Dussehra Holidays in Schools 2023

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Dussehra Holidays in School

Dussehra is celebrated across all states of India as it is one of the major events that took place in Indian history. The Government authorities have declared Dussehra holidays in Schools as per the Hindu Lunar Calendar. Generally, there are only 1 or 2 Dussehra holidays in Schools. This year, on 24 October 2023, schools will remain closed on the occasion of Dussehra (Vijayadashmi). Some schools will also remain closed on 23 October 2023 due to Dusshera (Mahanavmi). continue reading to get the update about the Dussehra Holidays in Schools!

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Dussehra Holidays in School

In India, Dussehra Holidays in School typically depend on the state and the specific school’s academic calendar. Schools in India often have one day off for Dussehra, but the duration may vary from one day to several days, depending on the region and the school’s policies.

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For example, in Telangana, the Dusshera holidays will commence on 13 October 2023 and end on 25 October 2023 as per the academic calendar published by the School Education Department.

Likewise, schools in Uttar Pradesh will remain closed for two days Monday and Tuesday i.e. 23 October 2023 for Dussehra (Mahanavmi), and 24 October 2023 for Dussehra (Vijayadashmi).

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School Holiday List: October 2023

Here is the list of school holidays in the month of October 2023:

2 October 2023Gandhi Jayanti
23 October 2023Navrati
24 October 2023Dussehra
28 October 2023Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti
Source: Central Government Employees News

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How many days are there in Dasara Holidays?

There are approximately 10-15 days of school holidays for Dussehra in some states. To compensate for the academic loss due to holidays, schools conduct extra classes on Saturdays and Sundays.

Do we have holidays on Dussehra?

Dussehra is a public holiday for schools, offices, and businesses. This auspicious day is to celebrate the victory of good over evil by burning the effigy of the demon Ravan.

Which month is the Dussehra Holiday?

This year, the Dussehra Holiday in School is held on 24 October 2023.

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