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Durga Pooja in Pakistan

Is Durga Pooja a Public Holiday?

Durga Pooja is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2019 it falls on a Sunday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Durga Pooja Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2010–2020.

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

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010SatOct 2Durga PoojaOptional Holiday
2011WedSep 28Durga PoojaOptional Holiday
2012TueOct 16Durga PoojaOptional Holiday
2013SatOct 5Durga PoojaOptional Holiday
2014ThuSep 25Durga PoojaOptional Holiday
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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