West Bengal Holidays List 2021

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  • Official West Bengal holidays list 2021
  • Download PDF notification of West Bengal Public Holiday
  • List of restricted West Bengal Government holidays 2021

Looking for the West Bengal holidays list 2021? Read on to know the complete list of West Bengal government holidays in 2021, including the dates of all long weekends in the state.

Here is the officially declared West Bengal holidays list 2021 for all government offices in the State of West Bengal.

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Official West Bengal Holidays List 2021

Find below West Bengal holidays list 2021

January 01, 2021FridayNew Year’s Day
January 12, 2021TuesdayBirthday of Swami Vivekananda
January23, 2021SaturdayBirth Day of Netaji/ Fourth Saturday**
January 26, 2021TuesdayRepublic Day
February 16, 2021TuesdaySaraswati Puja (Sree Panchami)
February 17, 2021WednesdayAdditional Day of Saraswati Puja
March 11, 2021ThursdayShivaratri
March 29, 2021MondayHoli (Day after Doljatra)
April 01, 2021ThursdayYearly Closing of Bank Accounts 
April 02, 2021FridayGood Friday
April 14, 2021WednesdayBirth Day of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
April 15, 2021ThursdayBengali New Year’s Day (Nababarsha)
May 01, 2021SaturdayMay Day**
May 14, 2021FridayId-Ul-Fitar
May 15, 2021SaturdayAdditional day of Id-Ul-Fitar**
May 26, 2021WednesdayBuddha Purnima
 July 12, 2021MondayRathayatra
July 13, 2021TuesdayBirth Day of Poet Bhanu Bhakt (For Darjeeling & Kalimpong District only)
July 21, 2021WednesdayId-Ud-Zoha(Bakrid)
August 19, 2021ThursdayMuharram
August 30, 2021MondayJanmashtami
October 02, 2021SaturdayBirth Day of Gandhiji**
October 06, 2021WednesdayMahalaya
October 11, 2021MondayAdditional day of Durgapuja Mahasasthi
October 12, 2021TuesdayDurgapuja Saptami
 October 13, 2021WednesdayDurgapuja Astami
October 14, 2021ThursdayDurgapuja Nabami
October 15, 2021FridayDurgapuja Dasami
October 18, 2021MondayAdditional day in connection with Durga Puja
October 19, 2021TuesdayFateha-Dwaz-Daham
October 20, 2021WednesdayLakshmi Puja
October 21, 2021ThursdayAdditional day in connection with Lakshmi Puja
October 22, 2021FridayAdditional day in connection with Lakshmi Puja
November 04, 2021ThursdayKali Puja
November 05, 2021FridayAdditional day in connection with Kali Puja
November 06, 2021SaturdayBhatridwitya**
November 09, 2021TuesdayDay before Chhat Puja
November 10, 2021WednesdayChhat Puja
November 19, 2021FridayBirth Day of Guru Nanak
December 25, 2021SaturdayChristmas Day/ Fourth Saturday**

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In addition to the above listed West Bengal government holidays list 2021, the following holidays have been declared as Sectional Holidays.

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List of Restricted West Bengal Government Holidays 2021

March 30, 2021TuesdaySab-e-Barat (for Muslims only)
April 03, 2021SaturdayEaster Sunday (For Christians only)
June 30, 2021WednesdayHul Diwas (For Santal Only)
To be NotifiedKaram Puja 

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All holidays marked with ** are available only to those government offices where Saturdays are not observed as full holiday.

We also bring you the list of long weekends in West Bengal so that you can plan your vacations for 2021 suitably.

DatesRelated Holidays
January 01 Friday to January 03, SundayNew Year’s Day
March 27 Staurday to March 29 MondayHoli (Day after Doljatra)
April 02 Friday to April 04 SundayGood Friday
May 14 Friday to May 16, SundayId-Ul-Fitar
 July 10 Saturday to July 12 Monday Rathayatra
August 28 Saturday to August 30 MondayJanmashtami
October 09 Saturday to October 11 MondayAdditional day of Durgapuja Mahasasthi
October 14 Thursday to October 18 MondayDurgapuja Dasami
October 21 Thursday to October 24 SundayAdditional day in connection with Lakshmi Puja
November 04 Thursday to November 07 SundayAdditional day in connection with Kali Puja
November 19 Friday to November 21 SundayBirth Day of Guru Nanak

Note: All weekdays days from October 11, Monday to October 22, Friday are officially declared as public holidays.

Source: 3100-F(P2).pdf (

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