Govt Holidays in Punjab 2021
As government employee or a bank employee, one wants to check the list of holidays in their department or organization. The common people, who have work at a bank or govt office, also wants to check the list of holidays.
For the convenience of our readers, on this page we are providing a complete list of Punjab govt holidays in 2021 and also a list of bank holidays in the state of Punjab during the current year. The list given on this page is as per the gazetted holidays list issued by the state government.
The first holiday in the new year is on the occassion of religious festival of Birthday Gurpurab of Guru Gobind Singh ji, which is coming on Wednesday, 20th January 2021.
According to this list, there are total 26 gazetted holidays in Punjab during the calendar year 2021 in the public offices of Punjab government. Other than these holidays, the offices will remain closed on all Saturdays and Sundays.
- Today Bank Open or Not in Punjab
- Tomorrow Holiday in Punjab
- Punjab Govt Holidays 2021
- Bank Holidays 2021 Punjab
Today Bank Open or Not in PunjabToday's date is 14 April 2021 and this is the 2nd Wednesday of April. If you want to know "are banks open today in Punjab", then continue reading this page. In this section, we will give you information about today's bank holiday in Punjab.
If you are a bank employee, then you may be little disappointed to know that today is not a bank holiday in Punjab. The banks are closed on every 2nd and 4th Saturday of a month, but today is not 2nd or 4th Saturday. This day is also not in the list of bank holidays as declared by the state government. So all the public and private sector banks in the state will remain open. For a list of bank holidays in Punjab during the current year i.e. 2021, please check the next section on this page.
Note: Some readers are looking for bank holidays in Ludhiana in 2021. The bank holidays are declared at the state level, not specific to a city. So the list of holidays in any particular city like Ludhiana, Jalandhar or Amritsar is same as the list of bank holidays in Punjab given on this page.
Note: The next govt holiday in Punjab is on 13th April 2021 on the occassion of festival of Vaisakhi. But this day is not a bank holiday, so banks will remain open.
Tomorrow Holiday in PunjabIn schools, we always wanted the tomorrow to be a holiday. Although that's not possible everyday, but if you are reading this page on 12th April 2021, then your wish is granted as tomorrow is a holiday in Punjab.
The next government holiday in Punjab is on 13th April 2021 (Tuesday), on the occassion of festival of Vaisakhi. The festival of Vaisakhi is related to the harvesting of wheat crop which is the main crop of Punjab and this festival has a special place in the rural life of Punjab. The day is very special in Sikh religion as Guru Gobind Singh ji established the 'Khalsa' panth on this day. The festival is celebrated in Anandpur Sahib with great enthusiasm.
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 not a bank holiday in Punjab, so all the private and public sector banks in the state of Punjab will remain open on this day.
The next day i.e. 14th April is also a holiday as it is the birth anniversary of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar. Again, its not a bank holiday in the state.
Punjab Govt Holidays 2021The complete list of government holidays in Punjab for the year 2021 is given below. The offices of Punjab govt will remain closed on these days and also closed on all Saturdays & Sundays.
For the list of bank holidays in Punjab, see the next section.
- 20th January (Wednesday)
Birthday Guru Gobind Singh Ji
- 26th January (Tuesday)
- 27th February (Saturday)
Birthday of Sri Guru Ravidas Ji
- 11th March (Thursday)
- 29th March (Monday)
- 2nd April (Friday)
- 13th April (Tuesday)
- 14th April (Wednesday)
Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
- 21st April (Wednesday)
- 25th April (Sunday)
- 14th May (Friday)
Bhagwan Parshuram Jayanti
- 14th May (Friday)
- 14 June (Monday)
Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji
- 24th June (Thursday)
- 21st July (Wednesday)
- 15th August (Sunday)
- 30th August (Monday)
- 2nd October (Saturday)
Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi
- 7th October (Thursday)
- 15th October (Friday)
- 20th October (Wednesday)
Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji
- 4th November (Thursday)
- 5th November (Friday)
- 19th November (Friday)
Parkash Gurpurb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
- 8th December (Wednesday)
Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji
- 25th December (Saturday)
NOTE: The festival of Raksha Bandhan (also Rakhi or Rakhri) is coming on 22nd August, which is a holiday as this day is a Sunday. Otherwise there will be a 2 hours holiday in govt offices and offices will open at 11:00 AM.
Bank Holidays 2021 PunjabThere are total 15 Bank Holidays in Punjab in the calendar year 2021. It is important to note that the 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 every month.
|Republic Day||26 January 2021||Tuesday|
|Maha Shivratri||11 March 2021||Thursday|
|Holi||29 March 2021||Monday|
|Annual Closing of Accounts Day||1 April 2021||Thursday|
|Good Friday||2 April 2021||Friday|
|Ram Navmi||21 April 2021||Wednesday|
|Id-ul-Fitr||14 May 2021||Friday|
|Independence Day||15 August 2021||Sunday|
|Janmashtami||30 August 2021||Monday|
|Gandhi Jayanti||2 October 2021||Saturday|
|Dussehra (Vijay Dasami)||15 October 2021||Friday|
|Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti||20 October 2021||Wednesday|
|Diwali||4 November 2021||Thursday|
|Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab||19 November 2021||Friday|
|Christmas Day||25 December 2021||Saturday|
Other than these holidays banks will remain closed on all Sundays and also on 2nd/4th Saturdays of each month.