Bihar Holidays in 2018

This is a holiday page designed for the state of Bihar, the third biggest state of the country in terms of area. In India, general holidays normally mean mandatory holidays, public holidays and government holidays. Public holidays are observed in banks (both public and private sectors) banks, and local, state and national government offices. In 2018, there are 17 compulsory holidays in Bihar, including three national holidays.

Bihar Holiday List 2018

The following table outlines Bihar holidays 2018:

Date Day Name of the festival Comments
22 January 2018 Monday Vasant Panchami Many states
26 January 2018 Friday Republic Day National holiday
01 March 2018 Thursday Doljatra  
02 March 2018 Friday Holi  
22 March 2018 Thursday Bihar Divas  
24 March 2018 Saturday Ashoka’s Birth Anniversary  
25 March 2018 Sunday Ram Navami  
29 March 2018 Thursday Mahavir Jayanti  
30 March 2018 Friday Good Friday  
01 April 2018 Sunday Bank holiday Account closing day
14 April 2018 Saturday Ambedkar Jayanti  
30 April 2018 Monday Buddha Purnima  
01 May 2018 Tuesday May Day Many states
15 June 2018 Friday Idul Fitr Many states
15 August 2018 Wednesday Independence Day National holiday
22 August 2018 Wednesday Idul Juha  
03 September 2018 Thursday Janmastami  
20 September 2018 Friday Muharram Many states
02 October 2018 Tuesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti National holiday
18 October 2018 Thursday Dusshera Many states
19 October 2018 Friday Dusshera  
07 November 2018 Wednesday Diwali Many states
13 November 2018 Tuesday Chaath Puja Bihar
14 November 2018 Wednesday Chhath Puja Assam, Bihar, Haryana
25 December 2018 Tuesday Christmas Day Many states

Bank Holidays In Bihar 2018

The following table outlines the bank holidays in Bihar for the year 2018:

Date Day Holiday
26 January 2018 Friday Republic Day
02 March 2018 Friday Holi
22 March 2018 Thursday Bihar Day
25 March 2018 Sunday Ram Navami
30 March 2018 Friday Good Friday
14 April 2018 Saturday Ambedkar Jayanti
1 May 2018 Tuesday May Day
15 June 2018 Friday Idul Fitr
15 August 2018 Wednesday Independence Day
22 August 2018 Wednesday Bakrid
3 September 2018 Monday Janmashtami
21 September 2018 Friday Muharram
2 October 2018 Tuesday Gandhi Jayanti
18 October 2018 Thursday Maha Navami
19 October 2018 Friday Vijay Dashami
7 November 2018 Wednesday Diwali
13 November 2018 Tuesday Chhath Puja
14 November 2018 Wednesday Chaath Puja
25 December 2018 Tuesday Christmas Day

National Holidays In Bihar

Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti are the three national holidays celebrated by the entire country. Regional holidays, which are sometimes referred to as local festival holidays, will vary based on heritage and religious importance. Republic Day, which is celebrated in January, honors the creation of the Indian constitution. Independence Day is celebrated in August to honor the freedom from the UK. The birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation, is celebrated in the month of October every year.

Importance Of Bihar Holidays 2018

People have regular holidays on Sundays and Saturdays. Government offices will operate 6 days a week whereas a few private companies shall remain closed on Saturdays and Sundays. Besides this, employees also get festival and regional holidays. A yearly calendar of holidays, therefore, helps working professionals to book a show ticket or a travel ticket and contemplate a trip during holidays.

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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