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Govardhan Puja in India

Is Govardhan Puja a Public Holiday?

Govardhan Puja 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.

Govardhan Puja Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2016–2025.

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
2016MonOct 31Govardhan PujaRestricted Holiday
2017FriOct 20Govardhan PujaRestricted Holiday
2018ThuNov 8Govardhan PujaRestricted Holiday
2019MonOct 28Govardhan PujaRestricted Holiday
2020SunNov 15Govardhan PujaRestricted Holiday
2021FriNov 5Govardhan PujaRestricted Holiday
2022TueOct 25Govardhan PujaRestricted Holiday
2023TueNov 14Govardhan PujaRestricted Holiday
2024SatNov 2Govardhan PujaRestricted Holiday
2025WedOct 22Govardhan PujaRestricted Holiday

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