List of Public and bank holidays in Gujarat 2016

India is a diverse country with a number of religions, languages and cultures. Except the three national holidays festival, religious and cultural holidays differ from state to state. No two states have the same list of holidays. The following is the list of public and bank holidays in 2016 declared by the Gujarat  government under the negotiable instruments act. This will help you to  plan your holidays and government engagements  in the year 2016 in Ahmedabad and Gujarat.

S. NoMonth in 2016DateDayPublic / Bank Holiday name
1January14ThursdayMakar Sankranti
2January26TuesdayRepublic Day
4March24ThursdayHoli 2nd Day Dhuleti
5April1FridayAnnual closing of Banks*
6April14ThursdayAmbedkar Jayanti
7April15FridayRam Navmi
8July6WednesdayRamazan (Id-ul-Fitr)
9August15MondayIndependence Day
10August18ThursdayRaksha Bandhan
11August25ThursdayJanam Ashtami
12September5MondaySamvatsari (Chaturthi Paksha)
13September12MondayBakr eid (Id-ul-Zuha)
14October11TuesdayVijaya Dashahmi / Dussehra
15October31MondayVikram Samvat New Year Day
16November1TuesdayBhai Bej
17December13TuesdayMilad ul Nabi
Festivals on Sunday
1October2SundayMahatma Gandhi Jayanti

* this yearly  account closing day of commercial and cooperative banks are applicable for banks and banking customers only

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