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India (West Bengal) - 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 (West Bengal)



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Banks Inventory DaySunday April 2, 2017Banks only 
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Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar's Birthday - Maha Visuv Sankrati*Friday April 14, 2017Secular holiday 
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Bengali New Year*Friday April 14, 2017Secular holiday 
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optional holiday**Friday April 14, 2017Sikhism 
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beginning of school yearSunday April 16, 2017School holidays 
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Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Bucha**Sunday April 30, 2017Buddhism (Theravada) 
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optional holiday**Sunday April 30, 2017Muslim, Sufi 
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Labor Day/May Day*Monday May 1, 2017Secular holiday 
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Birthday of Rabindranath Tagore*Tuesday May 9, 2017Secular holiday 
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Banks Inventory Day -
Monday April 2, 2018

Banks only :


Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar's Birthday - Maha Visuv Sankrati -
Sunday April 14, 2019

Secular holiday : This lawyer and politician drafted the constitution of India. Date is confirmed in 2018


Bengali New Year -
Saturday April 14, 2018

Secular holiday : Under the Mughals, agricultural taxes were collected according to the Hijri calendar. However, as the Hijri calendar is a lunar calendar, it does not coincide with the harvest. As a result, farmers were hard-pressed to pay taxes out of season. In order to streamline tax collection, the Mughal Emperor Akbar ordered a reform of the calendar. Accordingly, Fatehullah Shirazi, a renowned scholar and astronomer, formulated the Bangla year on the basis of the lunar Hijri and Bangla solar calendars. The new year subsequently became known as Bôngabdo or Bengali year


Optional holiday -
Saturday April 14, 2018

Sikhism : Baisakhi Sikh community only


Beginning of school year -
Monday April 16, 2018

School holidays :


Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Bucha -
Monday April 30, 2018

Buddhism (Theravada) : Only celebrated in Andaman & Nicobar Island, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, Mizoram, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh. Date is confirmed in 2018


Optional holiday -
Monday April 30, 2018

Muslim, Sufi : Shab-e-Barat Muslim community only


Labor Day/May Day -
Tuesday May 1, 2018

Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .


Birthday of Rabindranath Tagore -
Wednesday May 9, 2018

Secular holiday : Also written Rabīndranātha Thākura (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), sobriquet Gurudev, was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. [Wikipedia] Date is confirmed in 2018