AP General Holidays 2022 and Optional Holidays List for 2022

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Employees are happy that next year’s (2021) festive holidays (regular holidays) are mostly non-Sunday. However, the optional holidays came on four Sundays. Independence Day, a common holiday, falls only on Sunday, August 15. The rest of the holidays came in other weeks. The state government has announced next year’s general holidays, optional holidays and negotiable instrument holidays.

AP List of Holidays 2022 or General Holidays and Optional Holidays in AP for 2022 Calendar Year. General Administration Department GO.1997 Dated 26.11.2021. ORDER: The following Notification shall be published in the next issue of Andhra Pradesh extra-ordinary Gazette:

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 Annexure-I (A) and Optional Holidays shown in Annexure-II except the Optional Holidays falling on Sundays shown in Annexure-II(A) during the year 2022. 

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 2022. 

AP General Holidays List and Optional Holidays List for 2022

In addition to the above mentioned General Holidays in Annexure-I, the State Government employees may avail themselves of Optional Holidays not exceeding (5) during the year 2022 on festival/occasions specified in Annexure-Il to this order, 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. 

The Government also directs that General Holidays shall not ipso-facto apply to the Industrial Establishment and Public Undertakings under the control of the State Government, the workmen engaged in Public Works Departments and Educational Institutions in this State. Separate orders regarding the festivals/occasions when these Institutions have to observe holidays shall be issued by the concerned Administrative Department of the Secretariat. 

If there is any change of date in respect of RAMZAN, BAKRID, MOHARAM and EID MILADUN NABI as per the sighting of the moon or any other Hindu holiday as well, it shall be announced through electronic/print media. All the Departments of Secretariat, Heads of Departments and District Collectors shall take action according to such an announcement and without waiting for formal order about the change of date

If there is any change of date in respect of RAMZAN, BAKRID, MOHARAM, SHAB-E-BARATH and EID MILADUN NABI as per the sighting of the moon or any other Hindu holiday as well, it shall be announced through electronic/print media. All the Departments of Secretariat, Heads of Departments and District Collectors shall take action according to such an announcement and without waiting for formal order about the change of date.

AP General Holidays list 2022

Occasion/ FestivalDateDay
BHOGI14-01-2022FRIDAY
MAKARA SANKRANTI / PONGAL15-01-2022SATURDAY
REPUBLIC DAY26-01-2022WEDNESDAY
MAHA SHIVARATRI01-03-2022TUESDAY
HOLI18-03-2022FRIDAY
UGADI02-04-2022SATURDAY
BABU JAGJIVAN RAM’S BIRTHDAY05-04-2022TUESDAY
SRI RAMA NAVAMI10-04-2022SUNDAY
DR.B.R. AMBEDKAR’S BIRTHDAY14-04-2022THURSDAY
GOOD FRIDAY15-04-2022FRIDAY
EID UL FITR (RAMZAN)03-05-2022TUESDAY
EIDUL AZHA (BAKRID)10-07-2022SUNDAY
MOHARAM09-08-2022TUESDAY
INDEPENDENCE DAY15-08-2022MONDAY
SRI KRISHNA ASTAMI20-08-2022SATURDAY
VINAYAKA CHAVITHI31-08-2022WEDNESDAY
MAHATMA GANDHI JAYANTHI02-10-2022SUNDAY
DURGASTAMI03.10.2022MONDAY
VIJAYA DASAMI05-10-2022WEDNESDAY
EID MILADUN NABI09-10-2022SUNDAY
DEEPAVALI25-10-2022TUESDAY
CHRISTMAS25-12-2022SUNDAY
AP General Holidays 2022

