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2015: west_bengal

west_bengal, India National public holidays of west_bengal, India in 2015

DayDateHolidayComments
Monday January 12 Jan 12 Birthday of Swami Vivekananda West Bengal only.
Friday January 23 Jan 23 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal. Birthday of a prominent leader in the Indian freedom movement
Saturday January 24 Jan 24 Vasant Panchami Haryana, Odisha,Tripura, West Bengal only
Monday January 26 Jan 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Thursday March 05 Mar 5 Doljatra Holi Dahan. Assam, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal only.
Thursday April 02 Apr 2 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Friday April 03 Apr 3 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Tuesday April 14 Apr 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Wednesday April 15 Apr 15 Bengali New Year Tripura, West Bengal only
Friday May 01 May 1 May Day Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal only
Saturday May 09 May 9 Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore Tripura, West Bengal. A Bengali polymath who reshaped literature and music.
Saturday July 18 Jul 18 Idul Fitr All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh
Saturday August 15 Aug 15 Independence Day
Thursday September 24 Sep 24 Idul Juha Bakrid.
Friday October 02 Oct 2 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti.
Monday October 12 Oct 12 Mahalaya Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Tuesday October 20 Oct 20 Saptami of Durgapuja Assam, Odisha, Sikkim, Tripura, West Bengal
Wednesday October 21 Oct 21 Ayudha Puja Assam, Karnataka, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal
Thursday October 22 Oct 22 Dussehra Vijaya Dashami.
Saturday October 24 Oct 24 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Monday October 26 Oct 26 Lakshmi Puja West Bengal only.
Tuesday November 10 Nov 10 Kali Puja Odisha West Bengal only. Falls on same date as Diwali
Wednesday November 25 Nov 25 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Friday December 25 Dec 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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