BSNL Holidays 2019 : Effective / Restricted BSNL Holidays List

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.BSNL Holidays 2019 list

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
Republic Day 26 January Magha  06 Saturday
Maha Shivaratri 4 March Phalguna13 Monday
Holi 21 March Phalguna30 Thursday
Mahavir Jayanti 17 April Chaitra 27 Wednesday
Good Friday 19 April Chaitra  29 Friday
Buddha Purnima 18 May Vaisakha28 Saturday
Id-ul-Fitr 5 June Jyaishtha15 Wednesday
1d-Uz-Zuha (Bakrid) 12 August Sravana 21 Monday
ndependence Day 15 August Sravana 24 Thursday
Janmashtami 24 August Bhadra 02 Saturday
Muharram 10thSeptemeber Bhadra 19 Tuesday
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
New Years Day January 1 Pausha 11 Tuesday
Lohri 13 Pausha 23 Sunday
Makar Sankranti 14 Pausha 24 Monday
Pongal 15 Pausha 25 Tuesday
Basant Panchami
Sri Panchami
February 10 Magha 21 Sunday
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
Dolyatra 21 Phalguna 30 Thursday
Hazarat Ali’s Birthday 21 Phalguna 30 Thursday
Chaitra Sukladi/Gudi/ IPadava/Ugadi/Cheti Chand April 6 Chaitra 16 Saturday
iRam Navami [Smarta) 13 Chaitra 23 Saturday
iVaiskhi/Vishu/Mesadi 14 Chaitra 24 Sunday
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
17 Asvina 25 Thursday
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)
November 2 Kartika 11 Saturday
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.

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Here is the BSNL holidays list of festivals 2019 for which the offices to be closed. Find the closed holiday and restricted holidays of BSNL.

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