Meghalaya Holidays List 2023

Meghalaya Holidays List 2023

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The Government of Meghalaya has announced the Holidays List 2023 for Meghalaya State.

An official Notification No GAA.85/2022/76 dated 15 November 2022 has been issued by the General Administration [A] Department, Meghalaya.

Meghalaya General Holidays List 2023

The General Holidays given below will be applicable to the offices under the Government of Meghalaya and all Revenue and Magisterial Courts in Meghalaya for the year 2023.

Sl. No.Name of the FestivalsDateDay
1New Year’s Day01 January 2023Sunday
2Republic Day26 January 2023Thursday
3Holi08 March 2023Wednesday
4Good Friday07 April 2023Friday
5Id-ul-Fitr22 April 2023Saturday
6Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)29 June 2023Thursday
7Beh Dienkhlam09 July 2023Sunday
8U Tirot Sing Day17 July 2023Monday
9Independence Day15 August 2023Tuesday
10Janmashtami07 September 2023Thursday
11Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday02 October 2023Monday
12Durga Puja  (Maha Navami)23 October 2023Monday
13Durga Puja  (Dashami)24 October 2023Tuesday
14Wangala Festival10 November 2023Friday
15Diwali  (Deepavali)12 November 2023Sunday
16Seng Kut Snem23 November 2023Thursday
17Pa Togan Nengminja Sangma12 December 2023Tuesday
18Death Anniversary of  U SoSo Tham18 December 2023Monday
19Christmas Festival24 December 2023Sunday
20Christmas Festival25 December 2023Monday
21Christmas Festival26 December 2023Tuesday
22Christmas Festival27 December 2023Wednesday
23U Kiang Nangbah30 December 2023Saturday

Meghalaya Restricted Holidays List 2023

In addition to the General Holidays mentioned above, each employee will also be allowed to avail of any 2 (two) holidays to be chosen from the list of Restricted Holidays below.

Sl. No.Name  of the FestivalsDateDay
1Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Birthday14 April 2023Friday
2Assamese New Year’s  Day (Bihu)15 April 2023Saturday
3May Day01 May 2023Monday
4Buddha Purnima.05 May 2023Friday
5Muharram28 July 2023Friday
6Tithi of Sri Sri Sankar Dev18 August 2023Friday
7Ganesh Chaturthi19 September 2023Tuesday
8Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday (ID-E-MILAD)28 September 2023Wednesday
9All Soul’s Day02 November 2023Thursday
10Guru Nanak’s Birthday27 November 2023Monday

Meghalaya Local Holidays List 2023

The Deputy Commissioners are authorized to declare a maximum of 3 (three) days only as Local Holidays within their respective jurisdiction on the following occasions during the year 2023 except for East Khasi Hills District where State Government in GAD (A) will declare the Local Holidays.

  1. 53rd Garo Labour Corps Day
  2. Shad Suk Mynsiem
  3. Unitarian Anniversary Day
  4. Shad Nongkrem
  5. Any other Festival of Local Significance.

Meghalaya Special Holidays List 2023

Special Holiday has also been declared for all State Government Offices and all Revenue and Magisterial Courts and Educational Institutions in East Khasi Hills District, South West Khasi Hills District, West Khasi Hills District, East Jaintia Hills District, West Jaintia Hills District, Eastern West Khasi Hills District and Ribhoi District on the 22nd June 2023 to celebrate “Rev. Thomas Jones Day”.

Meghalaya Bank Holidays List 2023

Under the Negotiable Instruments Act 1881, the following holidays will be applicable for the Banks in Meghalaya for the year 2023.

Sl. No.Name of the FestivalsDateDay
1New Year’s Day01 January 2023Sunday
2Republic Day26 January 2023Thursday
3Holi08 March 2023Wednesday
4Good Friday07 April 2023Friday
5Id-ul-Fitr22 April 2023Saturday
6Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)29 June 2023Thursday
7Beh Dienkhlam09 July 2023Sunday
8U Tirot Sing Day17 July 2023Monday
9Independence Day15 August 2023Tuesday
10Janmashtami07 September 2023Thursday
11Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday02 October 2023Monday
12Durga Puja  (Maha Navami)23 October 2023Monday
13Durga Puja  (Dashami)24 October 2023Tuesday
14Wangala Festival10 November 2023Friday
15Diwali  (Deepavali)12 November 2023Sunday
16Seng Kutsnem23 November 2023Thursday
17Pa Togan Nengminja Sangma12 December 2023Tuesday
18Death Anniversary of  U SoSo Tham18 December 2023Monday
19Christmas Festival24 December 2023Sunday
20Christmas Festival25 December 2023Monday
21Christmas Festival26 December 2023Tuesday
22U Kiang Nangbah30 December 2023Saturday

Download Official Notification

Meghalaya State Holidays List 2023 Notification [PDF]

Official Website

Visit the Official Website for more details.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: What is the number of declared General Holidays in Meghalaya?

Ans: 13

Q: What is the number of declared Restricted Holidays in Meghalaya?

Ans: 10

Q: What is the maximum number of Restricted Holidays that an employee can avail of?

Ans: Maximum 2 out of 10.

Q: How many holidays have been declared for banks in Meghalaya?

Ans: 22

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