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Bank Holidays 2018 declared by Assam Government

Bank Holidays 2018 declared by Assam Government

(Calendar of Public Holidays inAssam  under  sec 25 ofNI Acts)

Bank holidays in India are declared as public holidays under explanation to section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act 1881. The holiday declared under NI Act is applicable exclusively to the banks located within the administration area of specific State and Union Territory.  In other States and Union territories where it is not a holiday, banks remain opened and allow normal banking transaction    similar to any other working days.

All Sundays and 2nd & 4th Saturdays are Bank Holidays under the explanation to section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act 1881. (Applicable to all commercial and co-operative banks operating  in entire India).

List of Holidays

14/1 sun Magh Bihu,26/1,1/3 Sat Dol Jatra,30/3, 14/4 sat Bohag Bihu, 15/4 Bohag Bihu, 1/5, 16/6,15/8,22/8,2/10,17/ Durga Puja, 18/10 Kati Bihu, 18&19 Durga Puja/Vijaya Dashami,6/11 Tue Kali Puja, 23/11 Guru, 25/12

Sr.No Date Day Occasion/Festival Date
1 14.01.2018 Sunday MAGH BIHU
2 26.01.2018 Friday REPUBLIC DAY
3 01.03.2018 Friday DOLI JATRA
4 30.03.2018 Friday GOOD FRIDAY
5 01.04.2018 Sunday Annual closing of Bank accounts
6 14.04.2018 Saturday BOHAG BIHU
7 15.04.2018 Sunday BOHAG BIHU
8 01.05.2018 Tuesday MAY DAY
9 16.06.2018 Saturday IDUL FITR (RAMZAN)
10 15.08.2018 Wednesday INDEPENDENCE DAY
11 22.08.2018 Wednesday BAKRID (ID-UL-ZOHA)
12 02.10.2018 Tuesday MAHATMA GANDHI JAYANTHI
13 08.10.2018 Monday MAHALAYA
14 17.10.2018 Wednesday DURGA PUJA
15 18.10.2018 Thursday KATI BIHU/DURGA PUJA
16 19.10.2018 Friday DURGA PUJA/VIJAYA DASAMI
17 06.11.2018 Tuesday KALI PUJA
18 23..11.2018 Friday BIRTH DAY OF GURU NANAK
19 25.12.2018 Tuesday CHRISTMAS

If any of the holidays for the festivals of Muslim fraternity notified above does not fall on the date notified, the holiday date may be altered by the concerned government or the community fraternity in government service may be granted special  holidays on the date observable.

Disclaimer: Every effort has been taken to avoid errors or omissions in the list of holidays published above. In spite of this, it is possible that any changes in holiday dates, mistake, errors, ambiguity, inconsistency, discrepancy or doubts may inadvertently creep up. The readers are therefore requested to be guided by the holiday list announced by the banks of respective states/UT or by the IBA for correct and as authentic information. Author or anyone connected directly or indirectly to this website accepts no responsibility whatsoever and will not be liable for any losses, claims or damages which may arise because of the contents of this write up.


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