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Bank Holidays in Assam in 2017

Assam Upcoming Public Holidays in Assam

Independence Day
Independence Day

15 August 2017 This National holiday is in 24 days. On the 15th of August 1947, India became completely independent

Tithi of Shrimanta Shankar Dev
Tithi of Shrimanta Shankar Dev

23 August 2017 This Regional holiday is in 32 days. Mahapurusha Srimanta Shankardeva was a saint-scholar credited with uniting Assam

Idul Juha
Idul Juha

2 September 2017 This Regional holiday is in 42 days. Commemorates the Prophet Abrahams willingness to sacrifice everything for God

India National and Regional Public holidays of Assam in 2017

DayDateHolidayComments
Saturday January 14 Pongal Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Monday January 23 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal. Birthday of a prominent leader in the Indian freedom movement
Thursday January 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Tuesday January 31 Me-dam-me-phi Assam. Ancestor festival
Monday March 13 Holi
Saturday April 01 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Friday April 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Friday April 14 Bohag Bihu Assamese New Year
Saturday April 15 Bohag Bihu Holiday Assam only
Sunday April 16 Bohag Bihu Holiday Assam only
Monday May 01 May Day Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal only
Wednesday May 10 Buddha Purnima Birth of Buddha
Monday June 26 Idul Fitr Many states
Tuesday August 15 Independence Day
Wednesday August 23 Tithi of Shrimanta Shankar Dev Assam only
Saturday September 02 Idul Juha Eid al-Adha
Sunday October 01 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Monday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Wednesday October 18 Deewali Deepawali
Wednesday October 18 Kati Bihu Assam only
Saturday November 04 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik

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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