Manipur Holidays for the Calendar Year 2018

Manipur listed festivals holidays falling on second saturday and sundays are:

  • Sajibu Nongmapanba is on 18th March Sunday
  • Cheiraoba is by 14th April falling on 2nd Saturday
  • Kang Rathajatra is on 14th July again on iind Saturday
  • Jananeta Irawat Birth Day on 30th September Sunday

Some of the Festival as per the Annexure I, might be replaced in terms of the Districts and the Manipur bhawans, Kolkota, Delhi & Guwahati by Holidays of local significance after getting prior approval of the govt. by 31st January, 2018. The above 3 events might, however, be comprised as Restricted Holidays in the Hill Districts & the Manipur Bhawan .

Likewise few festivals like Imoinu Iratpa and Gaan-Nqai comes two times within a year however this time for the calendar year 2018 these festivals occurs only once.

Name of the Festival No. of Day Gregorian Calendar National Calendar Manipuri Calendar Days
New Year’s Day 1 01-Jan 11 Pousa 14 Wakching Monday
Death Anniversary of (L) Maharaja Gambhir Singh 1 09-Jan 19 Pousa 23 Wakching Tuesday
Republic Day 1 26-Jan 6 Magha 9 Phairen Friday
Lui-Ngai-Ni 1 15-Feb 26 Magha 30 Phairen Thursday
Yaosang (Dolljatra) 2 02-Mar 11 Phalgun 15/16 Lamta Friday
Good Friday 1 30-Mar 9 Chaitra 14 Sajibu Friday
Khongjam Day 1 23-Apr 3 Vaisakha 8 Kalen Monday
May Day 1 01-May 11 Vaisakha 16 Kalen Tuesday
Idul-Fitr 1 16-Jun 26 Jyaishtra 3 Inga Saturday
Patriot’s Day 1 13-Aug 22 Sravan 2 Thawan Monday
Independent Day 1 15-Aug 24 Sravan 4 Thawan Wednesday
Idul Zuha 1 22-Aug 31 Sravan 11 Thawan Wednesday
Janma Ashtami 1 03-Sep 12 Bhadra 23 Thawan Monday
Gandhi Jayanti 1 02-Oct 10 Asvina 22/23 langban Tuesday
Mera Chaoren Houba of Lainingthou Sanamahi 1 10-Oct 18 Asvina 1 Mera Wednesday
Durga Ashtami 1 17-Oct 25 Asvina 8 Mera Wednesday
Mera Houchongba 1 24-Oct 2 Kartira 15 Mera Wednesday
Kut 1 01-Nov 10 Kartika 23 Mera Thursday
Diwali(Deepavali) 1 07-Nov 16 Kartika 30 Mera Wednesday
Ningol Chakkouba 1 09-Nov 18 Kartika 2 Hiyangei Friday
Milad-un-Nabi 1 21-Nov 30 Kartika 13 Hiyangei Wednesday
Nupi-Lal 1 12-Dec 21 Agrahayan 5 Poinu Wednesday
Christmas 1 25-Dec 4 Pausha 18 Poinu Tuesday



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