School holidays in September 2023: Significance and celebrations

School holidays in September 2023: Hey there, as September begins, schools in India are getting ready for some special holidays. These holidays are important because they’re all about celebrating teachers and our culture. Let’s find out why we get time off school for them!

September 2023 School Holidays List

Exciting news! The holiday season is almost here, and we can’t wait to have loads of fun. Who doesn’t love holidays, right? We’ve got some cool updates for you about when you can expect your school holidays.

  • September 5: Teachers’ Day. This is a national holiday celebrated to honor teachers and their contribution to society. On this day, students and parents express their gratitude to their teachers by giving them gifts and flowers.
  • September 6 or 7: Janmashtami. This is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. It is celebrated with great pomp and circumstance, with people fasting, praying, and visiting temples. In some parts of India, there are also large public processions and reenactments of Krishna’s life.
  • September 8-10: G20 Summit. This is a major international summit of the world’s 20 largest economies. It is being hosted in Delhi, India, this year. Schools in Delhi are likely to be closed during this time to facilitate the summit and manage traffic congestion.
  • September 19: Ganesh Chaturthi. This is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed god of wisdom and prosperity. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm, with people setting up pandals (temporary shrines) and worshiping Ganesha with prayers, songs, and dances.
  • September 28: Milad un-Nabi. This is a Muslim festival that celebrates the birthday of Prophet Muhammad. It is celebrated with prayers, feasting, and visiting the mosque.

In addition to these holidays, there may be other school holidays in September depending on the state or region. For example, some states may have holidays for local festivals or for religious holidays that are not celebrated nationwide.

Upcoming School Holidays for 2023 to 2024

School Holidays in October 2023

Day and Date Name
Monday, October 2, 2023 Gandhi Jayanti
Thursday, October 19, 2023 to Tuesday, October 24, 2023 Maha Panchami – Dusshehra / Bijaya Dashami
Saturday, October 28, 2023 Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti

School Holidays in November 2023

Day and Date Name
Sunday, November 12, 2023 Diwali
Wednesday, November 15, 2023 Bhai Duj
Sunday, November 19, 2023 Chhat Puja
Friday, November 24, 2023 Guru Tegh Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day
Monday, November 27, 2023 Guru Nanak Jayanti

School Holidays in December 2023

Day and Date Name
Sunday, December 24, 2023 Christmas Eve
Monday, December 25, 2023 Christmas
Sunday, December 31, 2023 New Year’s Eve
Winter vacation

School Holidays in January 2024

Day and Date Name
Monday, January 1, 2024 New Year’s Day
Sunday, January 14, 2024 Lohri
Monday, January 15, 2024 Pongal
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 Guru Govind Singh Jayanti
Thursday, January 25, 2024 Hazarat Ali’s Birthday
Friday, January 26, 2024 Republic Day

School Holidays in February 2024

Day and Date Name
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Vasant Panchami / Saraswati Puja
Monday, February 19, 2024 Shivaji Jayanti
Saturday, February 24, 2024 Guru Ravidas Jayanti

School Holidays in March 2024

Day and Date Name
Tuesday, March 5, 2024 Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
Friday, March 8, 2024 Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
Monday, March 25, 2024 Holi
Thursday, March 28, 2024 Maundy Thursday
Friday, March 29, 2023 Good Friday
Sunday, March 31, 2023 Easter

School Holidays in April 2024

Day and Date Name
Tuesday, April 9, 2024 Chaitra Sukhladi / Ugadi / Gudi Padwa
Thursday, April 11, 2024 Eid-ul-Fitr (Tentative)
Saturday, April 13, 2024 Vaisakhi
Sunday, April 14, 2024 Ambedkar Jayanti
Wednesday, April 17, 2024 Rama Navami
Sunday, April 21, 2024 Mahavir Jayanti

Delhi School Holidays List 2023

Check the list of School Holidays in Delhi for 2023 below:

Holiday Date
Republic Day January 26
Holi March 3
Ram Navami March 30
Mahavir Jayanti April 4
Good Friday April 7
Id-ul-Fitr April 22
Buddha Purnima May 5
Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) June 29
Muharram July 29
Independence Day August 15
Janmashtami (Vaishnva) September 7
Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad) September 28
Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday October 2
Dussehra October 24
Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday October 28
Diwali (Deepavali) November 11
Guru Nanak’s Birthday November 27
Christmas Day December 25

Uttar Pradesh School Holidays List 2023

Holiday Date
Republic Day January 26
Hazrat Ali Birthday February 4
Maha Shivaratri February 18
Holi March 8
Rama Navami March 30
Mahavir Jayanti April 4
Dr B R Ambedkar Jayanti April 14
Good Friday April 7
Eid-ul-Fitr April 22
Buddha Purnima May 5
Bakrid/ Eid-al-Adha June 29 – 30
Muharram July 28
Raksha Bandhan August 30 – 31
Independence Day August 15
Janmashtami September 6 – 7
Gandhi Jayanti October 2
Maha Navami October 23
Vijaya Dashami October 24
Eid-e-Milad/ Milad-un-Nabi September 28
Diwali November 12
Bhai Dooj November 14
Guru Nanak Jayanti November 27
Christmas December 25

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