Holiday in February 2024: Plan Your Break Wisely for a Memorable Getaway

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February 2024 promises a brief yet impactful holiday season with a lineup of diverse public and bank holidays. Explore our guide for a perfect getaway, blending cultural celebrations and scenic destinations.

New Delhi, January 30, 2024 – As February approaches, the month may be short on working days, but it’s long on opportunities for a well-deserved break. Despite a concise list of public holidays, careful planning can turn this into a strategic advantage for your holiday plans. Whether you’re dreaming of a quick escape with loved ones or contemplating a solo adventure, February offers a perfect window of opportunity.

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Public Holidays in February 2024

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  1. Losar (10 to 12 February): Celebrated in Sikkim, this festival marks the first day of the Tibetan calendar, symbolizing the Tibetan New Year.
  2. Vasant Panchami (14 February): Observed in Haryana, Orissa, Punjab, Tripura & West Bengal, this Hindu festival welcomes the arrival of spring, with devotees honoring the goddess Sarasvati.
  3. Lui-Ngai-Ni (15 February): Exclusive to Manipur, this seed-sowing festival brings Naga tribes together to showcase their rich cultural heritage.
  4. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti (19 February): Maharashtra honors the birth of the great Maratha ruler, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, with processions and fervent celebrations.
  5. Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram Statehood Day (20 February): Both states celebrate their statehood with grand ceremonies and cultural events.
  6. Guru Ravidas Jayanti (24 February): Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana & Punjab pay homage to the poet and mystic Guru Ravidas.

Bank Holidays in February 2024

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  1. Second Saturday (10 February): Banks closed across all states.
  2. Lui-Ngai-Ni (15 February): Manipur observes a bank holiday.
  3. Shivaji Jayanti (19 February): Banks closed in Maharashtra.
  4. Fourth Saturday (24 February): Nationwide bank holiday.

Description of Key Holidays: February 2024

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  • Guru Ravidas Birthday: Celebrated in Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, and Punjab, it honors the poet and mystic born in Uttar Pradesh.
  • Lui-Ngai-Ni: A seed-sowing festival for Naga tribes, marking the start of their year.
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti: Commemorates the birth of the Maratha ruler with grand processions.
  • Arunachal Statehood Day: Celebrates Arunachal Pradesh becoming a state.
  • Mizoram State Day: Marks Mizoram’s incorporation as the 23rd state of India.
  • Losar: Tibetan New Year celebrated on the first day of the lunisolar calendar.
  • Vasant Panchami: Hindu festival welcoming spring, with devotees honoring Sarasvati.
  • Hazrat Ali’s Birthday: Commemorates the birth of Hazrat Ali, the fourth successor of Muhammad.

February 2024 Travel Destinations: Explore these Top destinations in February

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  • Goa
  • Mumbai
  • Agra
  • Puri
  • Kaziranga National Park
  • Udaipur
  • Varanasi
  • Ooty
  • Jaipur
  • Shillong

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With a plethora of holidays and exciting destinations to choose from, February 2024 is beckoning for a memorable vacation. Make the most of this opportune time to relax, explore, and create lasting memories.

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