Kerala Bank Holiday List 2017
GOVERNMENT OF KERALA
General Administration (Co-ordination) Department
G.O.(P) No.32 /2016/GAD Dated, Thiruvananthapurarm, 27 -10-2016
Under the explanation to Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Central . Act 26 of 1881) read with the Notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs No. 20/25/56/Pub-1 dated 8* June 1957, the Government of Kerala are hereby pleased to declare that in addition to Sundays, expressly defined as Public Holidays in the said explanation, the following days shall be Public Holidays Under N.I. Act in Kerala for the Calendar year 2017.
|SI.no||Name of the Holidays||Date on which they fall||Day of the Week|
|3.||Annual Accounts closing||1.04.17||Saturday|
|4.||Vishu/ Good Friday/Birthday of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar||14.04.17||Friday|
|6.||Independence Day/ Janmashtami||15.08.17||Tuesday|
|9.||Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi||06.09.17||Wednesday|
|10.||Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day||21.09.17||Thursday|
|13.||Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday||2.10.17||Monday|
|15.||Milad -I Sherif||02.12.17||Saturday|
The following festivals/Occasions which fall on Public Holidays (Sundays) have been excluded in the above list. The branches of Banks. which work on Sunday will observe Holiday for the same days.
*Subject to change depending on the sighting of the moon.
The holidays to the Institutions coming under Industrial Disputes Act, Labour Law, Shops and Commercial Establishment Act etc., will be governed by the Kerala Industrial Establishments (National and Festival Holidays) Act, 1958.
By order of the Governor,
Secretary to Government