Holiday List of West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education, 2014

West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education
‘Begum Rokaiya Bhavan’
19, Haji Md. Mohsin Square, Kolkata-16
Phone: 033-22271200/ 2265 3128/ 2249 7773

Memo No. 2023/Aca/13 Date: 02.12.2013

From: The Secretary
West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education

To: The Heads of all recognized Madrasah within the State of West Bengal

Sub: List of maximum number of holidays to be observed in the academic session-2014 (01 January, 2014 to 31 December, 2014)

As per decision of the meeting of the Board held on 31.03.2004 and as directed, the heads of all recognized Madrasah are being informed that for the current academic session 2014, the Madrasahs shall have to observe a uniform list of holidays as per Model list of holidays attached herewith. The maximum numbers of holidays for this academic session will be 65 days.

This order shall have to be strictly followed. If any festival is affected due to lunar cause, the holidays on account of the said festival would be so adjusted.

Yours faithfully

Sd/- Syed Nurus Salam
West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education

Sl. No.DateDayPurpose of HolidayNo. of Holiday(s)Remarks
101.01. 2014WednesdayEnglish New Year’s Day and Akheri Chahar Shumba01 DayHoliday
214.01.2014TuesdayFateha-Dowaz Daham01 DayHoliday
323.01.2014ThursdayNetaji’s Birthday01 DayTo be observed
426.01.2014SundayRepublic DayXTo be observed
504.02.2014TuesdaySaraswaty Puja01 DayHoliday
612.02.2014WednesdayFateha-Yaz Daham01 DayHoliday
716.03.2014SundayDol YatraXx
814.04.2014MondayBirthday of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar01 DayHoliday
915.04.2014TuesdayBengali New Year’s Day01 DayHoliday
1018.04.2014FridayGood Friday01 DayHoliday
1101.05.2014ThursdayMay Day01 DayHoliday
1209.05.2014FridayBirthday of Rabindranath Tagore01 Dayto be observed
13May 22 to June 08, 2014Thursday to SundaySummer Vacation, Birthday of Kazi Nazrul Islam, Shab- E-Meraj15 DaysHoliday
1530.06.2014MondayHonour of 1st Ramzan01 DayHoliday
1610.07.2014 to 30.07.2014Thursday to WednesdayRamzan Vacation, Jum’a- Tul-Vida, Lailatul Quadr, Eid-ul-Fitr18 DaysHoliday
1715.08.2014FridayIndependence Day01 DayTo be observed
1905.09.2014FridayTeacher’s Day01 DayTo be observed
2023.09.2014TuesdayMahalaya01 DayHoliday
2126.09.2014FridayBirthday of Vidyasagar01 DayTo be observed
2230.09.2014 to 08.10.2014Tuesday to WednesdayDurgapuja, Birth day of Mahatma Gandhi, Eid-ul- Azha and Lakshmi Puja08 daysHoliday
2323.10.2014 to 25.10.2014Thursday to SaturdayKalipuja, Bhratri Dwitiya03 DaysHoliday
2404.11.2014TuesdayMuharram01 DayHoliday
2506.11.2014ThursdayBirthday of Guru Nanak01 DayHoliday
2611.11.2014TuesdayBirth day of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad/ National Education Day01 Dayto be observed
2714.11.2014FridayChildren’s Day01 DayHoliday
2817.12.2014WednesdayAkheri Chahar Shumba01 DayHoliday
2925.12.2014ThursdayChristmas Day01 DayHoliday


1. This holiday list shall be treated as model Holiday List for the Academic Year-2014. The adjustment in Holiday(s) is permissible as per local need for festival and for any natural disaster subject to approval of the M.C./ Administrator as the case may be. The total number of Holidays in the Academic Year would be fixed at 65 days. The Madrasah authority is not allowed to exclude National and State holiday from the total number of holidays i.e.65 days.

2. For hilly areas of Darjeeling, the M/A may adjust the vacation as per local environment keeping total number of holidays fixed at 65 days.

3. Any festival affected due to lunar cause, the holiday on account of the said festival would be so adjusted.

4. In case of Madrasahs where Friday is weekly holidays instead of Sunday the holiday will be changed accordingly.

5. The Board reserves the right to change the Holiday List if required.

No. 2023-Aca dated 02.12.2013

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