Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chauth) is an optional holiday falls on November 04, 2020 Wednesday as per Govt. Dopt 2020 holiday list.. Some employees may choose to take the day off on this day, however, most offices and businesses remain open.
Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti 2020 is an optional holiday falls on October 31, 2020 Saturday as per Govt. Dopt 2020 holiday list. Some employees may choose to take the day off, however, most offices and businesses remain open.
Maha Navami is an optional holiday, falls on Saturday, October 24th this year as per Govt. Dopt 2020 holiday list. This is the ninth day of Durga Puja. On this day, the victory of Durga over the evil buffalo demon Mahishasura is celebrated.
According to the Hindu mythologies, on the seventh day (Maha Saptami) of Navratri, the Goddess commenced war against the buffalo demon Mahisasura which ended with his death on the 10th day (Vijaya Dashami).
Muharram is one of the most significant festivals celebrated by the Muslim community in India as it marks the beginning of the Islamic New Year and it falls on August 30(Sunday) as per DOPT OM “Holidays to be observed in Central Government Offices during the year 2020”
Vijayadashami is celebrated as victory of Lord Rama over Demon Ravana and also triumph of Goddess Durga over the buffalo Demon Mahishasura. Vijayadashami is also known as Dussehra or Dasara. In Nepal Dasara is celebrated as Dashain.