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Annual Holiday List

Public Holidays under N.I. Act. 1881 during the year 2017

We reproduce the text of Notification No. 7690-F (P2), dated 27th october 2016 issued by Govt. of West Bengal Finance Department, Audit Branch in respect of Public Holidays declared under the Negotiable Instruments Act,1881 during the year 2017. Relevant portion of the text is reproduced for information and necessary action.

Birthday of Swami Vivekananda 12th January Thursday
Birthday of Netaji 23rd January Monday
Republic Day 26th January Thursday
Shree Panchami(Saraswati Puja) 1st February Wednesday
Good Friday & Birthday of Dr.B.R Ambedkar 14th April Friday
Bengali New Year's Day 15th April Saturday(3rd)
May Day 1st May Monday
Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore 9th May Tuesday
Id-Ul-Fitar 26th June Monday
Independence Day 15th August Tuesday
Id-Ud-Joha 2nd September Saturday(1st)
Mahalaya 19th September Tuesday
Saptami (Durga Puja) 27th September Wednesday
Astami (Durga Puja) 28th September Thursday
Nabami (Durga Puja) 29th September Friday
Vijaya Dasami 30th September Saturday(5th)
Birthday of Gandhiji 2nd October Monday
Lakshmi Puja 5th October Thursday
Kali Puja 19th October Thursday
Birthday of Guru Nanak 4th November Saturday(1st)
Christmas Day 25th December Monday
  1. Sundays, 2nd and 4th Saturdays are holidays under the Negotiable Instrument Act.
  2. All the Branches/ Offices shall remain open for internal work on the 1st April, 2017, which have been declared as Public Holidays under N.I.Act.
  3. In the year 2017,the following festivals/occasions fall on Sundays, 2nd and 4th Saturdays which are Public Holidays under the Negotiable Instrument Act. As such the same has not been included in the list.
    1. Doljatra: 12th March, Sunday
    2. Muharram: 1st October, Sunday
  4. If there is any changes in the date for observance of Id-UI-Fitre, Id-Uz-Joha, Muharram etc.depeneding upon the sighting of moon,holiday will be declared by a separate order for the date on which the festival would be actually observed in liue of the date originally notified as holiday for this festival.

  5. It may happen that change of date of above occations has to be notified at a very short notice.In such a situation, announcement would be made through T.V / A.I.R/News Papers and Heads of Branches/Officers may take action according to such announcements without waiting for formal order about the change of date

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