Jammu and Kashmir State Government Holiday List 2017

Government of Jammu and Kashmir Notification – Holiday List 2017

Jammu and Kashmir Govt has issued a Notification for Holiday List 2017

Jammu and Kashmir Holiday List 2017

GOVERNMETN OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR,

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT.
CIVIL SECRETARIAT, JAMMU

Subject: List of the holidays for the calendar year – 2017.

Government Order No: 1345-GAD of 2016

Dated: 09-12-2016

It is hereby ordered that the holidays listed in Annexure -“A” and “B” to this order shall be observed in the Government offices and educational institutions of the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the calendar year -2017.

By order of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir.

(Khurshid Ahmad) IAS,

Secretary to the Government

Annexure “A” to Government order No.1345-GAD of 2016 
Dated 09-12-2016

Holidays to be observed throughout the State during the Calendar Year 2017:-

S.No

Name of the Holiday

Date

Day

1. Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s Birthday 5th January Thursday
2. Republic Day 26th January Thursday
3. Mahasivarathri 24th February Friday
4. Nauroz* 21st March Tuesday
5. Ist Navratra 28th March Tuesday
6. Ramanavami 5th April Wednesday
7. Baisakhi 13th April Thursday
8. Birthday of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar 14th April Friday
9. Shab-I-Miraj* 24th April Monday
10. Buddha Purnima 10th May Wednesday
11. Shab-I-Qadr* 22nd June Thursday
12. Jumat-ul-Vida 23rd June Friday
13. Eid-ul-Fitr* 26th June Monday
14. Guru Hargobind Ji’s Birthday 5th July Wednesday
15. Martyr’s Day 13th July Thursday
16. Independence Day / Janmashtami 15th August Tuesday
17. Eid-ul-Azha* 2nd & 3rd September Saturday
Sunday
18. Mahanavami 29th September Friday
19. Dussehra 30th September Saturday
20. Ashoora* 1st October Sunday
21. Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday 2nd October Monday
22. Diwali 19th October Thursday
23. Guru Nanak Dev’s Birthday 4th November Saturday
24. Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi* 1st December Friday
25. Birthday of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah 5th December Tuesday
26. Friday following eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi* 8th December Friday
27. Christmas Day 25th December Monday

The holidays are subject to the appearance of moon.

(Dr. Bashir Ahmad Lone) KAS,

Additional Secretary to the Government.

Annexure “B” to Government order No.1345-GAD of 2016
Dated 09-12-2016

(i) Provincial Holidays (Kashmir Province):-

S.No

Name of Holiday

Date

Day

1. Friday Following Shab-I-Miraj* 28th April Friday
2. Mela Khir Bhawani 1st June Thursday
3. Urs Shah-I-Hamdan Sahib* 29th August Tuesday
4. Urs Sheikh Noor-ud-din-Sahib* 17th October Tuesday

(ii) Provincial Holidays (Jammu Province):-

S.No

Name of the Holiday

Date

Day

1. Lohri 13th January Friday
2. Guru Ravi Das’s Birthday 10th February Friday
3. Holi 12th March Sunday

(iii) Local Holidays:-

S.No

Name of the Holiday

Date

Day

1. Mela Dasmochey (leh District & Zanskar Sub-Division Only) 24th & 25th February Friday & Saturday
2. Tangpe Chongya (Leh and Kargil Districts Only) 12th March Sunday
3. Mela Bahu Fort (Jammu District Only) 4th April Tuesday
4. Mahavir Jayanti (Jammu District only) 9th April Sunday
5. Good Friday ( Jammu District Only) 14th April Friday
6. Urs Shah Farid-ud-din Sahib (Kishtwar District Only) 21st June Wednesday
7. Sarthal Devi Ji Yatra (Kishtwar District Only 2nd & 3rd July Sunday & Monday
8. Mela Hemis Gumpa (Leh District only) 3rd & 4th July Monday & Tuesday
9. Kailash Yatra ( Bhaderwah Tehsil Only) 19th & 20th August Saturday & Sunday
10. Mela Pat (Bhaderwah Tehsil only) 27th & 28th August Sunday & Saturday
11. Urs Shah Asrar-ud-Din Sahib (Kishtwar, Doda & Ramban Districts only) 10th November Friday
12. Mela Losar (Leh & Kargil Districts only ) 19th December Tuesday

(iv) Restricted Holidays:-

S.No

Name of the Holiday

Date

Day

1. Parshuram Jayanti (Jammu Province only) 28th April Friday
2. Kabir Jayanti (Jammu Province only) 9th June Friday
3. Martyr’s Day of Guru Aujun Dev Ji 16th June Friday
4.  Raksha Bandhan 7th August Monday

The holidays are subject to the appearance of moon.

(Dr. Bashir Ahmad Lone) KAS,

Additional Secretary to the Government

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