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Holiday List of West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education, 2016

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West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education
‘Begum Rokaiya Bhavan’
19, Haji Md. Mohsin Square, Kolkata-16

Memo No. 1770/Aca/15 Date: 26.11.15

From: The Secretary
West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education

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

Sub: Uniform list of maximum number of holidays to be observed in the academic session-2016 (01 January, 2016 to 31 December, 2016)

In exercise of the power conferred by clause (e) of sub-section (2) of section 20 and 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 2015, the Madrasahs shall have to observe a uniform list of holidays as per specimen 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. In case, any festival is affected due to lunar cause, the holidays on account of the said festival would be so adjusted.

Yours faithfully,

Dr. Syed Nurus Salam
Secretary
West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education


West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education
‘Begum Rokaiya Bhavan’
19, Haji Md. Mohsin Square
Kolkata- 700 016

Model List of Holidays for the Academic Session-2016 (1st January 2016 to 31st December 2016) for recognized Madrasahs

Memo No. 1770/Aca/15 Date: 26.11.15

Sl. No. Date Day Purpose of Holiday No. of Holiday(s) Remarks
1 01.01. 2016 Friday English New Year’s Day 01 Day Holiday
2 12.01.2016 Tuesday Birthday of Swami Vivekananda 01 Day Holiday
3 22.01.2016 Friday Fateha-Yaz Daham 01 Day Holiday
4 23.01.2016 Saturday Birthday of Netaji 01 Day Holiday *
5 26.01.2016 Tuesday Republic Day 01 Day Holiday *
6 13.02.2016 Saturday Saraswaty Puja 01 Day Holiday *
7 23.03.2016 & 24.03.2016 Wednesday & Thursday Dol Yatra & Holi 02 Days Holidays
8 25.03.2016 Friday Good Friday 01 Day Holiday
9 14.04.2016 Thursday Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar & Bengali New Year’s Day 01 Day Holiday
10 01.05.2016 Sunday May Day X Holiday
11 05.05.2016 Thursday Shab-E-Meraj 01 Day Holiday
12 08.05.2016 Sunday Birthday of Rabindranath Tagore X Holiday *
13 20.05.2016 to 07.06.2016 Friday to Tuesday Summer Vacation, Shab-E-Barat, Birth day of Kazi Nazrul Islam, Honour of 1st Ramzan 16 Days
14 23.06.2016 to 09.07.2016 Thursday To Saturday Ramzan Vacation, Jum’a-Tul-Vida, Lailatul Quadar, Eid ul Fitre 13 Days Holidays
15 15.08.2016 Monday Independence Day 01 Day Holiday *
16 25.08.2016 Thursday Janmashtami 01 Day Holiday
17 05.09.2016 Monday Teachers’ Day 01 Day Holiday *
18 12.09.2016 to 14.09.2016 Monday to Wednesday Eid-ul-Azha 03 Days Holidays
19 30.09.2016 Friday Mahalaya 01 Day Holiday
20 02.10.2016 Sunday Birth day of Mahatma Gandhi X Holiday
21 03.10.2016 Monday Hijri New Year 01 Day Holiday
22 07.10.2016 to 16.10.2016 Friday to Sunday Durgapuja, Muharram and Lakshmi Puja 08 Days Holidays
23 29.10.2016 to 01.11.2016 Saturday to Tuesday Kalipuja, Bhatri Dwitiya 03 Days Holidays
24 14.11.2016 Monday Birthday of Guru Nanak & Children’s day 01 Day Holiday
25 30.11.2016 Wednesday Akhri Chahar Shumba 01 Day Holiday
26 13.12.2016 Tuesday Fateha-Dwaz Daham 01 Day Holiday
27 25.12.2016 Sunday Christmas Day X Holiday
28 Discretion of Head of the Institution 03 Days Holidays

N.B. 1. This holiday list shall be treated as model Holiday List for the Academic Year-2015. 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. The Madrasah authority is not allowed to increase or decrease the total no of holidays in this academic year, which is fixed to 65 days without the written permission of the Board. Any excess holiday(s) beyond sixty five days in this academic year, enjoyed by the madrasah will be treated as unauthorized leave.

3. 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.

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

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

6. The Madrasah authority shall make necessary arrangement to observe the following Days

(i) Birth day of Netaji

(ii) Republic day

(iii) Birth day of Rabindranath Tagore

(iv) Independence day

(v) Teacher’s day

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

Dr. Syed Nurus Salam
Secretary
West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education

No. 1770/Aca dated 26.11.2015