Holidays

LIST OF COMPULSORY HOLIDAYS FOR THE YEAR 2016 TO BE OBSERVED BY ALL CENTRAL GOVERNMENT OFFICES IN TAMIL NADU AS PER DoPT LETTER DATED 11TH JUNE 2015.

SL.NO
HOLIDAY
DATE
DAY
REMARKS/REFERENCE
1
PONGAL
15.01.2016
FRIDAY
Para 3.1 of DoPT letter dt.11.6.15
2
REPUBLIC DAY
26.01.2016
TUESDAY
 
3
GOOD FRIDAY
25.03.2016
FRIDAY
 
4
MAHAVIR JAYANTHI
20.04.2016
WEDNESDAY
 
5
BUDDHA PURNIMA
21.05.2016
SATURDAY
 
6
IDU'L FITR (RAMZAN)
07.07.2016
THURSDAY
Para 5.2 of DoPT letter dt.11.6.15
7
INDEPENDENCE DAY
15.08.2016
MONDAY
 
8
JANMASHTAMI
25.08.2016
THURSDAY
Para 3.1 of DoPT letter dt.11.6.15
9
VINAYAKAR CHATHURTHI /GANESH CHATHURTHI
05.09.2016
MONDAY
Para 3.1 of DoPT letter dt.11.6.15
10
ID-UL-ZUHA (BAKRID)
13.09.2016
TUESDAY
Para 5.2 of DoPT letter dt.11.6.15
11
MAHATMA GANDHI'S BIRTH DAY
02.10.2016
SUNDAY
 
12
DUSSEHRA
11.10.2016
TUESDAY
 
13
MUHARRAM
12.10.2016
WEDNESDAY
 
14
DIWALI (DEEPAVALI)
29.10.2016
SATURDAY
Para 6 of DoPT letter dt.11.6.15
15
GURU NANAK'S BIRTHDAY
14.11.2016
MONDAY
 
16
MILAD-UN-NABI or ID-E-MILAD (BIRTHDAY OF PROPHET MOHAMMAD)
12.12.2016
MONDAY
Para 5.2 of DoPT letter dt.11.6.15
17
CHRISTMAS DAY
25.12.2016
SUNDAY