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Diwali/Deepavali in Pakistan

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Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year.

Local names

NameLanguage
Diwali/DeepavaliEnglish
Diwali/DipavaliGerman
دیوالیUrdu

Alternative name

Divali

Diwali/Deepavali 2014

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Diwali/Deepavali 2015

Wednesday, 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.
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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.

Beautiful sky lanterns made of colorful cloth for sale for the Diwali festival in India.

Lanterns for the Diwali celebrations.

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Diwali/Deepavali Observances

Note: A limited number of optional holidays are granted to workers. They are denominational and should not result in any work dislocation.
WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
TueNov 12005Diwali/DeepavaliOptional Holiday
SatOct 212006Diwali/DeepavaliOptional Holiday
FriNov 92007Diwali/DeepavaliOptional Holiday
TueOct 282008Diwali/DeepavaliOptional Holiday
SatOct 172009Diwali/DeepavaliOptional Holiday
FriNov 52010Diwali/DeepavaliOptional Holiday
WedOct 262011Diwali/DeepavaliOptional Holiday
TueNov 132012Diwali/DeepavaliOptional Holiday
SunNov 32013Diwali/DeepavaliOptional Holiday
ThuOct 232014Diwali/DeepavaliOptional Holiday
WedNov 112015Diwali/DeepavaliOptional Holiday

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