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|
|Basant Panchami / Sri Panchami (Saraswati Puja)||01-Feb-17||Wednesday|
|Doljatra / Holika Dahan||12-Mar-17||Sunday|
|Dr Ambedkar Jayanti||14-Apr-17||Friday|
|Bengali New Year’s Day||14-Apr-17||Saturday|
|Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday||09-May-17||Monday|
|Ramazan / Idu’l Fitr||26-Jun-17||Monday|
|Bakri Id / Idu’l Zuha||02-Sep-17||Saturday|
|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|
|Naraka Chaturdashi / Kali Puja||19-Oct-17||Thursday|
|Guru Nanak Jayanti||04-Nov-17||Saturday|
** 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.