Banks Inventory Day -
Saturday April 1, 2017
Banks only :
Tuesday April 4, 2017
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.
Babu Jagjivan Ram birthday -
Thursday April 5, 2018
Secular holiday : Known popularly as Babuji, he was a freedom fighter and a social reformer hailing from the scheduled castes of Bihar in India. He was from the Chamar caste and was a leader for his community. He was instrumental in foundation of the 'All-India Depressed Classes League', an organization dedicated to attaining equality for untouchables, in 1935 and was elected to Bihar Legislative Assembly in 1937, that is when he organized rural labour movement. [Wikipedia]
Good Friday -
Friday April 14, 2017
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.
Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar's Birthday - Maha Visuv Sankrati -
Saturday April 14, 2018
Secular holiday : This lawyer and politician drafted the constitution of India.
Labour Day -
Monday May 1, 2017
Secular holiday :