School Holidays and Important Days in October 2023

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List of School Holidays, Important Days and Dates in October 2023

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List Of Important Days in October 2023 
Date Important Days in October
1st October International Day for the Elderly
1st October International Coffee Day
1st October World Vegetarian Day
1st October International Music Day
2nd October Lal Bahadur Shastri Birthday
2nd October Gandhi Jayanti
2nd October International Day of Non-Violence
2nd October World Habitat Day
4th October World Animal Welfare Day
5th October World Teachers’ Day
6th October World Cerebral Palsy Day
6th October World Smile Day
7th October World Cotton Day
8th October Indian Air Force Day
9th October World Post Office Day
10th October World Mental Health Day
10th October National Post Day
11th October International Girl Child Day
12th October World Arthritis Day
12th October World Sight Day
13th October UN International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
13th October World Egg Day
14th October World Standard Day
15th October World Students Day
15th October International Day of Rural Women
15th October World White Cane Day
15th October Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day
15th October Global Handwashing Day
16th October World Food Day
16th October World Anaesthesia Day
17th October International Poverty Eradication Day
20th October National Solidarity Day
20th October World Osteoporosis Day
21st October Police Martyrs’ Day
22nd October International Stuttering Awareness Day
24th October United Nations Day
24th October ITBP Raising Day
24th October World Polio Day
24th October World Development Information Day
27th October World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
29th October World Stroke Day
30th October World Thrift Day
31st October Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day)
31st October Halloween Day

Special Days in October Month 2023 

In India, the month of October holds several significant days, both of national importance and those recognized globally. Here’s a list of some of the notable days celebrated or observed in October 2023 in India:

October 2 – Gandhi Jayanti: Celebrates the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule.
October 8 – Indian Air Force Day: Celebrates the official foundation day of the Indian Air Force.
October 24 – Vijaya Dashami/Dussehra: One of the major Hindu festivals, it marks the victory of Lord Rama over the demon king Ravana. (Note: The date may vary based on the lunar calendar.)
October 24 – United Nations Day: Though it’s a global observance, various events and activities take place in India to commemorate the founding of the United Nations.

In addition to these, India observes several global days in October, like World Mental Health Day, World Food Day, etc. There might also be regional festivals or observances specific to certain states or communities in October.

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School Holidays in October 2023 Details 

Day and Date Name
Monday, October 2, 2023 Gandhi Jayanti
October 24, 2023 Dusshehra
Saturday, October 28, 2023 Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti

Saturdays and Sundays in October 2023

Saturday 7-14-21-28
Sunday 1-8-15-22-29
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Bank Holidays in October 2023: As per the instructions of Reserve Bank of India, Banks will be closed on all national holidays, with additional closures on regional holidays specific to each state. Please Note Regional holidays are decided by the state government.

Date Day Observance/Festival
2 October 2023 Monday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
12 October 2023 Sunday Naraka Chaturdashi (celebrated in several states)
14 October 2023 Second Saturday Mahalaya (Mainly in Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura and West Bengal)
15 October 2023 Sunday Ghatasthapana (celebrated in several states)
15 October 2023 Sunday Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti (Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan)
18 October 2023 Wednesday Kati Bihu (Assam)
19 October 2023 Tuesday Samvatsari Festival (Gujarat)
21 October 2023 Saturday Durga Puja (Maha Saptami)
22 October 2023 Sunday Maha Ashtami (Many states across India)
23 October 2023 Monday Maha Navami / Ayudha puja
24 October 2023 Tuesday Dussehra/ Vijayadashami/ Durga Puja
25 October 2023 Wednesday Durga Puja (Dasai)
26 October 2023 Thursday Durga Puja (Dasai)/ Accession Day
27 October 2023 Friday Durga Puja (Dasai)
28 October 2023 Fourth Saturday Lakshmi Puja, Pargat Diwas
31 October 2023 Tuesday Birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Now you can Explore the october 2023 calendar for school holidays, public holidays, and important days. Stay updated on events, festivals, and key dates in october 2023. Perfect for planning holidays and tracking significant days.

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