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West Bengal (India) Public Holidays 2016

West Bengal Public Holidays Calendar 2016

West Bengal Public Holidays Calendar 2016

Check West Bengal Public, Bank and Special Holidays for the calendar year 2016. Check holidays dates in 2016 for Birth Day of Swami Vivekananda, Birth day of Netaji, Republic Day, Saraswati Pula, Doljatra, Good Friday, Bengali New Year’s Day, Birthday of Rabindranath Tagor, Labor Day and Id-ul-Fitr.
West Bengal Government, Finance department declared the public holidays for the year 2016 with notification NO.7690-F(P2) dated 03.11.2015.

Public Holidays

2016 West Bengal Public Holidays
No Month Day Week Day Holiday
1 January 12 Tuesday Birth Day of Swami Vivekananda
2 January 23 Saturday Birthday of Netaji
3 January 26 Tuesday Republic Day
4 February 13 Saturday Saraswati Pula (Sree Panchami)
5 March 23 Wednesday Doljatra
6 March 25 Friday Good Friday
7 April 14 Thursday Bengali New Year’s Day (Birth day of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar)
8 May 1 Sunday Labor Day
9 May 8 Sunday Birthday of Rabindranath Tagor
10 July 6 Wednesday Id-ul-Fitr
11 August 15 Monday Independence Day
12 September 12 Monday Id-ul-Adha (Bakrid)
13 September 30 Friday Mahalaya
14 October 2 Sunday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
15 October 8 Saturday Durga Saptami
16 October 9 Sunday Durga Ashtami
17 October 10 Monday Durga Navami
18 October 11 Tuesday Vijaya Dashmi (Dussehara)
19 October 12 Wednesday Moharrum
20 October 15 Saturday Laksmi Puja
21 October 29 Saturday Kali Puja
22 November 14 Monday Guru Nanak Jayanti
23 December 25 Sunday Christmas

Bank Holidays


Under the explanation of section of 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act 1881 (Act No. XXVI of 1881), West Bengal government declares the following days as bank holidays for the 2016.

2016 Bank Holidays in West Bengal
No Month Day Week Day Holiday
1 January 12 Tuesday Birth Day of Swami Vivekananda
2 January 23 Saturday Birth day of Netaji
3 January 26 Tuesday Republic Day
4 February 13 Saturday Saraswati Pula (Sree Panchami)
5 March 23 Wednesday Doljatra
6 March 25 Friday Good Friday
7 April 1 Friday Annual Closing of Bank Account Day
8 April 14 Thursday Bengali New Year’s Day (Birth day of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar)
9 May 1 Sunday Labor Day
10 May 8 Sunday Birthday of Rabindranath Tagor
11 July 6 Wednesday Id-ul-Fitr
12 August 15 Monday Independence Day
13 September 12 Monday Id-ul-Adha (Bakrid)
14 September 30 Friday Mahalaya
15 October 2 Sunday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
16 October 8 Saturday Durga Saptami
17 October 9 Sunday Durga Ashtami
18 October 10 Monday Durga Navami
19 October 11 Tuesday Vijayadasmi (Dussehara)
20 October 12 Wednesday Moharrum
21 October 15 Saturday Laksmi Puja
22 October 29 Saturday Kali Puja
23 November 14 Monday Guru Nanak Jayanti
24 December 25 Sunday Christmas

Special Holidays


West Bengal Government also declares following holidays in the year 2016 for the different communities in West Bengal.

Special Holidays For Communities
No Month Day Week Day Holiday
1 March 26 Saturday Easter Saturday (Christians)
2 April 13 Wednesday Baisakhi (Sikhs)
3 April 19 Tuesday Mahaveer Jayanti (Jains)
4 May 21 Saturday Buddha Pornima (Buddhist)
5 May 23 Monday Sab-e-barat (Muslim)

Calendar

West Bengal Public Holidays Calendar 2016

West Bengal Public Holidays Calendar 2016

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