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Bank Holidays in Tamil Nadu 2016

  • January - 2016

    • SUN
    • MON
    • TUE
    • WED
    • THU
    • FRI
    • SAT
    • 1
      New Year's Day
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 10
    • 11
    • 12
    • 13
    • 14
    • 15
      Pongal
    • 16
      Thiruvalluvar Day
    • 17
      Uzhavar Thirunal
    • 18
    • 19
    • 20
    • 21
    • 22
    • 23
      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 24
    • 25
    • 26
      Republic Day
    • 27
    • 28
    • 29
    • 30
    • 31
  • February - 2016

    • SUN
    • MON
    • TUE
    • WED
    • THU
    • FRI
    • SAT
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
    • 10
    • 11
    • 12
    • 13
      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 14
    • 15
    • 16
    • 17
    • 18
    • 19
    • 20
    • 21
    • 22
    • 23
    • 24
    • 25
    • 26
    • 27
      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 28
    • 29
  • March - 2016

    • SUN
    • MON
    • TUE
    • WED
    • THU
    • FRI
    • SAT
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
    • 10
    • 11
    • 12
      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 13
    • 14
    • 15
    • 16
    • 17
    • 18
    • 19
    • 20
    • 21
    • 22
    • 23
    • 24
    • 25
      Good Friday
    • 26
      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 27
    • 28
    • 29
    • 30
    • 31
  • April - 2016

    • SUN
    • MON
    • TUE
    • WED
    • THU
    • FRI
    • SAT
    • 1
      Annual Closing of Bank Account
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
      Telugu New Year's Day
    • 9
      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 10
    • 11
    • 12
    • 13
    • 14
      Tamil New Year's Day & Dr. B. R. Ambedkar's Birthday
    • 15
    • 16
    • 17
    • 18
    • 19
      Mahaveer Jayanthi
    • 20
    • 21
    • 22
    • 23
      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 24
    • 25
    • 26
    • 27
    • 28
    • 29
    • 30
  • May - 2016

    • SUN
    • MON
    • TUE
    • WED
    • THU
    • FRI
    • SAT
    • 1
      May Day
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
    • 10
    • 11
    • 12
    • 13
    • 14
      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 15
    • 16
    • 17
    • 18
    • 19
    • 20
    • 21
    • 22
    • 23
    • 24
    • 25
    • 26
    • 27
    • 28
      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 29
    • 30
    • 31
  • June - 2016

    • SUN
    • MON
    • TUE
    • WED
    • THU
    • FRI
    • SAT
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
    • 10
    • 11
      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 12
    • 13
    • 14
    • 15
    • 16
    • 17
    • 18
    • 19
    • 20
    • 21
    • 22
    • 23
    • 24
    • 25
      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 26
    • 27
    • 28
    • 29
    • 30
  • July - 2016

    • SUN
    • MON
    • TUE
    • WED
    • THU
    • FRI
    • SAT
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
      Ramzan
    • 8
    • 9
      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 10
    • 11
    • 12
    • 13
    • 14
    • 15
    • 16
    • 17
    • 18
    • 19
    • 20
    • 21
    • 22
    • 23
      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 24
    • 25
    • 26
    • 27
    • 28
    • 29
    • 30
    • 31
  • August - 2016

    • SUN
    • MON
    • TUE
    • WED
    • THU
    • FRI
    • SAT
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
    • 10
    • 11
    • 12
    • 13
      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 14
    • 15
      Independance Day
    • 16
    • 17
    • 18
    • 19
    • 20
    • 21
    • 22
    • 23
    • 24
    • 25
      Krishna Jayanthi
    • 26
    • 27
      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 28
    • 29
    • 30
    • 31
  • September - 2016

    • SUN
    • MON
    • TUE
    • WED
    • THU
    • FRI
    • SAT
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
      Vinayakar Chathurthi
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
    • 10
      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 11
    • 12
    • 13
      Bakri-Id
    • 14
    • 15
    • 16
    • 17
    • 18
    • 19
    • 20
    • 21
    • 22
    • 23
    • 24
      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 25
    • 26
    • 27
    • 28
    • 29
    • 30
  • October - 2016