AP Optional Holidays List 2022

Occasion/FestivalDateDay
NEW YEAR DAY01-01-2022SATURDAY
BIRTHDAY OF HAZRATH ALI (R.A)15-02-2022TUESDAY
SHAB-E-MERAJ (General Holiday in view of Maha Shivaratri)01-03-2022TUESDAY
SHAB-E-BARAT19-03-2022SATURDAY
SHAHADAT HZT ALI (R.A.)22-04-2022FRIDAY
SHAB-E-QADER / JUMA-ATUL-WADA29-04-2022FRIDAY
BASAVA JAYANTHI (General Holiday in view of Eid-Ul Fitr (Ramzan))03-05-2022TUESDAY
BUDDHA PURNIMA16-05-2022MONDAY
RATHA YATHRA01-07-2022FRIDAY
EID-E-GHADEER18-07-2022MONDAY
VARALAKSHMI VRATHAM05-08-2022FRIDAY
9th MOHARRAM (1444H)08-08-2022MONDAY
PARSI NEW YEAR’S DAY16-08-2022TUESDAY
ARBAYEEN17-09-2022SATURDAY
KARTIKA PURNIMA08-11-2022TUESDAY
BIRTHDAY OF HZT. SYED MOHAMMED JUVANPURI MAHDI MA’UD (A.S.)08-12-2022THURSDAY
CHRISTMAS EVE24-12-2022SATURDAY
BOXING DAY26-12-2022MONDAY
AP Optional Holidays 2022
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AP List of Holidays for 2021

OCCASION/FESTIVALDATEDAY
BHOGI13.01.2021WEDNESDAY
MAKARA SANKRANTI14.01.2021THURSDAY
KANUMA15.01.2021FRIDAY
REPUBLIC DAY26.01.2021TUESDAY
MAHA SIVARATRI11.03.2021THURSDAY
HOLI / SHAB-E-BARATH29.03.2021MONDAY
GOOD FRIDAY02.04.2021FRIDAY
BABU JAGIVAN RAM’S BIRTHDAY05.04.2021MONDAY
UGADI13.04.2021TUESDAY
DR.B.R. AMBEDKAR’S BIRTHDAY14.04.2021WEDNESDAY
SRI RAMA NAVAMI21.04.2021WEDNESDAY
RAMZAN (Eid-ul-Fitr)14.05.2021FRIDAY
BAKRID (Eid –ul-Azha)21.07.2021WEDNESDAY
MOHARRUM19.08.2021THURSDAY
SRI KRISHNA ASTAMI30.08.2021MONDAY
VINAYAKA CHAVITHI10.09.2021FRIDAY
MAHATMA GANDHI JAYANTHI02.10.2021SATURDAY
DURGASTAMI13.10.2021WEDNESDAY
VIJAYADASAMI15.10.2021FRIDAY
EID MILADUN NABI
(Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)
20.10.2021WEDNESDAY
DEEPAVALI04.11.2021THURSDAY
CHRISTMAS25.12.2021SATURDAY
AP General Holidays for the year 2021

The following festivals occur on 2nd Saturday & Sunday during the year 2021.

S. NoOCCASION/FESTIVALDATEDAYSAKA-ERA
1INDEPENDENCE DAY15.08.2021SUNDAYSRAVANA 24-1943

AP Optional Holidays during the year 2021

OCCASION/FESTIVALDATEDAY
NEW YEAR01.01.2021FRIDAY
BIRTHDAY OF HAZRATH ALI25.02.2021THURSDAY
SHAB-E-MERAJ11.03.2021THURSDAY
SHAHADAT HAZRAT ALI (R.A)04.05.2021TUESDAY
JUMA-ATUL-VIDA07.05.2021FRIDAY
BASAVA JAYANTHI14.05.2021FRIDAY
BUDDHA PURNIMA26.05.2021WEDNESDAY
RATHA YATRA12.07.2021MONDAY
EID-E-GHADEER29.07.2021THURSDAY
PARSI NEW YEAR’S DAY16.08.2021MONDAY
9TH MUHARRAM (1441 HIJRA)18.08.2021WEDNESDAY
VARALAKSHMI VRATHAM20.08.2021FRIDAY
ARBAEEN29.09.2021WEDNESDAY
MAHALAYA AMAVASYA06.10.2021WEDNESDAY
NARAKA CHATURDASI03.11.2021WEDNESDAY
YAZ-DAHUM-SHAREEF16.11.2021TUESDAY
KARTHIKA PURNIMA/ GURUNANAK JAYANTHI19.11.2021FRIDAY
CHRISTMAS EVE24.12.2021FRIDAY
AP Optional Holidays during the year 2021

The following festivals occur on 2nd Saturday and Sunday during the year 2021.

