List of Public and bank holidays in Gujarat 2017

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 2017 declared by the Gujarat  government under the negotiable instruments act. This will help you to  plan your holidays and government engagements  in the year 2017 in Ahmedabad and Gujarat.

S.NoMonth in 2017Date in 2017Holiday NameDay
1January14Makar SankrantiSaturday
2January26Republic dayThursday
3February24Maha shivaratri / Maha VadFriday
4March13Holi DhuletiMonday
5March28Cheti ChandTuesday
6April4Ram NavamiTuesday
7April14Good Friday / Ambedkar JayantiFriday
8April28Parshuram JayantiFriday
9June26Idu’l FitrMonday
10August7Raksha BandhanMonday
11August15Independence day / JanamashtamiTuesday
12August17Parsi New Year PatetiThursday
14September2Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)Saturday
16October2Mahatma Gandhi’s BirthdayMonday
17October19Diwali (Deepavali)Thursday
18October20Vikram Samvat New year DayFriday
19October21Bhai BejSaturday
20October31Sardar Patel BirthdayTuesday
21November4Guru Nanak’s BirthdaySaturday
22December2Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad (Birthday of prophet Mohammad)Saturday
23December25Christmas DayMonday
Holiday on Sunday
1April9Mahavir JayantiSunday

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