Madhya Pradesh Bank Holidays 2017Today – 19 October 2017 – is a holiday in Madhya Pradesh for Diwali.
This page contains a calendar of all 2017 bank holidays for Madhya Pradesh. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.
|26 Jan||Thu||Republic Day|
|5 Apr||Wed||Ram Navami|
|9 Apr||Sun||Mahavir Jayanti|
|14 Apr||Fri||Good Friday|
|14 Apr||Fri||Dr Ambedkar Jayanti|
|10 May||Wed||Buddha Purnima|
|26 Jun||Mon||Idul Fitr|
|7 Aug||Mon||Raksha Bandhan|
|15 Aug||Tue||Independence Day|
|2 Sep||Sat||Bakrid / Eid al Adha|
|30 Sep||Sat||Vijaya Dashami|
|2 Oct||Mon||Gandhi Jayanti|
|4 Nov||Sat||Guru Nanak Jayanti|
|2 Dec||Sat||Eid e Milad|
|25 Dec||Mon||Christmas Day|
Like other states in India, several bank holidays are those celebrated throughout the country. These include Republic Day, Independence Day and Christmas Day. On these days, government offices, schools and many businesses are closed.
Other holidays are specific to Madhya Pradesh and are related to either the Hindu or Muslim calendar. These holidays include Raksha Banahan, Durga Puja/Dussehra and Diwali. Several holidays in Madhya Pradesh are to commemorate the birthdays of prophets, including Milad-un Nabi. Throughout India, Mahatma Ghandi’s birthday is celebrated as a public holiday as well.