West Bengal State Holidays in 2018

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West Bengal State Holidays in 2018

Holidays are the right time to relax and spend quality time with friends & families. The holiday list of private companies is vary from that of the govt. Sunday is the regular holiday for govt authorities while a majority of private organizations shall remain ended on Saturdays & Sundays of each month. Apart from these regular holidays, all workers working in both private & public sectors get public holidays & national holidays.

The state of West Bengal, the 4th most populous state in the nation. Both the state & central govts. have unveiled the calendar holidays in WB for the year 2018. Holidays can be sectioned as public holidays, bank holidays & national holidays. Bank holidays are restricted only to scheduled & private banks.

National Holidays in WB in Year 2018

There are 3 national holidays and the first among them is Republic Day is the patriotic celebration on 26th January of every year. Next comes the Independence Day, the second in the line as national holiday falls on August every year. The 3rd national holiday is Mahatma Gandhi Birthday, that is observed in the month of Oct. every year. Independence Day is the day of freedom from the Great Britain whereas Republic Day honors the formation of the Indian constitution.

Why people need the calendar of West Bengal holidays 2018?

Ofcourse, we everyone here need the calendar of West Bengal holidays 2018 for lot of causes. Let’s say someone employed in New Delhi and the place of origin is another location, the calendar have one book a travel ticket well in advance. The early you reserve, the lesser the price for the journey cost. We all like to travel a lot during holidays, the holiday calendar supports you write a trip in advance.

The full list of West Bengal holidays for the calendar year 2018 is tabled here:

Birth Day of Swami Vivekananda 12th January Friday
Saraswati Puja (Sree Panchami) 22nd January Monday
Birth Day of Netaji 23rd January Tuesday
Republic Day 26th January Friday
Doljatra 2nd March Friday
Good Friday 30th March Friday
** Birth Day of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar 14th April Saturday
Buddha Purnima 30th april Monday
May Day 1st May Tuesday
Birth Day of Rabindra Nath Tagore 9th May Wednesday
** Id-Ul-Fitar 16th June Saturday
Independence Day 15th August Wednesday
Id-Ud-Zoha (Bakrid) 22nd August Wednesday
Muharram 21st September Friday
Birth Day of Gandhiji 2nd October Tuesday
Mahalaya 8th October Tuesday
Durgapuja : Saptami



Vijaya Dasami

16th October

17th October

18th October

19th October





Lakshmi Puja 24th October Wednesday
Kalipuja 6th November Tuesday
Birth Day of Guru Nanak 23rd November Friday
Christmas Day 25th December Tuesday

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