LIST OF COMPULSORY GAZETTED HOLIDAYS DURING THE YEAR 2020 FOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT LOCATED IN ODISHA

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Holiday

Date

Saka Date

Day

1941 SAKA ERA

1.

Republic Day

January 26

Magha 06

Sunday

2.

Holi

March 10

Phalguna 20

Tuesday

1942 SAKA ERA

3.

Mahavir Jayanti

April 06

Chaitra 17

Monday

4.

Good Friday

April 10

Chaitra 21

Friday

5.

Buddha Purnima

May 07

Vaisakha 17

Thursday

6.

Idu’l Fitr

May 25

Jyaishtha 04

Monday

7.

Rath Yatra

June 23

Ashadha 02

Tuesday

8.

Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)

August 01

Sravana 10

Saturday

9.

Independence Day

August 15

Sravana 24

Saturday

10.

Muharram

August 30

Bhadra 08

Sunday

11.

Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday

October 02

Asvina 10

Friday

12.

Additional day for Dussehra (Maha Ashtami)        

October 23

Kartika 01

Friday

13.

Dussehra        

October 25

Kartika 03

Sunday

14.

Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad (Birthday of Prophet  Mohammad)

October 30

Kartika 08

Friday

15.

Diwali (Deepavali)

November 14

Kartika 23

Saturday

16.

Guru Nanak’s Birthday

November 30

Agrahayana 09

Monday

17.

Christmas Day

December 25

Pausha 04

Friday

 

 

LIST OF RESTRICTED HOLIDAYS DURING THE YEAR 2020 FOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT LOCATED IN ODISHA

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Holiday

Date

Saka Date

Day

SAKA ERA 1941

1.

New Year’s Day

January 01

Pausha 11

Wednesday

2.

Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday

January 02

Pausha 12

Thursday

3.

Lohri

January 13

Pausha 23

Monday

4.

Makar Sankranti/ Pongal

January 15

Pausha 25

Wednesday

5.

Subash Chandra Bose Jayanti

January 23

Magha 03

Thursday

6.

Basant Panchami/ Sri Panchami

January 30

Magha 10

Thursday

7.

Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti

February 18

Magha 29

Tuesday

8.

Shivaji Jayanti

   February 19

Magha 30

Wednesday

9.

Maha Shivratri

   February 21

Phalguna 02

Friday

10.

Holika Dahan/Dolayatra/Hazrat Ali’s Birthday

March 09

Phalguna 19

Monday

SAKA ERA 1942

11.

Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi Padava / Ugadi / Cheti Chand

March 25

Chaitra 05

Wednesday

12.

Utkal Diwas/Ashokashtami

April 01

Chaitra 12

Wednesday

13.

Ram Navami

April 02

Chaitra 13

Thursday

14.

Maha Vishuva Sankranti

April 13

Chaitra 24

Monday

15.

Vaisakhi / Vishu

April 14

Chaitra 24

Sunday

16.

Mesadi/Vaisakhandi(Bengal)/Bahag Bihu (Assam)

April 15

Chaitra 25

Monday

17.

Easter Sunday

April 12

Chaitra 23

Sunday

18.

Akshaya Trutiya

April 26

Vaisakha 06

Sunday

19.

Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday

May 08

Vaisakha 19

Friday

20.

Savitri Amavasya/Jamat-ul-Vida

May 22

Jyaishtha 01

Friday

21.

Debasnana Purnima

June 05

Jyaishtha 15

Friday

22.

Pahali Raja

June 14

Jyaishtha 24

Sunday

23.

Raja Sankranti

June 15

Jyaishtha 25

Monday

24.

Netra Utsav

June 21

Jyaishtha 31

Sunday

25.

Bahuda Yatra

July 01

Ashadha 10

 Wednesday

26.

Guru Prunima

July 05

Ashadha 14

Sunday

27.

Raksha Bandhan

August 03

Sravana 12

Monday

28.

Janamashtami (Vaishnavi)

August 12

Sravana 21

Wednesday

29.

Parsi New Year’s day/Nauraj

August 16

Sravana 25

Sunday

30.

Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayak Chaturthi

August  22

Sravana 31

Saturday

31.

Nuakhai

August 23

Bhadra 01

Sunday

32.

Onam or thiru Onam day

August 31

Bhadra 09

Monday

33.

Mahalaya

September 17

Bhadra 26

Thursday

34.

Dussehra (Maha Saptami) (Additional)

October 23

Kartika 01

Friday

35.

Dussehra (Maha Ashtami) (Additional)

October 24

Kartika 02

Saturday

36.

Dussehra (Vijaya Dashami in Odisha)

October 26

Kartika 04

Monday

37.

Kumar Purnima

October 30

Kartika 09

Saturday

38.

Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday

October 31

Kartika 09

Saturday

39.

Karaka Chaturthi (Karwa Chouth)

November 04

Kartika 13

Wednesday

40.

Naraka Chaturdasi

November 14

Kartika 23

Saturday

41.

Govardhan Puja

November 15

Kartika 24

Sunday

42.

Bhai Dhuj

November 16

Kartika 25

Monday

43.

Pratihar Sashthi or Surya Sashthi (Chhat Puja)

November 20

Kartika 29

Friday

44.

Anala Navami

November 23

Agrahayana 02

Monday

45.

Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom day

November 24

Agrahayana 03

Tuesday

46.

Prathamashtami

December 08

Agrahayana 17

Tuesday

47.

Chrismas Eve

 December 24

Pausha 03

Thursday

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