Government of Karnataka declares Public Holidays during the year 2020

Nov 28, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The State Government of Karnataka on November 22, 2019, has declared Public Holidays during the year 2020 for general information.

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Date

Day

Public Holidays

1

January 15, 2020

Wednesday

Uttarayana Punya Kala Makara Sankranti Festival

2

February 21, 2020

Friday

Maha Shivaratri

3

March 25, 2020

Wednesday

Ugadi Festival

4

April 06, 2020

Monday

Mahaveera Jayanthi

5

April 10, 2020

Friday

Good Friday

6

April 14, 2020

Tuesday

Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Jayanthi

7

May 01, 2020

Friday

May Day

8

May 25, 2020

Monday

Khutba-e-Ramzan

9

August 01, 2020

Saturday

Bakrid

10

August 15, 2020

Saturday

Independence Day

11

September 17, 2020

Thursday

Mahalaya Amavasye

12

October 02, 2020

Friday

Gandhi Jayanthi

13

October 26, 2020

Monday

Vijayadasami

14

October 30, 2020

Friday

Ed-Milad

15

October 31, 2020

Saturday

Maharshi Valmiki Jayanthi

16

November 16, 2020

Monday

Balipadyami Deepavali

17

December 03, 2020

Thursday

Kanakadasa Jayanthi

18

December 25, 2020

Friday

Christmas

This list does not include Republic Day (January 26, 2020), Basava Jayanthi/Akshaya Tritiya (April 26, 2020), Last Day of Moharam (August 30, 2020), Mahanavami, Ayudhpooja (October 25, 2020), Kannada Pajyothsava (November 01, 2020) which falls on Sundays and Naraka Chaturdashi (November 14, 2020) which falls on Second Saturday and Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vratha (August 22, 2020) which falls on Fourth Saturday.

 

In addition to the General Holidays the State Government Employees may utilize any of the restricted holidays not exceeding two days during the year 2020 with prior permission from the authority who is authorized to sanctioned Casual Leave.

Holiday is declared on April 01, 2020 for closing Accounts of Commercial banks and Co-operative Banks only.

Separate list of Holidays will be published by the Commissioner of Public Instructions for the Education Department.

[Notification No. DPAR 14 HHL 2019]


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