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Nagaland Bank Holidays 2017

Today – 13 December 2017 – is not a holiday in Nagaland.

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

1 JanSunNew Year's Day
26 JanThuRepublic Day
13 MarMonHoli
14 AprFriGood Friday
15 AprSatEaster Saturday
16 AprSunEaster Sunday
26 JunMonIdul Fitr
15 AugTueIndependence Day
15 AugTueJanmashtami
2 SepSatBakrid / Eid al Adha
29 SepFriMaha Navami
30 SepSatVijaya Dashami
2 OctMonGandhi Jayanti
19 OctThuDiwali
4 NovSatGuru Nanak Jayanti
2 DecSatEid e Milad
25 DecMonChristmas Day

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Bank holidays are determined each year by the Government of Nagaland. Although some are in conjunction with national holidays celebrated throughout India, there are many that are approved based on local culture. One celebration is the Hornbill Festival, a weeklong festival planned around December 1, the day that Nagaland became a state.

Because there are many native tribes in Nagaland, each community celebrated with festivals that surrounded the agrarian calendar. The Hornbill Festival was designed to bring the tribes together to not only celebrate their diversity, but also to celebrate the statehood of Nagaland.

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