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Telangana Govt Holiday List 2021 PDF

The Government of Telangana released the list of Holidays for the year 2021.


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



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 2021 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 2021, except the Second Saturday (13.02.2021) in the month of February, 2021 which will be a working day in lieu of public holiday declared on 1st January, 2021.
  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 2021 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 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 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.





New Year Day: 01 January 2021: Friday
Bhogi: 13 January 2021: Wednesday
Sankranti, Pongal: 14 January 2021: Thursday
Republic Day: 26 January 2021: Tuesday
Maha Shivaratri: 11 March 2021: Thursday
Holi: 29 March 2021: Monday
Good Friday: 02 April 2021: Friday
Babu Jagjivan Ram’s Birthday: 05 April 2021: Monday
Ugadi: 13 April 2021: Tuesday
Dr.B.R. Ambedkar’s Birthday: 14 April 2021: Wednesday
Sri Rama Navami: 21 April 2021: Wednesday
Eid Ul Fitr (Ramzan): 14 May 2021: Friday
Following Day Of Ramzan: 15 May 2021: Saturday
Eidul Azha (Bakrid): 21 July 2021: Wednesday
Bonalu: 02 August 2021: Monday
Independence Day: 15 August 2021: Sunday
Shahadat Imam Hussain (R.a) 10th Moharam: 19 August 2021: Thursday
Sri Krishna Astami (As Per Srivaishva Agamam): 31 August 2021: Tuesday
Vinayaka Chavithi: 10 September 2021: Friday
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi: 02 October 2021: Saturday
Bathukamma Starting Day: 06 October 2021: Wednesday
Vijaya Dasami: 15 October 2021: Friday
Following Day Of Vijaya Dasami: 16 October 2021: Saturday
Eid Miladun Nabi: 19 October 2021: Tuesday
Deepavali: 04 November 2021: Thursday
Kartika Purnima, Guru Nanak’s Birthday: 19 November 2021: Friday
Christmas: 25 December 2021: Saturday
Boxing Day: 26 December 2021: Sunday

Note: 13th February, 2021 (Second Saturday) is working day in lieu of public holiday declared on 1st January, 2021



Kanumu: 15 January 2021: Friday
Sri Panchami: 16 February 2021: Tuesday
Birthday Of Hazrath Ali (R.a): 26 February 2021: Friday
Shab-e-meraj: 12 March 2021: Friday
Shab-e-barat (General Holiday In View Of Holi): 29 March 2021: Monday
Tamil New Year’s Day (General Holiday For Dr.b.r.ambedkar’s Birth Day): 14 April: 2021: Wednesday
Mahaveer Jayanthi: 25 April 2021: Sunday
Shahadat Hzt Ali (R.a.): 03 May 2021: Monday
Juma-atul-wada: 07 May 2021: Friday
Shab-e-qader: 10 May 2021: Monday
Basava Jayanthi (General Holiday In View Of Eid-ul- Fitr (Ramzan)): 14 May 2021: Friday
Buddha Purnima: 26 May 2021: Wednesday
Ratha Yathra: 12 July 2021: Monday
Eid-e-ghadeer: 29 July 2021: Thursday
Parsi New Year’s Day: 16 August 2021: Monday
9th Moharram (1442h): 18 August 2021: Wednesday
Varalakshmi Vratham: 20 August 2021: Friday
Sravana Purnima / Rakhi Purnima: 22 August 2021: Sunday
Arbayeen: 29 September 2021: Wednesday
Durgashtami: 13 October 2021: Wednesday
Maharnavami: 14 October 2021: Thursday
Naraka Chaturdhi: 03 November 2021: Wednesday
Yaz Dahum Shareef: 16 November 2021: Tuesday
Birthday Of Hzt. Syed Mohammed Juvanpuri Mahdi Ma’ud (A.s.): 19 December 2021: Sunday
Christmas Eve: 24 December 2021: Friday

Check Other State Holidays 2021