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AP Public Holidays List 2017 AP Govt G.O No.2412

AP Public Holidays List 2017

AP Public Holidays List 2017/AP Holidays List 2017/AP Govt List of Holidays 2017 is published today. AP Govt has released G.O.RT.No.2412 Dated 24.11.2016 regarding AP Govt Public Holidays List 2017. This list contains General Holidays, Holidays under N.I Act and optional holidays for the year 2017.




The Government of Andhra Pradesh direct that the days specified in Annexure-I shall be observed as General Holidays by all the State Government Offices excluding the holidays falling on Sundays shown in Part-II and Optional Holidays shown in Annexure-II except the Optional Holidays falling on Sundays shown in Annexure Part-II, during the year 2017.

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 2017.

In addition to the General Holidays, the State Government employees may avail themselves of Optional Holidays not exceeding FIVE during the year 2017 on festival/occasions 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 shall normally be granted by the Superior Officers competent to grant casual leave except when the presence of an individual employee is considered necessary in exigencies of Government work.

AP Holidays List 2017





AP Public Holidays List 2017 is as follows

1. BHOGI 13.01.2017 FRIDAY
2. REPUBLIC DAY 26.01.2017 THURSDAY
3. MAHA SIVARATHRI 24.02.2017 FRIDAY
4. UGADI 29.03.2017 WEDNESDAY
5. SRI RAMA NAVAMI / BABU JAGIVAN RAM’S BIRTHDAY 05.04.2017 WEDNESDAY
6. GOOD FRIDAY / DR.B.R. AMBEDKAR’S BIRTHDAY 14.04.2017 FRIDAY
7. RAMZAN (ID-UL-FITR) 26.06.2017 MONDAY
8. SRI KRISHNA ASTAMI 14.08.2017 MONDAY
9. INDEPENDENCE DAY 15.08.2017 TUESDAY
10. VINAYAKA CHAVITHI 25.08.2017 FRIDAY
11. BAKRID (ID-UL-AZHA) 02.09.2017 SATURDAY
12. DURGASHTAMI 28.09.2017 THURSDAY
13. VIJAYA DASAMI/DUSSEHRA 30.09.2017 SATURDAY
14. MAHATMA GANDHI JAYANTHI 02.10.2017 MONDAY
15. DEEPAVALI 19.10.2017 WEDNESDAY
16. EID MILADUN NABI 01.12.2017 FRIDAY
17. CHRISTMAS 25.12.2017 MONDAY




The following festivals occur on Sunday during the year 2017
1. SANKRANTI/PONGAL 14.01.2017 2ND SATURDAY
2. KANUMU 15.01.2017 SUNDAY
3.HOLI 12.03.2017 SUNDAY
4. SHAHADAT IMAM HUSSAIN (A.S.) 10TH MOHARRUM, SUNDAY

AP Optional Holidays 2017

Besides AP Public Holidays List 2017, govt has also published Optional Holidays List too. Following are optional holidays for the year 2017

1. YAZ DAHUM SHAREEF 10.01.2017 TUESDAY
2. SRI PANCHAMI 01.02.2017 WEDNESDAY
3. BIRTHDAY OF HAZRATH ALI (RA) 11.04.2017 TUESDAY
4. SHAB-E-MERAJ 25.04.2017 TUESDAY
5. BASAVA JAYANTHI 28.04.2017 FRIDAY
6. BUDDHA PURNIMA 10.05.2017 WEDNESDAY
7. SHAB-E-BARAT 12.05.2017 FRIDAY
8. SHAHADAT HAZRATH ALI (A.S.) 16.06.2017 FRIDAY
9. JUMA-ATUL-WADA /SHABE-QADER 23.06.2017 FRIDAY
10. VARALAKSHMI VRATHAM 04.08.2017 FRIDAY
11. SRAVANA PURNIMA /RAKHI PURNIMA 07.08.2017 MONDAY
12. PARSI NEW YEAR’S DAY 17.08.2017 MONDAY
13. MAHALAYA AMAVASYA 19.09.2017 TUESDAY
14. MAHARNAVAMI 29.09.2017 FRIDAY
15. NARAKA CHATURDHI 18.10.2017 TUESDAY
16. KARTHIKA PURNIMA /GURUNANAK JAYANTHI 04.11.2017 SATURDAY
17. ARBAYEEN 10.11.2017 FRIDAY
18. BOXING DAY 26.12.2017 MONDAY




The following festivals occur on Sunday during the year 2017.

AP Public Holidays List 2017 AP Govt 1. NEW YEAR 01.01.2017 SUNDAY
2. BIRTHDAY OF HZT.SYED MOHAMMED JUVANPURI MAHDI MAÚD(A.S.) 11.02.2017 2ND SATURDAY
3. MAHAVEER JAYANTHI 09.04.2017 SUNDAY
4. RATHA YATHRA 25.06.2017 SUNDAY
5. EID-E-GHADEER 10.09.2017 SUNDAY
6. CHRISTMAS EVE 24.12.2017 SUNDAY

AP Public Holidays List 2017 G.O.RT.No.2412 Dated 24.11.2016 is available at http://goir.ap.gov.in website

Download G.O.RT.No.2412 Dated 24.11.2016 for detailed information regarding AP Public Holidays List 2017/AP Holidays List 2017/AP Govt Holidays List 2017.