    • SUN
    • MON
    • TUE
    • WED
    • THU
    • FRI
    • SAT
    • 1
    • 2
      Gandhi Jayanthi
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 9
    • 10
      Ayutha Pooja
    • 11
      Vijaya Dasami (Dussehara)
    • 12
      Muharram
    • 13
    • 14
    • 15
    • 16
    • 17
    • 18
    • 19
    • 20
    • 21
    • 22
      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 23
    • 24
    • 25
    • 26
    • 27
    • 28
    • 29
      Deepavali
    • 30
    • 31
  • November - 2016

    • SUN
    • MON
    • TUE
    • WED
    • THU
    • FRI
    • SAT
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
    • 10
    • 11
    • 12
      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 13
    • 14
    • 15
    • 16
    • 17
    • 18
    • 19
    • 20
    • 21
    • 22
    • 23
    • 24
    • 25
    • 26
      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 27
    • 28
    • 29
    • 30
  • December - 2016

    • SUN
    • MON
    • TUE
    • WED
    • THU
    • FRI
    • SAT
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
    • 10
      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 11
    • 12
      Milad-un-Nabi
    • 13
    • 14
    • 15
    • 16
    • 17
    • 18
    • 19
    • 20
    • 21
    • 22
    • 23
    • 24
      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 25
      Christmas
    • 26
    • 27
    • 28
    • 29
    • 30
    • 31

List of Bank Holidays in Tamil Nadu

Date & Month Day Holiday
January 1 Friday New Year's Day
January 9 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
January 15 Friday Pongal
January 16 Saturday Thiruvalluvar Day
January 17 Sunday Uzhavar Thirunal
January 23 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
January 26 Tuesday
Republic Day +
  • Republic day
    January 26 is not only republic day it is also Purna Swaraj Day. In 1950 when India's constitution came into effect this date was chosen as it was the anniversary of Purna Swaraj Day, which was held on January 26, 1930. Republic day means means the constitution will give the power to the citizens to govern themselves by choosing their own government.
  • February 13 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    February 27 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    March 12 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    March 25 Friday
    Good Friday +
  • Good Friday
    Christians all over the world Mourn Jesus Christ's crucifixion and death on Friday before Easter Sunday. Many church services are held in the afternoon, usually around noon or midday to 3 pm, to remember the hours when Jesus hung on the cross. Handmade Kites are often are flown in Bermuda on Good Friday to symbolize the cross that Jesus died on, as well as his ascending into heaven.
  • March 26 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    April 1 Friday Annual Closing of Bank Account
    April 8 Friday Telugu New Year's Day
    April 9 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    April 14 Thursday Tamil New Year's Day & Dr. B. R. Ambedkar's Birthday
    April 19 Tuesday Mahaveer Jayanthi
    April 23 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    May 1 Sunday May Day
    May 14 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    May 28 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    June 11 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    June 25 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    July 7 Thursday
    Ramzan +
  • Ramzan
    As per Muslim's Ramadan is a holy month and the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. Ramadan is a month of blessing marked by prayer, fasting, and charity.
  • July 9 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    July 23 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    August 13 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    August 15 Monday Independance Day
    August 25 Thursday Krishna Jayanthi
    August 27 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    September 5 Monday Vinayakar Chathurthi
    September 10 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    September 13 Tuesday Bakri-Id
    September 24 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    October 2 Sunday
    Gandhi Jayanthi +
  • Gandhi Jayanti
    2nd October is a national holiday in India to celebrate Gandhi Jayanti. This day is celebrated in the honor of the birthday of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi or Bapuji.
  • October 8 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    October 10 Monday Ayutha Pooja
    October 11 Tuesday
    Vijaya Dasami (Dussehara) +
  • Dussehra
    In most of northern India and some parts of Maharashtra, Dussehra is celebrated to honor Lord Rama for the victory Ravana.
    In West Bengal and the east of India, Durga Puja takes center stage of Dussehra festivities. They celebrate the victory of goddess Durga over the demon Mahishasura in Dvapara yuga. Ashok Vijaya Dashmi is celebrated by Dalit Buddhists as the day Emperor Ashoka converted to Buddhism.
  • October 12 Wednesday Muharram
    October 22 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    October 29 Saturday
    Deepavali +
  • Diwali
    On this day Rama returned to his people after 14 years of exile during which he fought and won a battle against Ravana.Hindu's light their houses to celebrate his victory over Demon King.
  • November 12 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    November 26 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    December 10 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    December 12 Monday Milad-un-Nabi
    December 24 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    December 25 Sunday
    Christmas +
  • Christmas
    Christmas marks the birth Jesus Christ. Christians remember that Jesus died for us and then came back to life. He was resurrected from the dead on Easter day
  • Note: The 2'nd Saturday and 4'th Saturday of every month as public holiday for banks in India.

