JK Holiday Calendar 2018 for Jammu & Kashmir State Public

Jammu and Kashmir festivals are unique in nature with winter and summer celebrations split. The festive calendar starts with Lohri denoting the end of the cold climate. Young boys & girls observe dance and music for many hours around the bonfire. Holi the festival of color is observed by people of all the communities. Jammu will find big crowd in times of Navratri with pilgrims coming back from Vaishna Devi mandir. Few other festivals celebrated in JK are Guru Ravi Das’s birthday, Mahavir Jayanti, Navroz, I’d, Diwali, and Buddha Jayanti.

The languages spoken here are Kashmiri, Ladakhi, Urdu, and Dogri beside Hindi and Punjabi. The folks of Jammu and Kashmir mainly practice Muslim followed by Hindu religion and a few Sikh, Buddhist among them.

Lohri is one among the most famous festivals in Jammu and Kashmir and other big festivals are Bakra Eid, Muharram, Baisakhi, Bahu Mela fair, Chaitra Chaudash, Purmandal Mela at Purmandal, Jhiri Mela & Navratra Festival.

JK is one such state lies in the Northern India and splits it from the country Pakistan through the Line Of Control. The major exclusive features of the jammu kashmir is the autonomy that has been given to it under Article 370 of the constitution. The capital city of Jammu and Kashmir is Jammu during Winter season, and Srinagar in Summer. The state is fame for its scenic beauty & picturesque place. The Kashmir valley is popular for its pleasant beauty and more Indian cinema had been lensed in this paradise earlier.

Dussehra festival here is a public holiday and bank holiday for the upcoming calendar year 2018. The festival of Muharram is a government holiday in JK but its date may differ slightly. Diwali though may circle may fall between october and november with the change of date.

2018 calendar Holidays in JK
2018 Jammu & Kashmir State Date & Month
1st Navrata
1st Navratra
Amarnath Yatra
Apricot Festival
Bahu Mela
Birthday Of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
Birthday Of Sheikh Mohammad Abdhullah
Birthday Of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah
Buddha Purnima
Chaitre Chaudash
Christmas Day
Eid I Milad Un Nabi
Eid Ul Azha
Eid Ul Fitr
Eld-l-mliad-un-nabi Pbuh
Festivals Of Flowers
Friday Following Eid-i-milad-un-nabi
Galdan Namchot
Gurez Festival
Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s Birthday
Guru Hargobind Ji’s Birthday
Guru Nanak Dev’s Birthday
Guru Nanak Dev’s Birthday
Hemis Festival
Independence Day
Jhiri Mela
Karsha Gustor
Ladakh Festival
Losar Celebrations
Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
Mansar Food And Craft Mela
Martyr’s Day
Matho Nagrang
Monastic Festivals
Navratra Festival
Purmandal Mela
Republic Day
Shab I Qadar
Shikara Festival
Sindhu Darshan Festival
Singhe Kabaab Festival
Spitok Gutor Zanskar
The Yuru Kabgyat
Thiksay Gustor
Tulip Festival
Vaishno Devi
Yuru Kabgyat
Zanskar Festival


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