Bank Holidays in West Bengal in 2019

West Bengal Upcoming Public Holidays in West Bengal

Guru Nanak Birthday
Guru Nanak Birthday

23 November 2018 This Regional holiday is in 7 days. The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the...

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2018 This Regional holiday is in 39 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

Birthday of Swami Vivekananda
Birthday of Swami Vivekananda

12 January 2019 This Regional holiday is in 57 days. West Bengal only. Swami Vivekananda was an Indian Hindu monk and chief disciple of the ...

India National and Regional Public holidays of West Bengal in 2019

Saturday January 12 Birthday of Swami Vivekananda West Bengal only
Wednesday January 23 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal. Birthday of a prominent leader in the Indian freedom movement
Saturday January 26 Republic Day
Sunday February 10 Vasant Panchami Haryana, Odisha, Punjab, Tripura, West Bengal
Thursday March 21 Doljatra Holi Dahan
Monday April 01 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Sunday April 14 Bengali New Year Tripura, West Bengal only
Sunday April 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Wednesday May 01 May Day Many states
Tuesday May 07 Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore Tripura, West Bengal
Sunday May 19 Buddha Purnima Birth of Buddha
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
Sunday September 29 Mahalaya Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Wednesday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Saturday October 05 Maha Saptami Assam, Odisha, West Bengal
Sunday October 06 Durgastami Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Telangana, West Bengal
Sunday October 06 Navami of Durga Puja Assam, Tripura,West Bengal
Tuesday October 08 Dussehra Dasara/Vijaya Dashami
Sunday October 27 Kali Puja Assam, Odisha, West Bengal
Tuesday October 29 Lakshmi Puja Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Tuesday November 12 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • 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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