Bihar Holidays 2023 full list is provided below which includes Bihar banks holidays 2023, school holidays in Bihar in 2023 and public holidays in Bihar in 2023.
The complete Bihar holidays 2023 list is provided in this article. We have mentioned all holidays in Bihar in 2023 so that you can plan your leaves and grab benefits of long weekends. Please go through the compiled list of public, national and bank holidays in Bihar in 2023. You can check month-wise Bihar holidays list 2023 for January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August September, October, November and December.
Bihar Holidays in 2023
Check out the Bihar government/public holidays in 2023:
|Republic Day||26 January 2023|
|Holi||8 March 2023|
|Bihar Day||22 March 2023|
|Ram Navami||30 March 2023|
|Good Friday||7 April 2023|
|Dr Ambedkar Jayanti||14 April 2023|
|Eid-al-fitr||22 April 2023|
|May Day||1 May 2023|
|Bakrid / Eid al Adha||29th to 30th June 2023|
|Muharram||28 July 2023 (tentative)|
|Independence Day||15 Aug 2023|
|Janmashtami||6 and 7 September 2023|
|Gandhi Jayanti||2 October 2023|
|Maha Navami||23 October 2023|
|Vijaya Dashami||24 October 2023|
|Diwali||12 November 2023|
|Chhath Puja||19 November 2023|
|Chhath Puja Holiday||20 November 2023|
|Christmas Day||25 December 2023|
Bihar Banks Holidays 2023
We are providing below the complete list of bank holidays in Bihar 2023, have a look please:
|14th January 2023||Second Saturday|
|26th January 2023||Republic Day|
|28th January 2023||Fourth Saturday|
|11th February 2023||Second Saturday|
|25th February 2023||Fourth Saturday|
|8th March 2023||Holi|
|11th March 2023||Second Saturday|
|22nd March 2023||Bihar Day|
|25th March 2023||Fourth Saturday|
|30th March 2023||Ram Navami|
|7th April 2023||Good Friday|
|8th April 2023||Second Saturday|
|14 April 2023||Dr Ambedkar Jayanti|
|22nd April 2023||Fourth Saturday|
|22nd April 2023||Idul Fitr|
|1st May 2023||May Day|
|13th May 2023||Second Saturday|
|27th May 2023||Fourth Saturday|
|10th June 2023||Second Saturday|
|24th June 2023||Fourth Saturday|
|29th to 30th June 2023||Bakrid / Eid al Adha|
|8th July 2023||Second Saturday|
|22nd July 2023||Fourth Saturday|
|28 July 2023 (tentative)||Muhurram|
|12th August 2023||Second Saturday|
|15th August 2023||Independence Day|
|26th August 2023||Fourth Saturday|
|6th and 7th September 2023||Janmashtami|
|9th September 2023||Second Saturday|
|23rd September 2023||Fourth Saturday|
|2nd October 2023||Gandhi Jayanti|
|14th October 2023||Second Saturday|
|23rd October 2023||Maha Navami|
|24th October 2023||Vijaya Dashami|
|28th October 2023||Fourth Saturday|
|11th November 2023||Second Saturday|
|12th November 2023||Diwali|
|19th November 2023||Chhath Puja|
|20th November 2023||Chhath Puja Holiday|
|25th November 2023||Fourth Saturday|
|9th December 2023||Second Saturday|
|23rd December 2023||Fourth Saturday|
|25th December 2023||Christmas Day|
Schools Holidays in Bihar in 2023
All schools in Bihar will remain closed on public holidays in Bihar as shared above. Schools may have their own circular regarding holidays for an academic year. For the same you should constantly visit the official website of schools in Bihar.
Schools are also closed when there are some unavoidable circumstances. However, schools will release a notice in this regard.
When is Bihar Diwas?
Bihar Dibas or Bihar Day is celebrated on 22 March every year as the foundation day of the East Indian state of Bihar. The day is observed as a public holiday and hence all banks, schools, colleges, universities and other institutions are closed on this day.
On this date in 1912, the British carved out Bihar from Bengal and hence considered as the foundation day of Bihar. Bihar Diwas is also known as Bihar Sthapana Diwas.
Bihar Utsav is organized by the Government of Bihar on this day which showcases art, culture, and heritage from Bihar.
Best Places to Visit during Holidays in Bihar
Here is the list of places you can visit during holidays in Bihar:
Places to visit in Nalanda: Nalanda University, Hiuen Tsang Memorial Hall, The Great Stupa, Pawapuri, Nalanda Archaeological Museum, Kundalpur, Surya Mandir, Nav Nalanda Mahavihara
Places to visit in Gaya: Mangla Gauri Temple, Pind Daan Gaya, Vishnupad Temple, Tibetan Monastery, Barabar Caves, Dungeshwari Cave Temples, Koteshwarnath Temple, Falgu River, Rajayatna Tree
Places to visit in Vaishali: The Ashoka Pillar, Buddha’s Stupa, Vishal Fort, Bawan Pokhra Temple
Places to visit in Patna: Golghar, Patna Museum, Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park, Gandhi Setu, Ruins of Pataliputra, Mahavir Mandir, Choti Dargah
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, Bihar Day is observed as a public holiday in Bihar.
No, Maha Shivaratri is not a bank holiday in Bihar and hence all banks in Bihar are open on this day.
Bihar Day is celebrated on 22 March every year.
May days is usually celebrated on 1 May or first Monday of May. It is a public holiday in Bihar.