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India (Punjab) : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

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India (Punjab) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the current 2 months



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Ramanavani*Sunday March 25, 2018Hinduism 
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Ramanavani*Monday March 26, 2018Hinduism 
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Mahavir Jayanti*Thursday March 29, 2018Jainism 
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Good Friday*Friday March 30, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Banks Inventory DayMonday April 2, 2018Banks only 
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Basava Jayanthi*Wednesday April 18, 2018Hinduism 
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Labor Day/May Day*Tuesday May 1, 2018Secular holiday 
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summer holiday (beginning)Thursday May 31, 2018School holidays 
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End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)*Friday June 15, 2018Muslim, Sufi 
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Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji*Saturday June 16, 2018Secular holiday 
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Half-day holiday**Thursday June 21, 2018Secular holiday 
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Banks Inventory Day*Monday July 2, 2018Banks only 
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summer holiday (end)Saturday July 7, 2018School holidays 
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Shaheed Udham Singh martyrdom*Tuesday July 31, 2018Secular holiday 
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Independence Day*Wednesday August 15, 2018National Day 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Wednesday August 22, 2018cards/flowers 
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Sri Krishna Jayanthi (Janmashtami)*Monday September 3, 2018Hinduism 
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Public holiday*Wednesday September 12, 2018Secular holiday 
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Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)*Friday September 21, 2018Muslim, Sufi 
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Birthday of S.Bhagat Singh JiFriday September 28, 2018Sikhism 
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Banks Inventory DaySaturday September 29, 2018Banks only 
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Martyrdom of Bhagat Singh -
Saturday March 23, 2019

Culture : Bhagat Singh (28 September 1907 – 23 March 1931) was an Indian freedom fighter, considered to be one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement. He is often referred to as Shaheed Bhagat Singh (the word shaheed meaning martyr ).


Ramanavani -
Sunday March 25, 2018

Hinduism : Festivities take place in the Rama temples. recitation of the Ramayana (Perayana), which can last up to 9 days. Classical music and sacred chants.


Ramanavani -
Monday March 26, 2018

Hinduism : Festivities take place in the Rama temples. recitation of the Ramayana (Perayana), which can last up to 9 days. Classical music and sacred chants.


Mahavir Jayanti -
Thursday March 29, 2018

Jainism : Jain festival honoring Lord Mahavira on the founder's birthday.


Good Friday -
Friday March 30, 2018

Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.


Banks Inventory Day -
Monday April 2, 2018

Banks only :


Guru Nabha Das -
Monday April 8, 2019

Secular holiday :


Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar's Birthday - Maha Visuv Sankrati -
Sunday April 14, 2019

Secular holiday : This lawyer and politician drafted the constitution of India. Date is confirmed in 2018


Basava Jayanthi -
Wednesday April 18, 2018

Hinduism : Guru Basavanna (also known as Guru Basavanna or Basaveshwara (1134–1196)) was a philosopher and a social reformer. He fought against the caste system and rituals in Hinduism. He is also called Vishwa Guru and Bhakti-Bhandari. His teachings and preachings go beyond all boundaries and are universal and eternal. He was a great humanitarian. Guru Basavanna advocated a new way of life wherein the divine experience was the center of life giving equal opportunity to all aspirants regardless of the gender, caste, and social status. The cornerstone behind his movement was the firm belief in a universal concept of God. Guru Basavanna has a proponent of monotheistic concept of formless God.[1] [2] Wikipedia


Labor Day/May Day -
Tuesday May 1, 2018

Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .


Summer holiday (beginning) -
Thursday May 31, 2018

School holidays :


Day of Mourning -
Thursday June 6, 2019

Culture : Commemoration of the June 1984 attack on Golden Temple.


End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Friday June 15, 2018

Muslim, Sufi : Ends the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. There were 30 days of strict fasting from sunup to sundown in honor of the first revelation to the Prophet Mohammed.


Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji -
Saturday June 16, 2018

Secular holiday : Guru Arjun (1563 - 1606) laid the foundation of the Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in the middle of the tank of Amritsar. All of the Sikhs desired that it should be the tallest building in the new town. Guru Arjan Dev however felt otherwise. He reminded his followers that humility should be a great virtue. The temple was therefore built on as low an elevation as possible. sikhs.org


Half-day holiday -
Thursday June 21, 2018

Secular holiday : On the occasion of International Day of Yoga morning only


Banks Inventory Day -
Monday July 2, 2018

Banks only : Annual Closing of the Royal Bank of India (RBI)


Summer holiday (end) -
Saturday July 7, 2018

School holidays :


Shaheed Udham Singh martyrdom -
Tuesday July 31, 2018

Secular holiday : (December 26, 1899 – July 31, 1940) was an Indian independence activist, best known for assassinating Michael O'Dwyer in March 1940 in what has been described as an avenging of the Jallianwalla Bagh Massacre. Udham Singh Kamboj changed his name to Mohammad Singh Azad, symbolizing the unification of the three major religions of India: Hinduism, Islam and Sikhism. Singh is considered one of the best-known revolutionaries of the Indian independence struggle.


Independence Day -
Wednesday August 15, 2018

Secular holiday : Commemorates the day in 1947 when India achieved freedom from British rule


Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Wednesday August 22, 2018

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Sri Krishna Jayanthi (Janmashtami) -
Monday September 3, 2018

Hinduism : Hindu celebration of the birthday of Sri Krishna, an incarnation of Lord Krishna. Sweets, fruits and milk products are available in abundance. Sri or Shree: A prefix denoting auspiciousness


Public holiday -
Wednesday September 12, 2018

Secular holiday : To commemorate the Saragarhi Day in memory of the historic battle of Saragarhi. The Battle of Saragarhi was fought before the Tirah Campaign on 12 September 1897 between Sikh soldiers of the British Indian Army and Pashtun Orakzai tribesmen.


Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah) -
Friday September 21, 2018

Muslim, Sufi : The first day of the year is observed on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar. The first Islamic year beginning in 610 AD during which the emigration of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina, known as the Hijra [Wikipedia]


Birthday of S.Bhagat Singh Ji -
Friday September 28, 2018

Sikhism :


Banks Inventory Day -
Saturday September 29, 2018

Banks only :