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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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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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Bhatridwitiya*Tuesday November 13, 2018Events, celebrations... 
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Mahatma Gandhi Birth Anniversary -
Tuesday October 2, 2018

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

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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. date is confirmed in 2018


Diwali (end) -
Sunday October 22, 2017

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Football Cup final -
Saturday October 28, 2017

Sports events : in Kolkata


Bhatridwitiya -
Monday November 13, 2017

Culture : Also called Bhai phonta :an event especially among Bengalis when the sister prays for her brother's safety, success and well being.This event is ceremoniously performed by the loving sister who religiously fasts the entire morning until she applies a 'phonta' of sandal wood paste on her