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West Bengal Government Calendar 2023, West Bengal Govt Holidays List 2023 PDF Download

West Bengal Government Calendar 2023, West Bengal Govt Holidays List 2023 PDF Download

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The Government of West Bengal has announced public holidays list for the year 2023 which is very useful govt offices in state government and banks as well. This post is also showing a days specific list which might be observed as Sectional Holidays. This calendar is mainly useful for Bengali speaking people to get easily information about festivals time, days, weeks, months and years in Bengali.

There are around more than 24 holidays observed in this year 2023 in West Bengal. The main festivals are Saraswati puja, durga puja, kali puja, laxmi puja and more. This year Bengali New Year’s Day will be celebrated on 15th April 2023 Saturday, while birthday of Rabindranath Tagore is 9th May 2023, Tuesday. Around 9 festivals or occasions fall on Sundays  and Saturday which are public holidays which is not included in the list such as birthday of netaji, bakrid, mahalaya, gandhi jayanti, durgapuja saptami, chhat puja, etc.

Here in this post, we have updates West Bengal Government Calendar 2023 in PDF format with easy downloading which contains all 2023 West Bengal (WB) public, central, state holidays list. The dates may be changed if official changes will be announced, so please connected with us for more updates.

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West Bengal (WB) Government Public Holidays List 2023 PDF Download

Dates Days Holidays Names
12 January Thursday Swami Vivekananda Jayanti
23 January Monday Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
26 January Thursday Republic Day
26 January Thursday Vasant Panchami
8 March Wednesday Doljatra
7 April Friday Good Friday
14 April Friday Dr Ambedkar Jayanti
15 April Saturday Bengali New Year
22 April Saturday Idul Fitr
1 May Mon May Day
5 May Friday Buddha Purnima
9 May Tueday Guru Rabindranath Jayanti
29 June Thursday Bakrid / Eid al Adha
15 August Tuesday Independence Day
2 October Monday Gandhi Jayanti
14 October Saturday Mahalaya Amavasye
21 October Saturday Maha Saptami
22 October Sunday Maha Ashtami
23 October Monday Maha Navami
24 October Tuesday Vijaya Dashami
28 October Saturday Lakshmi Puja
12 November Sunday Diwali
27 November Monday Guru Nanak Jayanti
25 December Mondau Christmas Day
The dates in this table are an estimate. We will update this page once the official public holiday dates for 2023 are released.

West Bengal Holidays Under the Order of State Government in 2023 (List II)

  • 25th January, Wednesday – Day before Saraswati Puja
  • 14th February, Tuesday – Birth Day of Thakur Panchanan Barma
  • **Shivaratri – 18th February, Saturday
  • 8th March, Wednesday – Holi (Day after Doljatra)
  • 21st April, Friday – Day before Eid-UI-Fitr
  • 20th June, Tuesday – Rathayatra
  • 13th July, Thursday – Birth Day of Poet Bhanu Bhakt (for Darjeeling & Kalimpong District only).
  • 30th August, Wednesday – Rakhi Bandhan
  • 6th September, Wednesday – Janmastami
  • 28th September, Thursday – Fateha-Dwaz-Daham
  • 18th October, Wednesday – Durga Puja, Maha Chaturthi
  • 19th October, Thursday – Durga Puja, Maha Panchami
  • 20th October, Friday – Durga Puja, Maha Shashthi
  • 25th October, Wednesday – Additional Day for Durga Puja
  • 26th October, Thursday – Additional Day for Durga Puja
  • 27th October, Friday – Additional Day for Durga Puja
  • 13th November, Monday – Additional Day for Kali Puja
  • 14th November, Tuesday – Additional Day for Kali Puja
  • 15th November, Wednesday – Birth Day of Birsa Munda
  • 16th November, Thursday – Day after Bhratridwitiya
  • 20th November, Monday – Additional Day for Chhat Puja

West Bengal Sectional Holidays in 2023 – List Ill

  • 8th April (Saturday) – Easter Saturday (for Christians only)
  • 30th June (Friday) – Hul Diwas (for Adivasi (Santhal) only)
  • Karam Puja To be notified later on. – To be notified later on
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