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Bank Holidays in West Bengal in 2019

West Bengal Upcoming Public Holidays in West Bengal

Dr Ambedkar Jayanti
Dr Ambedkar Jayanti

14 April 2019 This Regional holiday is in 22 days. Celebrated to mark the birthday of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, an Indian jurist, politician...

Bengali New Year
Bengali New Year

15 April 2019 This Regional holiday is in 23 days. Mughal Emperor Akbar introduced the Bengali calendar in 1556 (Gregorian calendar) to ma...

Good Friday
Good Friday

19 April 2019 This Regional holiday is in 27 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

India National and Regional Public holidays of West Bengal in 2019

DayDateHolidayComments
Saturday January 12 Birthday of Swami Vivekananda West Bengal only
Wednesday January 23 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal
Saturday January 26 Republic Day
Sunday February 10 Vasant Panchami Several states
Thursday March 21 Doljatra Holi Dahan
Monday April 01 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Sunday April 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Monday April 15 Bengali New Year Tripura, West Bengal only
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Wednesday May 01 May Day Many states
Thursday May 09 Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore Tripura, West Bengal
Saturday May 18 Buddha Purnima Several states
Wednesday June 05 Idul Fitr Many states
Monday August 12 Idul Juha Bakrid. Many states
Thursday August 15 Independence Day
Tuesday September 10 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Saturday September 28 Mahalaya Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Wednesday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Saturday October 05 Maha Saptami Several states
Sunday October 06 Durgastami Several states
Monday October 07 Navami of Durga Puja Assam, Tripura,West Bengal
Tuesday October 08 Dussehra Dasara/Vijaya Dashami
Sunday October 13 Lakshmi Puja Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Sunday October 27 Kali Puja Assam, Odisha, West Bengal
Tuesday October 29 Deewali West Bengal
Tuesday November 12 Guru Nanak Birthday Several States
Wednesday 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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