West Bengal Government Public Holiday List 2023

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The Government of West Bengal Public Holiday List 2023

Holidays play a significant role in balancing Human life. Everyone needs holidays to relax and feel stress-free from all work. It becomes part of everyone’s lives. Public holidays are given to celebrate cultural, Nationalistic, and religious festivals. In some Instant, Local holidays are also provided to celebrate local festivals.

The state of West Bengal was formed in 2000. West Bengal published 505 newspapers in 2005, 389 of which were in Bengali. The Government of West Bengal announced public and Optional holidays for 2023. Generally, the Second and Fourth Saturdays and Sundays are holidays given by the Government of West Bengal.

West Bengal Government 2023 -Public Holiday List

check Below the West Bengal Government Public Holiday List 2023

1st January 2023SundayNew Year’s Day
12th January 2023ThursdayBirth Day of Swami Vivekananda
23rd January 2023MondayNetaji’s Birthday
25th January 2023WednesdayDay before Saraswati Puja
26th January 2023ThursdayRepublic Day / Saraswati Puja [Sree Panchami]
14th February 2023TuesdayBirth Day of Thakur Panchanan Barma
18th February 2023SaturdayShivaratri
7th March 2023TuesdayDoljatra
8th March 2023WednesdayHoli (Day after Doljatra)
19th March 2023SundayBirth Day of Shri Shri Harichand Thakur
4th April 2023TuesdayMahavir Jayanti
7th April 2023FridayGood Friday
14th April 2023FridayBirth Day of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
15th April 2023SaturdayBengali New Year’s Day (Nababarsha)
21st April 2023FridayDay before Eid-UI-Fitr
22nd April 2023SaturdayEid-UI-Fitr (Ramadan)
1st May 2023MondayMay Day
5th May 2023FridayBuddha Purnima / Birth Day of Pandit Raghunath Murmu
9th May 2023TuesdayBirth Day of Rabindranath Tagore
20th June 2023TuesdayRathayatra
29th June 2023ThursdayId-Ud-Zoha (Bakrid)
13th July 2023ThursdayBirth Day of Poet Bhanu Bhakt (for Darjeeling &Kalimpong District only)
29th July 2023SaturdayMuharram
15th August 2023TuesdayIndependence Day
30th August 2023WednesdayRakhi Bandhan
6th September 2023WednesdayJanmashtami
28th September 2023ThursdayFateha-Dwaz-Daham
2nd October 2023MondayGandhi Jayanti
14th October 2023SaturdayMahalaya
18th October 2023WednesdayDurga Puja, Maha Chaturthi
19th October 2023ThursdayDurga Puja, Maha Panchami
20th October 2023FridayDurga Puja, Maha Shashthi
21st October 2023SaturdayDurga Puja, Maha Saptami
22nd October 2023SundayDurga Puja Maha Ashtami
23rd October 2023MondayDurga Puja, Maha Nabami
24th October 2023TuesdayDurga Puja, Dasami
25th October 2023WednesdayAdditional Day for Durga Puja
26th October 2023ThursdayAdditional Day for Durga Puja
27th October 2023FridayAdditional Day for Durga Puja
28th October 2023SaturdayLakshmi Puja
12th November 2023SundayKali Puja
13th November 2023MondayAdditional Day for Kali Puja
14th November 2023TuesdayAdditional Day for Kali Puja
15th November 2023WednesdayBhratri Dwitiya / Birth Day of Birsa Munda
16th November 2023ThursdayDay after Bhratri Dwitiya
19th NovemberSundayChhat Puja
20th November 2023MondayAdditional Day for Chhat Puja
27th November 2023MondayBirth Day of Guru Nanak
25th December 2023MondayChristmas Day


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