Punjab Govt Holidays 2018

The complete list of Punjab Govt Holidays and bank holidays in Punjab during the year 2018 is given on this page. The list of holidays is according to the list released for previous year and the dates are updated according to the year 2018.
Punjab Govt Holidays 2018
According to this list, there are total 35 holidays in the calendar year 2018 in public offices of Punjab government. Other than these holidays, the offices will remain closed on all Saturdays and Sundays.

Tomorrow Holiday in Punjab

In schools, we always wanted the tomorrow to be a holiday. Although that's not possible everyday, but if you are reading this page on 24th December 2017, then your wish is granted as tomorrow is a holiday in Punjab.
The next government holiday in Punjab is on 25 December 2017 (Monday), on the occassion of Christmas Day. It is a religious festival of Christians.
All government offices, schools, offices of boards, corporations and educational institutes in the state will remain closed. You are reading this page on punjab data dot com. This day is also a bank holiday in Punjab, so all the private and public sector banks in Punjab will remain closed on this day.
You may also like the following pages:
Gurpurab Dates 2018
Sangrand Dates 2018
Nanakshahi Calendar 2017

The holidays in state capital Chandigarh are not same as the govt holidays in Punjab. So check this link to know about the holiday in Chandigarh - Tomorrow Holiday in Chandigarh

Punjab Govt Holidays

The complete list of government holidays for the year 2018 is given below. The offices of Punjab govt will remain closed on these days.

Sr. No.Name of Holiday(s)Holiday DateDay of Week
1Basant Panchami/ Birthday of Satguru Ram Singh Ji22th JanuaryMonday
2Republic Day26th JanuaryFriday
3Birthday of Sri Guru Ravidas Ji31st JanuaryWednesday
4Maha Shivaratri13th FebruaryTuesday
5Holi2nd MarchFriday
6Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh23rd MarchFriday
7Ram Navami25th MarchSunday
8Mahavir Jayanti29th MarchThursday
9Good Friday30th March Friday
10Vaisakhi14th AprilSaturday
11Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar14th AprilSaturday
12Lord Parshuram Jayanti18th AprilWednesday
13May Day1st MayTuesday
14Eid-ul-Fitr16th JuneSaturday
15Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji17th JuneSunday
16Kabir Jayanti28th JuneThursday
17Martyrdom Day of Shahid Udham Singh31st JulyTuesday
18Independence Day15th AugustWednesday
19Eid-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)22nd AugustWednesday
20Janm Ashtami3rd SeptemberMonday
21Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji10th SeptemberMonday
22Saragarhi Diwas12th SeptemberTuesday
23Birthday of Baba Sri Chand Ji18th SeptemberTuesday
24Birthday of S. Bhagat Singh Ji28th SeptemberFriday
25Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi Ji2nd OctoberTuesday
26Maharaj Agarsain Jayanti10th OctoberWednesday
27Dussehra19 October Friday
28Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji24th OctoberWednesday
29Birthday of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji26th OctoberFriday
30Diwali7th NovemberWednesday
31Vishwakarma Day8th NovemberThursday
32Martyrdom Day of S. Kartar Singh Sarabha16th NovemberFriday
33Parkash Gurpurb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji23rd NovemberFriday
34Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji12th DecemberWednesday
35Christmas day25th DecemberTuesday

NOTE: The festival of Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi falls on 26th August (Sunday). It will be 2 hours holiday in govt offices and offices will open at 11:00 AM.


Bank Holidays In Punjab

There are total 15 Bank Holidays in Punjab in the calendar year 2018. It is important to note that bank holidays are not same throughout the country. The list is issued by the respective state governments according to the directions of Ministry of Finance, Government of India. Punjab government has notified following holidays which would be observed as public holidays according to section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act. Other than these holidays banks will remain closed on all Sundays and also on 2nd/4th Saturdays of each month.
Sr. No.Name of Holiday(s)Holiday DateDay of Week
1Republic Day26th JanuaryFriday
2Birthday of Sri Guru Ravidas Ji31st JanuaryWednesday
3Holi2nd MarchFriday
4Ram Navami25th MarchSunday
5Bank Holiday (Annual Account Closing)2nd AprilMonday
6Eid-ul-Fitr16th JuneSaturday
7Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji17th JuneSunday
8Independence Day15th AugustTuesday
9Janm Ashtami3rd SeptemberMonday
10Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi Ji2nd OctoberTuesday
11Dussehra19 October Friday
12Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji24th OctoberWednesday
13Diwali7th NovemberWednesday
14Parkash Gurpurb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji23rd NovemberFriday
15Christmas day25th DecemberTuesday