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State Government Holidays 2020 For Offices In Puducherry

Public and Restricted Holidays for all Government Offices/Institutions, all Banking Institutions under the control of the Government of Union territory of Puducherry during the year 2020

GOVERNMENT OF PUDUCHERRY
HOME DEPARTMENT
(G.O. Ms. No. 79, Puducherry, dated 25th October 2019)

NOTIFICATION

The Hon’ble 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 Calendar Year 2020. The following festivals, which fall on Sunday during the year 2020, have been excluded from the Holiday List:-

(i) Sunday, the 25th October, 2020 . . Saraswathi/Ayudha Pooja/Mahanavami

(ii) Sunday, the 1st November, 2020 . . Puducherry Liberation Day

2. In addition to the closed holidays, the Hon’ble 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

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 2020 shall be Public Holidays for all Government Offices/Institutions under the control of the Government of Union territory of Puducherry for the purpose of that section.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS – 2020

(i) PUDUCHERRY AND KARAIKAL REGIONS

1. Wednesday, the 1st January 2020 . . New Year’s Day
2. Wednesday, the 15th January 2020 . . Pongal
3. Thursday, the 16th January 2020 . . Thiruvalluvar Day/Mattu Pongal
4. Sunday, the 26th January 2020 . . Republic Day
5. Friday, the 10th April 2020 . . Good Friday
6. Tuesday, the 14th April 2020 . . Dr. Ambedkar’s Birthday/Tamil New Year’s Day
7. Friday, the 1st May 2020 . . May Day
8. Monday, the 25th May 2020 . . Ramzan (Id-ul-Fitr)*
9. Saturday, the 1st August 2020 . . Bakrid (Id-ul-Alha)*
10. Saturday, the 15th August 2020 . . Independence Day
11. Sunday, the 16th August 2020 . . De jure Transfer Day
12. Saturday, the 22nd August 2020 . . Vinayaga Chathurthi
13. Friday, the 2nd October 2020 . . Gandhi Jayanthi
14. Friday, the 30th October 2020 . . Milad -Un-Nabi (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)*
15. Saturday, the 14th November 2020 . . Deepavali
16. Friday, the 25th December 2020 . . Christmas

(ii) MAHE REGION

1. Wednesday, the 1st January 2020 . . New Year’s Day
2. Sunday, the 26th January 2020 . . Republic Day
3. Friday, the 10th April 2020 . . Good Friday

4. Tuesday, the 14th April 2020 . . Vishu 1st Day/Dr. Ambedkar’s Birthday
5. Wednesday, the 15th April 2020 . . Vishu 2nd Day
6. Friday, the 1st May 2020 . . May Day
7. Sunday, the 24th May 2020 . . Ramzan (Id-ul-Fitr)*
8. Friday, the 31st July 2020 . . Bakrid (Id-ul-Alha)*
9. Saturday, the 15th August 2020 . . Independence Day
10. Sunday, the 16th August 2020 . . De jure Transfer Day
11. Sunday, the 30th August 2020 . . Onam 1st Day
12. Monday, the 31st August 2020 . . Onam 2nd Day
13. Friday, the 2nd October 2020 . . Gandhi Jayanthi
14. Thursday, the 15th October 2020 . . St. Theresa Festival
15. Thursday, the 29th October 2020 . . Milad-Un-Nabi (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)*
16. Friday, the 25th December 2020 . . Christmas

(iii) YANAM REGION

1. Wednesday, the 1st January 2020 . . New Year’s Day
2. Wednesday, the 15th January 2020 . . Pongal (Makara Sankaranthi)
3. Sunday, the 26th January 2020 . . Republic Day
4. Wednesday, the 25th March 2020 . . Telugu New Year’s Day (Ugadi festival)
5. Friday, the 10th April 2020 . . Good Friday
6. Tuesday, the 14th April 2020 . . Dr. Ambedkar’s Birthday
7. Friday, the 1st May 2020 . . May Day
8. Sunday, the 24th May 2020 . . Ramzan (Id-ul-Fitr)*
9. Friday, the 31st July 2020 . . Bakrid (Id-ul-Alha)*
10. Saturday, the 15th August 2020 . . Independence Day
11. Sunday, the 16th August 2020 . . De jure Transfer Day
12. Saturday, the 22nd August 2020 . . Ganesha Chathurthi
13. Friday, the 2nd October 2020 . . Gandhi Jayanthi
14. Friday, the 30th October 2020 . . Milad-Un-Nabi (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)*
15. Saturday, the 14th November 2020 . . Deepavali
16. Friday, the 25th December 2020 . . Christmas

