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.
Hazrat Ali birthday -
Monday April 10, 2017
Culture : Hazrat Ali was the cousin of the Prophet Mohammed. His birthday is marked by special prayers in mosques.
Hazarat Ali's Birthday -
Wednesday April 11, 2018
Muslim, Sufi : Hazarat Ali was the 1st Muslim male who had accepted the Islam. Sunni and Shia were two branches of the Muslim community Ummah. He was considered as the 4th and last man of the Rashidun by the Sunnis community whereas he was considered as the 1st Imam by the Shias community. He was the only man who born at the holiest place of Islam means Kaaba sanctuary in the Mecca.
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.
Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Bucha -
Wednesday May 10, 2017
Buddhism (Theravada) : Only celebrated in Andaman & Nicobar Island, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, Mizoram, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh.
Summer holiday (beginning) -
Saturday May 20, 2017
School holidays (please double check) :