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Public Holidays in Madhya pradesh (2018)

Public Holidays in 2018

Name of the Festival Date Weekday Type of Holiday
Republic Day Jan 26 Friday Gazetted Holiday
Maha Shivratri Feb 13 Tuesday Optional Holiday
Doljatra Mar 1 Thursday Gazetted Holiday
Ram Navami Mar 25 Sunday Gazetted Holiday
Mahavir jayanti Mar 29 Thursday Optional Holiday
Annual Closing of Bank Accounts Apr 1 Sunday Bank Holiday
Buddha Purnima April 30 Saturday Optional Holiday
May Day May 1 Tuesday Gazetted Holiday
Idul Fitr Jun 15 Firday Gazetted Holiday
Independence Day Aug 15 Tuesday Gazetted Holiday
Idul Juha Aug 22 Wednesday Optional Holiday
Raksha Bandhan Aug 26 Sunday Gazetted Holiday
Sree krishna jayanthi Sep 3 Monday Gazetted Holiday
Muharram Sep 20 Thursday Gazetted Holiday
Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Oct 2 Tuesday Gazetted Holiday
Ayudha Puja Oct 18 Friday Gazetted Holiday
Dussehra Oct 19 Friday Gazetted Holiday
Deepavali Nov 6 Tuesday Gazetted Holiday
Id-e-Milad Nov 21 Wednesday Gazetted Holiday
Guru Nanak Birthday Nov 23 Wednesday Gazetted Holiday

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Public Holidays in 2017

Name of the Festival

Date

Weekday

Type of Holiday

Republic Day

January 26

Thursday

Gazetted Holiday

Maha Shivratri

February 24

Friday

Optional Holiday

Holi

March 13

Monday

Optional Holiday

Bank Holiday

April 01

Saturday

Bank Holiday

Ram Navami

April 04

Tuesday

Optional Holiday

Mahavir Jayanti

April 09

Sunday

Optional Holiday

Good Fridday April 14

Friday

Optional Holiday

Buddha Purnima

May 10

Wednesday

Optional Holiday

Idul Fitr

June 26

Monday

Optional Holiday

Janmashtami

August 14

Monday

Optional Holiday

Independence Day

August 15

Tuesday

Gazetted Holiday

Idul Juha

September 02

Saturday

Optional Holiday

Dussehra

September 30

Saturday

Optional Holiday

Muharram (10th Day)

October 01

Sunday

Optional Holiday

Mahatma Gandhi Birthday

October 02

Monday

Gazetted Holiday

Deewali

October 18

Wednesday

Optional Holiday

Guru Nanak Birthday

November 04

Saturday

Optional Holiday

Milad-un-Nabi

December 01

Friday

Optional Holiday

Christmas Day

December 25

Monday

Public Holiday

Visit the Panna National Park on a public holiday in Madhya Pradesh?

Panna National Park is located in Panna district in Madhya Pradesh. It covers an area around 542kms. This park is one of the most well-maintained parks in India. Panna National Park is one of the best option Wildlife enthusiasts, as there you can learn a lot about wildlife. 
 
In Panna National Park you must go for a safari ride, there is no choice where you can go on foot to see the park. In the safari ride, they will show a number of animals and species such as deer, monkeys, and many more animals and there will be a guide every safari vehicle who will tell and explain about the every particular animal and about its spices. There is no guarantee that you may see all the animals in a single ride. As the animals, will not be kept in cages. So it depends on your luck and timing you may or may not see. 
 
Tourists who come to see the animals on a bank holiday in Madhya Pradesh goes for two to three safari rides at least to see the animals in the expectation that they may get a chance see the animals which they missed to see in their last safari ride. Not only the animals there is a river called Ken river which adds up the beauty of that park. In case you are thinking to visit Panna National Park on a public holiday in Madhya Pradesh, There are few temples around it visit those as well. 

How to enjoy a public Holiday in Madhya Pradesh?

If you are a foodie, this may work for you. Though you are from Madhya Pradesh or you must try these foods if you are living there. In the heart of India, there are few mouth-water, and delicacies foods are cooked with a touch of culture. On a Bank holiday in Madhya Pradesh tasting one of these foods will be a perfect idea.
 
Seekh Kebabs - If you are non-vegetarian Seekh Kebabs is a must thing on a public holiday. Madhya Pradesh has a strong influence from Mughal cuisines. Wherever you go in Madhya Pradesh, you will feel the Mughal flavor. Not only Seekh Kebabs, Korma, Shammi Kebabs, but Keema, are also other few other Mughlai foods that you must try.
 
Palak Puri - This is an exceptional dish for the veggies. Palak Puri is not only about taste but also a very healthy food to have. The best partner for Palak Puri is aloo sabzi and raita. Having this as a breakfast on a public holiday in Madhya Pradesh will be an excellent idea.
 
Chakki Ki Shak - This dish is not completely a Cusine from Madhya Pradesh there will be a Rajasthani touch in the taste. Having this dish with a bowl of curd will be the best way to have this dish. The heavenly and novel taste of the dishes will make you a foodie as well if you are not.

Know more about Madhya Pradesh on a public Holiday

Madhya Pradesh which is also called as the heart of India. There are many things about Madhya Pradesh you should know if you are living there. You can use a public holiday in Madhya Pradesh to learn about its geography history, foods, etc. You don't need to visit every single place to learn about it, you can learn about it by reading books or on the Internet. Her we are giving a brief about Madhya Pradesh. 

Madhya Pradesh shares border with five states Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujrat, and Chhattisgarh. Some important rivers flow in Madhya Pradesh they are Betwa River, Indravati, Mahanadi, Chambal, and Sone River. 

If we check the history, Pastly Madhya Pradesh was ruled by many dynasties such as Satavahanas, Ksaptrapas, Nagas, Sungas, Andhras, etc. Mughals last governed it and then Britishers took over then. Many different religions are followed in Madhya Pradesh such as Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Jainism, etc. After the East India Company had taken over the state, Madhya Pradesh announced as the central province. 

There are many Vibrant festivals in Madhya Pradesh which are celebrated very grandly and is a public holiday in Madhya Pradesh on the most of the festival days. Those are the Lokrang Festival, Khajuraho Festival, Bhagoria Haat and much more.