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Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti in India

Is Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti a Public Holiday?

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti 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.

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti 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
2016SunOct 16Maharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
2017ThuOct 5Maharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
2018WedOct 24Maharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
2019SunOct 13Maharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
2020SatOct 31Maharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
2021WedOct 20Maharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
2022SunOct 9Maharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
2023SatOct 28Maharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
2024ThuOct 17Maharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
2025TueOct 7Maharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday

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