Karnataka State Government Holidays

The Karnataka State Government General holidays for State Government employees for the year 2017 are listed below.

Holiday Comments
Jan-14 Saturday Pongal Makara Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Jan-26 Thursday Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Feb-24 Friday Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Mar-29 Wednesday Ugadi Telugu and Kannada New Year. Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana
Apr-01 Saturday Bank Holiday Annual accounts closing
Apr-09 Sunday Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Apr-14 Friday Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Apr-14 Friday Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Apr-29 Saturday Basava Jayanthi Karnataka only. The most important festival of the Lingayats.
May-01 Monday May Day Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal only
Jun-26 Monday Idul Fitr Many states
Aug-15 Tuesday Independence Day
Aug-25 Friday Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Sep-02 Saturday Idul Juha Eid al-Adha
Sep-19 Tuesday Mahalaya Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Sep-29 Friday Mahanavami Ninth Day of Dussehra
Sep-30 Saturday Vijaya Dashami Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu. Dussehra
Oct-01 Sunday Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Oct-02 Monday Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Oct-05 Thursday Maharishi Valmiki Birthday Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Punjab.
Oct-18 Wednesday Narak Chaturdashi Karnataka
Oct-20 Friday Deepavali Karnataka, Maharashtra
Nov-01 Wednesday Kannada Rajyothsava Bangalore Only. Karnataka Formation Day
Nov-06 Monday Kanakadasa Jayanthi Karnataka only
Dec-01 Friday Milad-un-Nabi