Jammu and Kashmir Public Holiday list 2018
GOVERNMENT OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR,
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT.
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
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
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|
|3.||Holi (Jammu Province only)||1st March||Thursday|
|4.||1st Navratra||18th March||Sunday|
|5.||Yearly closing of Banks (Banks only)||1st April||Sunday|
|7.||Birthday of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar||14th April||Saturday|
|8.||Buddha Purnima||30th April||Monday|
|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|
|18.||Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday||2nd October||Tuesday|
|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.
Deputy Secretary to the Government