West Bengal Government and Bank Holidays List 2024 Notification, Download PDF

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West Bengal Government Holidays List 2024, West Bengal Banks Holidays List 2024, West Bengal State Holidays List 2024, West Bengal Govt. Holidays Calendar 2024 PDF

The West Bengal government has published the official holiday list for the year 2024 applicable to Government Offices and Banks within the state. The notification [No. 6112-F(P2)], issued by the Additional Secretary of the Government of West Bengal on November 9, 2023, provides comprehensive details regarding these holidays. The complete list of holidays for 2024 for Government Offices and Banks in West Bengal is presented below for your reference.

West Bengal Banks Holidays List 2024

Sl. No. Holiday Date Day
1 Birth Day of Swami Vivekananda 12-Jan-2024 Friday
2 Netaji’s Birth Day 23-Jan-2024 Tuesday
3 Republic Day 26-Jan-2024 Friday
4 Saraswati Puja [Sree Panchami] 14-Feb-2024 Wednesday
5 Doljatra 25-Mar-2024 Monday
6 Good Friday 29-Mar-2024 Friday
7 Eid-Ul-Fitr 11-Apr-2024 Thursday
8 May Day 01-May-2024 Wednesday
9 Birth Day of Rabindranath Tagore 08-May-2024 Wednesday
10 Budha Purnima 23-May-2024 Thursday
11 Id-Ud-Zoha (Bakrid) 17-Jun-2024 Monday
12 Muharram 17-Jul-2024 Wednesday
13 Independence Day 15-Aug-2024 Thursday
14 Birth Day of Gandhiji 02-Oct-2024 Wednesday
15 Mahalaya 02-Oct-2024 Wednesday
16 Durga Puja, Maha Saptami 10-Oct-2024 Saturday
17 Durga Puja, Maha Astami and Maha Nabami 11-Oct-2024 Friday
18 Durga Puja, Dasami 12-Oct-2024 Saturday
19 Lakshmi Puja 16-Oct-2024 Wednesday
20 Kali Puja 31-Oct-2024 Thursday
21 Birth Day of Guru Nanak 15-Nov-2024 Friday
22 Christmas Day 25-Dec-2024 Wednesday

Yearly Closing of Bank Account : 1st April (Monday) (for Banks only)

Bihar Government and Bank Holidays List 2024 Notification, Download PDF

West Bengal Government Offices Public Holidays List 2024

Sl. No. Holiday Date Day
1 New Year’s Day 01-Jan-2024 Monday
2 Day Before Saraswati Puja 13-Feb-2024 Tuesday
3 Shab-E-Barat 26-Feb-2024 Monday
4 Shivaratri 08-Mar-2024 Friday
5 Day After Doljatra 26-Mar-2024 Tuesday
6 Birth Day of Shri Shri Harichand Thakur (Madhu Krishan Troyodashi Tithi) 06-Apr-2024 Saturday
7 Day before Eid-UI-Fitr 10-Apr-2024 Wednesday
8 Birth Day of Poet Bhanu Bhakt (for Darjeeling & Kalimpong District only) 13-Jul-2024 Saturday
9 Rakhi Bandhan 19-Aug-2024 Monday
10 Janmastami 26-Aug-2024 Monday
11 Fateha-Dwaz-Daham 16-Sept-2024 Monday
12 Durga Puja, Maha Chaturthi 07-Oct-2024 Monday
13 Durga Puja, Maha Panchami 08-Oct-2024 Tuesday
14 Durga Puja, Maha Shashthi 09-Oct-2024 Wednesday
15 Additional Day for Durga Puja 14-Oct-2024 Monday
16 Additional Day for Durga Puja 15-Oct-2024 Tuesday
17 Additional Day for Lakshmi Puja 17-Oct-2024 Thursday
18 Additional Day for Lakshmi Puja 18-Oct-2024 Friday
19 Additional Day for Kali Puja 01-Nov-2024 Friday
20 Day after Bhratridwitiya 04-Nov-2024 Monday
21 Chhat Puja 07-Nov-2024 Thursday
22 Additional Day for Chhat Puja 08-Nov-2024 Friday
23 Karam Puja To Be Notified Later

Leave and Working Hours Policy in West Bengal

West Bengal Sectional Holidays List 2024

The below Holidays will be applicable to the employees of different communities mentioned against the day.

Sl. No. Holiday Date Day
1 Birthday of Guru Rabidas (for the followers of Guru Rabidas) 24-Feb-2024 Saturday
2 Easter Saturday (for Christians Only) 30-Mar-2024 Saturday


  1. Sundays are holidays under the Negotiable Instrument Act.
  2. If there is any change in the date of Eid-UI-Fitr, Id-Ud-Zoha, Muharram, Fateha-Dwaz-Daham, Shabe-Barat depending upon the sighting of the moon, the holiday will be declared by a separate order for the date on which the festival would be actually observed in lieu of the date originally notified as a holiday for this festival.

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West Bengal State Holidays List 2024 Notification (PDF)

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