Himachal Pradesh Public Holidays 2023

The National and Regional Holidays (Public Holidays) List of Himachal Pradesh has been announced by the Government of Himachal Pradesh and will be effective from 01 January 2023.

Mr. R. D. Dhiman, Chief Secretary, Government of Himachal Pradesh issued the Gazette Notification dated 10 October 2022 vide Notice No. GAD-A(F)10-9/2022 for the applicable National and Regional Holidays List in the year 2023.

According to this, it would be applicable to all Government Offices / Boards / Corporations / Educational Institutions that come under the government of Himachal Pradesh.

Please find below the National and Regional Holidays List / Public Holidays List of Himachal Pradesh for the Year 2023.

Gazetted Holidays for the Calendar Year 2023 – Himachal Pradesh

Sl. No.HolidayDateDayTypeRemarks
1Statehood Day25 January 2023WednesdayRegional 
2Republic Day26 January 2023ThursdayNational 
3Guru Ravidas’s Birthday05 February 2023SundayRegional 
4Maha Shivratri18 February 2023SaturdayRegional 
5Holi08 March 2023WednesdayRegional 
6Ram Navami30 March 2023ThursdayRegional 
7Good Friday07 April 2023FridayRegional 
8Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Birthday14 April 2023FridayRegional 
9Himachal Day15 April 2023SaturdayRegional 
10Parshuram Jayanti/ Id-ul-Fitr22 April 2023SaturdayRegional 
11Budha Purnima05 May 2023FridayRegional 
12Maharana Pratap Jayanti22 May 2023MondayRegional 
13Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti (Prakat Diwas)04 June 2023SundayRegional 
14Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)29 June 2023ThursdayRegional 
15Muharram29 July 2023SaturdayRegional 
16Independence Day15 August 2023TuesdayNational 
17Janmashtami (Vaishnva)07 September 2023ThursdayRegional 
18Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday02 October 2023MondayNational 
19Dussehra24 October 2023TuesdayRegional 
20Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday28 October 2023SaturdayRegional 
21Diwali (Deepavali)12 November 2023SundayRegional 
22Guru Nanak’s Birthday27 November 2023MondayRegional 
23Christmas Day25 December 2023MondayRegional 

Additional Gazetted Holidays for the Calendar Year 2023 – Himachal Pradesh

Additional Gazetted Holidays for the Calendar Year 2023 only for the women employees working in all Government Offices/ Boards/Corporations/Educational Institutions in Himachal Pradesh.

Sl. No.HolidayDateDayTypeRemarks
1Raksha Bandhan30 August 2023WednesdayRegional 
2Karva Chauth01 November 2023WednesdayNational 
3Guru Ravidas’s Birthday15 November 2023WednesdayRegional 

Restricted Holidays for the Calendar year 2023 – Himachal Pradesh

All Government employees will be authorized to avail of any 2 ‘Restricted Holidays’ out of those mentioned below.

Sl. No.HolidayDateDayTypeRemarks
1New Year’s Day01 January 2023SundayRegional 
2Lohri13 January 2023FridayNational 
3Makar Sankranti14 January 2023SaturdayRegional 
4Basant Panchami26 January 2023ThursdayRegional 
5Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti15 February 2023WednesdayRegional 
6Mahavir Jayanti04 April 2023TuesdayRegional 
7Easter Sunday09 April 2023SundayRegional 
8Ganesh Chaturthi19 September 2023TuesdayRegional 
9Maha Ashtami22 October 2023SundayRegional 
10Govardhan Puja13 November 2023MondayRegional 
11Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day24 November 2023FridayRegional 
12Christmas Eve24 December 2023SundayRegional 

Official Notification

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