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

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



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summer holiday (beginning)Monday May 23, 2016School holidays 
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End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)*Thursday June 16, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche*Thursday June 23, 2016Buddhism (Vajrayana) 
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Banks Inventory Day*Saturday July 2, 2016Banks only 
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Beh Dienkhlam*Sunday July 3, 2016Jainism 
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Behdiengkhlam*Thursday July 14, 2016Events, celebrations... 
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U Tirot Sing Day*Sunday July 17, 2016Hinduism 
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Behdeinkhlam*Thursday July 21, 2016cards/flowers 
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summer holiday (end)Saturday July 23, 2016School holidays 
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Independence Day*Monday August 15, 2016National Day 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Monday August 22, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Sri Krishna Jayanthi (Janmashtami)*Saturday September 3, 2016Hinduism 
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Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)*Wednesday September 21, 2016Muslim, Sufi 
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Banks Inventory DayThursday September 29, 2016Banks only 
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Mahatma Gandhi Birth Anniversary*Sunday October 2, 2016Secular holiday 
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Vijaya Dashami (Dasera)*Wednesday October 19, 2016Hinduism 
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Deepavali/Dipabali*Monday November 7, 2016Hinduism 
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Bhai Teeka/Panchak Yama*Wednesday November 9, 2016Hinduism 
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mid-term holiday (beginning)Wednesday November 16, 2016School holidays 
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Seng Kut Snem*Wednesday November 23, 2016Secular holiday 
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mid-term holiday (end)Saturday November 26, 2016School holidays 
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Summer holiday (beginning) -
Wednesday May 23, 2018

School holidays :


End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Saturday June 16, 2018

Muslim, Sufi : Ends the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. There were 30 days of strict fasting from sunup to sundown in honor of the first revelation to the Prophet Mohammed.


Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche -
Saturday June 23, 2018

Buddhism (Vajrayana) : Padmasambhava (in Sanskrit meaning lotus-born ) founded the Tibetan or Tantric school of Buddhism in the 8th century. In Bhutan and Tibet he is better known as Guru Rinpoche ( Precious Master ) where followers of the Nyingma school regard him as the second Buddha. http://www.arikah.net/encyclopedia/Guru_Rinpoche


Banks Inventory Day -
Tuesday July 2, 2019

Banks only : Annual Closing of the Royal Bank of India (RBI)


Beh Dienkhlam -
Wednesday July 3, 2019

Jainism : The most important festival of the Jaintias and is celebrated after the sowing is over. Khlam means ‘Plague or Pestilence’ and Beh Dien means to drive away with sticks. It is very popular and colourful festivals of the Jaintias where men only, young and old, take part in the dancing to the tune of drums and flute. Women do not take part in the dancing, but had an important role to play at home in offering sacrificial food to the spirits of the ancestors. They invoke their aid and intercession, so that life here below will be good and worthy for the next one above. Men go round the town and beat the roof of every house with bamboo poles calling upon the plague demon to leave the house. This is done early on the first day of the festival. The climax of the celebrations is the tussle, as seen in a tug of war, for a large undressed beam by two groups people opposed to each other. This festival is also an invocation to God, seeking His blessing for good harvest. [www.megipr.gov.in]


Behdiengkhlam -
Saturday July 14, 2018

Culture : The most celebrated religious festival among the Pnars. Behdienkhlam (chasing away the Demon of Cholera) is celebrated annually in July after the sowing period, the most important dance festival of the Jaintia tribes. This festival is also an invocation to God, seeking his blessings for a bumper harvest. The women however do not participate in the dancing, as they have an important function of offering sacrificial food to the spirits of the forefathers. [www.north-east-india.com]


U Tirot Sing Day -
Tuesday July 17, 2018

Hinduism : Irot Sing, also known as U Tirot Sing, was one of the chiefs of the Khasi people in the early 18th century. He drew his lineage from the Syiemlieh clan.He was Syiem (chief)of Nongkhlaw, part of the Khasi Hills. His title was Syiem — a constitutional head sharing corporate authority with his Council, generally representatives of leading clans within his territory. Tirot Sing fought against British attempts to take over control of the Khasi Hills [Wikipedia]


Behdeinkhlam -
Sunday July 21, 2019

cards/flowers : Agrarian festival that asks God to chase away plagues and diseases and to bless the people with good health and a bountiful


Summer holiday (end) -
Monday July 23, 2018

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Independence Day -
Thursday August 15, 2019

Secular holiday : Commemorates the day in 1947 when India achieved freedom from British rule


Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Wednesday August 22, 2018

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Sri Krishna Jayanthi (Janmashtami) -
Monday September 3, 2018

Hinduism : Hindu celebration of the birthday of Sri Krishna, an incarnation of Lord Krishna. Sweets, fruits and milk products are available in abundance. Sri or Shree: A prefix denoting auspiciousness


Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah) -
Friday September 21, 2018

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]


Banks Inventory Day -
Saturday September 29, 2018

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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


Vijaya Dashami (Dasera) -
Friday October 19, 2018

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)


Deepavali/Dipabali -
Wednesday November 7, 2018

Hinduism : E 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


Bhai Teeka/Panchak Yama -
Friday November 9, 2018

Hinduism : Called Bhaubeej in India, this is a Bhai Bij legend in Hindu mythology: after slaying Narkasur, Lord Krishna visited his sister Subhadra who gave him a warm welcome with sweets and flowers. She also affectionately applied tilak on Krishna's forehead. Since then the custom of celebrating Bhaubeej or Bhai Bij started. Carrying forward the Bhaubeej ceremony in traditional style, sisters' perform arti of their brother and apply a red tika on the brother's forehead. This teeka ceremony, on the occasion of Bhai Bij signifies sister's sincerest prayers for the long and happy life of her brother. In return brothers bless their sisters and treat them with Bhaubeej or cash gifts.


Mid-term holiday (beginning) -
Friday November 16, 2018

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Seng Kut Snem -
Friday November 23, 2018

Secular holiday : Seng Kut Snem is a festival of Khasi Community which is largely celebrated to preserve and exhibit their culture and traditions. The festival not only is a preservative for the culture of Khasi community it also acts as a reminder to all cultures across India to retain their cultural and religious significance.


Mid-term holiday (end) -
Monday November 26, 2018

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