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Bank Holidays in August 2019 in West Bengal

During August, the West Bengal government has announced holidays on the following days. August 10, the second week of Saturday as Bank Holiday; August 12, on account of Eid-al-Zuha; August 15, on account of Independence Day; on August 24, the fourth week of Saturday as Bank Holiday.

  • August - 2019

    • SUN
    • MON
    • TUE
    • WED
    • THU
    • FRI
    • SAT
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
    • 10
      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 11
    • 12
      Bakrid / Eid al Adha
    • 13
    • 14
    • 15
      Independence Day
    • 16
    • 17
    • 18
    • 19
    • 20
    • 21
    • 22
    • 23
    • 24
      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 25
    • 26
    • 27
    • 28
    • 29
    • 30
    • 31
Date & Month Day Holiday
August 10 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
August 12 Monday Bakrid / Eid al Adha
August 15 Thursday Independence Day
August 24 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
Month Wise Bank Holiday in West Bengal
January February March
April May June
July August September
October November December

Bank Holidays in West Bengal during August

All the banks in West Bengal will remain closed on the above mentioned days.

The banks will not perform the usual functioning on these days. All the banks including IndusInd Bank, Karnataka Bank, Jammu & Kashmir Bank, DCB Bank will remain closed on the bank holidays.

Eid-al-Zuha: It is a Muslim festival. Muslims offer special prayers at mosques and Idgahs on the occasion of Eid-al-Zuha. Prayers will be held at Nakhoda Mosque, Tipu Sultan Mosque, Kalighat Ground, Rajabazar, Park Circus. On this day, the Imams of Nakhoda and Tipu Sultan Mosque advice people to uphold the Islamic ideals of compassion, love, and faith in the will of the Almighty. Special dishes will be prepared for the festival, which will be shared with friends, relatives and family members.

Independence Day: Independence Day is a national festival. The day is celebrated with patriotism across the country. The day is observed with flag-hoisting ceremonies, parades, singing patriotic songs, singing the national anthem and cultural events. On this day, the country’s Prime Minister customarily raises the national flag at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi and addresses the nation. On the eve of the Independence Day, the President of the County Addresses the Nation which will be broadcast in the government-owned Doordarshan Channel. To commemorate the day, the Indian Postal Service publishes stamps depicting independence movement, leaders of the independence movement, themes related to defense and nationalism.

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