UP government releases list of holidays for the year 2020, more holiday opportunities in the year to come

Lucknow, November 04: The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday released the holiday list for the year 2020. State employees will get more holiday opportunities next year than this year.

In fact, in 2019, many festivals fell on Sunday, due to which the holidays of employees were reduced. The list released by the government today shows that most of the festivals in the year 2020 are falling on Friday or Monday. This will give more leave opportunities to the state employees next year.

The number of public holidays is 24 in the list of holidays issued by the government. The number of unrestricted holidays is 29.

This is a list of public holidays

1- Republic Day – 26 January

2- Mahashivratri – 21 February

3- Birthday of Holika Dahan and Mohammad Hazrat Ali – March 09

4- Holi – 10 March

5- Ram Navami – 02 April

6- Mahavir Jayanti – 06 April

7- Good Friday – 10 April

8- Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Birthday – April 14

9- Buddha Purnima – 07 May

10- Eid-ul-Fitr – 25th May

11- Edujuzha (Bakrid) – 01 August

12- Raksha Bandhan – 03 August

13- Janmashtami – 12 August

14- Independence Day – 15 August

15- Moharram – 30 August

16- Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti – 02 October

17- Dussehra (Mahanavami) – October 24

18 – Dussehra (Vijayadashami) – 25 October

19-Eid-e-Milad (Baravafat) – 30 October

20- Deepawali – 14 November

21- Govardhan Puja – 15 November

22- Bhaiya Dooj- 16 November

23- Guru Nanak Jayantidhakartik Purnima – 30 November

24- Christmas Day – 25 December

Restricted leave

1-New Year’s Day – 01 January

2- Makar Sankranti – 15 January

3- Jananayak Karpoori Thakur Jayanti – January 24

4- Basant Panchami – 30 January

5- Sant Ravidas Jayanti – 09 February

6- Holi – March 11

7- Chetichand – 25 March

8- Urs of Hazrat Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti Ajmeri Garib Nawaz – 03 March

9 – Maharishi Kashyap and Maharaja Nishad Raj Guha Jayanti – 05 April

10- Shebe Barat – 09 April

11- Easter Saturday – April 11

12 – Easter Monday – 13th April

13 – Chandrasekhar Jayanti – 17 April

14-Parashuram Jayanti – 25 April

15 – Lok Nayak Maharana Pratap Jayanti – 09 May

16- Jamaat-ul Vida (Goodbye) Last Friday of Ramadan – May 22

17-Eid-ul-Fitr-26 May

18- Bakrid – 02 August

19- Moharram and Anant Chaturdashi – 31 August

20- Vishwakarma Puja – 17 September

21- Chellum – 08 October

22- Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti – 17 October

23- Dashahara (Mahashtami) – 24 October

24- Maharishi Balmiki Jayanti, Sardar Ballabh Bhai Patel and Acharya Narendra Dev Jayanti – 31 October

25- Narak Chaturdashi – 13th November

26- Veerangana Udadevi Martyr’s Day – 16 November

27- Chhath Puja festival – 20 November

28- Chaudhary Charan Singh Jayanti – 23 December

29- Christmas Eve – 24 December.

Annual closing of accounts of banks is on 1st April. On this occasion, only banks, treasuries and sub-treasuries will have a holiday. Apart from this, on the order of the District Magistrate, on January 2, Guru Govind Singh Jayanti and on December 19, Guru Tegh Bahadur Shaheed Day will be a local holiday.

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