Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti in India

Is Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti a Public Holiday?

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti is an optional holiday. Employment and holiday laws in India allow employees to choose a limited number of holidays from a list of optional holidays. Some employees may choose to take the day off on this day, however, most offices and businesses remain open.

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2021.

Note: Individuals can take a limited number of restricted holidays but government offices and most businesses remain open. This system gives individuals the flexibility to take time off to celebrate a holiday within India's vast religious and cultural society.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015Tue27 OctMaharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
2016Sun16 OctMaharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
2017Thu5 OctMaharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
2018Wed24 OctMaharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
2019Sun13 OctMaharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
2020Sat31 OctMaharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
2021Wed20 OctMaharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday

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