Karnatka Government List of Holidays – 2014

NO.DPAR 25 HHL 2013

Karnataka Government Scretariat,
Vidhana soudha,

Bangalore, dated : 23-10-2013.


The following list of the General Holidays sanctioned by the Government for the year 2014 is published for general information.

All Second Saturdays, Sundays and the following days.

Sl. No. Date Days Public Holidays
1. 14-01-2014 Tuesday Id-Milad
2. 15-01-2014 Wednesday Uttar Ayana puny a kala sankranti Festival
3. 27-02-2014 Thursday Maha Shivaratri
4. 31-03-2014 Monday Chandramana Ugadi
5. 14-04-2014 Monday Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Jayanthi
6. 18-04-2014 Friday Good Friday
7. 01-05-2014 Thursday May Day
8. 02-05-2014 Friday Basava Jayanthi
9. 29-07-2014 Tuesday Kutub-E-Ramzan
10. 15-08-2014 Friday Independence day
11. 29-08-2014 Friday Varasiddhi  Vinayaka Vrata
12. 24-09-2014 Wednesday Mahalaya amavasye
13. 02-10-2014 Thursday Mahathma Gandhi Jaynthi
14. 03-10-2014 Friday Maha Navami Ayudapooja
15. 04-10-2014 Saturday Vijayadasami
16. 08-10-2014 Wednesday Maharshi Valmiko Jayanthi
17. 22-10-2014 Wednesday Naraka Chaturdashi
18. 24-10-2014 Friday Balipadyami Deepavali
19. 01-11-2014 Saturday Kannada Rajyotsava
20. 04-11-2014 Tuesday Last Day of Moharam
21. 08-11-2014 Saturday Kanakadasa Jayanthi
22. 25-12-2014 Thursday Chirstmas


1.   This list does not include 26-01-2014 Republic Day, 13-04-2014 Mahaveer Jayanthi and 05-10-2014 Bakrid which fall on Sundays.

2.      Government Office will be closed throughout the State on General Holidays, However, Heads of department should make necessary arrangements for the discharge of urgent works.

3.    If any of the Muslim Holidays notified above does not fall on the date notified, Muslims in Government Service may be granted holiday on the date of observance in view of the holidays already notified.

4.   Local Holidays us declared for Kodagu District only on account of Tula Snakramana dt. 18.10.2014 (Saturday) ( Huthri Festival on dt.07-12-2014. Sunday).

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

6.   In addition to the General Holidays the State Government Employees may utilized any of the restricted holidays not exceeding two days during the year 2014 with prior permission from the authority who is authorized to sanctioned Casual Leave.

By Order and in the Name of
Governor of Karnataka,

Under Secretary to Government
Dept. of Personnel & Administrative Reforms