The Telangana government has declared a holiday for Diwali, also known as Deepavali, a festival of lights.According to the Telangana State Portal Calendar for 2023, the Diwali holiday in the state will be observed on November 12. The day has been listed under ‘General Holidays,’ however, November 12 falls on a Sunday.

In addition, this month, government holiday has been declared for Guru Nanak Jayanti and Naraka Chaturdhi Arbayeen in Telangana. However, only holidays for Diwali and Guru Nanak Jayanti have been declared under ‘General Holidays.’