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Chandigarh Bank Holidays 2017

Today – 13 December 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 JanThuGuru Gobind Singh Jayanti
26 JanThuRepublic Day
10 FebFriGuru Ravidas Jayanti
24 FebFriMaha Shivaratri
13 MarMonHoli
4 AprTueRam Navami
13 AprThuVaisakh
14 AprFriGood Friday
10 MayWedBuddha Purnima
26 JunMonIdul Fitr
15 AugTueIndependence Day
2 SepSatBakrid / Eid al Adha
30 SepSatVijaya Dashami
1 OctSunMuharram
2 OctMonGandhi Jayanti
5 OctThuMaharishi Valmiki Jayanti
19 OctThuDiwali
4 NovSatGuru Nanak Jayanti
2 DecSatEid e Milad
25 DecMonChristmas Day

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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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