Telangana State Holidays 2020

The following Notification shall be published in the next issue of Telangana State Extra-Ordinary Gazette as Telangana State Holidays for the Year 2020

    GENERAL HOLIDAYS – 2020
Sl. No. OCCASION/FESTIVAL DATE DAY SAKA-ERA
1 NEW YEAR DAY 01-01-2020 WEDNESDAY PAUSHA         11 -1941
2 BHOGI 14-01-2020 TUESDAY PAUSHA         24 -1941
3 SANKRANTI / PONGAL 15-01-2020 WEDNESDAY PAUSHA         25 -1941
4 MAHA SHIVARATRI 21-02-2020 FRIDAY PHALGUNA     02 -1941
5 HOLI 09-03-2020 MONDAY PHALGUNA     19 -1941
6 UGADI 25-03-2020 WEDNESDAY CHAITHRA       5 -1942
7 SRI RAMA NAVAMI   02-04-2020   THURSDAY CHAITHRA       13 -1942
8 GOOD FRIDAY 10-04-2020 FRIDAY CHITHRA       21 -1942
9      DR.B.R. AMBEDKAR’S BIRTHDAY 14-04-2020 TUESDAY CHAITHRA       25-1942
10 EIDUL FITAR (RAMZAN) 25-05-2020 MONDAY JYAISHTHA      4-1942
11 FOLLOWING DAY OF RAMZAN 26-05-2020 TUESDAY JYAISHTHA      5-1942
12   BONALU   20-07-2020 MONDAY ASHADA         29-1942
13 EIDUL AZHA (BAKRID) 01-08-2020 SATURDAY SRAVANA       10-1942
14 SRI KRISHNA ASTAMI 11-08-2020 TUESDAY SRAVANA       20-1942
15 INDEPENDENCE DAY 15-08-2020 SATURDAY SRAVANA       24-1942
16 VINAYAKA CHAVITHI 22-08-2020 SATURDAY SRAVANA       31-1942
17 MAHATMA GANDHI JAYANTHI 02-10-2020 FRIDAY ASVINA         10-1942
18 BATHUKAMMA STARTING DAY 17.10.2020   SATURDAY ASVINA         25-1942
19 DURGASTAMI 24-10-2020 SATURDAY KARTIKA        02-1942
20 EID MILADUN NABI 30-10-2020 FRIDAY KARTIKA        08-1942
21 KARTIKA PURNIMA / GURU NANAK’S BIRTHDAY 30-11-2020 MONDAY AGRAHAYAN 09 -1942
22 CHRISTMAS 25-12-2020 FRIDAY PAUSHA         04 -1942
23 BOXING DAY 26-12-2020 SATURDAY PAUSHA        05 -1942
THE FOLLOWING FESTIVALS OCCUR ON SUNDAY & 2ND SATURDAY DURING THE YEAR 2020
1 REPUBLIC DAY 26-01-2020 SUNDAY MAGHA        6 -1941
2 BABU JAGJIVAN RAM’S BIRTHDAY 05-04-2020 SUNDAY CHAITHRA       16 -1942
3 SHAHADAT IMAM HUSSAIN (R.A) 10th MOHARAM 30-08-2020 SUNDAY BHADRA        08-1942
4 VIJAYA DASAMI 25-10-2020 SUNDAY KARTIKA        03-1942
5 DEEPAVALI 14-11-2020 SECOND SATURDAY KARTIKA        23-1942

Note:- 8th February, 2020 (Second Saturday) is working day in lieu of public holiday declared on 1st January, 2020

        ANNEXURE-II

 OPTIONAL HOLIDAYS – 2020

Sl.No. OCCASION/FESTIVAL DATE DAY SAKA-ERA
1 BIRTHDAY OF HZT. SYED MOHAMMED JUVANPURI MAHDI MA’UD (A.S.) 10-01-2020 FRIDAY PAUSHA         20 -1941
  2 KANUMU 16-01-2020 THURSDAY PAUSHA         26 -1941
3   SRI PANCHAMI  30-01-2020 THURSDAY MAGHA          10 -1941
4 SHAB-E-MERAJ 23-03-2020 MONDAY CHAITHRA        3 -1942
5 MAHAVEER JAYANTHI 06-04-2020 MONDAY CHAITHRA        17 -1942
6 SHAB-E-BARAT 09-04-2020 THURSDAY CHAITHRA        20 -1942
7 BUDDHA PURNIMA 07-05-2020 THURSDAY VAISAKHA 17-1942
8 SHAHADAT HZT ALI (A.S.) 14-05-2020 THURSDAY VAISAKHA 24-1942
9 SHAB-E-QADER 21-05-2020 THURSDAY VAISAKHA 31-1942
10 JUMA-ATUL-WADA  22-05-2020 FRIDAY JYAISHTHA 01-1942
11 RATHA YATHRA 23-06-2020 TUESDAY ASHADHA 02-1942
12 VARALAKSHMI VRATHAM 31-07-2020 FRIDAY SRAVANA 09-1942
13 SRAVANA PURNIMA / RAKHI PURNIMA 03-08-2020 MONDAY SRAVANA 12-1942
14 9th MOHARRAM (1442H) 29-08-2020 SATURDAY BHADRA        07-1942
15 ARBAYEEN 08-10-2020 THURSDAY ASVINA 16-1942
16 YAZ DAHUM SHAREEF 27-11-2020 FRIDAY AGRAHAYAN 06 -1942
17 CHRISTMAS EVE 24-12-2020 THURSDAY PAUSHA         03 -1942