     भारत में लगभग 20 सार्वजनिक छुट्टियां होती हैं जिनमें दूसरा और चौथा शनिवार शामिल नहीं हैं। कुछ ऐसी सार्वजनिक छुट्टियां होती हैं जो हर बार अलग अलग समय में आती हैं जिनमें कुछ महत्वपूर्ण छुट्टियां शामिल नहीं हैं। सभी सार्वजनिक छुट्टियों के अलावा तीन महत्वपूर्ण सरकारी छुट्टियां भी होती हैं जिन्हें गजेटेड अवकाश (छुट्टियां/हॉलिडेज) कहा जाता है।

    ये छुट्टियां गणतंत्र दिवस (26 जनवरी), स्वतंत्रता दिवस (15 अगस्त), गांधी जयन्ती (2 अक्टूबर) हैं। ये तीन छुट्टियां भारत में प्रमुख छुट्टियां हैं क्योंकि इन छुट्टियों के दिन बैंक, सरकारी कार्यालय स्कूल, कॉलेज, शैक्षणिक संस्थान तथा अन्य सभी संस्थाएं वर्ष के इन तीन में बंद रहते हैं। कुछ अन्य धार्मिक त्योहार हैं जब सभी बैंक, शैक्षणिक संस्थान और अन्य कंपनियां बंद रहती हैं। परन्तु कुछ सरकारी कार्यालय, शैक्षणिक संस्थान और व्यापार उनके धार्मिक विश्वास के आधार पर काम करते हैं। ये त्योहार हैं।

    महावीर जयन्ती: इस वर्ष महावीर जयन्ती 9 अप्रैल को है। हर साल यह त्योहार एक समान तारीख को नहीं आता। परन्तु यह एक सार्वजनिक छुट्टी है।
    गुड फ्राइडे - इस वर्ष गुड फ्राईडे 14 अप्रैल को है। हर साल यह त्योहार एक समान तारीख को नहीं आता परन्तु यह हर साल शुक्रवार को ही आता है।
    बुद्ध पूर्णिमा - इस वर्ष बुद्ध पूर्णिमा 21 मई को है। हर साल यह त्योहार एक समान तारीख को नहीं आता। परन्तु यह एक सार्वजनिक छुट्टी है।
    रमदान - इस वर्ष रमदान 26 जून को है। हर साल यह त्योहार एक समान तारीख को नहीं आता। परन्तु यह एक सार्वजनिक छुट्टी है।
    बकरीद - इस वर्ष बकरीद 2 सितंबर को है। हर साल यह त्योहार एक समान तारीख को नहीं आता। परन्तु यह एक सार्वजनिक छुट्टी है।
    दशहरा - इस वर्ष दशहरा 30 सितंबर को है। हर साल यह त्योहार एक समान तारीख को नहीं आता। परन्तु यह एक सार्वजनिक छुट्टी है और हरियाणा में यह बैंक हॉलीडे है।
    मुहर्रम - इस वर्ष मुहर्रम 1 अक्टूबर को है। हर साल यह त्योहार एक समान तारीख को नहीं आता। परन्तु हरियाणा में इस दिन सरकारी छुट्टी होती है।
    दीपावली- इस वर्ष दीपावली 19 अक्टूबर को है। हर साल यह त्योहार एक समान तारीख को नहीं आता। परन्तु हरियाणा में इस दिन सरकारी छुट्टी होती है।
    गुरु नानक जयन्ती - इस वर्ष गुरु नानक जयन्ती 4 नवंबर को है। हर साला यह त्योहार समान तारीख को नहीं आता। परन्तु यह एक सार्वजनिक छुट्टी होती है।
    क्रिसमस - 25 दिसंबर। हर साल क्रिसमस समान तारीख को ही आता है।

     Tamil Nadu is at the southern most tip of India. Chennai is the capital of the state, while Tamil is the official language. The state has industrialised very rapidly and today has the maximum number of business enterprises. Chennai is the most populous city in the state with a number of IT companies having offices here. The other cities are Coimbatore, Madurai and Trichy.

