Arunachal Pradesh Holidays 2019

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List Of Arunachal Pradesh Holidays In 2019

The following is the list of regional public and national holidays in Arunachal Pradesh for the calendar year 2019:

Holiday Date Day Comments
New Year’s Day 1 January 2019 Tuesday Telangana, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland
Pongal 15 January 2019 Tuesday Karnataka, Assam, Andhra Pradesh
Republic Day 26 January 2019 Saturday Nationally celebrated
Statehood Day 20 February 2019 Wednesday Observed in Arunachal Pradesh
Holi 21 March 2019 Thursday  
Dr B R Ambedkar Jayanti 14 April 2019 Sunday Celebrates the birth of Dr B R Ambedkar
Ram Navami 14 April 2019 Sunday Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama
Good Friday 19 April 2019 Friday  
Buddha Purnima 19 May 2019 Sunday  
Idul Fitr 5 June 2019 Wednesday Several states
Idul Adha 12 August 2019 Monday Several states
Independence Day 15 August 2019 Thursday Nationally celebrated
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 2 October 2019 Wednesday Nationally celebrated
Dussehra 8 October 2019 Tuesday Vijay Dashami
Diwali 27 October 2019 Sunday  
Guru Nanak Birthday 11 November 2019 Monday  
Indigenous Faith Day 1 December 2019 Sunday Observed in Arunachal Pradesh
Christmas 25 December 2019 Wednesday Observed in several states

Arunachal Pradesh Bank Holidays 2019

The following is the list of bank holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in 2019, including week holidays:

Holiday Date Day
Second Saturday 12 January 2019 Saturday
Makar Sankrati 14 January 2019 Monday
Republic Day 26 January 2019 Saturday
Fourth Saturday 26 January 2019 Saturday
Second Saturday 9 February 2019 Saturday
Statehood Day 20 February 2019 Wednesday
Fourth Saturday 23 February 2019 Saturday
Second Saturday 09 March 2019 Saturday
Holi 21 March 2019 Thursday
Fourth Saturday 23 March 2019 Saturday
Bank Account Closing Day 1 April 2019 Monday
Second Saturday 13 April 2019 Saturday
Bohag Bihu 15 April 2019 Monday
Good Friday 19 April 2019 Friday
Fourth Saturday 27 April 2019 Saturday
Second Saturday 11 May 2019 Saturday
Buddha Purnima 18 May 2019 Saturday
Fourth Saturday 25 May 2019 Saturday
Eid al-Fitr 5 June 2019 Wednesday
Second Saturday 8 June 2019 Saturday
Fourth Saturday 22 June 2019 Saturday
Second Saturday 13 July 2019 Saturday
Fourth Saturday 27 July 2019 Saturday
Second Saturday 10 August 2019 Saturday
Independence Day 15 August 2019 Thursday
Fourth Saturday 24 August 2019 Saturday
Second Saturday 14 September 2019 Saturday
Fourth Saturday 28 September 2019 Saturday
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 2 October 2019 Wednesday
Dussehra 8 October 2019 Tuesday
Second Saturday 12 October 2019 Saturday
Fourth Saturday 26 October 2019 Saturday
Deepavali 27 October 2019 Sunday
Second Saturday 9 November 2019 Saturday
Guru Nanak Jayanti 12 November 2019 Tuesday
Fourth Saturday 23 November 2019 Saturday
Second Saturday 14 December 2019 Saturday
Christmas 25 December 2019 Wednesday
Fourth Saturday 28 December 2019 Saturday

Brief Description Of Important Arunachal Pradesh Holidays 2019

New Year’s Day: New Year’s Day remarks the commencement of the New Year according to the Gregorian calendar. It is special day for all classes of people who define resolutions for the forthcoming year. Friends, family members and relatives gather or make a trip to the destination(s) of their choice to welcome the New Year.

Republic Day: Republic Day, a national holiday, is celebrated to honour the creation of the constitution of India. The government offices will remain shut across the state of Arunachal Pradesh on this auspicious day. The prime celebration takes place in Delhi, the capital city of India, before the President of the country.

Statehood Day: Statehood Day, a public holiday in Arunachal Pradesh, is an epitome of multi-layered identity of the culture of the state that organises an array of cultural shows. The state also organises food festival, fashion show, arogya mela to remark the 4-day festival. The local political leaders will usually inaugurate the cultural festival. Statehood Day is one of the most significant Arunachal Pradesh Holidays 2019.

