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India (Manipur) : 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

  • Currency: Rupee (INR)
  • 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

    Internet domain: .in - Telephone code: +91 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +5:30 (DST: no)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Saturday December 31, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday January 3, 2023Imoinu IratpaSecular holiday
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    Tuesday January 3, 2023Banks remain openBanks only
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    Wednesday January 4, 2023Banks remain openBanks only
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    Wednesday January 4, 2023Gaan-NgaiSecular holiday
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    Monday January 9, 2023Banks remain openBanks only
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    Monday January 9, 2023Maharaja Gambhir Singh anniversarySecular holiday
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    Wednesday January 11, 2023Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Thursday January 26, 2023Republic DaySecular holiday
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    Wednesday February 15, 2023Lui-Ngai-Ni (Naga Festival)Events, celebrations...
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    Wednesday February 15, 2023Seed sowing festivalSecular holiday
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    Tuesday March 7, 2023YaosangHinduism
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    Tuesday March 7, 2023Banks remain openBanks only
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    Wednesday March 22, 2023Hindu, Navratri, Tamil, Telugu, Ugadi New YearBuddhism (Theravada)
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    Saturday April 1, 2023Banks Inventory DayBanks only
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    Tuesday April 4, 2023Banks remain openBanks only
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    Tuesday April 4, 2023Mahavir JayantiJainism
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    Friday April 7, 2023Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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    Friday April 14, 2023Sajibu CheiraobaSecular holiday
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    Saturday April 22, 2023End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Sunday April 23, 2023Khongjom DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Banks are closed

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    Saturday December 31, 2022
    Banks only :

    New Year's Day

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Imoinu Iratpa

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    Tuesday January 3, 2023
    Secular holiday : Imoinu Iratpa is an ancestral deity who is venerated in every household of Manipur on phunga lairu. The deity was venerated first by the Luwang dynasty, the then Khumans and subsequently by Meitei King Chalamba at Kangla.

    Banks remain open

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    Tuesday January 3, 2023
    Banks only :

    Banks remain open

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    Wednesday January 4, 2023
    Banks only :

    Gaan-Ngai

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    Wednesday January 4, 2023
    Secular holiday : The biggest annual festival of the Zeliangrong community in Manipur.

    Banks remain open

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    Monday January 9, 2023
    Banks only :

    Maharaja Gambhir Singh anniversary

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    Monday January 9, 2023
    Secular holiday : Chinglen Nongdrenkhomba (1788–1834), also known as Maharaja Gambhir Singh. He abdicated the throne with the arrival of a Burmese force. Along with the British, he participated in the liberation of Manipur. [Wikipedia]

    Winter holiday (end)

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    Wednesday January 11, 2023
    School holidays : Http://manipureducation.gov.in
    https://manipurcollege.ac.in
    official calender gazetted by the Ministry of Education
    Schooling is mandatory till age 14
    Teaching languages: Meitei, English
    schools close on Saturday
    school uniforms required

    We carry confirmed dates till Sep 2023; Further dates are projected dates based on previous years

    Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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    Republic Day

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    Thursday January 26, 2023
    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.

    Lui-Ngai-Ni (Naga Festival)

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    Wednesday February 15, 2023
    Culture : Of the more than 100 national races of Myanmar, the Nagas form a small but colorful national group. They inhabit the mountain regious that form the Myanmar - India border in the north - west. Khamti, Lahe, Leshi and Htamanthi are the principal towns of the Naga region.

    Seed sowing festival

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    Wednesday February 15, 2023
    Secular holiday : Lui-Ngai-Ni: god’s grace and blessing are evoked on the new seeds sown so that they may grow to bear abundant fruits for a bumper harvest in order that the general well being of the people I ensured. The blessing of the supreme God is besought with expression through dance, songs and other customary rituals presented by the Lui-Ngai-Ni every year.

    Yaosang

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    Tuesday March 7, 2023
    Hinduism : Yaosang is an indigenous tradition of the Meitei people. It is considered the most important festival in Manipur. Like Holi, the Hindu Meitei of Manipur play with colours during this festival. [wikipedia]

    Banks remain open

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    Tuesday March 7, 2023
    Banks only :

    Hindu, Navratri, Tamil, Telugu, Ugadi New Year

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    Wednesday March 22, 2023
    Buddhism (Theravada) : The Hindu New Year, also known as Ugadi, is on the day following the new moon on or after the spring equinox.

    Banks Inventory Day

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    Saturday April 1, 2023
    Banks only :

    Banks remain open

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    Tuesday April 4, 2023
    Banks only :

    Mahavir Jayanti

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    Tuesday April 4, 2023
    Jainism : Jain festival honoring Lord Mahavira on the founder's birthday.

    Good Friday

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    Friday April 7, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.

    Sajibu Cheiraoba

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    Friday April 14, 2023
    Secular holiday : New year's day of the Meiteis

    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Saturday April 22, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : Ends the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. There were 30 days of strict fasting from sunup to sundown in honor of the first revelation to the Prophet Mohammed.

    Khongjom Day

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    Sunday April 23, 2023
    Culture : The last battle fought by an Indian prince against the British in 1891.

    Labor Day/May Day

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .