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India (West Bengal) - 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 (West Bengal)



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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)*Saturday September 1, 2018Muslim, Sufi 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)*Sunday September 2, 2018Muslim, Sufi 
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Mahalaya Amavasya*Wednesday September 19, 2018Secular holiday 
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mid-term holiday (beginning)Sunday September 23, 2018School holidays 
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Durga Puja (Saptami)*Thursday September 27, 2018Events, celebrations... 
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Durga Puja (Saptami)*Friday September 28, 2018Hinduism 
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Durga Puja (Astami) - Mahastami*Friday September 28, 2018Hinduism 
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Mahanavami/Ayudha Puja*Saturday September 29, 2018Hinduism 
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Durga Puja (Dashami)*Sunday September 30, 2018Hinduism 
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Banks Inventory DaySunday September 30, 2018Banks only 
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Ashura - Moharram/Dr.Babu Jagjivan Ram (may last 2 days)Monday October 1, 2018Muslim, Sufi 
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Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)*Monday October 1, 2018Muslim, Sufi 
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Mahatma Gandhi Birth Anniversary*Tuesday October 2, 2018Secular holiday 
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Lakhshmi Puja*Friday October 5, 2018Hinduism 
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mid-term holiday (end)Saturday October 6, 2018School holidays 
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Diwali (beginning)Wednesday October 17, 2018School holidays 
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Deepavali/Dipabali*Friday October 19, 2018Hinduism 
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Diwali (end)Monday October 22, 2018School holidays 
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Football Cup final**Sunday October 28, 2018Sports events 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Friday September 1, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : The second main celebration of Islam. It cele ates A aham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.


Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Saturday September 2, 2017

Muslim, Sufi : The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.


Mahalaya Amavasya -
Tuesday September 19, 2017

Secular holiday : This day of Pitr Paksha or Mahalaya Amavasya has great significance and importance for all Hindus in all parts of the world. It is the annual festival for worshipping and propitiating the spirits of our ancestors, with devout prayers for peace and spiritual tranquility.


Mid-term holiday (beginning) -
Saturday September 23, 2017

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Durga Puja (Saptami) -
Wednesday September 27, 2017

Culture : 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.


Durga Puja (Saptami) -
Thursday September 28, 2017

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. http://home.kabelfoon.nl/~eijkfj/engels/e-dashian.htm


Durga Puja (Astami) - Mahastami -
Thursday September 28, 2017

Hinduism : The main festival in Bengal in tribute to goddess Durga. Bengalis celebrate with new clothes and other gifts which are worn on the evenings when the family goes out to see the pandals (temporary structures set up to venerate Durga).


Mahanavami/Ayudha Puja -
Friday September 29, 2017

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


Durga Puja (Dashami) -
Saturday September 30, 2017

Hinduism : The main festival in Bengal in tribute to goddess Durga. Bengalis celebrate with new clothes and other gifts which are worn on the evenings when the family goes out to see the pandals (temporary structures set up to venerate Durga).


Banks Inventory Day -
Saturday September 30, 2017

Banks only :


Ashura - Moharram/Dr.Babu Jagjivan Ram (may last 2 days) -
Sunday October 1, 2017

Muslim, Sufi :


Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah) -
Sunday October 1, 2017

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]


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. www.indiaa2z.com


Lakhshmi Puja -
Thursday October 5, 2017

Hinduism : The third day of the Tihar Festival of Lights is called Laxmi puja . This is the day when Nepalis worship the goddess of wealth. On this day, early in the morning the cow is worshipped. Tika is put on her head and a garland around her neck, and then she feasts with delicious food. A cow also symbolises wealth and she is the most holy animal for Hindus.


Mid-term holiday (end) -
Friday October 6, 2017

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Diwali (beginning) -
Tuesday October 17, 2017

School holidays (please double check) :


Deepavali/Dipabali -
Thursday October 19, 2017

Hinduism : 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.


Diwali (end) -
Sunday October 22, 2017

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Football Cup final -
Saturday October 28, 2017

Sports events : in Kolkata