West Bengal Holidays 2017
Check West Bengal Public Holidays, Local Holidays and Bank Holidays for the year 2017.
Public Holidays:
All offices under the state government will be remain closed on following declared holidays including all Sunday in the year 2017.
General Holidays
No Date Day Holiday
1 January 12 Thursday Birth Day of Swami Vivekananda
2 January 23 Monday Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Jayanti
3 January 26 Thursday Republic Day
4 February 1 Wednesday Saraswati Puja
5 February 24 Friday Maha Shivaratri
6 March 13 Monday Holi
(Day after Doljatra)
7 April 14 Friday Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti
(Good Friday)
8 April 15 Saturday Bengali New Year's Day
9 May 1 Monday May Day
10 May 9 Tuesday Guru Rabindranath's Birthday
11 June 26 Monday Eid al-Fitr *
(Ramzan Eid)
12 July 13 Thursday Bhanu Jayanti **
13 August 14 Monday Shri Krishna Janmashtami
14 August 15 Tuesday Independence Day
15 September 2 Saturday Eid al-Adha *
(Bakari Eid)
16 September 19 Tuesday Mahalaya
17 September 27 Wednesday Maha Saptami
18 September 28 Thursday Maha Ashtami
19 September 29 Friday Maha Navami
(Durga Puja)
20 September 30 Saturday Vijaya Dashami
(Dussehra)
21 October 2 Monday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
22 October 3 Tuesday Maha Shashthi of DurgaPuja
23 October 4 Wednesday Additional Day in Connection with Durga Puja
24 October 5 Thursday Laxmi Puja
25 October 6 Friday Additional Day for Laxmi puja
26 October 19 Thursday Kali Puja
27 October 20 Friday Additional Day in Connection with Kali Puja
28 October 21 Saturday Additional Day in Connection with Kali Puja and Bhatridwitiya
29 November 4 Saturday Guru Nanak Jayanti
30 December 2 Saturday Eid-e-Milad *
(Fatecha-Dwaz-Daham)
31 December 25 Monday Christmas
*
Date Subject to change depending on the sighting of the moon.
**
For Darjiling District only


Special Holidays:
List of special holidays in the year 2017 for the different communities in West Bengal.
Special Holidays
No Date Day Holiday
1 April 9 Sunday Mahavir Jayanti
(Only for Jains)
2 April 15 Saturday Easter Saturday
(Only for Christians)
3 April 15 Saturday Vaisakhadi
(Only for Sikhs)
4 May 10 Wednesday Buddha Purnima
(Only for Buddhist)
5 May 12 Friday Shab-e-Baraat
(Only for Muslim)
6 October 26 Thursday Chhat Puja


Bank Holidays:
West Bengal Government declares the 2017 Bank Holidays in West Bengal under the section 25 of N.I. Act, 1881.
Bank Holidays
No Date Day Holiday
1 January 12 Thursday Birth Day of Swami Vivekananda
2 January 23 Monday Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Jayanti
3 January 26 Thursday Republic Day
4 February 1 Wednesday Saraswati Puja
5 April 1 Saturday Annual Closing Of Bank Accounts
6 April 14 Friday Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti
(Good Friday)
7 April 15 Saturday Bengali New Year's Day
8 May 1 Monday May Day
9 May 9 Tuesday Guru Rabindranath's Birthday
10 June 26 Monday Eid al-Fitr *
11 August 15 Tuesday Independence Day
12 September 2 Saturday Eid al-Adha *
13 September 19 Tuesday Mahalaya
14 September 27 Wednesday Maha Saptami
15 September 28 Thursday Maha Ashtami
16 September 29 Friday Maha Navami
(Durga Puja)
17 September 30 Saturday Vijaya Dashami
18 October 2 Monday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
19 October 5 Thursday Laxmi Puja
20 October 19 Thursday Kali Puja
21 November 4 Saturday Guru Nanak Jayanti
22 December 25 Monday Christmas
*
Date Subject to change depending on the sighting of the moon.


West Bengal Holiday Calendar 2017
West Bengal Holiday Calendar 2017
West Bengal Holidays 2017