Rajasthan Holidays in 2019

The state government of Rajasthan has announced the calendar of regional, public, bank, and national holidays for the year 2019. The month of March, the third month of the calendar year, has 6 holidays for the year 2019. There are 22 elective and 27 public holidays this year. An employee may take two optional holidays throughout the year. This holiday page for Rajasthan has been sourced from authenticated government websites. The page shall be extremely useful for the public and the working class as well.

List Of Rajasthan Holidays For The Year 2019

Rajasthan observes three national holidays and also several regional public holidays in the calendar year 2019:

Date Day Name of the festival Comments
26 January 2019 Saturday Republic Day National festival
4 March 2019 Monday Maha Shivratri  
21 March 2019 Thursday Holi  
23 March 2019 Saturday Shahidi Divas S Bhagat Singh Ji Rajasthan, Punjab
1 April 2019 Monday Bank Holiday  
14 April 2019 Sunday B R Ambedkar Jayanti  
14 April 2019 Sunday Ram Navami  
17 April 2019 Wednesday Mahavir Jayanti  
19 April 2019 Friday Good Friday  
5 June 2019 Wednesday Idul Fitr Several states
12 August 2019 Monday Idul Adha Observed in several states
15 August 2019 Thursday Independence Day National festival
15 August 2019 Thursday Raksha Bandhan Observed in several states
23 August 2019 Friday Janmashtami Restricted holiday
10 September 2019 Tuesday Muharram tenth day  
29 September 2019 Sunday Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab
2 October 2019 Wednesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti National festival
8 October 2019 Tuesday Dussehra  
27 October 2019 Sunday Diwali Celebrated in several states
28 October 2019 Monday Vishvakarma Day    
25 December 2019 Wednesday Christmas Day Celebrated in several states

Bank Holidays In Rajasthan For The Year 2019

Holiday Date Day
Second Saturday 12 January 2019 Saturday
Republic Day 26 January 2019 Saturday
Fourth Saturday 26 January 2019 Saturday
Second Saturday 9 February 2019 Saturday
Fourth Saturday 23 February 2019 Saturday
Second Saturday 09 March 2019 Saturday
Holi 21 March 2019 Thursday
Fourth Saturday 23 March 2019 Saturday
Second Saturday 13 April 2019 Saturday
Mahavir Jayanti 17 April 2019 Wednesday
Fourth Saturday 27 April 2019 Saturday
Second Saturday 11 May 2019 Saturday
Fourth Saturday 25 May 2019 Saturday
Eid al-Fitr 5 June 2019 Wednesday
Second Saturday 8 June 2019 Saturday
Fourth Saturday 22 June 2019 Saturday
Second Saturday 13 July 2019 Saturday
Fourth Saturday 27 July 2019 Saturday
Second Saturday 10 August 2019 Saturday
Eid-al-Zuha 12 August 2019 Monday
Independence Day 15 August 2019 Thursday
Fourth Saturday 24 August 2019 Saturday
Janmashtami 24 August 2019 Saturday
Second Saturday 14 September 2019 Saturday
Fourth Saturday 28 September 2019 Saturday
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 2 October 2019 Wednesday
Vijay Dashami 8 October 2019 Tuesday
Second Saturday 12 October 2019 Saturday
Fourth Saturday 26 October 2019 Saturday
Diwali 27 October 2019 Sunday
Govardhan Puja 28 October 2019 Monday
Second Saturday 9 November 2019 Saturday
Fourth Saturday 23 November 2019 Saturday
Second Saturday 14 December 2019 Saturday
Christmas 25 December 2019 Wednesday
Fourth Saturday 28 December 2019 Saturday

A bank holiday is a holiday declared for the state-specific banking institutions. On the day, banks will not be available to the public service. ATMs of all banks will be working during bank holidays. People can withdraw cash through these machines. Banks usually remain closed on every second Saturday of every month. The above table outlines the dates and days of bank holidays Rajasthan 2019.

Every year, three national holidays are celebrated in India. On a national holiday, all local, state, and central government offices will remain closed throughout the country. In January, the first month of the Gregorian calendar, Republic Day is celebrated on 26; In August, Independence Day is celebrated on 15; and in October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation, is celebrated on 02. Besides this, there are many holidays in 2019 in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

Relevance Of Rajasthan Holidays 2019

Yes, the calendar of Rajasthan holidays 2019 is required for the public and the working community. On a festival holiday, the employees working in both private and public sectors like to spend the best time with their families and friends. The calendar helps them book a travel ticket (for outstation employees), reserve a ticket for shows and events and plan a holiday vacation. The calendar also helps the business class to stock festival-specific items to boost their businesses during festival holidays.

Description Of Major Rajasthan Holidays 2019

Besides national holidays, the notable festival holidays in Rajasthan for the year 2019 include Maha Shivratri, Ambedkar, Ramdev and Mahavir Jayanti, Raksha Bandhan, Muharram, Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti, Gurunanak Jayanti, Dussehra and Christmas Day. Shivratri provides a reference to God Shiva. Raksha Bandhan is one of the popular Hindu festivals. The festival denotes the bonding between sisters and brothers. Finally, we have Christmas Day, the last and global festival, is celebrated every year on 25 December.

