Holiday List for Gujarat 2023

This is a list of public holidays for the state of Gujarat, India in the year 2023. The holidays include national holidays such as Republic Day and Independence Day, as well as religious holidays such as Maha Shivratri and Eid-Ul-Adha. The list also includes holidays that fall on weekends and have not been designated as official holidays. The list is issued by the Government of Gujarat’s General Administration Department.

Public Holiday List 2023

Government of Gujarat

Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar,
Dated the 05th November, 2022


The Government of Gujarat is pleased to declare the following days to be Public Holidays for State Government Offices and Banks during the year 2023.

Sr. NoName of General HolidaysDateSaka EraDays of Week
1Republic Day26th January, 202306, Magh, 1944Thursday
2Maha Shivratri (Maha Vad-14)18th February, 202329, Magh, 1944Saturday
3Holi 2nd Day – Dhuleti8th March, 202317, Phalgun, 1944Wednesday
4Chetichand22nd March, 202301, Chaitra, 1945Wednesday
5Shree Ram Navami30th March, 202309, Chaitra, 1945Thursday
6Mahavir Janma Kalyanak04th April, 202314, Chaitra, 1945Tuesday
7Good Friday07th April, 202317, Chaitra, 1945Friday
8Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar’s Birthday14th April, 202324, Chaitra, 1945Friday
9Bakri-Eid-(Eid-Ul-Adha)29th June, 202308, Ashadh, 1945Thursday
10Muharram (Ashoora)29th July, 202307, Shravan, 1945Saturday
11Independence Day15th August, 202324, Shravan, 1945Tuesday
12Parsi New Year Day – Pateti (Parsi Shahenshahi)16th August, 202325, Shravan, 1945Wednesday
13Raksha Bandhan30th August, 202308, Bhadrapad, 1945Wednesday
14Janmashtami (Shravan Vad-8)07th September, 202316, Bhadrapad, 1945Thursday
15Samvatsari (Chaturthi Paksha)19th September, 202328, Bhadrapad, 1945Tuesday
16Eid-e-Meeladunnabi – (Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday) (bara vafat)28th September, 202306, Ashwin, 1945Thursday
17Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday2nd October, 202310, Ashwin, 1945Monday
18Dusshera (Vijaya Dashmi) (Aaso sud-10)24th October, 202302, Kartik, 1945Tuesday
19Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Birthday31st October, 202309, Kartik, 1945Monday
20Vikram Samvant New Year Day14th November, 202323, Kartik, 1945Tuesday
21Bhai Bij15th November, 202324, Kartik, 1945Wednesday
22Guru Nanak’s Birthday27th November, 202306, Agrahayan, 1945Monday
23Christmas25th December, 202304, Paush, 1945Monday

Note 1:-

The following days have not been notified as General Holidays as they fall on 2nd Saturday, 4th Saturday and Sunday

Sr. NoName of General HolidaysDateSaka EraDays of Week
1Makar Sankranti14th January, 202324, Paush, 19442nd Saturday
2Bhagvan Shree Parshuram Jayanti (Vaishakh Sud-3)22nd April, 202302, Vaishakha, 19454th Saturday
3Ramjan-Eid (Eid-Ul-Fitra) (1st Shawall) (Muslim, Shiya & Sunni)22nd April, 202302, Vaishakha, 19454th Saturday
4Diwali12th November, 202321, Kartik, 1945Sunday

Note 2:-

If any of the Muslim Religion Holidays notified above does not fall on the day notified, the Muslim Employees of the Government may be granted an optional holiday on the day on which the holiday is actually observed

Note 3:-

The Holidays will also be applicable to all State Government Undertakings, Boards, Corporations and Panchayat Offices.


Gujarat holiday List 2023

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