Punjab Govt Notifies Public Holidays 2024 in Punjab Province

Government of the Punjab, Services, and General Administration Department issued a Notification on 26-12-2023 in connection with Punjab Government Public Holidays 2024. All the below holidays are for the Punjab Province. The Federal Government has already issued a Notification of Public and Optional Holidays 2024 in Pakistan. The details are as under:


Notification Punjab Government Public Holidays 2024 / Bank / Optional Holidays


The Services and General Administration department releases the list of all categories of holidays that happen to be in the year 2024. These holidays include the following:


  1. Public Holidays
  2. Bank Holidays
  3. Optional Holidays


In the case of Muslim Holidays, the dates are based on anticipated dates. These are anticipated on subject to the appearance of the moon with a separate notification.

Bank Holidays,2024


All banks will not continue their work during the following holidays.


Sr.No Day and Dates
1. Monday

1st January,2024

2. Monday

11th March,2024

3. Monday

1st July,2024

List of Public Holidays,2024


Sr.No Name of Occasion Days and Dates
1. Kashmir day Monday 5th February 2024
2. Pakistan day Saturday 23rd March 2004
3. Eid ul Fitr Wednesday Thursday and Friday 10th 11th and 12th April 2024
4. Labour Day 01st May,2024
5. Eid ul Azha Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

17th ,18th and 19th June ,2020

6. Ashura Tuesday and Wednesday

16th and 17th July,2020

7. Independence Day Wednesday 14th August,2024
8. Allama Iqbal Day Saturday

09th November,2024

9. Quaid e Azam Day /



25th December,2020

10. Day After Christmas Thursday

26th December,2024

in 2015, Notification of cancellation Allama Iqbal Day was canceled but during the previous year Government restored it.


List of Optional Holidays,2024

Sr.No Occasion Name Day and Date
1. New Year Day Monday

1st January,2024

2. Basant /Punchami Wednesday

14th Feb,2024

3. Shivratri Friday

08th March,2024

4. Shab e Mairaj Wednesday

07th February 2024

5. Holi Sunday

24th March,2024

6. Dhulandi Monday

25th March,2024

7. Shab e Barat Sunday

25th February,2024

8. Buddha Purnima Saturday


23rd March,2024

9. Good Friday Friday

29th March,2024

10. Easter Sunday/Monday

31st March,2024

11. Baisakhi Saturday

13th April,2024

12. Eid e Rizwan Sunday

21st April,2024

13. Naouroze Thursday

15th August,2024

14. Birthday of Lord Zorostar Tuesday

20th August

15. Janam Ashtami Monday

26th August

16. Chehlum Wednesday

27th August,2024

17. Durga Pooja Friday

11th October,2024

18. Dusehra Saturday

12th October,2024

19. Giyaaree Shareef Wednesday

16th October,2024

20. Birthday of Guruu Vamik Sawami Joe Tuesday

17th October,2024

21. Diwaali Friday

01sg November ,2024

22. Guruu Nanak Jee Birthday Friday

15th November ,2024

Punjab Government Public Holidays 2024

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