Notable Holiday Destinations In Rajasthan

Like mentioned earlier, people prefer going on a trip during holidays. The most popular holiday destinations in Rajasthan include Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Pushkar, Sawai Madhopur, Chittorgarh, Mount Abu and Ajmer.

Jaipur

Jaipur is the capital city of the state of Rajasthan and is the largest city as well. The destination attracts travelers across the country and the globe with many tourist points, which include City Palace, Amer Fort, Jal Mahal, Birla Temple, Jantar Mantar, Jaigarh Fort, Galtaji, Hawa Mahal, Pink City Bazaars, Nahargarh Fort, Albert Hall Museum and Govind Dev Temple. The city is famous for cuisine, forts, heritage and shopping. The people residing outside the city of Jaipur should spend 1-2 days.

Udaipur

Udaipur, the city of lakes, is renowned for its palaces that demonstrate the delicacy of Rajputana Style architecture. Apart from its several palaces, the city is also famous for temples and shopping. The city of Udaipur has a lot to offer to both domestic and international tourists. Tourist points include City Palace, Lake Palace, Shilpgram, Jagdish Temple, Moti Magri and Lake Pichola.

Jodhpur

After Jaipur, Jodhpur is the second biggest city of Rajasthan. The city is an important tourist destination since its lies in the middle of the state. The major attractions include Hill Forts, palaces, Jain Temples, Bada Bagh, Gadisar Lake and Salim Singh Haveli.

Jaislmer

The city of Jaislmer is popular for its architecture. You may require packing a lot of paperbacks and almost 2-3 days to relish the life in the city to its fullest. It is ideal to plan a tour to this city in the months of December and November. Consider this destination if you are planning a trip during holidays in Rajasthan in 2019. The major attractions consist of Sam Sand Dunes and Jaisalmer Palace. The city is well-known for its heritage.

Bikaner

Bikaner is another prime tourist destination in Rajasthan and is renowned for its sweets and snacks. The various arts and crafts make the city unique. If you are willing to experience the taste of Rajasthani cuisine, Bikaner should be visited. The prime attractions of the city comprise of Karni Mata Temple and Junagarh Fort.

Pushkar

Pushkar is designated as the king of pilgrimage sites in India and is sited at the coasts of the Pushkar Lake. The prime attractions include Varaha Temple, Pushkar Lake, Apteshwar Temple, Brahma Temple and Savitri Temple. Camel races also attract tourists.

Chittorgarh

Chittorgarh is known to be the place of birth of many great warriors and historical figures such as the Hindu Saint and the Great Maharana Pratap. Chittorgarh Fort is the largest fort in the country. Rani Padmini Palace is another notable point to visit.

Note: Aforementioned are the most distinguished tourist destinations in Rajasthan. This is additional information for the people seeking the list of holidays in Rajasthan in 2019. Some people may need this information to plan a trip during Rajasthan holidays 2019.

List Of Rajasthan Holidays For The Year 2018

The following table outlines the holidays in Gujarat in 2018:

Date Day Name of the festival Comments
26 January 2018 Friday Republic Day National holiday
13 February 2018 Tuesday Maha Shivratri  
02 March 2018 Friday Holi  
25 March 2018 Sunday Ram Navami  
29 March 2018 Thursday Mahavir Jayanti  
30 March 2018 Friday Good Friday  
01 April 2018 Sunday Bank Holiday Account closing day
14 April 2018 Saturday Ambedkar Jayanti  
15 August 2018 Wednesday Independence Day National holiday
22 August 2018 Wednesday Idul Juha  
26 August 2018 Sunday Raksha Bandhan Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh
03 September 2018 Thursday Janmastami  
19 September 2018 Wednesday Ramdev Jayanti Rajasthan
21 September 2018 Friday Muharram Many states
02 October 2018 Tuesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti National holiday
10 October 2018 Wednesday Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab
17 October 2018 Wednesday Durgastami Many states
19 October 2018 Friday Dussehra  
07 November 2018 Wednesday Diwali Many states
08 November 2018 Thursday Vishwakarma Day  
09 November 2018 Friday Deewali Holiday Rajasthan
21 November 2018 Wednesday Id-e-Milad  
23 November 2018 Friday Guru Nanak Birthday  
25 December 2018 Tuesday Christm as Day Many states

Bank Holidays In Rajasthan For The Year 2018

The following table outlines the bank holidays in Rajasthan in 2018:

Date Day Comments
13 January 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
26 January 2018 Friday Republic Day
27 January 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
10 February 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
24 February 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
02 March 2018 Friday Holi
10 March 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
24 March 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
29 March 2018 Thursday Mahavir Jayanti
14 April 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
28 April 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
12 May 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
26 May 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
09 June 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
16 June 2018 Saturday Ramjan
23 June 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
14 July 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
28 July 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
11 August 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
15 August 2018 Wednesday Independence Day
17 August 2018 Friday Parsi New Year
22 August 2018 Wednesday Bakrid
25 August 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
03 September 2018 Monday Janmashtami
08 September 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
21 September 2018 Friday Muharram
22 September 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
02 October 2018 Tuesdays Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
13 October 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
19 October 2018 Friday Vijay Dashami
27 October 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
07 November 2018 Wednesday Diwali
08 November 2018 Thursday Vikram Samvat New Year
10 November 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
23 November 2018 Friday Guru Nanak Jayanti
24 November 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
08 December 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
22 December 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
25 December 2018 Tuesday Christmas Day

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.

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