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Telangana Government Holiday List 2022 PDF

Telangana Government Notifies the Schedule of General Holidays for the year 2022 with Optional Holidays for State Government Offices [Click to view the PDF]

Government of Telangana

HOLIDAYS: General Holidays and Optional Holidays for the year 2021 – Notified.


G.O.Rt.No. 2618

Dated: 26.11.2021

O R D E R:

The following Notification shall be published in the next issue of Telangana extra-ordinary Gazette:


  1. The Government of Telangana hereby notifies that during the year 2022 the days specified in Annexure-I shall be observed as General Holidays by all the State Government Offices including the days for occasions / festivals which fall on Sundays and also notify Optional Holidays for State Government offices as shown in Annexure-II including the days for occasions / festivals which are falling on Sundays.
  2. The State Government directs that all offices under State Government shall remain closed on all Sundays and Second Saturdays in all the months during the year 2022, except the Second Saturday (12.02.2022) in the month of February, 2022 which will be a working day in lieu of public holiday declared on 1st January, 2022.
  3. In addition to the above mentioned General Holidays in Annexure-I, the State Government employees may avail themselves of Optional Holidays not exceeding FIVE during the year 2022 on the festivals / occasions specified in Annexure-II to this order, at their option and irrespective of the religion to which the festival pertains. Permission to avail any of these holidays shall be applied for, in writing in advance and will normally be granted by the Superior Officer competent to grant casual leave except when the presence of an individual employee is considered necessary in exigencies of Government work.
  4. The Government also directs that General Holidays shall not ipso-facto apply to the Industrial Establishment and Public Undertakings under the control of the State Government, the workmen engaged in Public Works Departments and Educational Institutions in this State. Separate orders regarding the festivals / occasions when these Institutions observe holidays shall be issued by the concerned Administrative Department of the Secretariat.
  5. If there is any change of date in respect of Idu’l Fitar, Idu’l Azha, 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 Departments of Secretariat, Heads of Departments and District Collectors shall take action according to such an announcement and without waiting for formal order about the change of date.




General Holidays – 2022

New Year Day: 01.01.2021: Saturday
Bhogi: 14.01.2021: Friday
Sankranti, Pongal: 15.01.2021: Saturday
Republic Day: 26.01.2021: Wednesday
Maha Shivaratri: 01.03.2021: Tuesday
Holi: 18.03.2021: Friday
Ugadi: 02.04.2021: Saturday
Babu Jagjivan Ram’s Birthday: 05.04.2021: Tuesday
Sri Rama Navami: 10.04.2021: Sunday
Dr.B.R. Ambedkar’s Birthday: 14.04.2021: Thursday
Good Friday: 15.04.2021: Friday
Eid Ul Fitr (Ramzan): 03.05.2021: Tuesday
Following Day Of Ramzan: 04.05.2021: Wednesday
Eidul Azha (Bakrid): 10.07.2021: Sunday
Bonalu: 25.07.2021: Monday
Shahadat Imam Hussain (R.a)10th Moharam: 09.08.2021: Tuesday
Independence Day: 15.08.2021: Monday
Sri Krishna Astami (As Per Srivaishnava Agamam): 20.08.2021: Saturday
Vinayaka Chavithi: 31.08.2021: Wednesday
Bathukamma Starting Day: 25.09.2021: Sunday
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi: 02.10.2021: Sunday
Vijaya Dasami: 05.10.2021: Wednesday
Following Day Of Vijaya Dasami: 06.10.2021: Thursday
Eid Miladun Nabi: 09.10.2021: Sunday
Deepavali: 25.10.2021: Tuesday
Kartika Purnima, Guru Nanak’s Birthday: 08.11.2021: Tuesday
Christmas: 25.12.2021: Sunday
Boxing Day: 26.12.2021: Monday

Note: 12 February, 2022 (Second Saturday) is working day in Lieu of Public Holiday declared on 01 January, 2022


Optional Holidays – 2022

Kanumu: 16.01.2021: Sunday
Sri Panchami: 05.02.2021: Saturday
Birthday Of Hazrath Ali (R.a): 15.02.2021: Tuesday
Shab.e.meraj (General Holiday In View Of Maha Shivaratri): 01.03.2021: Tuesday
Shab.e.barat: 19.03.2021: Saturday
Tamil New Year’s Day, Mahaveer Jayanthi (General Holiday For Dr. B.r. Ambedkar’s Birth Day): 14.04.2021: Thursday
Shahadat Hzt Ali (R.a.): 22.04.2021: Friday
Shab-e-qader, Juma-atul-wada: 29.04.2021: Friday
Basava Jayanthi (General Holiday In View Of Eid-ul-fitr (Ramzan)): 03.05.2021: Tuesday
Buddha Purnima: 16.05.2021: Monday
Ratha Yathra: 01.07.2021: Friday
Eid-e-ghadeer: 18.07.2021: Monday
Varalakshmi Vratham: 05.08.2021: Friday
9th Moharram (1444H): 08.08.2021: Monday
Sravana Purnima, Rakhi Purnima: 12.08.2021: Friday
Parsi New Year’s Day: 16.08.2021: Tuesday
Arbayeen: 17.09.2021: Saturday
Durgashtami: 03.10.2021: Monday
Maharnavami: 04.10.2021: Tuesday
Naraka Chaturdhi: 24.10.2021: Monday
Yaz Dahum Shareef: 06.11.2021: Sunday
Birthday Of Hzt. Syed Mohammed Juvanpuri Mahdi Ma’ud (A.S.): 08.12.2021: Thursday
Christmas Eve: 24.12.2021: Saturday