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The Government of Maharashtra has published its list of public holidays for the year 2024 via a notification dated November 9, 2023.

In India, public and bank holidays differ depending on the state and the region’s major festivals. Say for example, Maharashtra observes a public and bank holiday on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti and other states will not.

Central government holiday list 2024

According to the notification, “In exercise of the powers of Central Government under section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (XXVI of 1881) entrusted to it by the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs vide its Notification No.39/I/68/JUDI-III, dated the 8th May, 1968, the Government of Maharashtra hereby declares the following days as Public Holidays in the State of Maharashtra during the calendar year 2024.”

1 Republic Day 26th January 2024 Friday
2 Chhatrapati Shivaji 19th February 2024 Monday
Maharaj Jayanti
3 Mahashivratri 8th March 2024 Friday
4 Holi (Second Day) 25th March 2024 Monday
5 Good Friday 29th March 2024 Friday
6 Gudhi Padwa 9th April 2024 Tuesday
7 Ramzan-Id (Id-Ul-Fitr) 11th April 2024 Thursday
8 Dr. Babasaheb 14th April 2024 Sunday
Ambedkar Jayanti
9 Ram Navami 17th April 2024 Tuesday
10 Mahavir Janmakalyanak 21st April 2024 Sunday
11 Maharashtra Din 01st May 2024 Thursday
12 Buddha Pournima 23rd May 2024 Thursday
13 Bakri ID (Id-Uz-Zuha) 17th June 2024 Monday
14 Moharum 17th July 2024 Tuesday
15 Independence Day 15th August 2024 Thursday
16 Parsi New Year 15th August 2024 Thursday
17 Ganesh Chaturthi 7th September 2024 Saturday
18 Id-E-Milad 16th September 2024 Monday
19 Mahatma Gandhi 2nd October 2024 Tuesday
20 Dasara 12th October 2024 Saturday
21 Diwali Amavasya (Laxmi Pujan) 1st November 2024 Friday
22 Diwali (Bali Pratipada) 2nd November 2024 Saturday
23 Guru Nanak Jayanti 15th November 2024 Friday
24 Christmas 25th December 2024 Wednesday
B) For Banks
(The following holiday is limited for the Banks only. This holiday is not admissible to the Government Offices.)
To enable to Banks to close their yearly accounts 01st April, 2024 Monday

  • Published On Nov 25, 2023 at 04:43 PM IST

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