List of Railway holidays

Eastern Railway with consent of all recognized union and administration decided the holiday lists for the year 2010. Public holidays annouced by Railways are closed and restricted.

Most of the occasions and important festivals lies either on Saturday or Sunday. The final list of gazetted holidays and restricted holidays are as follows :

Closed Holidays or gazetted holidays of Eastern Railway in 2010


Jan 20 : Saraswati Puja (Wednesday)
Jan 26 : Republic Day (Tuesday)
Feb 12 : Maha Shivaratri (Friday)
Mar 24 : Ramnavami (Wednesday)
Apr 02 : Good Friday (Friday)
May 27 : Budha Purnima (Thursday)
Aug 15 : Independence Day (Sunday)
Sep 01 : Janmashtmi (Wednesday)
Oct 02 : Gandhi Birthday (Saturday)
Oct 14 : Durgapuja (Saptami) (Thursday)
Oct 15 : Durgapuja (Astami) (Friday)
Oct 22 : Laxmi Puja (Friday)
Nov 05 : Kali Puja/Deepabali (Friday)
Nov 12 : Chat Puja (Friday)
Nov 17 : Id-Ul-Zuha (Wednesday)
Dec 17 : Moharram (Friday)

Occasion and festivals of 2010 falling on either Saturday & Sunday


Jan 23 : Netaji Birthday (Saturday)
Feb 27 : Feteha D-Daham (Saturday)
Fed 28 : Doljatra (Sunday)
Mar 28 : Mahavir Jayanti (Sunday)
July 25 : Gurupurnima
Sep 11 : Id-Ul-Fitter (Saturday)
Sep 12 : Ganesh Puja (Sunday)
Oct 16 : Durgapuja (Navami) (Saturday)
Nov 07 : Bhatridwitia (Sunday)
Nov 21 : Guru Nanak Birthday (Sunday)
Dec 25 : Chirstman (Saturday)

Restricted Holidays in 2010 announced by Eastern Railway


Jan 01 : New Year Day (Friday)
Jan 14 : Makar Sankranti (Thursday)
Mar 01 : Holi Monday)
Mar 22 : Basanti Puja (Monday)
Apr 15 : Bengali Nava Barsha (Thursday)
June 17 : Jamai Shasthi (Thursday)
July 13 : Rathayatra (Tuesday)
July 28 : Sabebarat (Wednesday)
Aug 19 : Jhulanyatra (Thursday)
Aug 24 : Rakhibandhan (Tuesday)
Sep 10 : Jamat-Ul-Vida (Friday)
Sep 17 : Biswakarma Puja (Friday)
Oct 07 : Mahalaya (Thursday)
Nov 15 : Jagadhatri Puja (Monday)

As per rule an employee can avail any two restricted holidays of the above 14 announced.


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