Hindu Events

2021 West Bengal Public and Government Holidays

List of National and Regional Holidays of West Bengal in 2021:

DateDayHoliday
2021-01-12TuesdayBirth Day of Swami Vivekananda
2021-01-23SaturdayBirth Day of Netaji
2021-01-26TuesdayRepublic Day
2021-02-16TuesdaySaraswati Puja [Sree Panchami]
2021-04-02FridayGood Friday
2021-04-14WednesdayBirth Day of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
2021-04-15ThursdayBengali New Year’s Day(Nababarsha)
2021-05-01SaturdayMay Day
2021-05-14Fridayld-UI-Fitar
2021-05-26WednesdayBuddha Purnima
2021-07-21Wednesdayld-Ud-Zoha( Bakrid)
2021-08-19ThursdayMuharram
2021-10-02SaturdayBirth Day of Gandhiji
2021-10-06WednesdayMahalaya
2021-10-12TuesdayDurgapuja Saptami
2021-10-13WednesdayDurgapuja Astami
2021-10-14ThursdayDurgapuja Nabami
2021-10-15FridayDurgapuja Dasami
2021-10-20WednesdayLakshmi Puja
2021-11-04ThursdayKali Puja
2021-11-19FridayBirth Day of Guru Nanak
2021-12-25SaturdayChristmas Day

Note:

Only the secular holidays of Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday are observed nationally.

Public Holidays in India tend to be observed on a strictly regional basis. The above dates correspond to the holidays of the Indian government when government offices will be closed throughout the country. In addition, there are many festivals and fairs that are also observed in some states as holidays, the dates of which vary from year to year.

Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given above are the latest known dates.

Although not government official holidays, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day are observed nationally.

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