List of Public and bank holidays in Maharashtra 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 Maharashtra government under the negotiable instruments act. This will help you to  plan your holidays and government engagements  in the year 2016 in Mumbai and Maharashtra.

Celebrations of Holi, Janama Ashtmi and Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai city are the most famous.

S. NoMonth in 2016DateDayPublic / Bank Holiday name
1January26TuesdayRepublic Day
2February19FridayChhatrapati Shivaji Jayanti
3March7MondayMahashivratri
4March24ThursdayHoli ( Second Day)
5March25FridayGood Friday
6April8FridayGudi Padva / Ugadi / Chetti Chand
7April14ThursdayBR Ambedkar Birthday
8April15FridayRam Navmi
9April1FridayAnnual Closing of Banks *
10April19TuesdayMahaveer Jayanti
11May21SaturdayBuddha Poornima
12Jul6WednesdayRamazan / Idu'l Fitr
13August15MondayIndependence Day
14August17WednesdayParsi New Year
15September5MondayGanesh Chaturthi
16September13TuesdayId ul Zua (Bakar-id)
17October11TuesdayVijaya Dashami / Dasehra
18October12WednesdayMoharram
19October31MondayDeepawali Balipratipda
20November14MondayGuru Nanak Jayanti
21December12MondayId-e-Milan
Following holidays fall on Sunday
1May1SundayMaharashtra Day
2October2SundayGandhi Jayanthi
3October30SundayDeepawali Laxmi Pujan
4December25SundayChristmas

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

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