List of BSNL holidays 2019 includes compulsory holiday and restricted holiday to be observed is updated. As per the rules, there is a maximum number of 17 compulsory holidays i.e. EH (Effective Holiday) available per year. These 17 are only the compulsory holidays to be observed in Central Government Offices during the year 2019.
And this is issued by Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Depatment of Personal and Training). From the list of 17, only 14 days will be decided by Central Government of India, but the other three holidays shall be decided by the Central Government Welfare Coordination Committee in the respective state.
So every state may follow the 14 compulsory holidays and 3 optional days as Effective holidays. No substitute holiday should allow if any of festivals initially declared subsequently happens to fall on a weekly off or any other non-working day or in the event of more than one festival falling on the same day.
What is EH (Effective Holiday) ?
- The short name of Effective Holiday is EH. Also calls as a closed holiday, which a BSNL employee can utilize for his vacation. All the effective holidays are treated as BSNL holidays, and offices are closed without any functioning.
As per the Ministries order, the following is the list of BSNL holidays 2019 for all offices. where some of the holidays may change as per the local conditions and major festivals of that region. But the count does not exceed a maximum of 17 days only in 2019 also.
If any change in date of BSNL holidays in respect of Id’l Fitr, Idu’s Zuha, Muharram and Id-e-Milad, if necessary depending upon sighting Moon, would be declared by Ministry or Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committees at the State Capitals to change the EH, then only the PSU may change the BSNL holidays list.
So all the employee can have a chance to avail 17 compulsory holidays in year including 3 national holidays i.e. Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday.
BSNL Holidays 2019 (Closed Holiday) list
|Holiday Name||Date in 2019||Saka Date||Day|
|1940 SAKA ERA|
|Republic Day||26 January||Magha 06||Saturday|
|Maha Shivaratri||4 March||Phalguna13||Monday|
|1941 SAKA ERA|
|Mahavir Jayanti||17 April||Chaitra 27||Wednesday|
|Good Friday||19 April||Chaitra 29||Friday|
|Buddha Purnima||18 May||Vaisakha28||Saturday|
|1d-Uz-Zuha (Bakrid)||12 August||Sravana 21||Monday|
|ndependence Day||15 August||Sravana 24||Thursday|
|Janmashtami||24 August||Bhadra 02||Saturday|
|Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday||2 October||Asvina 10||Wednesday|
|Dussehra||8 October||Asvina 16||Tuesday|
|Diwali (Deepavali)||27 October||Kartika 05||Sunday|
|Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e- Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)||10 November||Kartika 19||Sunday|
|Guru Nanak’s Birthday||12 November||Kartika 21||Tuesday|
|Christmas Day||25 December||Pausha 04||Wednesday|
In 2019, Diwali (Deepavali) falls on Sunday, October 27 2019(Kartika 05). In certain states the practise is celebrating the occasion in advance on Naraka Chaturdasi Day. In viewof that, there is no objection, if holiday is to shift the holiday to NarakaChaturdai in place of Deewali day in BSNL Holidays list of that state.
What is Restricted holiday
- RH is known as Restricted holiday, it is not a compulsory holiday. The name itself a restricted holiday. It is one type of extra Casual leave but on specified dates. In this 2019, there are 34 days included in BSNL holidays 2019 list.
The list of Restricted holidays may change as per coordination committees of the State Capitals with a separate list keeping in view the occasions of local region importance.
|Holiday Name||Month||Date||Saka Date||Day|
|SAKA ERA 1940|
|New Years Day||January||1||Pausha 11||Tuesday|
|Makar Sankranti||14||Pausha 24||Monday|
|Guru Ravidas’s Birthday||19||Magha 30||Tuesday|
|Shivaji Jayanti||19||Magha 30||Tuesday|
|Swami Dayananda Saraswati J ayanti||March||1||Phalguna 10||Thursday|
|Holika Dahan||20||Phalguna 29||Wednesday|
|Hazarat Ali’s Birthday||21||Phalguna 30||Thursday|
|SAKA ERA 1941|
|Chaitra Sukladi/Gudi/ IPadava/Ugadi/Cheti Chand||April||6||Chaitra 16||Saturday|
|iRam Navami [Smarta)||13||Chaitra 23||Saturday|
|Vaisakhadi(Bengal / Bahag / Bihu (Assam)||15||Chai tr a 25||Monday|
|Easter Sunday||21||Vaisakha 1||Sunday|
|Guru Rabindranath’s birthday||May||9||Vaisakha 19||Thursday|
|u arnat-Ul-Vida||31||Jyaishtha 10||Friday|
|Rath Yatra||July||4||Ashadha 13||Thursday|
|Raksha Bandhan||August||15||Sravana 24||Thursday|
|Parsi New Year’s day /Nauraj||17||Sravana 26||Saturday|
|Vinayaka Chaturthi/Ganesh Chaturthi||September||2||Bhadra 11||Monday|
|Onam or Thiru Onam Day||11||Bhadra 20||Wednesday|
|tDussehra (Maha Saptami) (Additional)||October||5||Asvina 13||Saturday|
|tDussehra (Maha Ashtami) Additional)||6||Asvina 14||Sunday|
|Dussehra (Maha Navmi)||7||Asvina 15||Monday|
|Maharishi V almiki ‘s Birthday||13||Asvina 21||Sunday|
|IKaraka Chaturthi (Karva|
|Naraka Chaturdasi||27||Kartika 05||Sunday|
|IGovardhan Puja||28||Kartika 06||Monday|
|IBhai Duj||29||Kartika 07||Tuesday|
|!Pratihar Shashthi or Surya|
Shashthi (Chhat Puja)
|Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day||24||Agrahayana 03||Sunday|
|Christmas Eve||December||24||Pausha 03||Tuesday|
If any queries on the closed days may clear at BSNL customer care numbers regarding mobile, landline or broadband services. All the dates mentioned in BSNL holidays list 2019 are accurate and the offices of BSNL are compulsory closed in effective dates mentioned in list of BSNL holidays for 2019. But, on the dates mentioned in Restricted holidays, concerned employee only may not available if availed RH.