OCCASION/FESTIVALDATEDAY
MAHAVEER JAYANTHI25.04.2021SUNDAY
SHAB-E-QADAR09.05.2021SUNDAY
BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF MOHAMMED JUVANPURI (AS) “HAZRATH MAHDI SYED MA’UD (AS)  19.12.2021  SUNDAY
BOXING DAY26.12.2021SUNDAY
festivals occur on 2nd Saturday and Sunday during the year 2021

AP List of Holidays for 2021


AP List of Holidays for 2020

S. NoOCCASION/FESTIVALDATEDAY
1BHOGI14.01.2020TUESDAY
2MAKARA SANKRANTI15.01.2020WEDNESDAY
3KANUMA16.01.2020TUHURSDAY
4MAHA SIVARATRI21.02.2020FRIDAY
5UGADI25.03.2020WEDNESDAY
6SRI RAMA NAVAMI02.04.2020THURSDAY
7GOOD FRIDAY10.04.2020FRIDAY
8DR.B.R. AMBEDKAR’S BIRTHDAY14.04.2020TUESDAY
9RAMZAN (EID-UL-FITR)25.05.2020MONDAY
10BAKRID (EID –UL-AZHA)01.08.2020SATURDAY
11SRI KRISHNA ASTAMI11.08.2020TUESDAY
12INDEPENDENCE DAY15.08.2020SATURDAY
13VINAYAKA CHAVITHI22.08.2020SATURDAY
14MAHATMA GANDHI JAYANTHI02.10.2020FRIDAY
15DURGASTAMI24.10.2020SATURDAY
16EID MILADUN NABI (BIRTHDAY OF PROPHET MOHAMMAD)30.10.2020FRIDAY
17CHRISTMAS25.12.2020FRIDAY
S. NoOCCASION/FESTIVALDATEDAY
1REPUBLIC DAY26.01.2020SUNDAY
2BABU JAGIVAN RAM’S BIRTHDAY05.04.2020SUNDAY
3MOHARRUM30.08.2020SUNDAY
4VIJAYADASAMI25.10.2020SUNDAY
5DEEPAVALI14.11.2020SATURDAY
List of General Optional Holidays for 2020 in Andhra Pradesh

AP List of Optional Holidays for 2020

ANNEXURE – II (G.O.Rt.No.2745 G.A (Poll.B) Dept., Dt: 05.12.2020) Optional Holidays during the year 2020.

S.NOOCCASION/FESTIVALDATEDAY
1NEW YEAR01.01.2020WEDNESDAY
2BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF MOHAMMED JUVANPURI (AS) “HAZRATH MAHDI SYED MA’UD (AS)10.01.2020FRIDAY
3BIRTHDAY OF HAZRATH ALI09.03.2020MONDAY
4HOLI10.03.2020TUESDAY
5SHAB-E-MERAJ23.03.2020MONDAY
6MAHAVEER JAYANTHI06.04.2020MODAY
7SHAB-E-BARATH09.04.2020THURSDAY
8BUDDHA PURNIMA07.05.2020THURDAY
9SHAHADAT HAZRAT ALI (R.A)14.05.2020THURSDAY
10SHAB-E-QADAR21.05.2020THURSDAY
11JUMA-ATUL-WADA22.05.2020FRIDAY
12RATHA YATRA23.06.2020TUESDAY
13VARALAKSHMI VRATHAM31.07.2020FRIDAY
14EID-E-GHADEER07.08.2020FRIDAY
15PARSI NEW YEAR’S DAY20.08.2020THURSDAY
169TH MUHARRAM (1441 HIJRA)29.08.2020SATURDAY
17MAHALAYA AMAVASYA17.09.2020THURSDAY
18ARBAEEN08.10.2020THURSDAY
19YAZ-DAHUM-SHAREEF27.11.2020FRIDAY
20KARTHIKA PURNIMA/ GURUNANAK JAYANTHI30.11.2020MONDAY
21CHRISTMAS EVE24.12.2020THURSDAY
22BOXING DAY26.12.2020SATURDAY
List of General Optional Holidays for 2020 in Andhra Pradesh

TS General Holidays, Optional Holidays list

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