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Bank Holidays in Assam in 2016

Assam Upcoming Public Holidays in Assam

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2016 This Regional holiday is in 21 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

Pongal
Pongal

14 January 2017 This Regional holiday is in 41 days. A harvest and thanksgiving festival marking the start of spring, the end of the traditi...

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti

23 January 2017 This Regional holiday is in 50 days. Subhas Chandra Bose was an Indian nationalist who attempte to rid India of British rule...

India National and Regional Public holidays of Assam in 2016

DayDateHolidayComments
Friday January 15 Sankranti Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Telangana
Saturday January 23 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal. Birthday of a prominent leader in the Indian freedom movement
Tuesday January 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Sunday January 31 Me-dam-me-phi Assam. Ancestor festival
Wednesday March 23 Doljatra Holi Dahan
Friday March 25 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Friday April 01 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Wednesday April 13 Bohag Bihu Holiday Assam only
Thursday April 14 Bohag Bihu Assamese New Year. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam
Friday April 15 Bohag Bihu Holiday Assam only
Sunday May 01 May Day Many states
Saturday May 21 Buddha Purnima Birth of Buddha
Wednesday July 06 Idul Fitr Many states
Monday August 15 Independence Day
Thursday August 25 Janmashtami Restricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Saturday September 03 Tithi of Shrimanta Shankar Dev Assam only
Monday September 12 Idul Juha Bakrid. Except Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Sikkim.
Sunday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Saturday October 08 Maha Saptami Assam, Odisha, West Bengal
Sunday October 09 Durgastami Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Telangana, West Bengal
Monday October 10 Navami of Durga Puja Assam, Tripura,West Bengal
Tuesday October 11 Vijaya Dashami Assam, Bihar, Kerala, Odisha, Telangana, Tripura, Sikkim. Dussehra
Saturday October 29 Deepavali Assam, Goa, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Tripura
Saturday October 29 Kali Puja Assam, Odisha, West Bengal. Festival dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali
Sunday November 06 Chhath Puja Assam, Bihar, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh
Monday November 14 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Sunday December 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states

Key

National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday

Notes

  • Only the secular holidays of Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday are observed nationally.
  • Public holidays in India tend to be observed on a strictly regional basis. The above dates are Government of India holidays, when government offices will be closed nationwide. In addition, there are numerous festivals and fairs which are also observed in some states as holidays, the dates of which change from year to year.
  • Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given above are the latest known dates.
  • Although not government official holidays, Christmas Day and New Year's Day are observed nationally.

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