APPENDIX – II

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 2020 shall be Holidays for all Banking Institutions including Co-operative Banks in the Union territory of Puducherry.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS – 2020

(i) PUDUCHERRY AND KARAIKAL REGIONS

1. Wednesday, the 1st January 2020 . . New Year’s Day
2. Wednesday, the 15th January 2020 . . Pongal
3. Thursday, the 16th January 2020 . . Thiruvalluvar Day/Mattu Pongal
4. Sunday, the 26th January 2020 . . Republic Day
5. Wednesday, the 1st April 2020 . . Annual Closing of Bank Accounts
6. Friday, the 10th April 2020 . . Good Friday
7. Tuesday, the 14th April 2020 . . Dr. Ambedkar’s Birthday/Tamil New Year’s Day
8. Friday, the 1st May 2020 . . May Day
9. Monday, the 25th May 2020 . . Ramzan (Id-ul-Fitr)*
10. Saturday, the 1st August 2020 . . Bakrid (Id-ul-Alha)*
11. Saturday, the 15th August 2020 . . Independence Day
12. Sunday, the 16th August 2020 . . De jure Transfer Day
13. Saturday, the 22nd August 2020 . . Vinayaga Chathurthi
14. Friday, the 2nd October 2020 . . Gandhi Jayanthi
15. Friday, the 30th October 2020 . . Milad-Un-Nabi (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)*
16. Saturday, the 14th November 2020 . . Deepavali
17. Friday, the 25th December 2020 . . Christmas

(ii) MAHE REGION

1. Wednesday, the 1st January 2020 . . New Year’s Day
2. Sunday, the 26th January 2020 . . Republic Day
3. Wednesday, the 1st April 2020 . . Annual Closing of Bank Accounts
4. Friday, the 10th April 2020 . . Good Friday

5. Tuesday, the 14th April 2020 . . Vishu 1st Day/Dr. Ambedkar’s Birthday
6. Wednesday, the 15th April 2020 . . Vishu 2nd Day
7. Friday, the 1st May 2020 . . May Day
8. Sunday, the 24th May 2020 . . Ramzan (Id-ul-Fitr)*
9. Friday, the 31st July 2020 . . Bakrid (Id-ul-Alha)*
10. Saturday, the 15th August 2020 . . Independence Day
11. Sunday, the 16th August 2020 . . De jure Transfer Day
12. Sunday, the 30th August 2020 . . Onam 1st Day
13. Monday, the 31st August 2020 . . Onam 2nd Day
14. Friday, the 2nd October 2020 . . Gandhi Jayanthi
15. Thursday, the 15th October 2020 . . St. Theresa Festival
16. Thursday, the 29th October 2020 . . Milad-Un-Nabi (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)*
17. Friday, the 25th December 2020 . . Christmas

(iii) YANAM REGION

1. Wednesday, the 1st January 2020 . . New Year’s Day
2. Wednesday, the 15th January 2020 . . Pongal (Makara Sankaranthi)
3. Sunday, the 26th January 2020 . . Republic Day
4. Wednesday, the 25th March 2020 . . Telugu New Year’s Day (Ugadi festival)
5. Wednesday, the 1st April 2020 . . Annual Closing of Bank Accounts
6. Friday, the 10th April 2020 . . Good Friday
7. Tuesday, the 14th April 2020 . . Dr. Ambedkar’s Birth Day
8. Friday, the 1st May 2020 . . May Day
9. Sunday, the 24th May 2020 . . Ramzan (Id-ul-Fitr)*
10. Friday, the 31st July 2020 . . Bakrid (Id-ul-Alha)*
11. Saturday, the 15th August 2020 . . Independence Day
12. Sunday, the 16th August 2020 . . De jure Transfer Day
13. Saturday, the 22nd August 2020 . . Ganesha Chathurthi
14. Friday, the 2nd October 2020 . . Gandhi Jayanthi
15. Friday, the 30th October 2020 . . Milad-Un-Nabi (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)*
16. Saturday, the 14th November 2020 . . Deepavali
17. Friday, the 25th December 2020 . . Christmas

