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List of Public Holidays in the year 2013 for West Bengal State Government

Written By Admin on December 14, 2012 | Friday, December 14, 2012

The following are Public Holidays for West Bengal State Government for the year 2013

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch
No. 10015-F(P)
Kolkata, the 10th December, 2012.
NOTIFICATION
   In exercise of the power conferred by the explanation to Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (XXVI of 1881), read with Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Notification No. 20/25/56-Pub(l) dated the 8” June, 1957 the Governor is pleased to declare the following days to be public holidays during the year 2013.

1.**Birthday of Swami Vivekananda12th January, Saturday
2.Netaji’s  Birthday23rd January, Wednesday
3.**Republic Day26th January, Saturday
4.Shree Panchami15th February, Friday
5.Dol Jatra27th March, Wednesday
6.Good Friday29th March, Friday
7.Bengali New Years’ Day15th April, Monday
8.May Day1st May, Wednesday
9.Birthday of Rabindranath Tagore9th May, Thursday
10.Id-UI-Fitre9th August, Friday
11.Independence Day15th August, Thursday
12.Gandhiji’s Birthday2nd October, Wednesday
13.Mahalaya4th October, Friday
14.Durga Puja
Saptami
11th October, Friday
15.** Ashtami12th October, Saturday
16.Dasami14th October, Monday
17.Id-Uz-Zoha16th October, Wednesday
18.Lakshmi Pujal8th October, Friday
19.**Kali Puja2nd November, Saturday
20.Muharram14th November, Thursday
21.Christmas Day25th December, Wednesday
Note:
(1) Sundays are holidays under the Negotiable Instruments Act.
   (2) In the year 2013, the following festivals / occasions fall on Sundays which are Public Holidays under N.I. Act. and hence have not been included in the list of holidays:
   (i) Birthday of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar : 14th April
(ii) Nabami of Durga Puja: 13th October
(iii) Guru Nanak’s Birthday & Parswanath’s Rathajatra : 17th November
   (3) The holiday with double asterisk marks i.e. (**) is applicable to those Government Offices only where Saturdays are not observed as full holiday.
   (4) General Instructions laid down below Notification No. 10018-F(P) dated 10.12.2012 enclosed herewith are to be followed in case of Muslim festivals.

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February 9, 2013 at 6:15 PM

I HAVE A QUERY REGARDING, PAY SALARY

Q: IF A EMPLOYEE IN ON LEAVE FOR A WEEK AND IN BETWEEN IF 23RD THAT IS NETAJI BIRTHDAY FALL AND REPUBLIC DAY FALL THAT , IS THE EMPLOYEE ENTITELED TO RECEIVED SALARY FOR 31-7 = 25 DAYS OR 27 DAYS

REPLY MUST

February 13, 2013 at 3:50 PM

25 days

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