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Basant Panchami in Pakistan

Is Basant Panchami a Public Holiday?

Basant Panchami is an optional holiday. Employment and holiday laws in Pakistan 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.

Basant Panchami Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2005–2024.

Note: A limited number of optional holidays are granted to workers from specific groups, religious denominations, or sects. The holiday should not result in any substantial work disruption.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2005SunFeb 13Basant PanchamiOptional Holiday
2006ThuFeb 2Basant PanchamiOptional Holiday
2007TueJan 23Basant PanchamiOptional Holiday
2008MonFeb 11Basant PanchamiOptional Holiday
2009SatJan 31Basant PanchamiOptional Holiday
2010SunJan 31Basant PanchamiOptional Holiday
2011TueFeb 8Basant PanchamiOptional Holiday
2012SatJan 28Basant PanchamiObservance
2013ThuFeb 14Basant PanchamiOptional Holiday
2014TueFeb 4Basant PanchamiOptional Holiday
2015SatJan 24Basant PanchamiOptional Holiday
2016FriFeb 12Basant PanchamiOptional Holiday
2017WedFeb 1Basant PanchamiOptional Holiday
2018MonJan 22Basant PanchamiOptional Holiday
2019SunFeb 10Basant PanchamiOptional Holiday
2020WedJan 29Basant PanchamiOptional Holiday
2021TueFeb 16Basant PanchamiOptional Holiday
2022SatFeb 5Basant PanchamiOptional Holiday
2023ThuJan 26Basant PanchamiOptional Holiday
2024WedFeb 14Basant PanchamiOptional Holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.