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.
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.
Summer holiday (beginning) -
Friday May 26, 2017
School holidays (please double check) :
Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji -
Monday May 29, 2017
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