• West Bengal Holidays in 2018

    Holidays are a time to relax and enjoy quality time with friends and families. The holiday structure of private companies is different from that of the government. Sunday is a regular holiday for government officials whereas a majority of private companies shall remain closed on Saturdays and Sundays of every month. Besides these regular holidays, all employees working in both private and public sectors get public holidays and national holidays.

    List Of West Bengal Holidays In 2018

    The following table outlines West Bengal holidays 2018:

    Date Day Name of the festival Comments
    12 January 2018 Friday Birthday of Swami Vivekananda West Bengal only
    22 January 2018 Monday Vasant Panchami Many states
    23 January 2018 Tuesday Netaji Subhas Chandra Birthday Odisha, Assam, West Bengal, Tripura
    26 January 2018 Friday Republic Day National holiday
    01 March 2018 Thursday Dol Jatra Holi Dahan
    02 March 2018 Friday Holi  
    30 March 2018 Friday Good Friday  
    01 April 2018 Sunday Bank holiday Account closing day
    14 April 2018 Saturday Ambedkar Jayanti  
    15 April 2018 Sunday Bengali New Year Tripura, West Bengal
    30 April 2018 Wednesday Buddha Purnima Birth of Buddha
    16 June 2018 Saturday Idul Fitr Many states
    15 August 2018 Wednesday Independence Day National holiday
    22 August 2018 Wednesday Idul Juha  
    21 September 2018 Friday Muharram Many states
    02 October 2018 Tuesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti National holiday
    08 October 2018 Monday Mahalaya Odisha, Karnataka, Tripura, West Bengal
    16 October 2018 Tuesday Maha Saptami Many states
    17 October 2018 Wednesday Durgastami Many states
    18 October 218 Monday Navami of Durga Puja West Bengal, Tripura, Assam
    19 October 2019 Friday Dusshera  
    24 October 2019 Wednesday Lakshmi Puja West Bengal, Tripura, Odisha
    06 November 2018 Wednesday Kali Puja Odisha, Assam, West Bengal
    23 November 2018 Friday Guru Nanak Birthday  
    25 December 2018 Tuesday Christmas Day Many states

    Bank Holidays West Bengal In 2018

    The following table outlines the bank holidays in West Bengal in 2018:

    Date Day Comments
    12 January 2018 Friday Swami Vivekananda Birthday
    13 January 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
    22 January 2018 Monday Vasant Panchami
    23 January 2018 Tuesday Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
    26 January 2018 Friday Republic Day
    27 January 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
    10 February 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
    24 February 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
    01 March 2018 Thursday Holi
    10 March 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
    24 March 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
    30 March 2018 Friday Good Friday
    14 April 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
    15 April 2018 Sunday Bengali New Year
    28 April 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
    30 April 2018 Monday Buddha Purnima
    01 May 2018 Thursday May Day
    07 May 2018 Monday Guru Rabindranath Jayanthi
    12 May 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
    26 May 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
    09 June 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
    15 June 2018 Friday Ramjan
    23 June 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
    14 July 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
    28 July 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
    11 August 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
    15 August 2018 Wednesday Independence Day
    22 August 2018 Wednesday Bakrid
    25 August 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
    08 September 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
    22 September 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
    02 October 2018 Tuesdays Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
    08 October 2018 Monday Mahalaya Amavasye
    13 October 2018 Saturday Second Saturday bank holiday
    16 October 2018 Tuesday Maha Saptami
    17 October 2018 Wednesday Maha Ashtami
    18 October 2018 Thursday Maha Navami
    19 October 2018 Friday Vijay Dashami
    23 October 2018 Tuesday Lakshmi Puja
    27 October 2018 Saturday Fourth Saturday bank holiday
    07 November 2018 Wednesday Diwali
    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 Day

    This is a holiday page customised for the state of West Bengal, the fourth most populous state in the country. Both the state and central governments have unveiled the calendar of holidays in West Bengal for the year 2018. Holidays can be clustered as public holidays, bank holidays and national holidays. Bank holidays are restricted only to scheduled and private banks.

    National Holidays In West Bengal In Year 2018

    There are three national holidays. Republic Day is the first national holiday and is celebrated in January every year. Independence Day is the second national holiday and is celebrated in August every year. The third national holiday is Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti, which is celebrated in October every year. Independence Day honors the freedom from the UK while Republic Day honors the creation of the constitution of India. The birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation, is honored by celebrating Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti on 02 October.

    Why Do We Require The Calendar Of West Bengal Holidays 2018?

    Yes, we all require the calendar of West Bengal holidays 2018 for many reasons. Let’s assume you are working in Delhi and your place of origin different, the calendar helps you book a travel ticket in advance. The earlier you book, the lesser will be the transportation cost. As many people like to go on a trip during holidays, the holiday calendar helps you plan a trip in advance.

    Description Of West Bengal Holidays 2018

    West Bengal celebrates the birthday of Swami Vivekananda on 12 January every year. Vasant Panchami and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti are observed in the same month. Holi Dahan falls in the month of March this year. In the month of April, the birthday of B R Ambedkar, the founder of the Indian constitution, is celebrated. West Bengal celebrates Pohela Boishakh, which is also called Bengali New Year.

    Muharram, a notable Islamic festival, is observed in many parts of the country. In 2018, this festival falls in the month of September. Towards the end of the year, Diwali and Vijay Dashami are celebrated. These are the two popular Hindu festivals observed in many parts of the nation. Christmas Day is the biggest Christian festival celebrated every year on 25 December.

    Note: The information has been sourced from authenticated sources.

    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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