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bank strike*Friday September 2, 2016Banks only 
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optional holiday*Friday September 9, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Tuesday September 13, 2016cards/flowers 
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optional holiday*Friday September 16, 2016Hinduism 
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Pitr-paksha*Saturday September 17, 2016Events, celebrations... 
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Mahatma Gandhi Birth Anniversary*Sunday October 2, 2016Secular holiday 
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El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)Monday October 3, 2016cards/flowers 
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optional holiday*Monday October 10, 2016Hinduism 
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Vijaya Dashami (Dasera)*Tuesday October 11, 2016Hinduism 
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Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)*Wednesday October 12, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Deepavali/Dipabali*Sunday October 30, 2016Hinduism 
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optional holiday*Sunday October 30, 2016Hinduism 
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Bank strike -
Friday September 2, 2016

Banks only : Against the anti-labour policies of the Narendra Modi government


Optional holiday -
Friday September 9, 2016

Muslim, Sufi : Padwa Puja & Govardhan Puja


Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Tuesday September 13, 2016

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Optional holiday -
Friday September 16, 2016

Hinduism : Thiru Onam


Pitr-paksha -
Saturday September 17, 2016

Culture : Pitrapaksha gives a chance to repay debt to the deceased ancestors by gratifying their spirits. As such, Shraddha is a debt of the dead or ceremonies of the dead which should be performed, assuming that the dead ones are alive. The Lord of death, Yamaraja enables the dead ones to come to earth and receive offers from the descendants. This practice is made to the dead petras and pitras http://www.drikpanchang.com


Mahatma Gandhi Birth Anniversary -
Sunday October 2, 2016

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


El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Monday October 3, 2016

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Optional holiday -
Monday October 10, 2016

Hinduism : Mahanavani, an integral part of the Dasara festival (festival of triumph), a Hindu festival. It is also called Astra Puja . In simple terms, it means “Worship of Implements.


Vijaya Dashami (Dasera) -
Tuesday October 11, 2016

Hinduism : The victory of Durga on evil forces, the destruction of Vasanas (subjectivity, selfishness, desires...) and the achievement of the deepest Self. Dominance of Saraswati (pure science) over Lakshmi (applied science)


Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah) -
Wednesday October 12, 2016

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]


Deepavali/Dipabali -
Sunday October 30, 2016

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


Optional holiday -
Sunday October 30, 2016

Hinduism : Kali Puja was introduced in Bengal during the 18th century, by King (Raja) Krishnachandra of Navadvipa.[2] Kali Puja gained popularity in the 19th century, with Krishanachandra’s grandson Ishvarchandra and the Bengali elite; wealthy landowners began patronizing the festival on a grand scale.[4] Along with Durga Puja, now - Kali Puja is the biggest goddess festival in Bengal.