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List of Holidays to the Department of Posts for the year 2019

List of Holidays to the Department of Posts

List of Holidays to the Department of Posts for the year 2019 – Holidays to be observed in Department of Posts for the year -2019

Government of India, Ministry of Communication & IT, Department of Posts, Establishment Division issued circular vide No. 21-1/2018-PE-II dated : 01-11- 2018 regarding Holidays to be observed in Department of Posts for the year -2019 and details as follows.

LIST OF HOLIDAYS DURING THE YEAR 2019 FOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT LOCATED AT DELHI / NEW DELHI

S.NO. HOLIDAY DATE SAKA DATE DAY
1940 SAKA ERA
1 Republic Day Jan-26 Magha 06 Saturday
2 Maha Shivaratri Mar-04 Phalguna 13 Monday
3 Holi Mar-21 Phalguna 30 Thursday
1941 SAKA ERA
4 Mahavir Jayanti Apr-17 Chaitra 27 Wednesday
5 Good Friday Apr-19 Chaitra 29 Friday
6 Buddha Purnima May-18 Vaisakha 28 Saturday
7 Id-ul-Fitr Jun-05 Jyaishtha 15 Wednesday
8 Id-Uz-Zuha (Bakrid) Aug-12 Sravana 21 Monday
9 Independence Day Aug-15 Sravana 24 Thursday
10 Janmashtami Aug-24 Bhadra 02 Saturday
11 Muharrarn Sep-10 Bhadra 19 Tuesday
12 Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday Oct-02 Asvina 10 Wednesday
13 Dussehra Oct-08 Asvina 16 Tuesday
14 Diwali(Deepavali) Oct-27 Kartika 05 Sunday
15 Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e- Nov-10 Kartika 19 Sunday
Milad (Birthday of Prophet
Mohammad)
16 Guru Nanak’s Birthday Nov-12 Kartika 21 Tuesday
17 Christmas Day Dec-25 Pausha 04 Wednesday

ANNEXURE-II LIST OF RESTRICTED HOLIDAYS DURING THE YEAR 2019 FOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT LOCATED AT DELHI I NEW DELHI

S.NO HOLIDAY DATE SAKA DATE DAY
SAKA ERA 1940
1 New Year’s Day Jan-01 Pausha 11 Tuesday
2 Lohri Jan-13 Pausha 23 Sunday
3 Makar Sankranti Jan-14 Pausha 24 Monday
4 Pongal Jan-15 Pausha 25 Tuesday
5 Basant Panchami/Sri Panchami Feb-10 Magha 21 Sunday
6 Guru Ravidas’s Birthday Feb-19 Magha 30 Tuesday
7 Shivaji Jayanti Feb-19 Magha 30 Tuesday
8 Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti Mar-01 Phalguna 10 Thursday
9 Holika Dalian Mar-20 Phalguna 29 Wednesday
10 Dolyatra Mar-21 Phalguna 30 Thursday
11 Hazarat Ali’s Birthday Mar-21 Phalguna 30 Thursday
SAKA ERA 1941
12 Chaitra Sukladi/Gudi Padava/Ugacii/Cheti Chand Apr-06 Chaitra 16 Saturday
13 Ram Navami (Smarta) Apr-13 Chaitra 23 Saturday
14 Vaiskhi/Vishu/Mesadi Apr-14 Chaitra 24 Sunday
15 Vaisakhadi(Bengal) / Bahag Bihu (Assam) Apr-15 Chaitra 25 Monday
16 Easter Sunday Apr-21 Vaisakha 01 Sunday
17 Guru Rabindranath’s birthday May-09 Vaisakha 19 Thursday
18 Jamat-Ul-Vida May-31 Jyaishtha 10 Friday
19 Rath Yatra Jul-04 Ashadha 13 Thursday
20 Raksha Bandhan Aug-15 Sravana 24 Thursday
21 Parsi New Year’s day/Nauraj Aug-17 Sravana 26 Saturday
22 Vinayaka Chaturthi/ Ganesh Chaturthi Sep-02 Bhadra 11 Monday
23 Onam or Thiru Onam Day Sep-11 Bhadra 20 Wednesday
24 Dussehra (Maha Saptami) (Additional) Oct-05 Asvina 13 Saturday
25 Dussehra (Maha Ashtami) (Additional) October  06 Asvina14 Sunday
26 Dussehra (Maha Navmi) Oct-07 Asvina 15 Monday
27 Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday Oct-13 Asvina 21 Sunday
28 Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chouth) Oct-17 Asvina 25 Thursday
29 Naraka Chaturdasi Oct-27 Kartika 5 Sunday
30 Govardhan Puja Oct-28 Kartika 6 Monday
31  Bhai Duj Oct-29 Kartika 7 Tuesday
32 Pratihar Shashthi or Surya Nov-02 Kartika 11 Saturday
Shashthi (Chhat Puja)
33 Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day Nov-24 Agrahayana  3 Sunday
34 Christmas Eve Dec-24 Pausha 3 Tuesday

Source: DoP

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