Assam Government on Tuesday published the list of holidays for the year 2019.
The Assam Holiday 2019 list was approved during a Cabinet meeting held on Monday evening and the list was published on Tuesday.
Senior Assam government officials informed that as per Assam Holiday 2019 list, the government employees will get to enjoy altogether 35 holidays in the year 2019 and two days of half holiday.
The two half holidays in the Assam Holiday 2019 list are September 10, 2019 for Muharram and October 13 for Laxmi Puja.
Apart from the 35 official holidays in the Assam Holiday 2019 list, the government employees can enjoy 25 restricted holidays in the year 2019.
Notably, Assam Government employees get holidays on second and fourth Saturdays making a total of 24 such holidays. Apart from the holidays mentioned in the Assam Holiday 2019 list, there are 52 Sundays in the year 2019.
Moreover, the state government employees can enjoy 12 casual leaves in a year and also can take earned leave for 30 days. In fact, the Assam Holiday 2019 list is much better this year for the government in comparison to the previous years.
The complete list of holidays is as follows:
|1||January 15, 16||Magh Bihu, Tusu Puja|
|2||January 23||Netaji’s birthday|
|3||January 26||Republic Day|
|4||January 29||Gothar Bathou Sun|
|6||February 19||Bir Chilarai Divas|
|8||April 14, 15, 16||Bohag Bihu|
|9||April 19||Good Friday|
|10||May 1||May Day|
|11||May 5||Tithi of Damodardev|
|12||May 18||Buddha Purnima|
|13||May 19||Madhabdev’s Janmatsov|
|16||August 15||Independence Day|
|17||August 20||Tithi of Madhabdev|
|19||September 2||Tithi of Srimanta Shankardev|
|20||October 2||Gandhi Jayanti|
|21||October 5, 6, 7, 8||Durga Puja|
|22||October 8||Janmatsov of Srimanta Shankardev|
|23||October 18||Kati Bihu|
|24||October 27||Kali Puja and Diwali|
|25||November 2||Chatth Puja|
|26||November 12||Birthday of Guru Nanak|
|27||November 24||Lachit Divas|
|28||December 2||Asom Divas (Sukapha)|