Puducherry Public Holidays Year 2023

The Public Holidays List of Puducherry has been declared by the Government of Puducherry and will be effective from 01 January 2023.

Mr. M. V. Hiran R., Under Secretary to Government, By order of the Lieutenant-Governor, issued the Gazette Notification dated 13 October 2022 vide Notice No. G. O. Ms. No. 52 of the declared Public Holidays in Puducherry for the Year 2023.

According to this, Under Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, it would be applicable to all Government Offices/Government Undertakings, Boards and other Institutions under the control of Government of Puducherry and all Banking Institutions including Co-operative Banks in the Union Territory of Puducherry.

Please find below the Public Holidays List of Puducherry for the Year 2023.

Public Holidays in Puducherry 2023

Sl. No.HolidayDateDayTypeRemarks
1Pongal (Makara Sankaranthi)15 January 2023SundayRegionalPuducherry and Karaikal Regions, Yanam Region
2Thiruvalluvar DayMattu Pongal16 January 2023MondayRegionalPuducherry and Karaikal Regions
3Republic Day26 January 2023ThursdayNational 
4Telugu New Year’s Day (Ugadi festival)22 March 2023WednesdayRegionalYanam Region
5Good Friday07 April 2023FridayRegional 
6Vishu 1st Day14 April 2023FridayRegionalMahe Region
7Dr. Ambedkar’s BirthdayTamil New Year’s Day14 April 2023FridayRegionalPuducherry and Karaikal Regions, Mahe, Yanam Region
8Vishu 2nd Day15 April 2023SaturdayRegionalMahe Region
9Ramzan (Id-ul-Fitr)21 April 2023FridayRegionalPuducherry and Karaikal Regions, Mahe, Yanam Region
10May Day01 May 2023MondayRegional 
11Bakrid (Id-ul-Alha)28 June 2023WednesdayRegionalMahe Region
12Bakrid (Id-ul-Alha)29 June 2023ThursdayRegionalPuducherry and Karaikal and Yanam Region
13Independence Day15 August 2023TuesdayNational 
14De jure Transfer Day16 August 2023WednesdayRegionalPuducherry and Karaikal Regions, Mahe, Yanam Region
15Onam 1st Day28 August 2023MondayRegionalMahe Region
16Onam 2nd Day29 August 2023TuesdayRegionalMahe Region
17Vinayagar ChathurthiGanesha Chathurthi18 September 2023MondayRegionalPuducherry and Karaikal Regions, Yanam Region
18Milad-Un-Nabi (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)27 September 2023WednesdayRegionalPuducherry and Karaikal Regions, Yanam Region
19Milad-Un-Nabi (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)28 September 2023ThursdayRegionalMahe Region
20Gandhi Jayanthi02 October 2023MondayNational 
21Saraswathi Pooja23 October 2023MondayRegionalPuducherry and Karaikal Regions
22Mahanavami23 October 2023MondayRegional 
23Ayudha Pooja23 October 2023MondayRegionalPuducherry and Karaikal Regions, Yanam Region
24Puducherry Liberation Day01 November 2023WednesdayRegionalPuducherry and Karaikal Regions, Mahe, Yanam Region
25Christmas25 December 2023MondayRegional 

Download Official Notification

Puducherry Union Territory Holidays List 2023-Notification (PDF)

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