List of Public and bank holidays in West Bengal 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 West Bengal government under the negotiable instruments act. This will help you to plan your holidays and government engagements in the year 2017 in Kolkata and West Bengal.
Celebrations of Durga Puja in West Bengal and particularly in Kolkatta are the most famous.
|S. No.||Month in 2017||Date in 2017||Holiday name 2017||Day|
|1||January||12||Swami Vivekananda Jayanti||Thursday|
|2||January||23||Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Jayanati||Monday|
|4||February||1||Basant Panchami / Sri Panchami (Saraswati Puja)||Wednesday|
|5||March||12||Doljatra / Holika Dahan||Sunday|
|6||April||14||Good Friday / Dr Ambedkar Jayanti / Bengali New Year's Day||Friday|
|8||May||9||Guru Rabindranath's Birthday||Monday|
|9||June||26||Ramazan / Idu'l Fitr||Monday|
|11||September||2||Bakri Id / Idu'l Zuha||Saturday|
|13||September||27||Durga Puja / Dussehra (Maha Saptami)||Wednesday|
|14||September||28||Durga Puja / Dussehra (Maha Asthami)||Thursday|
|15||September||29||Durga Puja / Dussehra (Maha Navami)||Friday|
|16||September||30||Durga Puja / Dussehra (Vijaya Dashami)||Saturday|
|18||October||2||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti||Monday|
|20||October||19||Naraka Chaturdashi / Kali Puja||Thursday|
|21||November||4||Guru Nanak Jayanti||Saturday|
1st April 2017, half yearly account closing day of commercial and cooperative banks are applicable for banks and banking customers only.