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India (Gujarat) : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

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India (Gujarat) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the current 2 months



Banks are NOT working on 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month.
Internet domain: .in - Telephone code: +91 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +5:30 (DST: no)
The 2019 calendar published on this site has been confirmed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
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Navrati (beginning)Friday October 4, 2019School holidays 
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Durga Puja (Saptami)*Saturday October 5, 2019Hinduism 
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Durga Puja (Astami) - Mahastami*Sunday October 6, 2019Hinduism 
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banks are closedMonday October 7, 2019Banks only 
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Vijaya Dashami (Dasera)*Tuesday October 8, 2019Hinduism 
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Navrati (end)Monday October 14, 2019School holidays 
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Deepavali/Dipabali*Sunday October 27, 2019Hinduism 
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Vikram Samvat New Year*Monday October 28, 2019Hinduism 
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banks are closedMonday October 28, 2019Banks only 
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Bhai Teeka/Panchak Yama*Tuesday October 29, 2019Hinduism 
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Sardar Patel day*Thursday October 31, 2019Culture 
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Mahatma Gandhi Birth Anniversary -
Friday October 2, 2020

Secular holiday : He is the man who played a significant role in achiveing independence for India from the British Empire with his simplicity and strong will power. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as 'Bapu' or 'Father of the nation', was born on the 2nd of October in 1869, in Porbunder, Gujarat. He studied law in U.K and practiced law in South Africa. But he left his profession and returned to India to join the Indian freedom struggle. Gandhiji was a preacher of truth and 'Ahimsa'(non-violence). He started the 'Satyagraha' movement for the Indian freedom struggle. He believed in living a simple life and in 'Swadeshi'. He proved to the world that freedom can be achieved through the path of non-violence. Gandhiji is a symbol of peace and truth. www.indiaa2z.com


Navrati (beginning) -
Friday October 4, 2019

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Durga Puja (Saptami) -
Saturday October 5, 2019

Hinduism : Seventh day of the Dashain festival. Fulpati, which means sacred flowers and leaves , is collected for three days from the jungle. The jamara (a six inch tall yellow grass) and kalash (holy vessel) to be used by the Royal Family are brought from the ancestral palace (the original royal palace used during Prithivi Narayan Shah's reign) in Gurkha in a three-day parade complete with military regiment and priests.


Durga Puja (Astami) - Mahastami -
Sunday October 6, 2019

Hinduism : The main festival in Bengal in tribute to goddess Durga. Bengalis celebrate with new clothes and other gifts which are worn on the evenings when the family goes out to see the pandals (temporary structures set up to venerate Durga).


Banks are closed -
Monday October 7, 2019

Banks only :


Vijaya Dashami (Dasera) -
Tuesday October 8, 2019

Hinduism : The victory of Durga on evil forces, the destruction of Vasanas (subjectivity, selfishness, desires...) and the achievement of the deepest Self. Dominance of Saraswati (pure science) over Lakshmi (applied science)


Navrati (end) -
Monday October 14, 2019

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Deepavali/Dipabali -
Sunday October 27, 2019

Hinduism : Light festival starts with festivities. The week celebrates 1.Dhanteras, 2.Kali Chaudas, 3.Deepavali, 4.Navu-Varsha (new year), 5.Bhai-beej. The Vai cast is mainly concerned. May last several days


Vikram Samvat New Year -
Monday October 28, 2019

Hinduism : Historical and official Hindu calendar of Nepal, Eastern anf Western India. It uses lunar months and solar sidereal year.


Banks are closed -
Monday October 28, 2019

Banks only :


Bhai Teeka/Panchak Yama -
Tuesday October 29, 2019

Hinduism : Called Bhaubeej in India, this is a Bhai Bij legend in Hindu mythology: after slaying Narkasur, Lord Krishna visited his sister Subhadra who gave him a warm welcome with sweets and flowers. She also affectionately applied tilak on Krishna's forehead. Since then the custom of celebrating Bhaubeej or Bhai Bij started. Carrying forward the Bhaubeej ceremony in traditional style, sisters' perform arti of their brother and apply a red tika on the brother's forehead. This teeka ceremony, on the occasion of Bhai Bij signifies sister's sincerest prayers for the long and happy life of her brother. In return brothers bless their sisters and treat them with Bhaubeej or cash gifts. (Wikipedia)


Sardar Patel day -
Thursday October 31, 2019

Culture : (31 October 1875 – 15 December 1950), was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India. He was an Indian barrister and statesman, a senior leader of the Indian National Congress and one of the founding member of the Republic of India who played a leading role in the country's struggle for independence and guided its integration into a united, independent nation. [Wikipedia]