Chandigarh Bank Holidays List 2017Today – 28 May 2017 – is not a holiday in Chandigarh.
This page contains a calendar of all 2017 bank holidays for Chandigarh. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.
|5 Jan||Thu||Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti|
|26 Jan||Thu||Republic Day|
|10 Feb||Fri||Guru Ravidas Jayanti|
|24 Feb||Fri||Maha Shivaratri|
|4 Apr||Tue||Ram Navami|
|14 Apr||Fri||Good Friday|
|10 May||Wed||Buddha Purnima|
|26 Jun||Mon||Idul Fitr|
|15 Aug||Tue||Independence Day|
|2 Sep||Sat||Bakrid / Eid al Adha|
|30 Sep||Sat||Vijaya Dashami|
|2 Oct||Mon||Gandhi Jayanti|
|5 Oct||Thu||Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti|
|4 Nov||Sat||Guru Nanak Jayanti|
|2 Dec||Sat||Eid e Milad|
|25 Dec||Mon||Christmas Day|
Visit cag.gov.in for the official announcement.
Bank holidays in Chandigarh are determined by the Home Department in the Chandigarh Administration. All holidays are determined based on Section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act 1881. Chandigarh declares all Sundays as holidays as well as every second and fourth Saturday. Other holidays are based on the culture, history and religious beliefs of those who reside in the state.
Some of the holidays are known as gazetted holidays, a term remaining from when the country was ruled by Great Britain. Some of these include Republic Day and Independence Day. Like the rest of the country, Chandigarh requires all banks to be closed for the Annual Closing of Bank Accounts. If a holiday falls on Sunday, it is celebrated on that Sunday as a holiday and may be excluded from the official list of holidays.
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