Holi: Holi, a festival of colors, falls normally in the month of March every year. Being a prime festival for Hindus, it holds special significance and brings harmony among people. Mythology says that Holi commemorates the assassination of Holika, Hrinyakashyapu’s sister. People play colours and water guns, and also attend parties.

Good Friday: Good Friday, a Christian holiday, commemorates the ordeal of Jesus Christ. Every year, Good Friday or Great Friday or Black Friday falls on different dates. All the Christianity communities shall observe Holy Friday by visiting the nearest church and submit special prayers to Lord Jesus.

Independence Day: Independence Day, a national holiday in India, commemorates the independence of India from the UK. The freedom fighters who have sacrificed their lives to the country shall be remembered on the day. Schools, colleges and government offices across the state of Arunachal Pradesh will remain closed. Delhi holds special celebrations.

Dussehra: Dussehra or Dasara or Dusshera is a prime festival for the Hindus in Arunachal Pradesh and is celebrated in a different way. The festival falls either in the month of September or in the month of October every year. Friends, neighbors, family members and relatives will exchange the festival wishes among themselves.

Deewali: Deewali or Diwali, the most popular festival for Hindus, is celebrated in the months of October and November. The festival date is fixed according to the Hindu calendar. Deewali signifies the commencement of a new financial year for businessmen in Arunachal Pradesh. Special poojas are conducted at shops and commercial buildings.

Christmas Day: Christmas Day is a global festival. The day is observed on the same day and celebrates the birth of Lord Jesus. The Christians residing across the state of Arunachal Pradesh will perform special church services, sing Christian songs, interchange the festival wishes, and also party. Christmas Day is a public holiday in the state.

Note: The list of Arunachal Pradesh holidays 2019 has been declared by the local government for the benefit of the public.

The banks operating across the state of Arunachal Pradesh will not be functioning on all the second and fourth Saturdays and public, regional and national holidays declared for a particular calendar year. The concerned authorities have already announced the list of Bank Holidays Arunachal Pradesh 2019. On a bank holiday, ATMs shall remain opened.

List Of Arunachal Pradesh Holidays In 2018

Date Day Holiday Remarks
01 January 2018 Monday New Year’s Day Across many states
14 January 2018 Sunday Pongal  
26 January 2018 Friday Republic Day National holiday
20 February 2018 Tuesday Statehood Day Arunachal Pradesh Holiday 2018
02 March 2018 Friday Holi  
30 March 2018 Friday Good Friday Friday prior to Easter Sunday
01 April 2018 Sunday Bank Holiday Holiday for Banks
15 April 2018 Sunday Bohag Bihu Arunachal Pradesh Holiday 2018
30 April 2018 Monday Buddha Purnima Birthday of Buddha
16 June 2018 Saturday Idul Fitr Many states
15 August 2018 Wednesday Independence Day National Holiday
02 October 2018 Tuesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti National Holiday
17 October 2018 Wednesday Durgastami Across many states
19 October 2018 Friday Dussehra Also called as Vijaya Dashami or Dasara
07 November 2018 Wednesday Deewali Across several states
23 November 2018 Friday Guru Nanak Birthday Sikhism Guru’s Birthday
01 December 2018 Saturday Indigenous Faith Day Arunachal Pradesh
25 December 2018 Christmas Christmas Day Observed throughout India

Arunachal Pradesh Bank Holidays 2018

Date                                    Day Holiday
13 January 2018 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
14 January 2018 Sunday Makar Sankrati
26 January 2018 Friday Republic Day
27 Saturday 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
10 February 2018 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
20 February 2018 Tuesday Statehood Day
24 February 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
02 March 2018 Friday Holi
10 March 2018 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
24 March 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
30 March 2018 Friday Good Friday
01 April 2018 Sunday Closing of Bank Accounts
14 April 2018 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
15 April 2018 Sunday Bohag Bihu
28 July 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
11 August 2018 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
15 August 2018 Wednesday Independence Day
25 August 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday
08 September 2018 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
22 September 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
02 October 2017 Tuesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
13 October 2018 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
17 October 2018 Wednesday Dussehra
19 October 2018 Friday Dusserha
27 October 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
07 November 2018 Wednesday Deepavali
10 November 2018 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
23 November 2018 Friday Guru Nanak Jayanti
24 November 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
08 December 2018 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
22 December 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
25 December 2018 Tuesday Christmas

The aforementioned dates of regional public and restricted holidays have been taken from the most authenticated and latest references. There is a possibility that the holiday dates for certain Islamic festivals and the festivals of other communities may be revised later on. We are not responsible under such circumstances.

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