HolidayMonth and DateDay of the week
Makara Sankaranti15th January 2020Wednesday
Republic Day26th January 2020Sunday
Maha Shivaratri21st February 2020Friday
Ugadi/Gudi Parva25th March 2020Wednesday
Mahaveer Jayanti6th April 2020Monday
Good Friday10th April 2020Friday
Buddha Purnima7th May 2020Thursday
Id-ul-fitr25th May 2020Monday
Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)1st August 2020Saturday
Independence Day15th August 2020Saturday
Muharram30th August 2020Sunday
Gandhi Jayanthi2nd October 2020Friday
Dussehra25th October 2020Sunday
Id-E-Milad30th October 2020Friday
Diwali (Deepavali)14th November 2020Saturday
Guru Nanak’s Birthday30th November 2020Monday
Christmas25th December 2020Friday

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.