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Government holidays in Lakshadweep in 2017, India


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The list of government holidays in Lakshadweep state for the year 2017 is mentioned below. Some of the holidays are declared by central government holidays and some of the holidays are declared by state government. Every year, republic day, Independence day and Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday (gandhi jayanti) are nationally observed as holiday. The general public holiday in India is based on religion and regional basis. The dates mentioned below are the central government declared holidays, during the days all government offices will be closed nationwide. The muslim festivals holidays including Milad-un-Nabi, Ramzan, Muharram and Bakrid date will be changed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon. The Christians festival holidays including Christmas Day and New Year’s Day are also declared as holiday.

Day Date Holiday Comments
Thursday January 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Tuesday August 15 Independence Day
Monday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Monday December 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states

 

2017 Republic Day date January 26 (26/01/2017) It is one of the national holidays in India. In India, Republic Day honours the date on which the Constitution of India came into force–on 26 January 1950–replacing the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document of India. The new constitution, as drafted and approved by the Constituent Assembly of India, was mandated to take effect on 26 January 1950– and India became a republic.

2017 Independence Day date August 15 (15/08/2017) Independence Day, observed annually on 15 August, is a national holiday in India commemorating the nation’s independence from British rule on 15 August 1947. The Celebration Ceremony of 68th Independence Day of India on 15th August 2014. The Prime Minister of India that day, raised the Indian national flag above the Lahore Gate of the Red Fort in Delhi.

2017 Gandhi Jayanti date October 02 (02/10/2017) Gandhi Jayanti is a national holiday celebrated in India to mark the occasion of the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the “Father of the Nation”.

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