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List Of Arunachal Pradesh Holidays In 2018
|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|
Brief Description Of Important Arunachal Pradesh Holidays 2018
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 2018.
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 2018 has been declared by the local government for the benefit of the public.
Arunachal Pradesh Bank Holidays 2018
|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 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 2018. On a bank holiday, ATMs shall remain opened.
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.