List of Public Holidays for 2024 in Jammu and Kashmir

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SRINAGAR — The Government of Jammu and Kashmir has released the schedule of public holidays for the year 2024. In accordance with Government Order No. 1583-JK(GAD) of 2023, dated December 11, 2023, issued by the General Administration Department of the Civil Secretariat, Jammu and Kashmir, the designated holidays for the upcoming year have been officially announced.

These public holidays encompass a range of cultural, religious, and national events. Here is the comprehensive list of public holidays for 2024 in Jammu and Kashmir:

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MonthDate(s)Holiday
January26th (Friday)Republic Day
March8th (Friday)Mahashivratri
March25th (Monday)Holi (Jammu Province only)
April1st (Monday)Yearly Closing of Banks (Banks only)
April5th (Friday)Jumat-ul-Vida
April7th (Sunday)Shab-i-Qadr
April9th (Tuesday)1st Navratra
April13th (Thursday)Eid-ul-Fitr
April14th (Friday)Baisakhi
May23rd (Thursday)Birthday of Dr B R Ambedkar
June17th-18th (Monday-Tuesday)Buddha Purnima
July5th (Friday)Eid-ul-Azha
July17th (Wednesday)Guru Hargobind Ji’s Birthday
August15th (Thursday)Diwali
August26th (Monday)Ashoora
September16th (Monday)Independence Day
September20th (Friday)Janmashtami
September23rd (Monday)Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi
October12th (Saturday)Dussehra
October26th (Saturday)Accession Day
November1st (Friday)Friday following Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi
November15th (Friday)Birthday of Maharaja Hari Singh Ji
November15th (Friday)Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Birthday
December25th (Wednesday)Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
December25th (Wednesday)Christmas Day

This diverse array of holidays throughout the year celebrates various cultural, religious, and historical events. Individuals and institutions across Jammu and Kashmir can plan their activities and schedules accordingly based on these declared public holidays for the year 2024.

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