Diwali/Deepavali in Pakistan
Quick FactsDiwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year.
Diwali/Deepavali 2014Thursday, October 23, 2014
Diwali/Deepavali 2015Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Note: A limited number of optional holidays are granted to workers. They are denominational and should not result in any work dislocation.
List of dates for other years
Diwali, also known as Deepavali, Dipavali, Dewali, Deepawali or the Festival of Lights, marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year. It is celebrated on the 15th day of Kartika (October/November) in the Hindu calendar. Diwali celebrations can last for about five days.
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Diwali/Deepavali ObservancesNote: A limited number of optional holidays are granted to workers. They are denominational and should not result in any work dislocation.
|Tue||Nov 1||2005||Diwali/Deepavali||Optional Holiday|
|Sat||Oct 21||2006||Diwali/Deepavali||Optional Holiday|
|Fri||Nov 9||2007||Diwali/Deepavali||Optional Holiday|
|Tue||Oct 28||2008||Diwali/Deepavali||Optional Holiday|
|Sat||Oct 17||2009||Diwali/Deepavali||Optional Holiday|
|Fri||Nov 5||2010||Diwali/Deepavali||Optional Holiday|
|Wed||Oct 26||2011||Diwali/Deepavali||Optional Holiday|
|Tue||Nov 13||2012||Diwali/Deepavali||Optional Holiday|
|Sun||Nov 3||2013||Diwali/Deepavali||Optional Holiday|
|Thu||Oct 23||2014||Diwali/Deepavali||Optional Holiday|
|Wed||Nov 11||2015||Diwali/Deepavali||Optional Holiday|
Other holidays in October 2014 in Pakistan
- Dussehra ―Friday, October 3, 2014
- Eid-ul-Azha Day 1 ―Monday, October 6, 2014
- Eid-ul-Azha Day 2 ―Tuesday, October 7, 2014
- Eid-ul-Azha Day 3 ―Wednesday, October 8, 2014
- Birthday of Guru Balmik Sawami Ji ―Wednesday, October 8, 2014
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