List of holidays

GUIDE TO STATUTORY PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

GHANA AND INDIA TO BE

OBSERVED IN 2017

SL. NO.

HOLIDAY


DATE

DAY OF WEEK

COUNTRY

1

NEW YEAR’S DAY

1ST JANUARY

SUNDAY

GHANA

2

REPUBLIC DAY

26TH JANUARY

THURSDAY

INDIA

3

MAHA SHIVARATRI

24th FEBRUARY

FRIDAY

INDIA

4

INDEPENDENCE DAY (GHANA)

6TH MARCH

MONDAY

GHANA

5

HOLI

13TH MARCH

MONDAY

INDIA

6

RAM NAVAMI

4TH APRIL

TUESDAY

INDIA

7

MAHAVIR JAYANTI

9TH APRIL

SUNDAY

INDIA

8

GOOD FRIDAY

14TH APRIL


FRIDAY

GHANA/INDIA

9

EASTER MONDAY

17TH APRIL


MONDAY

GHANA

10

MAY DAY

1ST MAY

MONDAY

GHANA

11

BUDDHA PURNIMA

10TH MAY

WEDNESDAY

INDIA

12

AFRICAN UNION DAY

25TH MAY

THURSDAY

GHANA


13

IDU’L FITR

26TH JUNE

MONDAY

INDIA

14

REPUBLIC DAY (GHANA)

1ST JULY

SATURDAY

GHANA

15

INDEPENDENCE DAY

15TH AUGUST

TUESDAY

INDIA

16

IDU’L ZUHA (BAKRID)*

2ND SEPTEMBER


SATURDAY

INDIA/GHANA


17

FOUNDER’S DAY

21ST SEPTEMBER

THURSDAY

GHANA

18

DUSSEHRA (VIJAYA DHAHAMI)

30TH SEPTEMBER

SATURDAY

INDIA

19

MUHARRAM

1ST OCTOBER

SUNDAY

INDIA

20

MAHATMA GHANDHI’S BIRTHDAY

2ND OCTOBER

MONDAY

INDIA

21

DIWALI (Deepavali)

19TH OCTOBER


THURSDAY

INDIA

22

UNITED NATIONS DAY

24TH OCTOBER

TUESDAY

GHANA


23

GURU NANAK’S BIRTHDAY

4TH NOVEMBER

SATURDAY

INDIA

24

ID-E-MILAD (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)

2ND DECEMBER

SATURDAY

INDIA

25

FARMER’S DAY

8TH DECEMBER

FRIDAY

GHANA


26

CHRISTMAS DAY

25TH DECEMBER

MONDAY

GHANA/INDIA

27

BOXING DAY

26TH DECEMBER

TUESDAY

GHANA

*Subjected to change in dates as per Govt. Notification