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2014: West Bengal

India Public holidays of West Bengal in 2014

DayDateHolidayComments
Sunday January 12 Birthday of Swami Vivekananda West Bengal only.
Thursday January 23 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only. Birthday of a prominent leader in the Indian freedom movement
Sunday January 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Tuesday February 04 Vasant Panchami Haryana, Odisha,Tripura, West Bengal only
Sunday March 16 Doljatra Holi Dahan. Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal only.
Sunday April 13 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Monday April 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Tuesday April 15 Bengali New Year Tripura, West Bengal only
Friday April 18 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Thursday May 01 May Day Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal only
Friday May 09 Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore Tripura, West Bengal. A Bengali polymath who reshaped literature and music.
Tuesday July 29 Idul Fitr All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Kerala
Friday August 15 Independence Day
Tuesday September 23 Mahalaya Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Wednesday October 01 Saptami of Durgapuja Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Thursday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Friday October 03 Dussehra Vijaya Dashami
Monday October 06 Idul Juha Bakrid. Except Tamil Nadu.
Tuesday October 07 Lakshmi Puja Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Thursday October 23 Kali Puja West Bengal only.
Tuesday November 04 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Thursday November 06 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Thursday December 25 Christmas Day

Key

National Holiday
Regional 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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