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Durga Pooja in Pakistan

Is Durga Pooja a Public Holiday?

Durga Pooja 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.

Durga Pooja Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

Note: A limited number of optional holidays are granted to workers. They are denominational and should not result in any work dislocation.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SunOct 18Durga PoojaOptional Holiday
2016SatOct 1Durga PoojaOptional Holiday
2017ThuSep 21Durga PoojaOptional Holiday
2018WedOct 17Durga PoojaOptional Holiday
2019SunOct 6Durga PoojaOptional Holiday
2020FriOct 23Durga PoojaOptional Holiday

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