Just like every year, the General Administration Department (GAD), under the Government of Assam has released the official Holiday list for the ongoing year 2023. As stated in the Holiday List 2023, all government institutions will remain closed including offices, and all Revenue and Magisterial Courts on the prescribed holidays. The list also declared that all Second Saturdays and Fourth Saturdays will be observed as holidays.
The notice clearly states that the Holiday List will not be automatically applied to Educational Institutions, and Medical/ Engineering Colleges unless they adopt the list. It further mentions that it is desirable that the number of holidays may be decreased for Educational Institutions, Medical/ Engineering Colleges, etc. and they will adopt academic calendars decreasing the number of holidays.
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Holiday List 2023
|January 15 and 16, 2023||Sunday, Monday||Magh Bihu, Tusu Puja|
|January 23, 2023||Monday||Netaji’s Birthday|
|January 24, 2023||Tuesday||Gwthar Bathou Puja|
|January 26, 2023||Thursday||Republic Day|
|January 31, 2023||Tuesday||Me-Dam-Me-Phi|
|February 5, 2023||Sunday||Bir Chilarai Divas|
|March 7, 2023||Tuesday||Dol Yatra|
|March 8, 2023||Wednesday||Holi|
|April 7, 2023||Friday||Good Friday|
|April 14, 15, and 16, 2023||Friday, Saturday & Sunday||Bohag Bihu|
|April 20, 2023||Thursday||Tithi of Damodar Deva|
|April 21, 2023||Friday||Sati Sadhani Divas|
|April 22, 2023||Saturday||Eid-Ul-Fitr|
|May 1, 2023||Monday||May Day|
|May 5, 2023||Friday||Buddha Purnima|
|June 5, 2023||Monday||Janmotsav of Sri Sri Madhabdeva|
|June 29, 2023||Thursday||Eid-Ul-Zuha|
|August 15, 2023||Tuesday||Independence Day|
|Saturday||Tithi of Srimanta Sankardeva|
|September 4, 2023||Monday||Tithi of Sri Sri Madhabdeva|
|September 6, 2023||Wednesday||Janmashtami|
|Sunday||Janmostsav of Srimanta Sankardeva|
|October 2, 2023||Monday||Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi|
|October 18, 2023||Wednesday||Kati Bihu|
|October 21, 22, 23, and 24, 2023||Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday||Durga Puja & Bijoya Dashomi|
|November 12, 2023||Sunday||Kali Puja & Diwali|
|November 15, 2023||Wednesday||Bhatri Dwitiya|
|November 19, 2023||Sunday||Chhat Puja|
|November 24, 2023||Friday||Lachit Divas|
|November 27, 2023||Monday||Guru Nanak’s Birthday|
|December 2, 2023||Saturday||Asom Divas (Su-Ka-Pha Divas)|
|December 25, 2023||Monday||Christmas|
Half Holidays from 1 pm onwards
|July 29, 2023||Saturday||Muharram|
|October 28, 2023||Saturday||Lakshmi Puja|
Here are a few other points mentioned in the notification for Holiday List 2023:
- There will be no Public Transactions in the Nationalized Banks on the 1st of April, 2023 as it is the day for the Annual Closing of Bank Accounts.
- If any of the Holidays or Restricted Holidays for the festivals notified above does not fall on the day notified, necessary modification changing the date will be issued in due course.
- Along with mentioned holidays, each employee may be allowed to avail of 2 more holidays from the Restricted Holiday List.
- Also, the General Administration Department (GAD) is allowed to declare 2 (two) additional holidays with the approval of the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Assam.
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