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Gujarat (India) Public Holidays 2013

Check 2013 Public Holidays Declared by Gujarat Government in India.

  • Public Holidays and Optional Holidays for the year 2013 – declared by the Gujarat Government.
  • No. GS/2012-27-PHD/102012/103/GH – The Government of Gujarat is pleased to declare the following days to be Public Holidays for State Government Offices during the year 2013.
  • Check dates and day of the holidays in Gujarat like Makar Sankranti, Milad-i-Sherif, Republic Day, Holi, Good Friday, Chetichand, Shri Ramnavmi, Mahaveer Jayanti, Id-ul-Fitr, Independence Day,  Raksha Bandhan, Shri Krishnajamashtmi, Ganesh Chaturthi, Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi, Bakri Id, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Birthday,  Bhai Bij, Moharram.

Public Holidays –

Gujarat (India) Public Holidays 2013
Month Day Week Day Name
January 14 Monday Makar Sankranti / Pongal
January 25 Friday Milad-i-Sherif / Id-e-Milad
January 26 Saturday Republic Day
March 27 Wednesday Holi
March 29 Friday Good Friday
April 11 Thursday Chetichand
April 19 Friday Shri Ramnavmi
April 23 Tuesday Mahaveer Jayanti
August 9 Friday Id-ul-Fitr*
August 15 Thursday Independence Day
August 20 Tuesday Yajur Upakarma, Rug Upkarma, Raksha Bandhan
August 28 Wednesday Shri Krishnajamashtmi
September 9 Monday Ganesh Chaturthi
October 2 Wednesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi
October 16 Wednesday Bakri Id ( Idul Zuha )*
October 31 Thursday Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Birthday
November 4 Monday Vikram Samvant New Year Day
November 5 Tuesday Bhai Bij
November 14 Thursday Moharram
December 25 Wednesday Christmas

General Holidays fall on Sunday –

The following days have not been notified as General Holidays as they fall on Sunday –

Holidays on Sunday
Month Day Week Day Name
March 10 Sunday Mahashivratri
April 14 Sunday Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Jayanti
May 12 Sunday Bhagvan Shree Parshuram Jayanti
August 18 Sunday Parsi New Year
October 13 Sunday Vijaya Dashami
November 3 Sunday Diwali / Naraka chaturdashi
November 17 Sunday Guru Nanak Jayanti

Optional Holidays 2013 –

No. GS/2012-27-PHD/102012/103/GH:- The following are the Optional Holidays recognized by Government for the year 2013 in addition to those notified as Public Holidays.


Gujarat (India) Public Holidays 2013
Month Day Week Day Name
January 1 Tuesday New Year Day
January 5 Saturday Guru Govindsingh’s Birthday
January 11 Friday Shahadat-e-lmam Hussain
January 15 Tuesday Vassi Uttarayan
January 30 Wednesday Id-e-Maulud
February 23 Saturday Vishvakarma Jayanti
March 21 Thursday Jamsedi Navroz
March 26 Tuesday Holi Festival
March 26 Tuesday Pesah (1st Day)
April 11 Thursday Gudi Padwa
April 24 Wednesday Hatkeshvar Jayanti
April 25 Thursday Hanuman Jayanti
April 25 Thursday Jarthost-No-Disho
May 15 Wednesday Shavuoth (Yahudi)
May 15 Wednesday Shree Adhya Jagadguru Shankaracharya Jayanti
May 25 Saturday Budda Poornima
May 25 Saturday Jarthost-no-Disho
June 12 Wednesday Guru Arjundev’s Martyrdom day
June 25 Tuesday Sheb-e-barat
July 10 Wednesday Rath Yatra
July 16 Tuesday Gatha Gahamber
July 17 Wednesday Tisha-be-aav (Yahudi)
July 18 Thursday Parsi New Year Day Eve
July 19 Friday Parsi New Year Day (Parsi Kadmi)
July 24 Wednesday Khordad Sal (Parsi Kadmi)
July 30 Tuesday Shahadat-e-Hazarat Ali (Muslim Shiya)
August 9 Friday Ramjan-ld (Id-UI-Fitra)
August 15 Thursday Gatha Gahamber
August 17 Saturday Parsi New Year Day Eve
August 23 Friday Khordad Sal (Parsi Shahenshahi)
August 29 Thursday Nand Utsav (Shravan Vad-9)
September 2 Monday Shravan Vad-12
September 3 Tuesday Shravan Vad-13
September 5 Thursday Rosh Hoshana
September 6 Friday Mahavir Janma Vachan
September 9 Monday Ganesh Chaturthi
September 10 Tuesday Samvantsari
September 13 Friday Eve of Kippur
September 14 Saturday Yom Kippur
September 16 Monday Onam
September 19 Thursday Succoth(Yahudi)
November 1 Friday Dhan Terash
November 2 Saturday Kali Chaudash
November 13 Wednesday 9th Muharram
December 13 Wednesday Shrimad Bhagwad Gita Jayanti
December 26 Thursday Boxing Day


  • * subject to appearance of moon.
  • The holidays will also be applicable to all State Government Undertakings, Boards, Corporations and Panchayat Offices.
  • Two holidays are taken as public holidays in above optional holidays list.
  • For more detail information visit : Gujarat Government.
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