     
    A vast majority of the population follows hinduism, though there are a significant number of Christians as well. St Thomas, one of the followers of Jesus Christ was known to have been martyred in Tamil Nadu. Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli are some of the best cities in tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu is very rich in traditions, culture and dance. Bharata Natyam the popular form of dance is practiced here.

     
    Pongal, a harvest festival is widely celebrated in Tamil Nadu. The state also has a popular film industry called Kollywood. Cinema tickets are regulated by the government.

    Bank holidays in Tamilnadu in a row?

    Every year bank holidays comes in a row twice in Tamilnadu. These bank holidays in Tamil Nadu are regional holidays. Those two occasions are for Pongal and the other is for Dusshera.

    The first occasion is Pongal. For Pongal there will be three bank holidays in a row that is in January on the occasion of Pongal there will be three holidays in a row.

    1) Pongal
    2) Thiruvalluvar Day
    3) Uzhavar Thirunal

    1) Pongal - On Pongal which is the first Bank holiday in Tamil Nadu of continuous three bank holidays. People light up a bonfire by lighting up the items they want to discard. Women sing and dance around the bonfire. As it is winter season bonfire helps keep warm as the night will be cold.

    On the second day, individuals in Tamil Nadu decorate their houses with sugarcane, banana leaves etc.

    On the third bank holiday in Tamil Nadu for Pongal, individuals offer prayers to cows which are considered a sacred animal for Hindus. The cows are decorated with bells and flowers around their neck and perform aarti to seek the animal’s blessings.

    The second occasion is for Dusshera. For Dusshera there will be two bank holidays in a row those two bank holidays in Tamil Nadu will not come on the same date every year Because Dusshera is celebrated as per Hindu Calendar which is a lunar Calendar. They are:

    1) Saraswathi Puja (Ayudha Pooja)
    2) Dussehra (Vijaya Dashami)

    This festival is celebrated differently in different parts of India. In Tamil Nadu, this bank holiday is to worship Goddess Lakshmi, Saraswati, and Durga. Dussehra is a nine days festival two banks holidays in Tamilnadu is on last two days of nine days festival.

    Spending time during bank holidays in Coimbatore?

    There are a lot of options during bank holidays in Coimbatore and Tamil Nadu, which includes taking trips. If we check where to take mainly trips around Coimbatore, there are a lot of places to visit during public holidays in Coimbatore within 200 km radius.

    The best place one can visit is Kodaikanal which is nearly 180 kms away from Coimbatore. It is one of the best holiday destination to visit during public holidays in Coimbatore. Kodaikanal is famous for its weather, Hills, and nature. So it is the best place to visit to get relieved from work stress, during these bank holidays in Tamil Nadu.

    One more best place to visit around Coimbatore is Kochi which is nearly 190kms away from Coimbatore. Kochi is a coastal area and is famous for its beaches Kochi is also called as Queen of Arabian Sea. This is the best place to visit for one who likes beaches during bank holidays in Coimbatore.

    Munnar is nearly 160kms away from Coimbatore. It is also the best place to visit during public holidays in Coimbatore. Munnar is in Kerala and a hill station Western Ghats mountain range. This is the great place for trekking and hiking.

    The closest holiday destination to visit around Coimbatore is Ooty Ooty is around 90kms away from Coimbatore. This is also a great destination to visit during bank holidays in Coimbatore. Ooty is a hill station with great site seeing spots and good weather. So, chill and have great time during Public Holidays in Coimbatore.

    Month Wise Bank Holiday in Tamil Nadu

    January February March
    April May June
    July August September
    October November December

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