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Public Holidays in Jharkhand (2018)

Public Holidays in 2018


Name of the Festival Date Weekday Type of Holiday
Republic Day Jan 26 Friday Gazetted Holiday
Maha Shivratri Feb 14 Wednesday Optional Holiday
Doljatra Mar 1 Thursday Gazetted Holiday
Holi Mar 2 Friday Optional Holiday
Sarhul Mar 20 Tuesday Optional Holiday
Mahavir Jayanti Mar 29 Thursday Gazetted Holiday
Good Friday Mar 30 Friday Gazetted Holiday
Bank Holiday Apr 1 Sunday Bank Holiday
Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Apr 14 Saturday Gazetted Holiday
Buddha purnima Apr 30 Sunday Optional Holiday
Mayday May 1 Tuesday Gazetted Holiday
Idul Fitr Jun 16 Saturday Optional Holiday
Independence Day Aug 15 Tuesday Gazetted Holiday
Idul Juha Aug 22 Wednesday Optional Holiday
Janmashtami Sep 3 Monday Optional Holiday
Karam Sep 20 Thursday Optional Holiday
Muharram Sep 21 Friday Optional Holiday
Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Oct 2 Tuesday Gazetted Holiday
Dussehra Oct 18 Thursday Optional Holiday
Dussehra Oct 19 Friday Optional Holiday
Diwali Nov 7 Wednesday Gazetted Holiday
Deepavali Nov 8 Thursday Gazetted Holiday
Id-e-Milad Nov 21 Wednesday Optional Holiday
Guru Nanak Jayanti Nov 23 Friday Gazetted Holiday
Christmas Dec 25 Tuesday Gazetted Holiday

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How to spend a Public Holiday in Jharkhand

There are many ways to spend a vacation but spending it in a useful way is what a smart person will do. If you are going on a  tour or picnic, you don't to need to plan the day as you will have plans already. If not you here are few things which you can do.
The first and the best thing you can do is read a book. Then surfing on Internet or scrolling on Facebook, the best thing you can do is to read a book. The book you select entirely depends on your taste. You can read novels, stories or you can read about something on which you are working. 
The second best thing you can do on a public holiday in Jharkhand catching up on your sleep. Due to the busy schedules and late night parties you may not have a proper sleep. You can use your holiday to fulfill your sleep. This will make you fresh and energetic.
Cook something, Cooking is also the best thing to do on a public holiday in Jharkhand. You can cook and call up your friends or family for lunch or dinner. This small treat from you will help you in spending some time with family or friends. There are many other ways to spend a holiday there are few suggestions which might help.

Spending time with kids on a public holiday in Jharkhand?

Spending time with kids is essential. Spending time with children will help you to relax. Researchers state that spending quality time with kids will decrease stress and will keep you happy. On a public holiday on Jharkhand, you and your children both will be having free time as it will be a holiday for school as well as the office. So planning something in advance like going to the zoo or playing a game or something will help you to spend some time with your kids.
Spending time with children will also help you to understand their potential and interests. You can understand and train them from an early age if they have an interest in some game. Planning to go somewhere like the zoo or a park will also be a good idea as the child as well as you can get a very good break from work. Around Jharkhand, there are many historical places, zoo, and parks where you can take your kids by planning on a Public holiday to visit. Bhagawan Birsa Biological Park Zoo will be the place to visit with your children, and it will be open on public holidays and weekends.