List of Public and bank holidays in Uttar Pradesh 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 Uttar Pradesh government under the negotiable instruments act. This will help you to  plan your holidays and government engagements  in the year 2016 in Lucknow and Uttar Pradesh. Famous festivals of Uttar Pradesh include the colourful Holi, Janmashtami and Ram Navami

S. NoMonth in 2016DateDayPublic / Bank Holiday name
1January26TuesdayRepublic Day
2March7MondayMahashivratri
3March23WednesdayHolika Dahan
4March24ThursdayHoli
5March25FridayGood Friday
6April1FridayAnnual closing of Banks*
7April14ThursdayAmbedkar Jayanti
8April15FridayRam Navmi
9April20WednesdayMahavir Jayanti
10April21ThursdayHazrat Ali Birthday
11May21SaturdayBudh Purnima
12July6WednesdayRamazan (Id-ul-Fitr)
13August15MondayIndependence Day
14August18ThursdayRaksha Bandhan
15August25ThursdayJanam Ashtami
16September12MondayBakr eid (Id-ul-Zuha)
17October10MondayDussehra Mahanavami
18October11TuesdayDussehra Vijayadashmi
19October12WednesdayMoharram
20October31MondayGovardhan Puja
21November1TuesdayBhai Duj / Chitragupt Jayanti
22November14MondayGuru Nanak Jayanti
23December13TuesdayMilad ul Nabi
Festivals on Sunday
1October2SundayMahatma Gandhi Jayanti
2October30SundayDeepawali
3December25SundayChristmas

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

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