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India (Jharkhand) : 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 next 3 months

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  • Banks are NOT working on 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month.
    No alcohol served in shops, restaurants during most holidays
    The nature of holidays in India appeals to culture, national values and religion

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    Wednesday july 17, 2024Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)Muslim, Sufi
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    Thursday august 15, 2024Independence DayNational Day
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    Monday august 19, 2024Raksha BandhanHinduism
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    Monday august 26, 2024Sri Krishna Jayanthi (Janmashtami)Hinduism
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    Tuesday august 27, 2024Sri Krishna Jayanthi (Janmashtami)Hinduism
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    Monday september 16, 2024Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Tuesday september 17, 2024Karma PujaEvents, celebrations...
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    Tuesday september 17, 2024VishwakarmaEvents, celebrations...
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    Monday september 23, 2024Banks remain openBanks only
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    Monday september 23, 2024Maharaja Hari Singh’s birth anniversarySecular holiday
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    Monday september 30, 2024Banks Inventory DayBanks only
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    Sunday october 20, 2024Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday november 15, 2024Guru Nanak/Kartick Purnima/Parswanath's Rathojatra/II PoyaSikhism
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    Friday november 15, 2024Birsa Munda dayEvents, celebrations...
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    Friday december 20, 2024Winter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Wednesday december 25, 2024Christmas DayCatholic or protestant
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    Wednesday january 1, 2025School holidaysSchool holidays
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    Monday january 6, 2025Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh JiSikhism
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    Monday january 13, 2025Regional holidaySikhism
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    Tuesday january 14, 2025Makar Sankranti/Pongal/Magh Bihu/Tusu PujaEvents, celebrations...
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    Monday january 20, 2025Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Thursday january 23, 2025Netaji's Birthday - Subash Chandra Bose Jayanti - Veer Surendra Sai JayantiSecular holiday
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    Sunday january 26, 2025Republic DaySecular holiday
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    Monday january 27, 2025Isra and Mi'rajMuslim, Sufi
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    Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)

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    Wednesday july 17, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : The first day of the year is observed on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar. The first Islamic year beginning in 610 AD during which the emigration of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina, known as the Hijra [Wikipedia]

    Independence Day

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    Thursday august 15, 2024
    Secular holiday : Commemorates the day in 1947 when India achieved freedom from British rule

    Raksha Bandhan

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    Monday august 19, 2024
    Hinduism : The annual festival of Raksha Bandhan, which is meant to commemorate the abiding ties between siblings of opposite sex, usually takes place in late August, and is marked by a very simple ceremony in which a woman ties a rakhi — which may be a colorful thread, a simple bracelet, or a decorative string — around the wrist of her brother(s). The word raksha signifies protection, and bandhan is an association signifying an enduring sort of bond; and so, when a woman ties a rakhi around the waist of her brother, she signifies her loving attachment to him. He, likewise, recognizes the special bonds between them, and by extending his wrist forward, he in fact extends the hand of his protection over her.

    Sri Krishna Jayanthi (Janmashtami)

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    Monday august 26, 2024
    Hinduism : Hindu celebration of the birthday of Sri Krishna, an incarnation of Lord Krishna. Sweets, fruits and milk products are available in abundance. Sri or Shree: A prefix denoting auspiciousness

    Sri Krishna Jayanthi (Janmashtami)

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    Tuesday august 27, 2024
    Hinduism : Hindu celebration of the birthday of Sri Krishna, an incarnation of Lord Krishna. Sweets, fruits and milk products are available in abundance. Sri or Shree: A prefix denoting auspiciousness.

    Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Monday september 16, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Karma Puja

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    Tuesday september 17, 2024
    Culture : The most important festival Jharkhand. Karma Puja is not only celebrated by the tribes of this state but is also an important festival of Bihar, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Jhargram (West Bengal) and many other states

    Vishwakarma

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    Tuesday september 17, 2024
    Culture : all creating is the Personification of ultimate reality and deity of the creative power .According to the Rigveda. It/He is considered to be the architect, divine engineer of universe from before the advent of time. [Wikipedia]

    Banks remain open

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    Monday september 23, 2024
    Banks only :

    Maharaja Hari Singh’s birth anniversary

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    Monday september 23, 2024
    Secular holiday : from 2022

    Banks Inventory Day

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    Monday september 30, 2024
    Banks only :

