The state government of Rajasthan has announced the calendar of regional, public, bank, and national holidays for the year 2018. The month of March, the third month of the calendar year, has 6 holidays for the year 2018. 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 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:
|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|
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 2018.
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 2018 in the Indian state of Rajasthan.
Relevance Of Rajasthan Holidays 2018
Yes, the calendar of Rajasthan holidays 2018 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 2018
Besides national holidays, the notable festival holidays in Rajasthan for the year 2018 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 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, 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.
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.
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 2018. The major attractions consist of Sam Sand Dunes and Jaisalmer Palace. The city is well-known for its heritage.
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 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 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 2018. Some people may need this information to plan a trip during Rajasthan holidays 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.