A ‘dry day’ is a day when the government prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages in shops, bars, clubs, and other similar places. The reason can be special occasions or national festivals. During elections, the states concerned also observe dry days. Imagine you have planned a huge party only to realise later that it’s a dry day. Scary, isn’t it? Well, do not worry; here is a list of dry days in 2023 for you to bookmark to help you plan your parties better.
Dry Days In 2023
The first month of 2023 has 3 dry days.
January 14: Makar Sankranti
January 26: Republic Day
January 20: Martyrs’ Day (Death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi)
February too has 3 dry days.
February 15: Swami Dayanand Swami Jayanti
February 18: Mahashivratri
February 19: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti
March has only 2 dry days.
March 8: Holi
March 30: Ram Navami
This month has the highest number of dry days in 2023.
April 4: Mahavir Jayanti
April 7: Good Friday
April 14: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti
April 22: Eid-Ul-Fitr
This month begins with a dry day.
May 1: Maharashtra Day
Only one day in June is dry day.
June 29: Ashadi Ekadashi
2 dry days in July.
July 3: Guru Purnima
July 29: Muharram
August has 1 dry day.
August 15: Independence Day
This month has 3 dry days.
September 6: Janmashtami
September 19: Ganesh Chaturthi
September 28: Eid-E-Milad & Anant Chaturdashi
This month, just like April, has 4 dry days.
October 2: Gandhi Jayanti (Mahatma Gandhi’s Birth Anniversary)
October 8: Prohibition Week in Maharashtra
October 24: Dussehra
October 28: Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti
This month has only 3 dry days.
November 12: Diwali
November 23: Kartiki Ekadashi
November 27: Guru Nanak Jayanti
Only one day!
December 25: Christmas
So friends, make sure you avoid last minute scramble, disappointments and shame by bookmarking these dates and stocking up!
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Bookmak the dates now!
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