City of Chandigarh Bank & Government Holidays 2017

chandigarh-holidays-2017Chandigarh is the union territory which was dreamt by the India’s first Prime Minister, Shri. Jawahar Lal Nehru. The city was a master plan by popular French architect, Le Corbusier that set as the best example of urban planning and modern architecture in recent India. The name derives from its meaning “City Beautiful” and it is also the name of goddess of power, Chandi. Chandigarh is part of the prosperous Punji state and was the capital of East Punjab. Later it turned out to be home to 1000s of refugees came from West Punjab.

The Home Department in the Chandigarh Administration declares the public holidays 2017 of chandigarh. The Section XXV of the Negotiable Instrument Act 1881 states the chandigarh government holidays 2017. All sundays and every second and fourth saturday are also considered as holidays of Chandigarh. Chandigarh has its own religious holidays, festival holidays and other holidays for the upcoming year 2017 which is purely formed on the culture, history & beliefs of religions.

The gazetted holidays of chandigarh from the time of rule of great britain are Republic Day 2017 and Independence Day 2017. THe annual bank closing days are holidays for chandigarh on which all  banks are closed. At the same time if that annual closing of bank accounts falls on sunday then the date is excluded from the chandigarh office holidays 2017.

26 JanThuRepublic Day
(National Day)
24 FebFriMaha Shivaratri
13 MarMonHoli
9 AprSunMahavir Jayanti
14 AprFriGood Friday
10 MayWedBuddha Purnima
26 JunMonRamazan / Idu’l Fitr
(End of Ramadan) *
15 AugTueIndependence Day
15 AugTueJanmashtami / Sri Krishna Jayanti
2 SepSatBakri Id / Idu’l Zuha
(Feast of Sacrifice)
30 SepSatDurga Puja / Dussehra
(Vijaya Dashami)
1 OctSunMuharram
2 OctMonMahatma Gandhi’s
19 OctThuDiwali
(Festival of Lights)
4 NovSatGuru Nanak Jayanti


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  • Sanjana

    Want the SBI Bank holidays list for the year 2017 in Chandigarh

  • Sundar

    May i get the restricted holidays for the upcoming new year 2017 in Chandigarh