List of Public Holidays in Chandigarh - India 2013

Here we have listed list of Public Holidays in Chandigarh - India 2013. The website owner shall not be liable for any inaccuracy in the information provided here. ( Page# 1 )

Total : 11

Date Event About
Monday
January 07, 2013
Guru Govind Singh Jayanti Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti (also spelled Govind Singh) is a Sikh festival that commemorates the birthday of Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Guru of the Sikhs.
Friday
January 18, 2013
Guru Govind Singh Jayanti Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti (also spelled Govind Singh) is a Sikh festival that commemorates the birthday of Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Guru of the Sikhs.
Friday
January 25, 2013
Milad-un-Nabi / Id-E-Milad Many Muslims observe Milad un-Nabi, which commemorates the Prophet Muhammad's (or Mohammad's) birthday. Milad un-Nabi is also known as Nabi Day, Mawlid, Mohammad's Birthday or the Prophet's Birthday.
Saturday
January 26, 2013
Republic Day India became independent from British rule in 1947 but, at that stage, had no formal constitution. On 24 January 1950, after nearly three years of deliberations, the Constitution of India was signed. Two days after this on 26 January the Constitution came into effect across India.

Republic Day is one of three national holidays in India and is the celebration of the Constitution of India. Government offices, post offices, schools and most businesses are closed on this day.
Wednesday
March 27, 2013
Holi / Dol Jatra Holi is celebrated with enthusiasm and gaiety on the full moon day in the month of Phalgun which is the month of March as per the Gregorian calendar. Holi is a spring festival celebrated as a festival of colours. It is a Hindu religious festival which has also become popular with people of other communities.

Holi is also known by the name of Doljatra in West Bengal. The festival is celebrated in a dignified manner by placing the idols of Krishna and Radha on a picturesquely decorated palanquin which is then taken round the main streets of the city. The devotees take turns to swing them while women dance around the swing and sing devotional songs. Throughout the procession men keep spraying coloured water and colour powder, 'abeer' at them.
Friday
March 29, 2013
Good Friday Good Friday is the Christian holiday that remembers when Jesus Christ died.

Good Friday is observed on the Friday before Easter Sunday. On this day Christians commemorate the passion, or suffering, and death on the cross of the Lord, Jesus Christ.
Thursday
August 15, 2013
Independance Day of India Independence Day is a national holiday on 15 August. It celebrates the day in 1947 when India became independent from British rule.

In India, the day of 15 August is a proudly patriotic day of celebrations, kite flying, feasts, parades and festivities.
Wednesday
October 02, 2013
Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday Gandhi Jayanti, or Mahatma Gandi’s Birthday, is celebrated in India on 2 October. The date is the birthday of Mohandas (Mahatma) Karamchand Gandhi in 1869. It is also the day now commemorated by the United Nations as the International Day of Non-Violence.
Monday
October 14, 2013
Dussehra Festival / Vijayadasami / Durga Puja Dasami The festival of Dussehra, also known as Vijayadashmi, is one of the fascinating festivals of India and is celebrated with joy and enthusiasm. According to the great Hindu scripture, the Ramayana, Lord Rama performed chandi-puja (holy prayer). This was carried out in order to invoke the blessings of Durga Maa for the killing of Ravana, the ten-headed demon king of Sri Lanka who had abducted Seeta, wife of Lord Rama.
Sunday
November 03, 2013
Deepavali / Diwali The Diwali or Deepavali festival marks the victory of good over evil. The Sanskrit word “Deepavali” means “an array of lights” and signifies the victory of brightness over darkness.

Lord Rama along with Sita and Lakshman from his fourteen year long exile and vanquishing the demon-king Ravana. In joyous celebration of the return of their king, the people of Ayodhya, the Capital of Rama, illuminated the kingdom with earthen diyas (oil lamps) and burst crackers.
Wednesday
December 25, 2013
Christmas December 25th is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Lord Jesus Christ, who is believed to be born on the same date at Bethlehem, the land of Jews. The festival is celebrated as a mark of respect to Lord Jesus, who is considered as the son of God and founder of the Christianity religion.

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