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Karnataka (India) Public Holidays 2018

Karnataka Public Holidays Calendar 2018

Check Public, Restricted and Bank Holidays in Karnataka for the calendar year 2018. Check 2018 holidays dates in Karnataka for Uttarayana Punya Kaala Sankranthi Festival, Republic Day, Maha Shivratri, Mahavir Jayanti, Good Friday, Basava Jayanthi, May Day, Khutba-e-Ramz, Independence Day and Eid-al-Adha.

Public Holidays

Karnataka government declares the General Holidays with Notification No. DPAR 29 HHL 2017, dated 14th November 2017. Government offices are closed on the general holidays. All second Saturday, Sundays and following dates are general holidays in Karnataka.

Karnataka Public Holidays 2018
No Month Day Week Day Holiday
1 January 15 Monday Uttarayana Punya Kaala Sankranthi Festival
2 January 26 Friday Republic Day
3 February 13 Tuesday Maha Shivratri
4 March 29 Thursday Mahavir Jayanti
5 March 30 Friday Good Friday
6 April 18 Wednesday Basava Jayanthi
7 May 1 Tuesday May Day
8 June 16 Saturday Khutba-e-Ramz*
9 August 15 Wednesday Independence Day
10 August 22 Wednesday Eid-al-Adha * (Bakrid)
11 September 13 Thursday Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
12 September 21 Friday Last Day of Moharamm
13 October 2 Tuesday Gandhi Jayanthi
14 October 8 Monday Mahalaya Amavasye
15 October 18 Thursday Maha Navami (Ayudhapooj)
16 October 19 Friday Vijaya Dasami
17 October 24 Wednesday Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti
18 November 1 Thursday Kannada Rajyothsava
19 November 6 Tuesday Naraka Chaturdash
20 November 8 Thursday Diwali (Balipratipada)
21 November 21 Wednesday Eid-e-Milad*
22 November 26 Monday Kanakadasa Jayanti
23 December 25 Tuesday Christmas
* Date subject to change with the appearance of the moon.

Following holidays falls on Second Saturdays and Sunday, so they are not included in above list.

No Month Day Week Day Holiday
1 March 18 Sunday Chandramana Ugadi
2 April 14 Second Saturday Dr. Ambedkar Jayanthi

Notes –

  1. Local holiday is declared for Kodagu district only on account of Huttari Festival on 21.11.2018 Saturday.

Restricted Holidays

Government Employee may avail maximum Two holidays from the given restricted holidays list in the year 2018.

2018 Restricted Holidays in Karnataka
No Month Day Week Day Holiday
1 January 1 Monday New Year Day
2 March 1 Thursday Holi
3 March 22 Thursday Devara Dasimayya Jayanthi
4 March 31 Saturday Holy Saturday
5 April 20 Friday Sri Shan karacharya Jayanthi
6 April 21 Saturday Sri Ramanujacharya Jayanthi
7 May 2 Wednesday Shab-e-Brath
8 June 12 Tuesday Shab-e-Qadr
9 June 15 Friday Jamatul-Wida
10 August 24 Friday Sri Varamahalakshmi Vratha (Tiru Onam)
11 August 25 Saturday Rig-Upakarma
12 August 27 Monday Brahma Shri Narayana Guru Jayanti
13 September 12 Wednesday Swama Gowri Vratha
14 September 17 Monday Vishwakarma Jayanthi
15 November 23 Friday Shri Gurunanak Jayanthi
16 November 24 Saturday Huttari festival
17 December 24 Monday Christmas Eve

Following Holidays Falls on Second Saturdays, Sunday so they are not added in above list.

No Month Day Week Day Holiday
1 March 25 Sunday Shri Ramanava
2 April 14 Second Saturday Souramana Ugadi
3 April 29 Sunday Buddha Poornim
4 August 26 Sunday Yajurupakarm
5 September 2 Sunday Shri Krishna Janmasthmi
6 September 8 Second Saturday Kanyamariyamm Jayanthi
7 September 23 Sunday Anantha Padmanabha Vratha

Bank Holidays

Karnataka government declares the bank holidays for the year 2018, under the section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act 1881 (Act No. XXVI of 1881).

2018 Bank Holidays in Karnataka
No Month Day Week Day Holiday
1 January 15 Monday Uttarayana Punya Kaala Sankranthi Festival
2 January 26 Friday Republic Day
3 February 13 Tuesday Maha Shivratri
4 March 29 Thursday Mahavir Jayanti
5 March 30 Friday Good Friday
6 April 1 Sunday Annual Closing of Bank Accounts
7 April 18 Wednesday Basava Jayanthi
8 May 1 Tuesday May Day
9 June 16 Saturday Khutba-e-Ramz*
10 August 15 Wednesday Independence Day
11 August 22 Wednesday Eid al-Adha (Bakrid)*
12 September 13 Thursday Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
13 September 21 Friday Last Day of Moharamm
14 October 2 Tuesday Gandhi Jayanthi
15 October 8 Monday Mahalaya Amavasye
16 October 18 Thursday Maha Navami (Ayudhapooj)
17 October 19 Friday Vijaya Dasami
18 October 24 Wednesday Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti
19 November 1 Thursday Kannada Rajyothsava
20 November 6 Tuesday Naraka Chaturdashi
21 November 8 Thursday Deepavali (Balipadyami)
22 November 21 Wednesday Eid-e-Milad*
23 November 26 Monday Kanakadasa Jayanthi
24 December 25 Tuesday Christmas
* Date subject to change with the appearance of the moon.

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Karnataka Public Holidays Calendar 2018

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