List of Gazetted Holidays 2012 in Punjab


Are you looking for the Holiday list for 2012 in Punjab? In this article you will get the information about the festivals in 2012 and the gazetted Holidays for the year 2012. Here is the list of Public Holidays in Government and Private Sector for the year 2012 in Punjab, India.

List of Holidays in 2012, Gazetted Holidays 2012 in Punjab


Are you looking for the Holiday list for 2012 in Punjab? In this article you will get the information about the festivals in 2012 and the gazetted Holidays for the year 2012. Here is the list of Public Holidays in Government and Private Sector for the year 2012 in Punjab and India. The list is given for the National Holidays and Festival Holidays for 2012. Number of festivals are celebrated in Punjab and all over India every year with great pomp and show.

Punjab Government Holidays in 2012


January 2012
Sunday, 1 January 2012 - New Year's Day

Saturday, 14 January 2012 – Pongal, celebrated widely in South India (Harvest Festival of South India)

Thursday, 26 January 2012 - Republic Day of India The National Holiday

February 2012
Saturday, 4 February 2012 - Milad-Un-Nabi (Birth day of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad)

Monday, 20 February 2012 - Maha Shivaratri (dedicated to Lord Shiva)

March 2012
Thursday, 8 March 2012 - Holika Dahan on Holi Eve

Friday, 9 March 2012 – Holi a unique Hindu festival of colours

April 2012
Thursday, 5 April 2012 - Mahavir Jayanthi Birth of Mahavira Jain

Friday, 6 April 2012 - Good Friday

Monday, 9 April 2012 - Easter Monday (Resurrection of Jesus)

May 2012
Saturday, 5 May 2012 - Buddha Purnima

August 2012
Friday, 10 August 2012 – Sri Krishna Janmashtami Birth of Lord Krishna

Wednesday, 15 August 2012 - India Independence Day a National Holiday

Sunday, 19 August 2012 - Id ul Fitr

September 2012
Sunday, 9 September 2012 - Ganesh Chaturthi

October 2012
Tuesday, 2 October 2012 - Gandhi Jayanti a National Holiday

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 – Dussehra or Vijaya Dashami

Friday, 26 October 2012 - Idu'l Zuha/Bakrid

November 2012
Tuesday, 13 November 2012 - Deepavali / Diwali the festival of lights

Saturday, 24 November 2012 - Muharram / Day of Ashura

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 - Guru Nanak Jayanti

Holidays in December 2012
Tuesday, 25 December 2012 - Christmas


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