British Council Division, British High Commission, 17 Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Delhi 110001
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 Note: In light of the rapidly evolving Covid-19 situation, our Delhi library will remain closed until further notice. The online book ordering and pick up service will be available from Monday - Friday. 

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Head to the library section if you're interested in our digital library and find out more about our recreational and skill based programmes online.

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British Council

Opening hours and holidays

Public holiday closing dates 2022

Date Day Holiday
1-Jan-2022 Saturday New Year's Day
26-Jan-2022 Wednesday Republic Day
18-Mar-2022 Friday Holi/ Doljatra
15-Apr-2022 Friday Good Friday/ Bengali New Year/ Bahag Bihu
3-Jun-2022 Friday Platinum Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II's monarchy
11-Aug-2022 Thursday Raksha Bandhan
15-Aug-2022 Monday Independence Day
2-Oct-2022 Sunday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti/ Maha Saptami
5-Oct-2022 Wednesday Dussehra
24-Oct-2022 Monday Diwali
25-Oct-2022 Tuesday Govardhan Pooja
26-Oct-2022 Wednesday Bhai Dooj
8-Nov-2022 Tuesday Guru Nanak Birthday
24-Dec-2022 Saturday Christmas Eve
25-Dec-2022 Sunday Christmas Day

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