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Jammu & Kashmir Bank Holidays 2017

Today – 19 October 2017 – is a holiday in Jammu & Kashmir for Diwali.

This page contains a calendar of all 2017 bank holidays for Jammu & Kashmir. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

26 JanThuRepublic Day
24 FebFriMaha Shivaratri
12 MarSunHoli
28 MarTueUgadi
13 AprThuVaisakh
14 AprFriDr Ambedkar Jayanti
10 MayWedBuddha Purnima
23 JunFriShab-i-Qadr
23 JunFriJumat-ul-Wida
26 JunMonIdul Fitr
13 JulThuMartyrs' Day
15 AugTueIndependence Day
15 AugTueJanmashtami
2 SepSatBakrid / Eid al Adha
3 SepSunBakrid / Eid al Adha Holiday
30 SepSatVijaya Dashami
1 OctSunMuharram
2 OctMonGandhi Jayanti
19 OctThuDiwali
4 NovSatGuru Nanak Jayanti
1 DecFriEid e Milad
5 DecTueSheikh Muhammad Abdullah Jayanti
8 DecFriFriday Following Eid e Milad
25 DecMonChristmas Day

Bank holidays are determined by the Government of Jammu & Kashmir in conjunction with holidays approved by the Indian government. On bank holidays, government offices, schools and even some businesses are closed with employees provided paid days off to celebrate the holidays. Because Jammu & Kashmir has a large Muslim population, some holidays are subject to the appearance of moon.

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