Sikkim State Holiday List 2024

Sikkim, a state nestled in the Himalayas, has a diverse cultural heritage influenced by its Bhutia, Lepcha, and Nepali communities. This article is going to discuss in detail about  Sikkim State Holiday List 2024. Some of the most celebrated state festivals in Sikkim include:

  1. Losar: Losar is the Tibetan New Year, and it is celebrated with great enthusiasm in Sikkim, especially by the Tibetan Buddhist community. Festivities include traditional dances, rituals, and the display of colorful Thankas (religious paintings).
  2. Saga Dawa: Saga Dawa is an important Buddhist festival that commemorates the birth, enlightenment, and death of Lord Buddha. Pilgrims often make their way to sacred sites, and religious ceremonies take place throughout the day.
  3. Phang Lhabsol: This unique festival combines the worship of Mount Kanchenjunga, the guardian deity of Sikkim, with the celebration of the military prowess of the legendary Lepcha leader Lhatsun Chenpo. It involves masked dances, rituals, and traditional music.
  4. Dasain: Celebrated by the Nepali community, Dasain is one of the major Hindu festivals. It spans over several days and involves the worship of Goddess Durga, family gatherings, feasts, and the exchange of blessings and gifts.
  5. Tihar: Also known as Deepawali or the festival of lights, Tihar is celebrated by the Nepali community. It is a five-day festival that includes the worship of various animals like cows, crows, and dogs, along with the celebration of the bond between brothers and sisters.
  6. Lhabab Duechen: This Buddhist festival commemorates the descent of Lord Buddha from the celestial realm. It is considered a highly auspicious day for prayers, visits to monasteries, and acts of kindness.
  7. Drupka Teshi: Celebrated to mark the first sermon of Lord Buddha, Drupka Teshi involves religious processions, prayers, and ceremonies. Devotees gather at monasteries to listen to teachings and celebrate the occasion.
  8. Bumchu Festival: Bumchu is a unique religious festival celebrated at the Tashiding Monastery. The highlight of the festival is the unveiling of a sacred vessel containing holy water, and the level of water is believed to foretell the fortune of the region for the coming year.
  9. Maghe Sankranti: Celebrated by the Nepali community, Maghe Sankranti marks the winter solstice. It involves taking ritualistic baths, offering prayers, and consuming traditional dishes like sesame seeds and molasses.
Republic Day26-Jan-2024 Friday
Holi25-Mar-2024 Monday
Good Friday29-Mar-2024 Friday
Id-ul-Fitr11-Apr-2024 Thursday
Ram Navami17-Apr-2024 Wednesday
Mahavir Jayanti21-Apr-2024 Sunday
Buddha Purnima23-May-2024 Thursday
Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)17-Jun-2024 Monday
Muharram17-Jul-2024 Wednesday
Independence Day15-Aug-2024 Thursday
Janmashtami (Vaishnava)26-Aug-2024 Monday
Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad
16-Sep-2024 Monday
Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday2-Oct-2024 Wednesday
Dussehra12-Oct-2024 Saturday
Diwali (Deepavali)31-Oct-2024 Thursday
Guru Nanak’s Birthday15-Nov-2024 Friday
Christmas Day25-Dec-2024 Wednesday


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