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Janmashtami in Pakistan

Is Janmashtami a Public Holiday?

Janmashtami 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.

Janmashtami 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
2015SatSep 5JanmashtamiOptional Holiday
2016ThuAug 25JanmashtamiOptional Holiday
2017MonAug 14JanmashtamiOptional Holiday
2018MonSep 3JanmashtamiOptional Holiday
2019SatAug 24JanmashtamiOptional Holiday
2020WedAug 12JanmashtamiOptional Holiday

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