PHPA-II HOLIDAY LIST 2019

PHPA-II employee will observe 19 Gazetted Holidays & 3 out of 10 Restricted Holidays in the Calendar year 2019 as per the  list given below:

Sl. No.Holiday listDateStatus
1Winter Solstice (Nyilo)02.01.2019GH
2Traditional Day of Offering (chunipa Losar)06.01.2019GH
3Republic Day of India26.01.2019RH
4Losar (New Year)05.06.2019RH
5Birth Anniversary of his Majesty the King21.02.2019
22.02.2019
23.02.2019
GH
GH
RH
6Holi21.03.2019RH

7Death Anniversary of Zhabdrung ( Zhabdrung kuchoe)14.04.2019GH
8Birth Anniversary of the Third King02.05.2019GH
9Lord Buddha’s Parinirvana17.06.2019GH
10Birth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche11.07.2019GH
11First Sermon of Lord Buddha04.08.2019GH
12Independence Day of India15.08.2019RH
13Blessed Rainy Day23.09.2019 GH
14Thimphu Drupchoe (for Thimphu only)03.10.2019GH
15Thimphu Tshechu
(for Thimphu only)
07.10.2019
08.09.2019
GH
16Wangdue Tshechu ***05.10.2019
06.10.2019
07.10.2019
GH
GH
GH
RH
17Dassain19.10.2019RH
18Deepawali (Deepavali)27.10.2019RH
19Coronation Day of His Majesty the King01.11.2019GH
20Chukha Tshechu (Chukha only)04-05.11.2019
06.11.2019
RH
GH
21Birth Anniversary of the 4th Druk Gyalpo/ Constitution Day11.11.2019GH
22Descending Day of Lord Buddha19.11.2019
GH
RH
RH
23National Day17.12.2019GH
24Christmas Day25.12.2019RH

*** For Wangdue Only 

Dates for Tshechu holidays  will be observed by the employees located at their respective Dzongkhags Only.

GH – Gazetted holidays       RH – Restricted holiday