    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Sunday october 20, 2024
    School holidays :

    Guru Nanak/Kartick Purnima/Parswanath's Rathojatra/II Poya

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    Friday november 15, 2024
    Sikhism : Guru Nanak Dev (1469-1539) Founder of the religion of Sikhism and the first of ten Sikh Gurus. Sikhs believe that all subsequent Gurus possessed Guru Nanak’s divinity and religious authority Wikipedia

    Birsa Munda day

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    Friday november 15, 2024
    Culture : An Indian tribal freedom fighter, religious leader, and folk hero who belonged to the Munda tribe. He spearheaded an Indian tribal religious Millenarian movement that arose in the tribal belt of modern-day Bihar and Jharkhand in the late 19th century, during the British Raj, thereby making him an important figure in the history of the Indian independence movement. His achievements are even more remarkable for having been accomplished before the age of 25. His portrait hangs in the Central Hall of the Indian parliament; he is the only tribal leader to have been so honored. [Wikipedia]

    Winter holiday (beginning)

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    Friday december 20, 2024
    School holidays :

    Christmas Day

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    Wednesday december 25, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : Since pre-historic times in Europe, festivities (bonfires, offrerings) were marking the beginning of longer hours of daylight with fires and ritual. The Roman festival of Saturnalia lasted several days in December (gambling and offerings). Germanic tribes also celebrated mid-winter (drinking and rituals). The Bulgarian (with Koleduvane) and the Polish (with Gwiazdka) perpetuate this tradition. Jesus of Nazareth was probably born in springtime (Reformists favour autumn). But in the 4th century, December 25th was chosen for the celebration of his birth by Pope Julius I (Bishop Liberus is also mentioned in 354 A.D.). Thus, a Christian element was introduced in the long-established mid-winter festivals. Before 1582, the Papal States and other Italian city states celebrated New Year’s Day on Christmas Day.

    School holidays

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    Wednesday january 1, 2025
    School holidays : Vacances scolaires : https://www.jharkhand.gov.in/
    https://hilltopschooljamshedpur.org/calendar.php
    https://jhtaraporeschool.com/
    https://www.kvadmission.in/
    https://tenderheartsrsecschool.edu.in/
    Schooling is mandatory till age 14
    Teaching languages: Hindi, English
    schools close on Saturday
    school uniforms required

    We carry confirmed dates till April 2024 -- heat waves may affect the calendar

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    Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji

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    Monday january 6, 2025
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    Regional holiday

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    Monday january 13, 2025
    Sikhism : Lohri is the Punjabis and Dogras cultural celebration on the eve of winter solstice in Jammu and Jharkhand only

    Makar Sankranti/Pongal/Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja

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    Tuesday january 14, 2025
    Culture : Celebration of the harvest, which is observed for three days: Bhogi Pongal, Surya Pongal and Mattu Pongal. A colourful and traditional festival with many a ceremony devoted to various deities and cattle races.

    Winter holiday (end)

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    Monday january 20, 2025
    School holidays :

    Netaji's Birthday - Subash Chandra Bose Jayanti - Veer Surendra Sai Jayanti

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    Thursday january 23, 2025
    Secular holiday : Subhas Chandra Bose (23 January 1897 – 18 August 1945) was an Indian nationalist whose defiant patriotism made him a hero in India, but whose attempt during World War II to rid India of British rule with the help of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan left a troubled legacy. The honorific Netaji (Hindustani: Respected Leader ), first applied in early 1942 to Bose in Germany by the Indian soldiers of the Indische Legion and by the German and Indian officials in the Special Bureau for India in Berlin, was later used throughout India. [Wikipedia]

    Republic Day

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    Sunday january 26, 2025
    Secular holiday : It was the Lahore Session of the Indian National Congress at midnight of December 31, 1929 - January 1, 1930, that the Tri-Colour Flag was unfurled by the nationalists and a pledge taken that every year on January 26, the Independence Day would be celebrated and that the people would unceasingly strive for the establishment of a Sovereign Democratic Republic of India. The professed pledge was successfully redeemed on January 26, 1950, when the Constitution of India framed by the Constituent Assembly of India came into force, although the Independence from the British rule was achieved on August 15, 1947. It is because of this that August 15 is celebrated as Independence Day, while January 26 as Republic Day.

    Isra and Mi'raj

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    Monday january 27, 2025
    Muslim, Sufi :