Jammu And Kashmir Holidays List 2023

Jammu And Kashmir Holidays List 2023

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Dr. Piyush Singla, IAS, Secretary to the Government issued an official notification on 30 December 2022 vide Government Order No. 1596-JK (GAD) of 2022 regarding declared holidays in Jammu And Kashmir for the Year 2023, by order of the Lieutenant Governor.

According to this notification, the holidays listed in Annexures “A” & “B” to order shall be observed in the Government Offices and Educational Institutions of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir during the calendar Year 2023.

Jammu And Kashmir Public Holidays List 2023

Annexure “A”

Holidays are to be observed throughout the Union Territory of Jammu And Kashmir during the Calendar Year 2023.

Sl. No.Name of the HolidayDate and MonthYearDay
1Republic Day26 January2023Thursday
2Mahashivratri18 February2023Saturday
3Shab-I-Miraj*18 February2023Saturday
4Nauroz*21 March2023Tuesday
51st Navratra22 March2023Wednesday
6Ramanavami30 March2023Thursday
7Baisakhi14 April2023Friday
8Birthday of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar14 April2023Friday
9Shab-I-Qadr*18 April2023Tuesday
10Jumat-ul-Vida*21 April2023Friday
11Eid-ul-Fitr*22 April2023Saturday
12Buddha Purnima05 May2023Friday
13Eid-ul-Azha*28 & 29 June2023Wednesday & Thursday
14Guru Hargobind Ji’s Birthday05 July2023Wednesday
15Ashoora*28 July2023Friday
16Independence Day15 August2023Tuesday
17Janamashtami07 September2023Thursday
18Birthday of Maharaja Hari Singh Ji23 September2023Saturday
19Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi*27 September2023Wednesday
20Friday following Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi*29 September2023Friday
21Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday02 October2023Monday
22Mahanavami23 October2023Monday
23Dussehra24 October2023Tuesday
24Accession Day26 October2023Thursday
25Diwali12 November2023Sunday
26Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Birthday27 November2023Monday
27Christmas Day25 December2023Monday

*All Muslim holidays are subject to the appearance of the moon.

Jammu And Kashmir Provincial, Local and Restricted Holidays List 2023

Annexure “B”

(i) Provincial Holidays (Kashmir Province):

Sl. No.Name of the HolidayDate and MonthYearDay
1Friday following Shab-i-Miraj24 February2023Friday
2Mela Khir Bhawani28 May2023Sunday
3Urs Shah-i-Hamdan Sahib*25 June2023Sunday
4Urs-e-Hazrat Sheikh Noor-ud-Din Noorani11 October2023Wednesday

(ii) Provincial Holidays (Jammu Province):

Sl. No.Name of the HolidayDate and MonthYearDay
1Lohri13 January2023Friday
2Shri Guru Ravi Das’s Birthday05 February2023Sunday
3Holi07 March2023Tuesday

(iii) Local Holidays:

Sl. No.Name of the HolidayDate and MonthYearDay
1Mela Bahu Fort (Jammu District only)29 March2023Wednesday
2Mahavir Jayanti (Jammu District only)04 April2023Tuesday
3Good Friday (Jammu District only)07 April2023Friday
4Urs Shah Farid-ud-Din Sahib (Kishtwar District only)20 June2023Tuesday
5Sarthal Devi Ji Yatra (Kishtwar District only)26 & 27 June2023Monday & Tuesday
6Kailash Yatra (Tehsil Bhaderwah and Tehsil Bhalla only)11 & 12 September2023Monday & Tuesday
7Mela Pat (Tehsil Bhaderwah and Tehsil Bhalla only)21 & 22 September2023Thursday & Friday
8Urs Shah Asrar-ud-Din Sahib (Kishtwar, Doda & Ramban Districts only)10 November2023Friday

(iv) Restricted Holidays:

Sl. No.Name of the HolidayDate and MonthYearDay
1Parshuram Jayanti (Jammu Province only)22 April2023Saturday
2Kabir Jayanti (Jammu Province only)04 June2023Sunday
3Martyr’s  Day of Guru Arjun Dev Ji16 June2023Friday
4Raksha Bandhan30 August2023Wednesday

*All Muslim holidays are subject to the appearance of the moon.

Jammu And Kashmir Bank Holidays List 2023

A Government Order No. 1597-JK (GAD) of 2022 dated 30 December 2022 has been issued regarding the Public Holidays declared for Banks in Jammu And Kashmir for the Year 2023.

Holidays are to be observed during the Calendar Year 2023 under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.

Sl. No.Name of the HolidayDate and MonthYearDay
1Republic Day26 January2023Thursday
2Mahashivratri18 February2023Saturday
3Holi (Jammu Province only)07 March2023Tuesday
41st Navratra22 March2023Wednesday
5Yearly Closing of Banks (Banks only)01 April2023Saturday
6Baisakhi14 April2023Friday
7Birthday of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar14 April2023Friday
8Shab-I-Qadr*18 April2023Tuesday
9Jumat-ul-Vida*21 April2023Friday
10Eid-ul-Fitr*22 April2023Saturday
11Buddha Purnima05 May2023Friday
12Eid-ul-Azha*28 & 29 June2023Wednesday & Thursday
13Guru Hargobind Ji’s Birthday05 July2023Wednesday
14Ashoora*28 July2023Friday
15Independence Day15 August2023Tuesday
16Janamashtami07 September2023Thursday
17Birthday of Maharaja Hari Singh Ji23 September2023Saturday
18Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi*27 September2023Wednesday
19Friday following Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi*29 September2023Friday
20Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday02 October2023Monday
21Dussehra24 October2023Tuesday
22Accession Day26 October2023Thursday
23Diwali12 November2023Sunday
24Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Birthday27 November2023Monday
25Christmas Day25 December2023Monday

*All Muslim holidays are subject to the appearance of the moon.

Download Official Notification

Jammu And Kashmir Public Holidays List 2023 Notification [PDF]

Jammu And Kashmir Bank Holidays List 2023 Notification [PDF]

Official Website

You may visit the Official Website for more details.

FAQs

Q: How many Public Holidays have been declared in Jammu And Kashmir for 2023?

Ans: Total 27 declared.

Q: How many Provincial Holidays have been declared in Kashmir for 2023?

Ans: Total 4 declared.

Q: How many Provincial Holidays have been declared in Jammu for 2023?

Ans: Total 3 declared.

Q: How many Public Holidays have been declared for Banks in Jammu And Kashmir for 2023?

Ans: Total 25 declared.

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