• Assam Holidays 2018

    A list of the national, public and regional holidays of Assam in 2018 is extremely essential for all classes of people, including students, the state and central government employees, private-sector employees and businessmen. The list helps them draft a holiday plan, reserve a travel ticket, etc.

    Regional Public And National Holidays Of Assam For The Calendar Year 2018

    Date Day Holiday Remarks
    14 January Sunday Makar Sankranti Many states
    15 January Monday Tusu Puja Assam only
    23 January Tuesday Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Assam, West Bengal, Odisha, Tripura
    26 January Friday Republic Day Across India
    31 January Wednesday Me-dam-me-phi Assam only
    01 March Thursday Doljatra  
    30 March Friday Good Friday Many states
    01 April Sunday Bank Holiday  
    14 April Saturday Bohag Bihu Holiday Assam only
    15 April Sunday Bohag Bihu Assam and Arunachal Pradesh
    30 April Monday Buddha Purnima  
    01 May Tuesday May Day Several states
    30 May Wednesday Madhav Dev Janmotsav Assam only
    16 June Saturday Idul Fitr Several states
    15 August Wednesday Independence Day National Holiday
    22 August Wednesday Idul Jaha Several states
    31 August Friday Madhav Dev Tithi Assam only
    03 September Monday Janmashtami Birthday of Lord Krishna
    11 September Tuesday Tithi of Srimant Shankar Dev Assam only
    19 September Wednesday Janmotsav of Srimat Shankar Dev Assam only
    02 October Tuesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti National Holiday
    16 October Tuesday Maha Saptami Several states
    17 October Wednesday Durgashtami Several states
    18 October Thursday Durga Puja Several states
    18 October Thursday Kati Bihu Assam Only
    19 October Friday Dussehra Vijay Dashami
    06 November Tuesday Kali Puja West Bengal and Assam
    06 November Tuesday Deepavali Many states
    23 November Friday Guru Nanak Birthday  
    24 November Saturday Lachit Divas Assam only
    02 December Sunday Asom Divas Assam only
    25 December Tuesday Christmas Day Many states

    Note: The list of Assam holidays 2018 has been designed using reliable sources.

    Bank Holidays Assam 2018

    Bank holidays will differ from state to state because of regional holidays. Banks across the state of Assam shall remain shut on all the second and fourth Saturdays for a given calendar. The concerned authorities have declared the bank holidays in Assam for the calendar year 2018. The list shall be beneficial for businessmen, salaried professionals, senior citizens and the common pubic.

    List Of Bank Holidays Assam 2018

    Date Day Holiday
    13 January Saturday Second Saturday
    14 January Sunday Magh Bihu
    26 January Friday Republic Day
    27 January Saturday Fourth Saturday
    10 February Saturday Second Saturday
    24 February Saturday Fourth Saturday
    01 March Thursday Dol Jatra
    10 March Saturday Second Saturday
    24 March Saturday Fourth Saturday
    30 March Friday Good Friday
    14 April Saturday Second Saturday
    15 April Sunday Bohag Bihu
    28 April Saturday Fourth Saturday
    01 May Tuesday May Day
    12 May Saturday Second Saturday
    26 May Saturday Fourth Saturday
    09 June Saturday Second Saturday
    16 June Saturday Eid al-Fitr
    23 June Saturday Fourth Saturday
    14 July Saturday Second Saturday
    28 July Saturday Fourth Saturday
    11 August Saturday Second Saturday
    15 August Wednesday Independence Day
    22 August Wednesday Eid al-Zuha
    25 August Saturday Fourth Saturday
    08 September Saturday Second Saturday
    22 September Saturday Fourth Saturday
    02 October Tuesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
    13 October Saturday Second Saturday
    17 October Wednesday Durga Puja
    18 October Thursday Durga Puja
    19 October Friday Durga Puja
    27 October Saturday Fourth Saturday
    06 November Tuesday Kali Puja
    10 November Saturday Second Saturday
    23 November Friday Guru Nanak Jayanti
    24 November Saturday Fourth Saturday
    08 December Saturday Second Saturday
    22 December Saturday Fourth Saturday
    25 December Tuesday Christmas

    Note: On bank holidays in Assam, ATMs will be functioning.

    How to spend Assam holidays 2018

    Most people would like to spend time with their relatives, families and friends on the public, bank, regional and national holidays. The state also has many tourist points that attract the people not only from Assam but also from other states. They consist Kaziranga National Park and Assam State Zoo. Tea gardens are popular tourist spots in Assam.

    Majuli, Cherrapunji and Dawki are the best places to be visited on holidays of Assam. Majuli is one of the biggest river islands in the globe. Cherrapunji is considered to be the wettest spot. The tourist points of Cherrapunji include Dainthlen Falls, Nohkalikai Falls, Arwah Cave etc. Dwaki is a must visit place in Assam.

    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.

    News About Assam Holidays 2018

    • 44 organisations have called a state-wide bandh in Assam on 23 October to fight against the Citizenship Bill 2016

      A state-wide bandh has been called by 44 organisations in Assam on Tuesday, 23 October 2018, to not to support the Citizenship Bill 2016 and the November 2017 convention, which has been organised by the communities representing the Hindus from West Bengal to express their support to the bill. The meeting of 44 organisations was held on Saturday, 19 October 2018, under the leadership of Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) and Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) and it was decided to announce the state-wide bandh on Tuesday.

      Akhil Gogoi, a leader of KMSS, said, “The Assam Bandh has been declared for the first time under the flagship our organisations to fight against the Centre that is planning to implement the Citizenship Bill 2016. The State Government should not support the rally planned on 17 November by the organisations for Bengali Hindus.”

      The bill proposes to grant the citizens to unlawful Hindu migrants, Sikh migrants, Buddhist migrants, Paris migrants and Christian migrants from the neighboring countries such as Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. The identity of the local communities in Assam gets impacted if the bill is passed. An applicant should have resided in the country for the last one year and for eleven of the last fourteen years. However, the Citizenship Bill is relaxing it to 6 years.

      22 October 2018

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