Do you know when schools, banks and offices are closed in Andhra Pradesh? Check below the full list of Andhra Pradesh holidays 2023.
Andhra Pradesh is a state of Southern India and is the first state of the country to be formed on a linguistic basis. There are many public holidays in Andhra Pradesh that are observed by the banks, schools and public offices of the state. Apart from this, every institution has their own list of holidays as well.
These holidays provide a break from day-to-day life and if their dates are known beforehand, one can also plan some fun and interesting things to do on the holidays. With this in mind, an Andhra Pradesh holidays list 2023 has been prepared and provided below in this article.
List of Government Holidays in Andhra Pradesh in 2023
More than 20 government holidays are observed in Andhra Pradesh and almost each of them are provided as a day-off in every institution of the state. Some exceptions might be there for private offices and they may or may not offer day off on certain holidays. A list of all the government holidays in AP in 2023, along with the day and dates on which they will fall are mentioned below. If any changes is made in the dates given below (e.g., date of Eid may vary depending on the sighting of moon), the modifications will be updated in the table as well.
|Kanuma Panduga||January 16||Monday|
|Republic Day||January 26||Thursday|
|Maha Shivratri||February 18||Saturday|
|Ram Navami||March 30||Thursday|
|Babu Jag Jivan Ram Jayanti||April 5||Wednesday|
|Good Friday||April 7||Friday|
|Dr B R Ambedkar Jayanti||April 14||Friday|
|May Day||May 1||Monday|
|Bakrid/ Eid-al-Adha||29th June to 30th June||Thursday to Friday|
|Independence Day||August 15||Tuesday|
|Janamashtmi||September 6 and 7||Wednesday and Thursday|
|Ganesh Chaturthi||September 19||Tuesday|
|Gandhi Jayanti||October 2||Monday|
|Maha Ashtami||October 22||Sunday|
|Vijaya Dashami||October 24||Tuesday|
Andhra Pradesh Bank Holidays 2023
Bank holidays are the ones on which banks of Andhra Pradesh state will remain close. Other than the government holidays mentioned above, the banks also remain close on every Sunday and second and fourth Saturdays of the month. Any kind of physical bank services will not be carried out on these days, however, online service like IMPS, RTGS and ATM services will work as usual on holidays also. Below given is the list of all the second and fourth Saturdays observed in every month of the upcoming year 2023. Check it out.
January 2023 Second and Fourth Saturdays
- 14th January: Second Saturday
- 28th January: Fourth Saturday
February 2023 Second and Fourth Saturdays
- 11th February: Second Saturday
- 25th February: Fourth Saturday
March 2023 Second and Fourth Saturdays
- 11th March: Second Saturday
- 25th March: Fourth Saturday
April 2023 Second and Fourth Saturdays
- 8th April: Second Saturday
- 22nd April: Fourth Saturday
May 2023 Second and Fourth Saturdays
- 13th May: Second Saturday
- 27th May: Fourth Saturday
June 2023 Second and Fourth Saturdays
- 10th June: Second Saturday
- 24th June: Fourth Saturday
July 2023 Second and Fourth Saturdays
- 8th July: Second Saturday
- 22nd July: Fourth Saturday
August 2023 Second and Fourth Saturdays
- 12th August: Second Saturday
- 26th August: Fourth Saturday
September 2023 Second and Fourth Saturdays
- 9th September: Second Saturday
- 23rd September: Fourth Saturday
October 2023 Second and Fourth Saturdays
- 14th October: Second Saturday
- 28th October: Fourth Saturday
November 2023 Second and Fourth Saturdays
- 11th November: Second Saturday
- 25th November: Fourth Saturday
December 2023 Second and Fourth Saturdays
- 9th December: Second Saturday
- 23rd December: Fourth Saturday
Schools Holidays in Andhra Pradesh
School holidays are the ones on which banks of AP state will remain close. Other than the government holidays mentioned above, the schools also remain close on every Sunday of the month. For holiday on a Saturday, the rules are different for different schools. Some schools give an off on Saturday while some don’t.
Some schools give an off to junior classes but senior classes are carried on Saturday. Information about the holidays observed in a school can be found from the prospectus or official website of the respective school. School calendar is published annually, generally before the commencement of new academic session.
Spending Holidays in Andhra Pradesh
There are two ways to spebd a holiday, either by sitting at home or by going out. The state of Andhra Pradesh is filled with beautiful tourist destinations that are a perfect getaway for spending holidays, especially when you are a local. There are many beaches, caves, temples and hills in the state that can be easily visited on holifdays, especially if they forma a long weekend. To name a few, Borra Caves, Undavalli Caves, Bellum Caves, Horsley Hills, Papi Hills, Araku Valley, Tirumala Temple, Amravati, Gundala Church, Kanaka Durga Temple, etc are some popular places of the state. Those who fancy beach, they can find beaches in the coastal districts of the state like Rushikonda, Mypadu, Suryalanka etc.
People who do not want to get away on a weekend can enjoy their holiday in the comfort of their home. They can spend their day watching movies or playing games with their friends and family. Normally, people prefer spending holidays like this if the holiday lasts for one or two days.