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Holidays in October 2013 in India, UK, Canada

Here are the holidays which will be observed in the month of October 2013 in India, UK and Canada. The holidays are those which are being announced by the local or the national government of the above mentioned countries and are considered as official because they are either on the account of any national day, remembering of any national hero or even the religious festivals or occasions concerning various religions which are being accommodated in the countries.

Let us have the view of the holidays in the month of October 2013 for India as officially there will be 7 official holidays in India but out of those seven two of them are very much important. One is on the 2nd October 2013 which is Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti celebrated on account of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi and the second is on the 16th October 2013 which is due to the Eid-ul-Adha which is the religious occasion for the Muslims living in India.

Holidays in October 2013 in India

Holidays in October 2013 in India

Date

Day

Occasion

2nd October 2013

Wednesday

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

11th October 2013

Friday

Maha Saptami

12th October 2013

Saturday

Maha Ashtami

13th October 2013

Sunday

Dussehra

16th October 2013

Wednesday

Eid-al-Adha

18th October 2013

Friday

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti

22nd October 2013

Tuesday

Karaka Chaturthi

In United Kingdom and Wales there will be 4 national holidays in which the first one will be on the 5th of October which will be the Hindu traditional religious day which is the First day of Navaratri (Hindu) and Muslim religious festival which is the Eid-al-Adha is also a national holiday in Canada which will be on the 15th October 2013.

Holidays in October 2013 in UK

Holidays in October 2013 in UK

Date

Day

Occasion

5th October 2013

Saturday

First day of Navaratri (Hindu)

15th October 2013

Tuesday

Eid-al-Adha

31st October 2013

Thursday

Samhain (Pagan)

31st October 2013

Thursday

Halloween

There are four holidays which are considered to be official for the month of October 2013 in Canada as on the 4th October there will be the Feast of St Francis of Assisi on which people do take their pets to visit the noble churches, on the 14th of October it is the Thanksgiving day which is also the national holiday in Canada. Muslim religious festival which is the Eid-al-Adha is also a national holiday in Canada which will be on the 15th October 2013.

Holidays in October 2013 in Canada

Holidays in October 2013 in Canada

Date

Day

Occasion

4th October 2013

Friday

Feast of St Francis of Assisi

14th October 2013

Monday

Thanksgiving Day

15th October 2013

Tuesday

Eid-al-Adha

31st October 2013

Thursday

Halloween

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