Gujarat Bank Holidays List 2017Today – 1 May 2017 – is not a holiday in Gujarat.
This page contains a calendar of all 2017 bank holidays for Gujarat. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.
|14 Jan||Sat||Makara Sankranti|
|26 Jan||Thu||Republic Day|
|24 Feb||Fri||Maha Shivaratri|
|4 Apr||Tue||Ram Navami|
|9 Apr||Sun||Mahavir Jayanti|
|14 Apr||Fri||Good Friday|
|14 Apr||Fri||Dr Ambedkar Jayanti|
|28 Apr||Fri||Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti|
|26 Jun||Mon||Idul Fitr|
|7 Aug||Mon||Raksha Bandhan|
|15 Aug||Tue||Independence Day|
|17 Aug||Thu||Parsi New Year|
|25 Aug||Fri||Ganesh Chaturthi|
|2 Sep||Sat||Idul Zuha|
|30 Sep||Sat||Vijaya Dashami|
|2 Oct||Mon||Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday|
|20 Oct||Fri||Viskram Samvat New Year|
|21 Oct||Sat||Bhai Dhooj|
|31 Oct||Tue||Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti|
|4 Nov||Sat||Guru Nanak Jayanti|
|2 Dec||Sat||Milad un-Nabi|
|25 Dec||Mon||Christmas Day|
Visit gad.gujarat.gov.in for the official announcement.
Holidays are determined by the Personnel Division of the General Administration Department of the Government of Gujarat. There are three holiday lists approved in Gujarat. Government offices are closed on General Holidays. These holidays include Sardar Vallabhbbhai Patel’s birthday, Shree Ram Navmi and Guru Nanak’s birthday.
Government employees may choose two optional holidays as paid holidays. Optional holidays include Yom Kippur, Boxing Day and Onam. On Bank Holidays, all banks are closed and employees are provided the day off with pay. These include Republic Day, Raksha Bandhan and Bhai Bij.
Christmas is also declared a public holiday in Gujarat as is Good Friday. If any Muslim holiday does not fall on the day authorised by the government, public employees may be granted an optional holiday in place of the authorised holiday.
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