Haryana Holidays 2023 List

The state of Haryana observes a large number of holidays and it comprises of national, public as well as regional holidays. There are around 34 Government holidays observed in the state of Haryana. The dates for some holidays are fixed while it keeps changing for rest others. In order to plan their holiday in the best possible way, it is important that people know the dates of these holidays beforehand. This article presents Haryana Holidays 2023. List comprising of all holidays that will be observed in the state with the dates on which they will fall.

List of Government Holidays in Haryana 2023

Whether there is a holiday in Haryana today or tomorrow?

There are a large number of Government holidays in Haryana and a lot of them are falling on Saturdays and Sundays. Most schools, banks and offices in Haryana state will remain close on the government holidays. Exceptions are possible for private offices but public offices will remain close on these holidays for sure. The table below presents a list of all Government holidays observed in the state of Haryana along with their corresponding days and dates.

Festival Date Day
Guru Gobind Singh JayantiNo Jayanti this year. This day fall twice in the last year
Republic Day26 JanuaryThursday
Vasant Panchami26 JanuaryThursday
Guru Ravi Das Jayanti5 FebruarySunday
Maha Shivaratri18 FebruarySaturday
Holi8 MarchWednesday
Martyr’s Day23 MarchThursday
Rama Navami30 MarchThursday
Mahavir Jayanti4 AprilTuesday
Dr B R Ambedkar Jayanti14 AprilFriday
Maharishi Parsuram Jayanti22 AprilSaturday
Eid-al-Fitr22 AprilSaturday
Buddha Purnima5 MayFriday
Maharana Pratap Jayanti22 MayMonday
Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti4 JuneSunday
Bakrid/ Eid-al-Adha29th June to 30th JuneThursday to Friday
Hariyali Teej19 AugustSaturday
Shaheed Udham Singh’s Martyrdom Day31 JulyMonday
Muharram28 JulyFriday
Raksha Bandhan30 and 31 AugustWednesday and Thursday
Independence Day15 AugustTuesday
Janamashtmi6 and 7 SeptemberWednesday and Thursday
Heroes’ Martyrdom Day23 SeptemberSaturday
Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti15 OctoberSunday
Gandhi Jayanti2 OctoberMonday
Vijaya Dashami24 OctoberTuesday
Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti28 OctoberSaturday
Eid-e-Milad28 SeptemberThursday
Diwali12 NovemberSunday
Haryana Day1 NovemberWednesday
Guru Nanak Jayanti27 NovemberMonday
Christmas25 DecemberMonday
Shaheed Uddham Singh Jayanti26 DecemberTuesday

Haryana Bank Holidays 2023 List

Government holidays that are listed above are all observed by the Haryana state banks. Apart from this, there are holidays on every Sunday and second and fourth Saturdays. Banks operate as usual on first and third Saturdays (fifth too, in case there are five Saturdays in any month). Below given is a list of second and fourth Saturdays along with their dates that will be observed as bank holidays in Haryana 2023.

January Holidays

  • 14th January : Second Saturday
  • 28th January : Fourth Saturday

February Holidays

  • 11th February : Second Saturday
  • 25th February : Fourth Saturday

March 2023

  • 11th March : Second Saturday
  • 25th March : Fourth Saturday

April Holidays 2023

  • 8th April : Second Saturday
  • 22nd April : Fourth Saturday

May Holidays

  • 13th May : Second Saturday
  • 27th May : Fourth Saturday

June Holidays

  • 10th June : Second Saturday
  • 24th June : Fourth Saturday

July Holidays

  • 8th July : Second Saturday
  • 22nd July : Fourth Saturday

August Holidays

  • 12th August : Second Saturday
  • 26th August : Fourth Saturday

September Holidays

  • 9th September : Second Saturday
  • 23rd September : Fourth Saturday

October Holidays

  • 14th October : Second Saturday
  • 28th October : Fourth Saturday

November Holidays

  • 11th November : Second Saturday
  • 25th November : Fourth Saturday

December Holidays

  • 9th December : Second Saturday
  • 23rd December : Fourth Saturday

Schools Holidays in Haryana in 2023

This section provides you details about all schools holidays in Haryana in 2023. Haryana state schools remain close on the Government listed holidays and on every Sunday. The rule for off on a Saturday varies from one school to another. Days like teachers’ day, annual function day, etc are also marked as a holiday in many schools. Those who want to know the details of holidays in a particular school can check the school’s annual calendar. The calendar can be found either in school’s prospectus or its official website or both.

Special Holidays of Haryana

Haryana observes some holidays that are celebrated only in the state or nearby state of Punjab. Check out some details about these regional festivals below.

  1. Shaheed Uddham Singh Jayanti- Udham Singh was an Indian revolutionary who is well-known for assassinating Michael O’Dwyer, the lieutenant responsible for Jallianwala Bagh massacre. His birthday is celebrated with high patriotism in the states of Punjab and Haryana. It is celebrated on 26th of December every year.
  2. Haryana Day- Haryana Day is a regional holiday of Haryana state. Haryana was formed as a new state on November 1, 1966 and from that day onward, this day is celebrated as Haryana Day. The year 2023 will mark the 57th anniversary of Haryana Day.
  3. Heroes’ Martyrdom Day- Heroes’ Martyrdom Day is a regional public holiday in Haryana that commemorates the sacrifice made by freedom fighter Rao Tula Ram who died on this very day. He was one of the main fighters of the first major Indian rebellion in the year 1857. The death anniversary of Tula Ram is celebrated as Heroes’ Martyrdom Day on 23rd September every year.
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