Holiday on 14th November 2020 due to Naraka Chaturdashi
Naraka Chaturdashi is a Restricted holiday falls on November 14, 2020 Saturday as per Govt. Dopt 2020 holiday list. Narak Chaturdashi is an important Hindu festival that is celebrated on the day prior to Diwali all over India. It is the second day of the five-day-long festival of Deepavali/Diwali. The Hindu literature narrates that the asura (demon) Narakasura was killed on this day by Krishna, Satyabhama and Kali. The day is celebrated by early morning religious rituals and festivities follow on.
What people do on this day:
On this day Hindus get up earlier than usual. The men will rub their bodies in perfumed oils before bathing. Afterwards, clean clothes are worn; some people wear new ones. A large breakfast is enjoyed with relatives and friends. In the evening, a mix of bright and loud fireworks are set off in an atmosphere of joyful fun and noise. Special sweet dishes are served as part of the midday meal. House is lit with oil lamps during the evening.