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Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi) in India

Is Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi) a Public Holiday?

Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi) is an optional holiday. Employment and holiday laws in India allow employees to choose a limited number of holidays from a list of optional holidays. Some employees may choose to take the day off on this day, however, most offices and businesses remain open.

Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi) Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

Note: Individuals can take a limited number of restricted holidays but government offices and most businesses remain open. This system gives individuals the flexibility to take time off to celebrate a holiday within India's vast religious and cultural society.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015TueNov 17Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi)Restricted Holiday
2016SunNov 6Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi)Restricted Holiday
2017ThuOct 26Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi)Restricted Holiday
2018TueNov 13Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi)Restricted Holiday
2019SatNov 2Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi)Restricted Holiday
2020FriNov 20Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi)Restricted Holiday

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