Governor is pleased to declare the days as specified at List I below to be Public Holidays during the year 2021. List II which are not declared to be public holidays. List III observed as Sectional Holidays in the year 2021.
Government Holidays in West Bengal
West Bengal Government Notification related to Government Holidays, Public Holidays, Holidays under Negotiable Instruments Act (N.I. Act) etc.
As a mark of respect to the departed soul of the former President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, a glorious son of Bengal, all State Government offices, Urban and Rural Bodies, Corporations, Undertakings, Educational institutions and other offices/ institutions under the control of the Government of West Bengal shall be closed tomorrow the 1st September, 2020.
Governor is pleased to declare 29th August (Saturday), 2020 as a Sectional Holiday on occasion of “KARAM PUJA” for the employees belonging to Tribal Communities employed in State Govt. Offices all over the State.
Governor is pleased to declare that all Saturdays shall be public holidays in respect of all bank branches working in the State of West Bengal, in addition to the existing holidays on 2nd and 4th Saturdays.
State Government has decided to observe 1st July, 2020 (Wednesday) as a State Government holiday in all State Government Offices, Educational Institutions, Rural and Urban Bodies, other Grant-in-Aid Institutions, Boards, Corporations etc.
In order to enable the employees to observe the auspicious occasion and to pay obeisance to the Lord while at home, it has been decided that all Offices shall remain closed on 23rd June 2020.
Due to sad demise of Shri Abani Mohan Joardar, former Minister, Government of West Bengal, Offices will be closed for the 2nd half of the day today i.e. 12th June, 2020 to enable everyone to pay homage and respect to the departed soul of the former Minister.
State Government has decided to declare holiday on 29th January, 2020 (Wednesday) in connection with Saraswati Puja in addition to already declared 30th and 31st January, 2020, for all State Government offices.
Holiday List of West Bengal Board of Secondary Education for the year 2020 which is applicable for all recognized secondary schools in West Bengal.
Birthday of Netaji – 23rd January, Thursday; Saraswati Puja (Shree Panchami) – 30th January, Thursday; Doljatra – 9th March, Monday; Good Friday – 10th April, Friday; Bengali New Year’s Day/ Birthday of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar – 14th April, Tuesday;