Karnataka State Government Holidays

The Karnataka State Government General holidays for State Government employees for the year 2019 are listed below.

DateHolidayComments
Jan 15, TuesdaySankranti Pongal, Makara Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Jan 26, SaturdayRepublic DayCommemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Mar 04, MondayMaha ShivratriCelebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Apr 01, MondayBank HolidayAnnual accounts closing
Apr 06, SaturdayUgadiTelugu and Kannada New Year. Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana
Apr 14, SundayDr Ambedkar JayantiBirthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Apr 17, WednesdayMahavir JayantiThe most important religious holiday in Jainism
Apr 19, FridayGood FridayFriday before Easter Sunday
May 01, WednesdayLabour Day, May DayAssam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal only
May 07, TuesdayBasava JayanthiKarnataka only. The most important festival of the Lingayats.
Jun 05, WednesdayKhutub-E-Ramzan
Aug 12, MondayBakrid
Aug 15, ThursdayIndependence Day
Sep 02, MondayGanesh ChaturthiVarasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Sep 10, TuesdayLast Day of Moharam
Sep 28, SaturdayMahalayaKarnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Sep 29, Sunday Mahanavami Ninth Day of Dussehra
Oct 01, Tuesday Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Oct 02, WednesdayGandhi Jayanti
Oct 07, MondayAyudha Puja
Oct 08, TuesdayVijayadashamiKarnataka, Kerala, Odisha, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu. Dussehra
Oct 13, SundayMaharshi Valmiki JayantiDelhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Punjab.
Oct 27, SundayNarak Chaturdashi
Oct 29, TuesdayBalipadyami
Nov 01, FridayKannada RajyothsavaBangalore Only. Karnataka Formation Day
Nov 10, SundayMaulud Nabi
Nov 15, FridayKanakadasa Jayanthi
Dec 01, Sunday Milad-un-Nabi
Dec 25, WednesdayChristmas Day