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India (Punjab) - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070

full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for India (Punjab)

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Mahatma Gandhi Birth Anniversary*Sunday October 2, 2016Secular holiday 
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Mahanavami/Ayudha Puja*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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optional holiday*Wednesday October 12, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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optional holiday*Wednesday October 19, 2016Hinduism 
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Deepavali/Dipabali*Sunday October 30, 2016Hinduism 
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optional holiday*Tuesday November 1, 2016Secular holiday 
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Guru Nanak/Kartick Purnima/Parswanath's Rathojatra/II Poya*Monday November 14, 2016Sikhism 
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Mahatma Gandhi Birth Anniversary -
Monday October 2, 2017

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.

Mahanavami/Ayudha Puja -
Monday October 10, 2016

Hinduism : 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. Wikipedia

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]

Optional holiday -
Wednesday October 12, 2016

Muslim, Sufi : Ashura

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Wednesday October 19, 2016

Hinduism : Karaka Chaturthi Fasting day followed by married Hindu women. They thus hope to achieve longevity, as well as prosperity for their husbands

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

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Tuesday November 1, 2016

Secular holiday : New Punjab Day

Guru Nanak/Kartick Purnima/Parswanath's Rathojatra/II Poya -
Monday November 14, 2016

Sikhism : Guru Nanak Dev (1469-1539) Founder of the religion of Sikhism and the first of ten Sikh Gurus. Sikhs believe that all subsequent Gurus possessed Guru Nanak’s divinity and religious authority Wikipedia