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 the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, it would be applicable to all Government Offices/Government Undertakings, Boards and other Institutions under the control of the 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
|1||Pongal (Makara Sankaranthi)||15 January 2023||Sunday||Regional||Puducherry and Karaikal Regions, Yanam Region|
|2||Thiruvalluvar DayMattu Pongal||16 January 2023||Monday||Regional||Puducherry and Karaikal Regions|
|3||Republic Day||26 January 2023||Thursday||National|
|4||Telugu New Year’s Day (Ugadi festival)||22 March 2023||Wednesday||Regional||Yanam Region|
|5||Good Friday||07 April 2023||Friday||Regional|
|6||Vishu 1st Day||14 April 2023||Friday||Regional||Mahe Region|
|7||Dr. Ambedkar’s BirthdayTamil New Year’s Day||14 April 2023||Friday||Regional||Puducherry and Karaikal Regions, Mahe, Yanam Region|
|8||Vishu 2nd Day||15 April 2023||Saturday||Regional||Mahe Region|
|9||Ramzan (Id-ul-Fitr)||21 April 2023||Friday||Regional||Puducherry and Karaikal Regions, Mahe, Yanam Region|
|10||May Day||01 May 2023||Monday||Regional|
|11||Bakrid (Id-ul-Alha)||28 June 2023||Wednesday||Regional||Mahe Region|
|12||Bakrid (Id-ul-Alha)||29 June 2023||Thursday||Regional||Puducherry and Karaikal and Yanam Region|
|13||Independence Day||15 August 2023||Tuesday||National|
|14||De jure Transfer Day||16 August 2023||Wednesday||Regional||Puducherry and Karaikal Regions, Mahe, Yanam Region|
|15||Onam 1st Day||28 August 2023||Monday||Regional||Mahe Region|
|16||Onam 2nd Day||29 August 2023||Tuesday||Regional||Mahe Region|
|17||Vinayagar ChathurthiGanesha Chathurthi||18 September 2023||Monday||Regional||Puducherry and Karaikal Regions, Yanam Region|
|18||Milad-Un-Nabi (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)||27 September 2023||Wednesday||Regional||Puducherry and Karaikal Regions, Yanam Region|
|19||Milad-Un-Nabi (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)||28 September 2023||Thursday||Regional||Mahe Region|
|20||Gandhi Jayanthi||02 October 2023||Monday||National|
|21||Saraswathi Pooja||23 October 2023||Monday||Regional||Puducherry and Karaikal Regions|
|22||Mahanavami||23 October 2023||Monday||Regional|
|23||Ayudha Pooja||23 October 2023||Monday||Regional||Puducherry and Karaikal Regions, Yanam Region|
|24||Puducherry Liberation Day||01 November 2023||Wednesday||Regional||Puducherry and Karaikal Regions, Mahe, Yanam Region|
|25||Christmas||25 December 2023||Monday||Regional|
Download Official Notification
Puducherry Union Territory Holidays List 2023-Notification (PDF)
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