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

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India (Sikkim) : 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



Banks are NOT working on 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month.
Internet domain: .in - Telephone code: +91 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +5:30 (DST: no)
The 2019 calendar published on this site has been confirmed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
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Weekend: Sunday

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Durga Puja (Saptami)*Saturday October 5, 2019Hinduism 
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mid-term holiday (beginning)Sunday October 6, 2019School holidays 
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banks are closedMonday October 7, 2019Banks only 
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Durga Puja Ashtami (Nabami)*Tuesday October 8, 2019Hinduism 
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mid-term holiday (end)Wednesday October 16, 2019School holidays 
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Deepavali/Dipabali*Sunday October 27, 2019Hinduism 
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banks are closedMonday October 28, 2019Banks only 
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Bhai Teeka/Panchak Yama*Tuesday October 29, 2019Hinduism 
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Mahatma Gandhi Birth Anniversary -
Friday October 2, 2020

Secular holiday : He is the man who played a significant role in achiveing independence for India from the British Empire with his simplicity and strong will power. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as 'Bapu' or 'Father of the nation', was born on the 2nd of October in 1869, in Porbunder, Gujarat. He studied law in U.K and practiced law in South Africa. But he left his profession and returned to India to join the Indian freedom struggle. Gandhiji was a preacher of truth and 'Ahimsa'(non-violence). He started the 'Satyagraha' movement for the Indian freedom struggle. He believed in living a simple life and in 'Swadeshi'. He proved to the world that freedom can be achieved through the path of non-violence. Gandhiji is a symbol of peace and truth. www.indiaa2z.com


Durga Puja (Saptami) -
Saturday October 5, 2019

Hinduism : Seventh day of the Dashain festival. Fulpati, which means sacred flowers and leaves , is collected for three days from the jungle. The jamara (a six inch tall yellow grass) and kalash (holy vessel) to be used by the Royal Family are brought from the ancestral palace (the original royal palace used during Prithivi Narayan Shah's reign) in Gurkha in a three-day parade complete with military regiment and priests.


Mid-term holiday (beginning) -
Sunday October 6, 2019

School holidays :


Banks are closed -
Monday October 7, 2019

Banks only :


Durga Puja Ashtami (Nabami) -
Tuesday October 8, 2019

Hinduism : On the tenth day of Dashian, Dashami, the eldest of the family will give tika to all others. Parents will do this for their children and married children will visit their parents for this occasion. http://home.kabelfoon.nl/~eijkfj/engels/e-dashian.htm


Mid-term holiday (end) -
Wednesday October 16, 2019

School holidays :


Deepavali/Dipabali -
Sunday October 27, 2019

Hinduism : The Light festival starts with festivities. The week celebrates 1.Dhanteras, 2.Kali Chaudas, 3.Deepavali, 4.Navu-Varsha (new year), 5.Bhai-beej. The Vai cast is mainly concerned. May last several days


Banks are closed -
Monday October 28, 2019

Banks only :


Bhai Teeka/Panchak Yama -
Tuesday October 29, 2019

Hinduism : Called Bhaubeej in India, this is a Bhai Bij legend in Hindu mythology: after slaying Narkasur, Lord Krishna visited his sister Subhadra who gave him a warm welcome with sweets and flowers. She also affectionately applied tilak on Krishna's forehead. Since then the custom of celebrating Bhaubeej or Bhai Bij started. Carrying forward the Bhaubeej ceremony in traditional style, sisters' perform arti of their brother and apply a red tika on the brother's forehead. This teeka ceremony, on the occasion of Bhai Bij signifies sister's sincerest prayers for the long and happy life of her brother. In return brothers bless their sisters and treat them with Bhaubeej or cash gifts. (Wikipedia)