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Holiday

Month & Date

Day of the Week

1

Makara Sankaranti

January 15

Monday

2

Republic Day

January 26

Friday

3

Mahavir Jayanthi

March 29

Thursday

4

Good Friday

March 30

Friday

5

Buddha Purnima

April 30

Monday

6

Idu'l-Fitr*

June 16

Saturday

7

Independence Day

August 15

Wednesday

8

Id-Ul-Zuha (Bakrid)*

August 22

Wednesday

9

Ganesh Chaturthi

September 13

Thursday

10

Muharram*

September 21

Friday

11

Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday

October 02

Tuesday

12

Dussehra(Mahanavami)

October 18

Thursday

13

Dussehra (Vijayadashmi)

October 19

Friday

14

Govardhan Pooja/Balipadyami

November 08

Thursday

15

Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad*

November 21

Wednesday

16

Guru Nanak's Birthday

November 23

Friday

17

Christmas Day

December 25

Tuesday

If the festival for which the holiday is declared does not fall on the day indicated, members of the staff who are desirous of celebrating the festive occasion may apply for Casual Leave/Special Casual Leave for which they are eligible.

In addition to the above, with prior sanction from the Competent Authority, 2(two) days of Special Casual Leave can be availed of on any occasion and can be prefixed or suffixed to a Casual Leave or any other type of leave with pay but not with both Casual Leave and regular leave.
 
*If the dates of any of these festivals are changed by the Karnataka Government, it will be deemed to be holiday for the Centre.