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Bank Holidays 2018 declared by Meghalaya Government

Bank Holidays 2018 declared by Meghalaya Government

(List of Public Holidays in Meghalaya under sec 25 of NI 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. (This holiday rule is applicable to all commercial and co-operative banks operating in entire India).

List of Holidays

Sr.No Date Day Occasion/Festival Date
1 01.01.2018 Monday New year Day
2 26.01.2018 Friday REPUBLIC DAY
3 02.03.2018 Friday HOLI
5 30.03.2018 Friday GOOD FRIDAY
6 01.04.2018 Sunday Banks’ Annual Closing of Accounts
7 16.06.2018 Saturday KUTUBA-E-RAMZAN (IDUL FITR)
8 03.07.2018 Tuesday Beh deinkhlam
9 17.07.2018 Tuesday U Troit Sing Day
10 15.08.2018 Wednesday INDEPENDENCE DAY
11 22.08.2018 Wednesday BAKRID (ID-UL-ZUHA)
12 02.10.2018 Tuesday MAHATMA GANDHI JAYANTHI
13 18.10.2018 Thursday MAHANAVAMI
14 19.10.2018 Friday VIJAYA DASHAMI/DUSSERA
15 07.11.2018 Wednesday KALI PUJA
16 08.11.2018 Thursday DEEPAVALI
17 09.11.2018 Friday Wangala Festval
18 23.11.2018 Friday Seng Kut Snem
19 12.12.2018 Wednesday Pa-Togan Nengminz Sangma
20 18.12.2018 Tuesday Death anniversary of U So So Tham
21 24.12.2018 Monday CHRISTMAS EVE
22 25.12.2018 Tuesday CHRISTMAS DAY
23 26.12.2018 Wednesday CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYl
24 27.12.2018 Thursday CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL
25 30.12.2018 Sunday U Kiang Nangbah



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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