APPENDIX–III

RESTRICTED HOLIDAYS – 2020

1. Tuesday, the 14th January 2020 . . Bhogi
2. Wednesday, the 15th January 2020 . . Pongal (for Mahe region)
3. Thursday, the 16th January 2020 . . Thiruvalluvar Day (for Mahe region)/Kanuma (for Yanam region).
4. Friday, the 17th January 2020 . . Uzhavar Thirunal
5. Friday, the 21st February 2020 . . Mahasivarathri
6. Monday, the 9th March 2020 . . Masimagam
7. Thursday, the 19th March 2019 . . Feast of St. Joseph
8. Monday, the 23rd March 2020 . . Shab-e-Mihraj
9. Wednesday, the 25th March 2020 . . Telugu New Year’s Day (for Puducherry, Karaikal and Mahe regions).
10. Thursday, the 2nd April 2020 . . Sri Rama Navami (for Yanam region)
11. Saturday, the 4th April 2020 . . Kandhoori Urs Festival* (for Karaikal region)
12. Sunday, the 5th April 2020 . . Sri Kailasanathar Temple Car Festival (for Karaikal region).
13. Monday, the 6th April 2020 . . Mahavir Jayanthi
14. Thursday, the 9th April 2020 . . Maundy Thursday
15. Friday, the 10th April 2020 . . Shab-e-Barath*
16. Monday, the 13th April 2020 . . Easter Monday
17. Tuesday, the 14th April 2020 . . Sandana Koodu* (for Karaikal region)
18. Wednesday, the 15th April 2020 . . Vishu 2nd Day (for Puducherry, Karaikal and Yanam regions).
19. Thursday, the 7th May 2020 . . Buddha Purnima
20. Thursday, the 21st May 2020 . . Lailathul Qadr*
21. Sunday, the 24th May 2020 . . Ascension (Kristhuvin Vinnettram)
22. Wednesday, the 3rd June 2020 . . Villianur Car Festival (for Puducherry region)
23. Saturday, the 4th July 2020 . . Mangani Festival (for Karaikal region)
24. Monday, the 20th July 2020 . . Karkidaka Amavasi (for Mahe region)
25. Tuesday, the 11th August 2020 . . Janmashtami
26. Friday, the 14th August 2020 . . Veerampattinam Car Festival (for Puducherry region).

27. Saturday, the 22nd August 2020 . . Vinayaga Chathurthi (for Mahe region)
28. Saturday, the 29th August 2020 . . Muharam* (for Mahe region)
29. Sunday, the 30th August 2020 . . Onam 1st Day (for Puducherry, Karaikal and Yanam regions). Muharam* (Ashura Day)
30. Monday, the 31st August 2020 . . Onam 2nd Day (for Puducherry, Karaikal and Yanam regions).
31. Wednesday, the 2nd September 2020 . . Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi (for Mahe region)
32. Monday, the 21st September 2020 . . Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi (for Mahe region)
33. Thursday, the 15th October 2020 . . St. Theresa Festival (for Puducherry, Karaikal and Yanam regions).
34. Monday, the 26th October 2020 . . Vijayadasami
35. Monday, the 2nd November 2020 . . All Souls Day
36. Friday, the 13th November 2020 . . Deepavali Eve
37. Saturday, the 14th November 2020 . . Deepavali (for Mahe region)
38. Sunday, the 29th November 2020 . . Karthigai Deepam
39. Monday, the 30th November 2020 . . Guru Nanak’s Birthday
40. Tuesday, the 8th December 2020 . . Immaculate Conception of Blessed Virgin Mary
41. Sunday, the 20th December 2020 . . Sri Subramanya Sasti (for Yanam region)
42. Thursday, the 24th December 2020 . . Christmas Eve
43. Sunday, the 27th December 2020 . . Sani Peyarchi

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