Punjab Holidays In 2019

Are you curious to know the holidays in Punjab in 2019? Would you like to plan a trip during holidays in 2019? If yes, this page gives you complete information. Holidays are very important to each of one us. They are a perfect time to rest, relax and celebrate festivals with the people whom you love the most. Which are the public and national holidays in Punjab in 2019? The holiday list for the year 2019 is available for the people residing in the state of Punjab.

The List Of Public Holidays Of Punjab In 2019

Following are national, public and bank holidays in Punjab in 2019, which residents of the state can avail during the calendar year.

Date Day Holiday Celebrated
26 January 2019 Saturday Republic Day Across India
10 February 2019 Sunday Vasant Panchami Haryana, Odisha, Punjab, Tripura, West Bengal
19 February Tuesday Guru Ravidas Birthday Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab
4 March 2019 Monday Maha Shivratri In many states
21 March 2019 Thursday Holi In many states
23 March 2019 Saturday Shahidi Divas Punjab and Rajasthan
01 April 2019 Monday Bank Holiday Only for Banks
14 April 2019 Sunday Dr Ambedkar Jayanti In many states
14 April 2019 Sunday Vaisakhi In many states
14 April 2019 Sunday Ram Navami In many states
17 April 2019 Wednesday Mahavir Jayanti In many states
19 April 2019 Friday Good Friday Across India
1 May 2019 Wednesday May Day In many states
7 May 2019 Tuesday Parashurama Jayanti Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh
24 May 2019 Friday Guru Anjan Dev Martyrdom Day Punjab
05 June 2019 Wednesday Id-ul-Fitr In many states
17 June 2019 Monday Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti In some states
31 July 2019 Wednesday Shaheed Udham Singh Martyrdom Day Punjab and Haryana
12 August 2019 Monday Id-ul-Juha/ Bakrid In many states
15 August 2019 Thursday Independence Day Across India
23 August 2019 Friday Janmashtami In some states
31 August 2019 Saturday Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji In many states
7 September 2019 Saturday Baba Sri Chand Ji Punjab
12 September 2019 Thursday Saragarhi Day Punjab
28 September 2019 Saturday S. Bhagat Singh Ji Birthday Punjab
29 September 2019 Sunday Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti In some states
2 October 2019 Wednesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti Across India
8 October 2019 Tuesday Dusshera In some states
13 October 2019 Sunday Maharishi Valmiki Birthday In some states
27 October 2019 Sunday Diwali Across India
28 October 2019 Monday Vishvakarma Day In some states
11 November 2019 Monday Guru Nanak Birthday In some states
24 November 2019 Sunday Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji Birthday Punjab
25 December 2019 Wednesday Christmas Festival Across India

Located in the northern part of India, Punjab is famous for its golden temple and is known as the home to the Indus Valley Civilization until 1900 BC. The state is well connected by air, rail and roadways from other parts of the country. Tourist can visit some of the historic palaces, battlegrounds as well as the great Sikh architecture of the state.

Punjab Bank Holidays In Year 2019

There are bank holidays in Punjab apart from national and regional holidays. Bank officials are off work during these holidays. As per the understanding between the Indian Banks’ Association and All India Bank Employees’ Association, on the second and fourth Saturdays, all public sector banks in Punjab and other states of India are closed for business.

Below is the list of bank holidays in Punjab in 2019:

Date Day Holiday
12 January 2019 Saturday Second Saturday
26 January 2019 Saturday Republic Day
26 January 2019 Saturday Fourth Saturday
9 February 2019 Saturday Second Saturday
19 February 2019 Tuesday Guru Ravidas Jayanti
23 February 2019 Saturday Fourth Saturday
09 March 2019 Saturday Second Saturday
21 March 2019 Thursday Holi
23 March 2019 Saturday Fourth Saturday
01 April 2019 Monday Yearly Closing of Bank Accounts
13 April 2019 Saturday Second Saturday/ Ram Navami
27 April 2019 Saturday Fourth Saturday
11 May 2019 Saturday Second Saturday
25 May 2019 Saturday Fourth Saturday
05 June 2019 Wednesday Eid-ul-Fitr
8 June 2019 Saturday Second Saturday
16 June 2019 Sunday Guru Arjun Dev Ji’s Birthday
22 June 2019 Saturday Fourth Saturday
13 July 2019 Saturday Second Saturday
27 July 2019 Saturday Fourth Saturday
10 August 2019 Saturday Second Saturday
15 August 2019 Thursday Independence Day
24 August 2019 Saturday Fourth Saturday/ Janmashtami
14 September 2019 Saturday Second Saturday
28 September 2019 Saturday Fourth Saturday
02 October 2019 Wednesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
08 October 2019 Tuesday Vijaya Dashami
12 October 2019 Saturday Second Saturday
26 October 2019 Saturday Fourth Saturday
27 October 2019 Sunday Diwali
09 November 2019 Saturday Second Saturday
12 November 2019 Tuesday Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
23 November 2019 Saturday Fourth Saturday
14 December 2019 Saturday Second Saturday
25 December 2019 Wednesday Christmas
28 December 2019 Saturday Fourth Saturday

Holidays are indeed a welcome break from our hectic work life. The list of holidays in Punjab in 2019 offers an insight into the public, regional and bank holidays in the state. This can be effectively utilised when we include our leaves offering us to take advantage over general holidays.

Note: All banks remain closed on bank holidays, but ATMs will be open.

