Kerala State Government Holiday List 2017
Government of Kerala Notification – Holiday List 2017
Kerala Govt has issued a Notification for Holiday List 2017
Kerala Holiday List 2017
GOVERNMENT OF KERALA
General Administration (Co-Ordination) Department
Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 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 8th 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.
Name of Holidays
Days of Week
Republic Day Thursday 26-01-2017 Sivarathri Friday 24-02-2017 Annual closing of Accounts of commercial and Co-Operative Bank Saturday 01-04-2017 Vishu/Good Friday/Birthday of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Friday 14-04-2017 May Day Monday 01-05-2017 Independence Day Tuesday 15-08-2017 Idul-Ad’ha* (Bakrid) Friday 01-09-2017 Thiruvonam Monday 04-09-2017 Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi Wednesday 06-09-2017 Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day Thursday 21-09-2017 Mahanavami Friday 29-09-2017 Vijayadasami Saturday 30-09-2017 Gandhi Jayanthi Monday 02-10-2017 Deepavali Wednesday 18-10-2017 Milad-I-Sherif * (Birthday of Prophet Muhammed) Saturday 02-12-2017 Christmas Monday 25-12-2017
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.
Easter Sunday 16-04-2017 Idul-fitr*(Ramzan) Sunday 25-06-2017 First Onam Sunday 03-09-3017
• 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,
Dr. USHA TITUS
Secretary to Government