• Arunachal Pradesh Holidays 2018

    This is a holiday page designed for the business class and working professionals in Arunachal Pradesh. The page covers various holidays including public holidays, regional holidays and national holidays. It will be useful for various purposes. If you want to book a travel ticket or plan a holiday vacation, use this page.

    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

    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

    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 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.

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