List of 2017 Holidays for West Bengal- National Public and Bank Holidays

Year 2017 is almost ahead and 2016 is about to finish. In the coming New Year people would like to start their new year and go by a new resolution, new planning and all. For this foremost important thing that is required is calendar. Calendar is nothing but a booklet that covers all the dates month and days wise holiday list. Now going through the calendar to get information regarding holiday lists other than Sundays is a very lengthy process. So we have made your way easy by enlisting all the holidays list together. These are categorized by Public holidays, Bank holidays, National Holidays and festivals. Now with a single view you can find the holiday dates month wise for the year 2017. Those who reside in the state West Bengal will find it user friendly and helpful as because it covers all the holiday and festival lists that specially related to the state West Bengal.

 

Date/Month                       Day                                 Holiday                             Reason

 

19th January                       Thursday                       Swami Vivekananda          Vivekananda
Birthday                         Jayanti

23rd January                       Monday                         Netaji Subhas Chandra         Netaji Birth
Bose Jayanti                     Date

26th January                       Thursday                       Republic Day                      Constitution
of India formed

1st February                       Wednesday                   Vasant                           Saraswati Puja                                                                               Panchami
12th March                        Sunday                             Doljatra                        Holika Dahan

 

1st April                              Saturday                          Bank Holiday               Annual Accounts
closure of banks

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9th April                              Sunday                            Mahavir Jayanti            Birth of Mahavir

 

14th April                           Friday                              Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti         Birth date of
& Good Friday                 Dr.Ambedkar/                                                                                                                        Easter

 

15th April                           Saturday                        Bengali New Year             Begining of
Bengali Year

1st May                              Monday                           May Day                        Labor Day

9th May                             Tuesday                          Rabindra Nath  Tagore     Tagore
Jayanti                           Date of birth

 

26th June                          Monday                          Idul Fitr                         Muslim’s Festival

 

15th August                      Tuesday                          Independence day          India set free

2nd September                 Saturday                         Idul Juha                         Bakrid

 

19th September                Tuesday                          Mahalaya                    Beginning of                                                                                                                           Dasehra
27th September                 Wednesday                     Saptami                    Saptami of
Durga Puja

 

30th September                 Saturday                          Dussehra                  Vijaya                                                                                                                                  Dashami

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1st October                         Sunday                          Muharram (10th Day)   Day of
Ashurah

 

2nd October                        Monday                          Gandhi Jayanti          Mahatma Gandhi                                                                                                                   Birth day
5thOctober                        Thursday                          Lakshmi Puja             Godess Lakshmi                                                                                                                     worship

18th October                       Wednesday                     Kali Puja                   Festival of Hindu

4th November                      Saturday                       Guru Nanak Jayanti        Birth date of
Guru Nanak Saheb

The above mentioned holiday list are for all over India and especially for West Bengal. Among these holiday list some are national holiday, some are public holiday and others are list of festivals. Republic Holiday, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi Birthday come under National Holiday list. As per holidays related to festivals concerned, then it is important to mention that dates of Muslim holidays can be changed or different depending upon the various phases of moon. There are few holidays that ore observed all over India like- Christmas Days, New Year Day etc. Whereas festivals are celebrated primarily state and city wise depending upon the religion, culture, trend etc followed by the citizen. We have tried to make a brief of all holiday lists. We hope it will be helpful to our readers.

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