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Bank Holidays in West Bengal in 2017

Bank Holidays in West Bengal in 2017 : As other offices have holidays similarly Banks in India also have a few holidays every year. From some time, apart from the usual holidays bank employees in India also get an off on 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month. So, in every month on 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday the bank is operational and on 2nd and 4th Saturdays the banks in India remain closed. In this Article we have listed all the Bank Holidays in West Bengal State in 2017.

List of Bank Holidays in West Bengal in 2017

According to the Circular of IBA / Government Notification the dates mentioned below will be observed as holidays in Banks in the West Bengal State of India.

Name of Festival Date Day
Birthday of Swami Vivekananda 12-Jan-17 Thursday
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanati 23-Jan-17 Monday
Republic Day 26-Jan-17 Thursday
Basant Panchami / Sri Panchami (Saraswati Puja) 01-Feb-17 Wednesday
Doljatra / Holika Dahan 12-Mar-17 Sunday
Good Friday 14-Apr-17 Friday
Dr Ambedkar Jayanti 14-Apr-17 Friday
Bengali New Year’s Day 14-Apr-17 Saturday
May Day 01-May-17 Monday
Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday 09-May-17 Monday
Ramazan / Idu’l Fitr 26-Jun-17 Monday
Independence Day 15-Aug-17 Tuesday
Bakri Id / Idu’l Zuha 02-Sep-17 Saturday
Mahalaya 19-Sep-17 Tuesday
Durga Puja / Dussehra(Maha Saptami) 27-Sep-17 Wednesday
Durga Puja / Dussehra(Maha Asthami) 28-Sep-17 Thursday
Durga Puja / Dussehra(Maha Navami) 29-Sep-17 Friday
Durga Puja / Dussehra(Vijaya Dashami) 30-Sep-17 Saturday
Muharram 01-Oct-17 Sunday
Mahatma Gandhi’s 02-Oct-17 Monday
Lakshmi Puja 05-Oct-17 Thursday
Naraka Chaturdashi / Kali Puja 19-Oct-17 Thursday
Guru Nanak Jayanti 04-Nov-17 Saturday
Christmas Day 25-Dec-17 Monday

** The holidays are subject to the appearance of moon.

Important Note: The 2nd Saturday and 4th Saturday of every month are declared as a public holiday for banks in India. And the above list is applicable to all the banks in India.

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