Nagaland Holidays 2024 List: Govt, Public, School and Bank Holidays

The state of Nagaland has a number of places to visit and all you need is a holiday to explore these spots. Knowing about the holidays and their dates beforehand can help everyone to plan them in a better manner. Every state has its own set of holidays that are observed by the schools, banks, offices and other organizations. Nagaland has more than 15 holidays that are listed as Government holidays and other than this, there are also a  number of restricted holidays observed by the state. This article presents Nagaland Holidays 2024 List that provides the names of all major holidays to be observed in the state in the upcoming year along with their dates.

List of Government Holidays in Nagaland 2024

Government holidays are those holidays on which every public office under the Government of Nagaland will remain close. Normally, many private offices, banks and schools also remain close on these days, apart from observing other holidays of their own. A list comprising of all Government holidays in Nagaland in 2024 with the dates and days on which they will fall is given below. The dates provided are correct for now, but in case any kind of changes occur in the date or in the holidays mentioned, the table will be updated accordingly.

Festival Date Day
New Year’s Day1 January 2024Monday
Republic Day26 January 2024Friday
Holi25 March 2024Monday
Good Friday29 March 2024Friday
Easter Sunday30 March 2024 and 31 March 2024Saturday and Sunday
Eid-al-Fitr10 April 2024Wednesday
Bakrid/ Eid-al-Adha17 June 2024Monday
Independence Day15 August 2024Thursday
Krishna Janamashtami26 August 2024Monday
Eid-e-Milad/ Milad-un-Nabi16 September 2024Monday
Gandhi Jayanti2 October 2024Wednesday
Maha Navami12 October 2024Saturday
Vijaya Dashami13 October 2024Sunday
Diwali31 October 2024Thursday
Guru Nanak Jayanti15 November 2024Friday
Christmas25 December 2024Wednesday

Nagaland Bank Holidays 2024 List

Banks in Nagaland observe almost all the government holidays listed above and also banks are closed on every Sunday and second and fourth Saturdays. Earlier, banks were operational for half day on all Saturdays but now they remain closed on second and fourth Saturdays and are fully functional on first, second & fifth Saturdays. One important thing should be kept in mind that services like ATM and online payment gateway (RTGS/ IMPS, etc) work on all Saturdays. Check below the list of second and fourth Saturdays falling in the year 2024 when the banks will remain close.

January 2024

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

February 2024

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

March 2024

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

April 2024

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

May 2024

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

June 2024

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

July 2024

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

August 2024

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

September 2024

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

October 2024

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

November 2024

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

December 2024

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

Schools Holidays in Nagaland in 2024

Schools of Nagaland normally remain close on all the Government holidays that are mentioned above. Schools remain close on every Sunday of a month as well. Some schools remain open on Saturdays while others are closed. Other than this, every school has its own policy regarding the holidays and they accordingly prepare the school calendar mentioning all the holidays to be observed in the given academic year. Those who want to know all about the holidays in the schools of can check the same for the school’s calendar. The calendar is published both in prospectus and on official website of the school.

How to spend holidays in Nagaland?

Depending on the nature of the holiday, there are different ways in which these holidays can be spend. If the holiday is a short one lasting for one or two days, people normally stay at home and enjoy the time with their friends and family watching movies, playing games, etc. However, for the long holidays (three to four days), people usually prefer going out on a trip or vacation. The state of Nagaland is crawling with beautiful hills, valleys, lakes and national parks that make a perfect getaway on holidays. So, on a holiday you can plan a visit to these places with your friends and families. Some of the famous tourist places that one can visit when in Nagaland are listed below-

  1. Nagaland State Museum
  2. Kohima War Cemetery
  3. Japfu Peak
  4. Nagaland Zoological Park
  5. Phek Hills
  6. Dzukou Valley
  7. Shilloi Lake
  8. Kachari Ruins
  9. Naga Heritage Village
  10. Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary
  11. Dzudu Lake
  12. Caves at Puilwa Village
  13. Triple Falls

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