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Bank Holidays in Assam in 2017

Assam Upcoming Public Holidays in Assam

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2016 This Regional holiday is in 14 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

Pongal
Pongal

14 January 2017 This Regional holiday is in 34 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 43 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 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, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal only
Wednesday May 10 Buddha Purnima Birth of Buddha
Monday June 26 Idul Fitr Many states
Tuesday August 15 Independence Day
Saturday September 02 Idul Juha Many states
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
Monday 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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