Jammu and Kashmir Public Holiday list 2018

Civil Secretariat, Jammu

Subject: List of holidays for the calendar year – 2018, under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.

Government Order No: 1585-GAD of 2017

Dated: 14-12-2017

In exercise of the powers conferred by the explanation of Section 25 of Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Central Act 26 of 1881) read with the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs Notification No. 20/25/56/Pub-1st dated 20.11.1957, the Government of Jammu and Kashmir hereby declared the days as indicated in Annexure to this order to be public holidays during the calendar year – 2018.

By order of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir.

(Khurshid Ahmad) IAS,
Commissioner/Secretary to the Government.

Annexure to Government Order No.1585-GAD of 2017
Dated: 14-12-2017

Holidays to be observed during the calendar year 2018 under the Negotiable instruments Act:

S.No. Name of the Holiday Date Day
1. Republic Day 26th January Friday
2. Mahashivratri 13th February Tuesday
3. Holi (Jammu Province only) 1st March Thursday
4. 1st Navratra 18th March Sunday
5. Yearly closing of Banks (Banks only) 1st April Sunday
6. Baisakhi 14th April Saturday
7. Birthday of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar 14th April Saturday
8. Buddha Purnima 30th April Monday
9. Jumat-ul-Vida* 8th June Friday
10. Shab-I-Qadr* 11th June Monday
11. Eid-ul-Fitr* 15th June Friday
12. Guru Hargobindji’s Birthday 5th July Thursday
13. Martyr’s Day 13th July Friday
14 Independence Day 15th August Wednesday
15. Eid-ul-Azha* 22nd & 23rdAugust Wednesday & Thursday
16. Janamashtami 3rd September Monday
17. Ashoora* 21st September Friday
18. Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday 2nd October Tuesday
19. Dussehra 18th October Thursday
20. Diwali 7th November Wednesday
21. Eid-i-milad-ul-Nabi* 21st November Wednesday
22. Guru Nank Dev’s Birthday 23rd November Friday
23. Friday following Eid-i-Milad-ul Nabi* 23rd November Friday
24. Birthday of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah 5th December Wednesday
25. Christmas Day 25th December Tuesday

Note:- *All the Muslim holidays are subject to appearance of moon.

(Imteeaz Kacho),
Deputy Secretary to the Government

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