Srinagar: Jammu & Kashmir Government’s General Administration Department has released the List of Holidays in J&K for Calendar Year 2019.
The list of holidays for the calendar year 2019 has been issued under the Negotiable Instruments Act (1881) through Government Order No: 1744-GAD of 2018; Dated: 12-12-2018.
“In exercise of the powers conferred by the explanation of Section 25 of Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Central Act 26 of 1881) read with the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs – Notification No. 20/25/56/Pub-1st; Dated: 30-11-1957, the Government of Jammu and Kashmir hereby declares the days to be public holidays during the calendar year 2019,” reads an order notification in this connection.
The Complete List of Holidays in J&K for Calendar Year 2019 is provided below:
|S. No.||Name of the Holiday||Date||Day|
|01.||Republic Day||26th January||Saturday|
|03.||Holi (Jammu Province only)||21st March||Thursday|
|04.||Yearly closing of Banks (Banks only)||1st April||Monday|
|05.||1st Navratra||6th April||Saturday|
|07.||Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar||14th April||Sunday|
|08.||Buddha Purnima||18th May||Saturday|
|12.||Guru Hargobind Ji’s Birthday||5th July||Friday|
|13.||Martyr’s Day||13th July||Saturday|
|14.||Eid-ul-Azha*||12th & 13 August||Monday & Tuesday|
|15.||Independence Day||15th August||Thursday|
|18.||Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday||2nd October||Wednesday|
|22.||Guru Nanak Dev’s Birthday||12th November||Tuesday|
|23.||Friday following Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi*||15th November||Friday|
|24.||Birthday of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah||5th December||Thursday|
|25.||Christmas Day||25th December||Wednesday|
*Note: All the Muslim holidays are subject to appearance of moon.