West Bengal (India) – Public Holidays 2012

Check 2012 holidays for West Bengal government, India.

  • Public Holidays declared by the West Bengal government for the year 2012.

Find day and date of holidays like Maha Shivratri, Holi,Basava Jayanthi, Good Friday, Sri Krishnashtami, Id-Ul-Fitr, Ganesh Chaturthi, Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi, Durga Puja Ashtami (Nabami)*Vijaya Dashami, Diwali, Christmas and many more.


West Bengal – Holidays 2012
Month Day Week Day Name
January 23 Monday Netaji’s Birthday
January 26 Thursday Republic Day
January 28 Saturday Basant Panchami
March 8 Thursday Dol Jatra
April 2 Monday Yearly Closing of bank account *
April 6 Friday Good Friday
April 14 Saturday Bengali New Years’ Day
May 1 Tuesday May Day
August 15 Wednesday Independence Day
August 20 Monday Id-Ul-Fitr
September 29 Saturday Half Yearly Closing of bank account*
October 2 Tuesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi
October 15 Monday Mahalaya
October 21 Sunday Durga Puja Saptami
October 22 Monday Durga Puja Ashtami
October 23 Tuesday Nabami
October 24 Wednesday Vijaya Dashami
October 27 Saturday Bakri Id ( Idul Zuha )
October 29 Monday Maharshi Valmiki’s Birthday
November 13 Tuesday Kali Puja
November 25 Sunday Muharram
November 28 Wednesday Guru Nanak Jayanthi
December 25 Tuesday Christmas

The Governor is pleased to declare that: the following days may be observed as Sectional Holidays in the year 2012 for the employees of different communities mentioned against each:-

West Bengal – Holidays 2012
Month Day Week Day Name
April 4 Wednesday Mahaveer Jayanti
April 7 Saturday Ester Sunday
April 13 Friday Baisakhi
Jully 6 Friday Sabe Barat


  • VISIT : West Bengal (India) – Public Holidays 2012
  • Sundays are holidays under the Negotiable Instrument Act.
  • All the State Government Offices including Treasuries, Sub-Treasuries shall remain open on the 2nd April, 2012, which has been declared as Public Holidays under N.I. Act under this Notification, However, those Government offices where Saturdays are not observed as full holidays will remain open on 29th September, 2012.