A Quick Glance At Punjab

Punjab is a north Indian state and is the twentieth biggest state in the country by area. The capital city of the state is Chandigarh, a union region. The official and widely spoken language of the state is Punjabi. Punjab is an agricultural- based state with plentiful water sources and highly fertile soils. The major industries in the state consist of textiles, financial services, agricultural commodities, tourism and garments.

Famous Destinations To Visit During Holidays In Punjab 2019

Punjab is popularly denoted as ‘’Land of Five Rivers.”The state attracts domestic and overseas tourists with stupendous tourist points. People during holidays can visit Golden Temple, which is located in the city of Amritsar. Rock Garden, a sculpture garden scattered over an area of 40 acres, is fully made of industrial and home waste. It is located near Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh. Wagah Border is a popular tourist point. India-Pakistan border is a worth visiting point for tourists in the Punjab. Another destination of historical importance is Jallianwala Bagh. Mukteshwar Temple, famous monument of Lord Shiva, is also a must visit tourist point in the state.

The List Of Public Holidays Of Punjab In 2018

Holiday Date Day Remarks
Vasant Panchami 22 January 2018 Monday Punjab, West Bengal, Haryana
Republic Day 26 January 2018 Friday Throughout India
Guru Ravidas Birthday 31 January 2018 Wednesday Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh
Maha Shivaratri 13 February Tuesday  
Holi 02 March 2018 Friday  
Holi 23 March 2018 Friday Rajasthan, Punjab
Ram Navami 25 March 2018 Sunday Honors the birth of Lord Rama
Mahavir Jayanti 29 March 2018 Thursday The important festivals for Jainism community
Good Friday 30 March 2018 Friday  
Bank Holiday 01 April 2018 Sunday Year account closing day
Ambedkar Jayanti 14 April 2018 Saturday Birthday of Ambedkar
Parashuram Jayanti 18 April 2018 Wednesday Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Punjab
May Day 01 May 2018 Tuesday Several states
Idul Fitr 15 June 2018 Friday Many states
Arjun Dev Martyrdom Day 16 June 2018 Saturday Punjab-specific festival
Sant Kabir Jayanti 28 June 2018 Thursday Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh
Matryrdom Day of Shaheed Udham Singh 31 July Tuesday Punjab, Haryana
Independence Day 15 August 2018 Wednesday Throughout India
Idul Juha 22 August 2018 Wednesday Bakrid several states
Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji 01 September 2018 Saturday Punjab-specific holiday
Janmashtami 03 September 2018 Monday Restricted Holiday (RH)
Birthday of Baba Singh Chand 10 September 2018 Monday Punjab-specific holiday
Saragarhi Day 12 September 2018 Wednesday Punjab-specific holiday
Birthday of Bhagat Singh 28 September 2018 Friday Punjab-specific holiday
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 02 October 2018 Tuesday Throughout India
Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti 10 October 2018 Wednesday Punjab, Haryana
Dusshera 19 October 2018 Friday Vijay Dashami,
Birthday of Maharshi Valmiki 24 October 2018 Wednesday Punjab, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana
Diwali 07 November 2018 Wednesday  
Vishwakarma Day 08 November 2018 Thursday  
Guru Nanak Birthday 23 November 2018 Friday Birthday of the founder of Sikhism
Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur 16 December 2017 Sunday Punjab-specific holiday
Christmas Day 25 December 2018 Thursday All states

Punjab Bank Holidays In Year 2018

Holiday Day Date
Vasant Panchami Monday 22 January 2018
Republic Day Friday 26 January 2018
Guru Ravidas Jayanti Wednesday 31 January 2018
Maha Shivaratri Tuesday 13 February 2018
Holi Friday 02 March 2018
Bhagat Singha’s Martyrdom Day Friday 23 March 2018
Ram Navami Sunday 25 March 2018
Mahavir Jayanti Thursday 29 March 2018
Good Friday Friday 30 March 2018
Ambedkar Jayanti Saturday 14 April 2018
Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti Wednesday 18 April 2018
May Day Tuesday 01 May 2018
Idul Fitr Friday 15 June 2018
Dev Ji’s Martyrdom Day Sunday 17 June 2018
Independence Day Wednesday 15 August 2018
Parsi New Year Friday 17 August 2018
Bakrid Wednesday 22 August 2018
Janmashtami Monday 03 September 2018
Baba Sri Chand Jayanti Tuesday 18 September 2018
S. Bhagat Singh Jayanti Friday 28 September 2018
Gandhi Jayanti Tuesday 02 October 2018
Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti Wednesday 10 October 2018
Vijaya Dashami Friday 19 October 2018
Diwali Wednesday 07 November 2018
Deepavali Holiday Thursday 08 November 2018
Shahidi Diwas Friday 16 November 2018
Eid e Milad Wednesday 21 November 2018
Guru Nanak Jayanti Friday 23 November 2018
Mahadur Ji’s Martyrdom Day Saturday 24 November 2018
Christmas Day Tuesday 25 December 2018

The aforementioned dates of regional public and restricted holidays have been taken from the most authenticated and latest references. There is a possibility that the holiday dates for certain Islamic festivals and the festivals of other communities may be revised later on. We are not responsible under such circumstances.

News About Holidays in Punjab

  • Under the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881, the State Government of Punjab declares holiday today on account of Valmiki Jayanti

    On account of Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti, the State Government of Punjab declared public holiday today under the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881. The holiday has been announced as per the section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881 and under the continuity of Notification (6/7/2017-2PP3/599-600) and the number of Notification (20-25/26/Pub.1).

    23 October 2018

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