Jammu and Kashmir Holidays 2017
Check Public, Restricted and Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir for the calendar year 2017.
General Holidays:
All offices under the state government will be remain closed on following declared holidays in the year 2017.
General Holidays
No Date Day Holiday
1 January 5 Thursday Guru Gobind Singh Birthday
2 January 26 Thursday Republic Day
3 February 24 Friday Maha Shivaratri
4 March 21 Tuesday Parsi New Year's Day
(Nauroz)
5 March 28 Tuesday Ist Navratra
6 April 5 Wednesday Shri Ram Navami
7 April 13 Thursday Vaisakhi
8 April 14 Friday Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti
9 April 24 Monday Shab-e-Miraj
10 May 10 Wednesday Buddha Purnima
11 June 22 Thursday Shab-e-Qadr
12 June 23 Friday Jamat-Ul-Vida
13 June 26 Monday Eid al-Fitr
14 July 5 Wednesday Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday
15 July 13 Thursday Martyr's Day
16 August 15 Tuesday Independence Day
(Shri Krishna Janmashtami)
17 September 2 Saturday Eid al-zuha
18 September 3 Sunday Eid al-zuha
19 September 29 Friday Maha Navami
20 September 30 Saturday Vijaya Dashami
(Dussehra)
21 October 1 Sunday Ashoora
22 October 2 Monday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
23 October 19 Thursday Diwali
24 November 4 Saturday Guru Nanak Jayanti
25 December 1 Friday Eid-e-Milad
26 December 5 Tuesday Birthday of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah
27 December 8 Friday Friday Following Eid-e-Milad
28 December 25 Monday Christmas


Restricted Holidays
No Date Day Holiday
1 April 28 Friday Parshuram Jayanti
(Jammu Province only)
2 June 9 Friday Kabir Jayanti
(Jammu Province only)
3 June 16 Friday Guru Arjundev's Martyrdom Day
4 August 7 Monday Raksha Bandhan


Local Holidays:
Extra public holidays declared by the government for the each district in Jammu and Kashmir in the year 2017.
Local Holidays
No Date Day Holiday
1 February 24 Friday Mela Dasmochey
(Leh District & Zanskar Sub-Division only)
2 February 25 Saturday Mela Dasmochey
(Leh District & Zanskar Sub-Division only)
3 March 12 Sunday Tangpe Chongya
(Leh and Kargil District only)
4 April 4 Tuesday Mela Bahu Fort
(Jammu District only)
5 April 9 Sunday Mahavir Jayanti
(Jammu District only)
6 April 14 Friday Good Friday
(Jammu District only)
7 June 21 Wednesday Urs Shah Farid-ud-din Sahib
(Kishtwar District only)
8 July 2 Sunday Sarthal Devi Ji Yatra
(Kishtwar District only)
9 July 3 Monday Sarthal Devi Ji Yatra
(Kishtwar District only)
10 July 3 Monday Mela Hemis Gumpa
(Leh District only)
11 July 4 Tuesday Mela Hemis Gumpa
(Leh District only)
12 August 19 Saturday Kailash Yatra
(Bhaderwah Tehsil only)
13 August 20 Sunday Kailash Yatra
(Bhaderwah Tehsil only)
14 August 27 Sunday Mela Pat
(Bhaderwah Tehsil only)
15 August 28 Monday Mela Pat
(Bhaderwah Tehsil only)
16 November 10 Friday Urs Shah Asrar-ud-Din Sahib
(Kishtwar, Doda & Ramban Districts Only)
17 December 19 Tuesday Mela Losar
(Leh & Kargil Districts only)


Bank Holidays:
Jammu and Kashmir Government declares the 2017 Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir under the section 25 of N.I. Act, 1881.
Bank Holidays
No Date Day Holiday
1 January 26 Thursday Republic Day
2 February 24 Friday Maha Shivaratri
3 March 12 Sunday Holi *
4 March 28 Tuesday Ist Navratra
5 April 1 Saturday Annual Closing of Bank Accounts
6 April 13 Thursday Vaisakhi
7 April 14 Friday Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti
8 May 10 Wednesday Buddha Purnima
9 June 22 Thursday Shab-e-Qadr
10 June 23 Friday Jamat-Ul-Vida
11 June 26 Monday Eid al-Fitr
12 July 5 Wednesday Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday
13 July 13 Thursday Martyr's Day
14 August 15 Tuesday Independence Day
(Shri Krishna Janmashtami)
15 September 2 Saturday Eid al-Zuha
16 September 3 Sunday Eid al-Zuha
17 September 30 Saturday Vijaya Dashami
(Dussehra)
18 October 1 Sunday Ashoora
19 October 2 Monday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
20 October 19 Thursday Diwali
21 November 4 Saturday Guru Nanak Jayanti
22 December 1 Friday Eid-e-Milad
23 December 5 Tuesday Birthday of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah
24 December 8 Friday Friday Following Eid-e-Milad
25 December 25 Monday Christmas
*
Jammu Province only


Provincial Holidays
No Date Day Holiday
1 January 13 Friday Lohri *
2 February 10 Friday Guru Ravidas Jayanti **
3 March 12 Sunday Holi **
4 April 28 Friday Friday Following Shab-e-Meraj **
5 June 1 Thursday Mela Khir Bhawani *
6 August 29 Tuesday Urs Shah-I- Hamdan Sahib *
7 October 17 Tuesday Urs Sheikh Noor-ud-din-Sahib *
*
Jammu Province Only
**
Kashmir Province Only


Jammu and Kashmir Holiday Calendar 2017
Jammu and Kashmir Holiday Calendar 2017
Jammu and Kashmir Holidays 2017