                    THE FOLLOWING FESTIVALS OCCUR ON SUNDAY DURING THE YEAR 2020

1 BASAVA JAYANTHI 26-04-2020 SUNDAY VAISAKHA 06-1942
2 EID-E-GHADEER 09-08-2020 SUNDAY SRAVANA        18-1942
3 PARSI NEW YEAR’S DAY 16-08-2020 SUNDAY SRAVANA        25-1942

/ NOTE:   

  1. Birthday of Hazrath Ali (R.A) on 09.03.2020 (Monday) which would have been Optional       Holiday is declared as General Holiday in view of Holi.
  • Maharnavami on 24.10.2020 (Saturday) which would have been Optional Holiday is declared as      General Holiday in view of Durgastami

Naraka Chathurdhi  on 14.11.2020 which would have been optional holiday is declared as     General  Holiday in view of Deepavali.

Under the Explanation to Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Central Act XXVI of 1881) read with the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs Notification No.20-25/26/Pub.I, dated 8-6-1957, the Government of Telangana hereby declare that in addition to expressly defined Public Holidays in the said “Explanation” the following days shall be observed as Holidays in the Telangana State during the year 2020

GENERAL HOLIDAYS UNDER NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS ACT, 1881

Sl.No. OCCASION / FESTIVAL DATE DAY SAKA-ERA
1 SANKRANTI / PONGAL 15-01-2020 WEDNESDAY PAUSHA     25 -1941
2 MAHA SHIVARATRI 21-02-2020 FRIDAY PHALGUNA 02 -1941
3 HOLI 09-03-2020 MONDAY PHALGUN19 -1941
4 UGADI 25-03-2020 WEDNESDAY CHAITHRA   5 -1942
5 ANNUAL CLOSING OF ACCOUNTS DAY 01-04-2020 WEDNESDAY CHAITHRA  12 -1942
6 SRI RAMA NAVAMI   02-04-2020 THURSDAY CHAITHRA   13 -1942
7 GOOD FRIDAY 10-04-2020 FRIDAY CHAITHRA  21 -1942
8      DR.B.R. AMBEDKAR’S BIRTHDAY 14-04-2020 TUESDAY CHAITHRA  25 -1942
9 MAY DAY 01-05-2020 FRIDAY VAISAKHA 11-1942
10 EIDUL FITAR (RAMZAN) 25-05-2020 MONDAY JYAISHTHA   4-1942
11 EIDUL AZHA (BAKRID) 01-08-2020 SATURDAY SRAVANA   10-1942
12 SRI KRISHNA ASTAMI 11-08-2020 TUESDAY SRAVANA 20-1942
13 INDEPENDENCE DAY 15-08-2020 SATURDAY SRAVANA  24-1942
14 MAHATMA GANDHI JAYANTHI 02-10-2020 FRIDAY ASVINA 10-1942
15 EID MILADUN NABI 30-10-2020 FRIDAY KARTIKA 08-1942
16 KARTIKA PURNIMA / GURU NANAK’S BIRTHDAY 30-11-2020 MONDAY AGRAHAYAN 09 -1942
17 CHRISTMAS 25-12-2020 FRIDAY PAUSHA 04 -1942

THE FOLLOWING FESTIVALS OCCUR ON SUNDAY, 2ND & 4TH SATURDAY DURING THE YEAR 2020

1 REPUBLIC DAY 26-01-2020 SUNDAY MAGHA  6 -1941
2 BABU JAGJIVAN RAM’S BIRTHDAY 05-04-2020 SUNDAY CHAITHRA 16 -1942
3 VINAYAKA CHAVITHI 22-08-2020 FOURTH SATURDAY SRAVANA 31-1942
4 SHAHADAT IMAM HUSSAIN (R.A)  10th MOHARAM 30-08-2020 SUNDAY BHADRA  08-1942
5 DURGASTAMI 24-10-2020 FOURTH SATURDAY KARTIKA 02-1942
6 VIJAYA DASAMI 25-10-2020 SUNDAY KARTIKA 03-1942
7 DEEPAVALI 14-11-2020 SECOND SATURDAY KARTIKA 23-1942

If there is any change of date in respect of Idu’l Fitar, Idu’l Zuha, Muharram and Id-e-Milad as per the moon sight or any other holiday declared now, it shall be announced through electronic/print media.  All the Heads of Financial Institutions in the State shall take action according to such an announcement and without waiting for formal order about the change of date.

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