The anticipation for the upcoming year’s holidays is always a subject of great interest for many, and the General Administration Department of the Assam Government has just made the wait easier. On 2nd November 2023, the Assam Government unveiled the official holiday schedule for 2024, providing an exciting glimpse into the year ahead.
The holiday schedule, released by the General Administration Department, plays a crucial role in planning various aspects of our lives, whether it’s scheduling vacations, family gatherings, or simply knowing when government institutions will be closed. Assam’s holiday list for 2024 is a comprehensive guide that specifies the festivals and events celebrated across government institutions as official holidays, ensuring that everyone can plan their year accordingly.
Assam Holiday List 2024
Without further ado, here is the complete list of official holidays for Assam in 2024.
|15th January 2024||Magh Bihu & Tusu Puja|
|16th January 2024||Magh Bihu & Tusu Puja|
|23rd January 2024||Gwthar Bathou San/Netaji’s Birthday|
|26th January 2024||Republic Day|
|31st January 2024||Me-Dam -Me-Phi|
|24th February 2024||Bir Chilaray Divas|
|25th March 2024||Dol Jatra|
|29th March 2024||Good Friday|
|11th April 2024||Id-Ul-Fitr|
|13th April 2024||Bohag Bihu|
|14th April 2024||Bohag Bihu|
|15th April 2024||Bohag Bihu|
|20th April 2024||Sati Sadhini Divas|
|1st May 2024||May Day|
|8th May 2024||Tithi of Damodar Deva|
|23rd May 2024||Buddha Purnima|
|24th May 2024||Janmotsav of Sri Sri Madhabdeva|
|17th June 2024||Id-ul-Zuha|
|15th August 2024||Independence Day|
|23rd August 2024||Tirubhav Tithi of Sri Sri Madhabdeva|
|26th August 2024||Janmashtami|
|4th September 2024||Tirubhav Tithi of Srimanta Sankardeva|
|14th September 2024||Karam Puja|
|2nd October 2024||Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi|
|10th October 2024||Durga Puja|
|11th October 2024||Durga Puja|
|12th October 2024||Durga Puja|
|13th October 2024||Vijaya Dashomi / Janmotsav of Sri Sri Sankardeva|
|17th October 2024||Kati Bihu|
|31st October 2024||Kali Puja & Diwali|
|3rd November 2024||Bhatri Dwitiya|
|7th November 2024||Chhat Puja|
|15th November 2024||Guru Nanak’s Birthday|
|24th November 2024||Lachit Divas|
|2nd December 2024||Asom Divas( Su-Ka-Pha Divas)|
|25th December 2024||Christmas Day|
Click here to download the official holiday notification of General Administration Department, Assam for complete details.
This list provides a snapshot of the essential holidays in Assam for 2024, allowing residents and visitors to plan their year with precision. It’s worth noting that this list only includes the major public holidays, and there may be other regional or local holidays observed in specific areas of Assam.
While these holidays represent days of celebration and reflection, they also offer an opportunity to experience Assam’s rich culture, diverse traditions, and warm hospitality. It’s a great time to immerse yourself in the local festivities, explore the region’s natural beauty, and savour its delicious cuisine.
As we look forward to 2024, it’s essential to mark these dates on your calendar and make the most of the time with your loved ones. Whether it’s participating in Bihu festivities, lighting up your home during Diwali, or simply enjoying the cultural diversity that Assam offers, these holidays will undoubtedly add colour and joy to your year.
So, get your calendars ready, start planning your vacations, and prepare for a year filled with celebrations, cultural experiences, and cherished memories in Assam.
Stay tuned for more updates, travel guides, and insights on Assam’s vibrant culture throughout the year. Wishing you a wonderful and memorable 2024!