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Shivaratri in Pakistan

Is Shivaratri a Public Holiday?

Shivaratri 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.

Shivaratri Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2008–2022.

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
2008ThuMar 6ShivaratriOptional Holiday
2010TueFeb 23ShivaratriOptional Holiday
2011WedMar 2ShivaratriOptional Holiday
2013SunMar 10ShivaratriOptional Holiday
2014ThuFeb 27ShivaratriOptional Holiday
2015TueFeb 17ShivaratriOptional Holiday
2016MonMar 7ShivaratriOptional Holiday
2017FriFeb 24ShivaratriOptional Holiday
2018TueFeb 13ShivaratriOptional Holiday
2019MonMar 4ShivaratriOptional Holiday
2020FriFeb 21ShivaratriOptional Holiday
2021ThuMar 11ShivaratriOptional Holiday
2022TueMar 1ShivaratriOptional 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.