Goa (India) Public Holidays 2013

Check 2013 Public Holidays Declared by Goa Government in India.

  • Public Holidays and Optional Holidays for the year 2013 – declared by the Goa Government.
  • In exeraise of the powers conferred by section 25 of the negotiable Intrument Act 1881(Act 26 of 1881) read with the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs Notification No.U-11030/2/73-UTL dated 28.06.1973,the Government of the Goa is pleased to declare the holidays specified below, to be the public holidays in the year 2013.
  • Goa Government Notification No.2/2/2012-GAD-H/9659 Dated 22.11.2012.


Public Holidays 2013 –

Goa (India) -Public Holidays 2013
Month Day Week Day Name
January 26 Saturday Republic Day
March 29 Friday Good Friday
April 11 Thursday Gudi Padwa
April 14 Sunday Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Jayanti
May 1 Wednesday May Day
August 9 Friday Id-ul-Fitr*
August 15 Thursday Independence Day
September 9 Monday Ganesh Chaturthi
September 10 Tuesday Ganesh Chaturthi
October 2 Wednesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi
October 13 Sunday Vijaya Dashami
October 16 Wednesday Bakri Id ( Idul Zuha )*
November 2 Saturday Diwali / Naraka chaturdashi
December 3 Tuesday Feast of St.Francis Xavier
December 19 Thursday Goa Liberation Day
December 25 Wednesday Christmas
Special Holidays
Month Day Week Day Name
January 25 Friday Milad-i-Sherif / Id-e-Milad
March 10 Sunday Mahashivratri
March 27 Wednesday Holi

Optional Holidays 2013 –

The state Government has also announced optional holidays during the year 2013. Every Government employee can avail a maximum of two of these optional holidays as per his/her choice.

Goa (India) – Optional Holidays 2013
Month Day Week Day Name
January 1 Tuesday New Year Day
January 14 Monday Makar Sankranti / Pongal
February 19 Tuesday Shivaji Jayanti
February 25 Monday Sant Ravidas Jayanti
March 28 Thursday Maundy Thursday
April 13 Saturday Baisakhi
April 13 Saturday Vishu
April 19 Friday Shri Ramnavmi
April 23 Tuesday Mahaveer Jayanti
May 25 Saturday Budda Poornima
june 7 Friday Feast of Sacred Heart of Jesus
August 20 Tuesday Yajur Upakarma, Rug Upkarma, Raksha Bandhan
August 28 Wednesday Shri Krishnajamashtmi
September 8 Sunday Hartalika
September 16 Monday Onam
November 2 Saturday All Souls Day
November 4 Monday Padwa Puja & Govardhan Puja
November 5 Tuesday Bhaubij
November 14 Thursday Moharram
November 17 Sunday Guru Nanak Jayanti
November 24 Sunday Guru Teg Bahadur Martyrdom Day
December 8 Sunday Feast Of Immaculate Conception
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 31 Tuesday New Year’s Eve