Holiday list 2019 for central government employees

Simran Kashyap

Here is the Central Government Holiday list 2019. The Central government employees in New Delhi and outside the capital city shall observe the following list of holidays.

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Here we are providing you with the full list, which also includes the restricted holiday list as well.

Central Government Holiday List 2019:

Sl. No. Holiday Date Day
1 Republic Day 26-Jan Saturday
2 Mahavir Jayanti 17-Apr Wednesday
3 Good Friday 19-Apr Friday
4 Buddha Purnima 18-May Saturday
5 Idu'l Fitr 05-Jun Wednesday
6 Id-ul-Zuha 12-Aug Monday
7 Independence Day 15-Aug Thursday
8 Muharram 10-Sep Tuesday
9 Gandhi Jayanti 02-Oct Wednesday
10 Dussehra 08-Oct Tuesday
11 Diwali 27-Oct Sunday
12 Milad-un-Nabi 10-Nov Sunday
13 Guru Nanak's Jayanti 12-Nov Tuesday
14 Christmas Day 25-Dec Wednesday

In addition to the 14 holidays, 3 more can be compulsorily selected from the list below in consultation with the coordination committee of the respective states.

  • Additional day for Dussehra
  • Holi
  • Janmashtami
  • Maha Shivratri
  • Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayak Chaturthi
  • Makar Sankranti
  • Rath Yatra
  • Onam
  • Pongal
  • Sri Panchami/Basant Panchami
  • Vishu/ Bhai Bihu, Mashadi, Ugadi, Chaitra, Sukladi, Cheti Chand, Chhath Pooja, Karva Chauth, Vaisakhadi, Navratra, Nauraj.

Central Government Holiday List 2019 in Delhi

Sl. No Holiday Date Day
1 Republic Day 26-Jan Saturday
2 Maha Shivaratri 04-Mar Monday
3 Holi 21-Mar Thursday
4 Mahavir Jayanti 17-Apr Wednesday
5 Good Friday 19-Apr Friday
6 Buddha Purnima 18-May Saturday
7 Idu'l Fitr 05-Jun Wednesday
8 Id-ul-Zuha 12-Aug Monday
9 Independence Day 15-Aug Thursday
10 Janmashtami 24-Aug Saturday
11 Muharram 10-Sep Tuesday
12 Gandhi Jayanti 10-Oct Wednesday
13 Dussehra 08-Oct Tuesday
14 Diwali 27-Oct Sunday
15 Milad-un-Nabi 10-Nov Sunday
16 Guru Nanak's Jayanti 12-Nov Tuesday
17 Christmas Day 25-Dec Wednesday

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Restricted Holiday List 2019

Sl. No Holiday Date Day
1 New Year's Day 1st January Tuesday
2 Lohri 13th January Sunday
3 Makar Sankranti 14th January Monday
4 Pongal 15th January Tuesday
5 Basant Panchami / Sri Panchami 10th February Sunday
6 Guru Ravidas's Birthday 19th February Tuesday
7 Shivaji Jayanti 19th February Tuesday
8 Swami Dayananda Sarswati Jayanti 1st March Thursday
9 Holika Dahan 20th March Wednesday
10 Dolyatra 21st March Thursday
11 Hazarat Ali' Birthday 21st March Thursday
12 Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi Padava / Ugadi / Cheti Chand 6th April Saturday
13 Ram Navami 13th April Saturday
14 Vaisakhi / Vishu / Mesadi 14th April Sunday
15 Vaisakhadi (Bengal) / Bahag Bihu (Assam) 15th April Monday
16 Easter Sunday 21st April Sunday
17 Guru Rabindranath's Birthday 9th May Thursday
18 Jamat-Ul-Vida 31st May Friday
19 Rath Yatra 4th July Thursday
20 Raksha Bandhan 15th August Thursday
21 Parsi New Year's Day / Nauraj 17th August Saturday
22 Vinayaka Chaturthi / Ganesh Chaturthi 2nd September Monday
23 Onam or Thiru Onam Day 11th September Wednesday
24 Dussehra (Maha Saptami) (Additional) 5th October Saturday
25 Dussehra (Maha Ashtami) (Additional) 6th October Sunday
26 Dussehra (Maha Navmi) 7th October Monday
27 Maharishi Valmiki's Birthday 13th October Sunday
28 Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chouth) 17th October Thursday
29 Naraka Chaturdasi 27th October Sunday
30 Govardhan Puja 28th October Monday
31 Bhai Duj 29th October Tuesday
32 Pratihar Sashthi or Surya Sashthi (Chhat Puja) 2nd November Saturday
33 Guru Teg Bahadur's Martyrdom Day 24th November Sunday
34 Christmas Eve 24th December Tuesday

Points to note:

  • No compensatory off if the holiday falls on Saturday or Sunday
  • A Central Government employee can avail 2 additional holidays from restricted holiday list
  • Holidays like Idu'l Fitr, Idu'l Zuha, Id-e-Milad and Muharram depend on sighting of the moon and hence will be declared by the DoPT for the Delhi and respective welfare coordination committees of the respective states.

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