Puducherry hereby declares the under mentioned days in the calendar year 2017 shall be public Holidays for all Government Offices/Institutions under the control of the Union Territory of Puducherry for the Purpose of that section.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS – 2017

(I) PUDUCHERRY AND KERAIKAL REGIONS:-

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Date

Day

Festival

1 14.01.2017 Saturday Pongal
2 16.01.2017 Monday Uzhavar Thirunal
3 26.01.2017 Thursday Republic Day
4 14.04.2017 Friday Tamil New Year’s Day/Good Friday/Dr.Ambedkar’s Birthday
5 01.05.2017 Monday May Day
6 26.06.2017 Monday Ramzan (id-ul-fitr)*
7 15.08.2017 Tuesday Independence Day
8 16.08.2017 Wednesday De jure Transfer Day
9 25.08.2017 Friday Vinayagar Chathurthi
10 01.09.2017 Friday Bakrid (id-ul-Alha)*
11 29.09.2017 Friday Saraswathi Pooja / Ayudha Pooja
12 02.10.2017 Monday Gandhi Jayanthi
13 18.10.2017 Wednesday Deepavali
14 01.11.2017 Wednesday Puducherry Liberation Day
15 02.12.2017 Saturday Meelad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)*
16 25.12.2017 Monday Christmas

*Subject to change depending on the appearance of the Moon.

(ii) MAHA REGION:-

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Date

Day

Festival

1 26.01.2017 Thursday Republic day
2 13.04.2017 Thursday Vishu 1st Day
3 14.04.2017 Friday Good Friday/Dr.Ambedkar’s Birthday/Vishu 2nd Day
4 26.06.2017 Monday Ramzan (id-ul-Fitr)*
5 15.08.2017 Tuesday Independence Day
6 16.08.2017 Wednesday De jure Transfer Day
7 01.09.2017 Friday Bakrid (Id-ul-Alha)*
8 03.09.2017 Sunday Onam 1st Day
9 04.09.2017 Monday Onam 2nd Day
10 29.09.2017 Friday Saraswathi Pooja/Mahanavami
11 02.10.2017 Monday Gandhi Jayanthi
12 15.10.2017 Sunday St. Theresa Festival
13 18.10.2017 Wednesday Diwali
14 01.11.2017 Wednesday Puducherry Liberation Day
15 01.12.2017 Friday Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)*
16 25.12.2017 Monday Christmas

• Subject to change depending on the appearance of the Moon.

(iii) YANAM REGION:-

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Date

Day

Festival

1 14.01.2017 Saturday Pongal
2 15.01.2017 Sunday Kanuma
3 26.01.2017 Thursday Republic Day
4 11.03.2017 Saturday Vishnu Car Festival
5 29.03.2017 Wednesday Telugu New Year Day (Ugadi Festival)
6 14.04.2017 Friday Good Friday/Dr.Ambedkar’s Birthday
7 26.06.2017 Monday Ramzan (id-ul-Fitr)*
8 15.08.2017 Tuesday Independence Day
9 16.08.2017 Wednesday De jure Transfer Day
10 25.08.2017 Friday Vinayaga Chathurthi
11 01.09.2017 Friday Bakrid (id-Ul-Alha)*
12 02.10.2017 Monday Gandhi Jayanthi
13 18.10.2017 Wednesday Deepavali
14 01.11.2017 Wednesday Puducherry Liberation Day
15 02.12.2017 Saturday Meelad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad (Birthday of prophet Mohammad)*
16 25.12.2017 Monday Christmas

APPENDIX-III

(G.O.  Ms. No.: 59 dated  28.10.2016)

Restricted Holidays   – 2017

SI. No.

DATE

DAY FESTIVAL
1. 13.01.2017 Friday Bhogi

2.

14.01.2017 Saturday Pongal  (for Mahe  region  only)
3. 15.01.2017 Sunday Thiruvalluvar   Day  (for Mahe region  only)
4. 24.02.2017 Friday Mahasivarathiri
5. 12.03.2017 Sunday Masimagam
6. 20.03.2017 Monday Feast of St. Joseph
7. 29.03.2017 Wednesday Telugu  New Year Day (for Puducherry,   Karaikal  &
Mahe regions  only)
8.  04.04.2017 Tuesday RamNavami
9. 09.04.2017 Sunday Mahavir  Jayanthi
10. 13.04.2017 Thursday Maundy  Thursday/ Vishu pt Day(For  Puducherry,   Karaikal  & Yanam regions)
11. 17.04.2017 Monday Easter Monday
12. 24.04.2017  Monday  Shab-e-Mihraj*
13. 06.05.2017  Saturday Kandhoori  Urs Festival*
14. 10.05.2017  Wednesday Buddha  Purnima
15. 12.05.2017 Friday Shab-e-Barath*
16. 16.05.2017 Tuesday Sandana  Koodu  (For Karaikal  region  only)
17. 25.05.2017 Thursday Ascension
18. 06.06.2017 Tuesday Villianur  Car Festival
19. 22.06.2017 Thursday  Lailathul  Qadr*
20.  08.07.2017 Saturday Mangani  Festival
21. 22.07.2017 Saturday Karkidaka  Amavasi
22.  14.08.2017 Monday Janmashtami   (Sri Krishna  Jayanthi)
23. 18.08.2017  Friday Veerampattinam    Car Festival
24. 03.09.2017 Sunday Onam  1st Day  (for Puducherry,   Karaikal  and Yanam regions  only)
25. 04.09.2017 Monday Onam  2nd Day (for Puducherry,   Karaikal  and Yanam regions  only)
26. 06.09.2017 Wednesday Sree Narayana   Guru Jayanthi
27. 21.09.2017 Thursday Sree Narayana   Guru  Samadhi
28. 29.09.2017 Friday Ayudha  Pooja (For Yanam region)
29. 30.09.2017 Saturday Vijayadasami
30.

 

02.10.2017

 

Monday

 

Muharram   (Ashuraday)” St. Theresa  Festival
31. 15.10.2017 Sunday (for Puducherry,   Karaikal  and Yanam  regions  only)
32. 17.10.2017 Tuesday Deepavali  Eve
33. 02.11.2017 Thursday All Souls Day
34. 04.11.2017 Saturday Guru  Nanak’s birthday.
35. 02.12.2017 Saturday Karthigai  Deepam
36. 05.12.2017 Tuesday Sri Subramanya   Sasti
37. 08.12.2017 Friday Immaculate  Conception  of Blessed Virgin Mary
38. 19.12.2017 Tuesday Sanipeyarchi
39. 24.12.2017 Sunday Christmas  Eve

* Subject to change depending on the appearance ‘he Moon.

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