Diwali/Deepavali in Pakistan
Diwali is also known as Deepavali, Dipavali, Dewali, Deepawali or the Festival of Lights. 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.
Holiday currently only shown for years 2005–2017.
|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|
|Sun||Oct 30||2016||Diwali/Deepavali||National holiday, Hinduism|
|Thu||Oct 19||2017||Diwali/Deepavali||National holiday, Hinduism|
Quick FactsDiwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
Diwali/Deepavali 2016Sunday, October 30, 2016
Diwali/Deepavali 2017Thursday, October 19, 2017
Other holidays in October 2016 in Pakistan
- Navaratri – Sunday, October 2, 2016
- Dussehra – Tuesday, October 11, 2016
- Second Day of Ashura – Wednesday, October 12, 2016