WB Holiday List 2023 – West Bengal Govt Holiday PDF

Government of West Bengal has published WB Holiday List 2023 with the official holiday list for the calendar year 2023. Check & Download Holiday List PDF.

EventWB Holiday List 2023
GovernmentGovt of West Bengal
DepartmentFinance Department, WB
Calendar Year2023
Holiday TypeSectional Holidays, State Holiday, Public Holidays
Released Date21 October 2023
Total Holidays49 Days
File TypePDF
File Size~1MB

WB Holiday List 2023

The Finance Department of the West Bengal Government releases the WB holiday list every year. The Holiday is categorized into three categories, These are Sectional Holidays, State Holidays, and Public Holidays. Public Holidays are the holidays when govt employees enjoy an off day and these are the holidays that apply to all states of India. State Holidays are enjoyed only in West Bengal but the Collector of Stamp Revenue & Offices of the Registrar of Assurances may remain open. Every state has different holidays in their states. Sectional Holidays are observed as Sectional holidays.

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West Bengal Public, State & Sectional Holiday List

Here is the list of West Bengal Public Holidays, State Holidays and Sectional Holidays. Some holidays fall under weekend holidays. Such holidays which is on Sunday will be excluded from all three-holiday list.

WB Public Holidays in 2023

DateName of Event
12 January 2023 (Thursday)Birth Day of Swami Vivekananda
23 January 2023 (Monday)Netaji’s BirthDay
26 January 2023 (Thursday)Republic Day
26 January 2023 (Thursday)Saraswati Puja [Sree Panchami]
7 March 2023 (Tuesday)Doljatra
4 April 2023 (Tuesday)Mahavir Jayanti
7 April 2023 (Friday)Good Friday
14 April 2023 (Friday)Birth Day of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
15 April 2023 (Saturday)Bengali New Year’s Day (Nababarsha)
22 April 2023 (Saturday)Eid-U 1-Fitr
1 May 2023 (Monday)May Day
5 May 2023 (Friday)Buddha Purnima
9 May 2023 (Tuesday)Birth Day of Rabindranath Tagore
29 June 2023 (Thursday)Id-Ud-Zoha (Bakrid)
29 July 2023 (Saturday)Muharram
15 August 2023 (Tuesday)Independence Day
2 October 2023 (Monday)Birth Day of Gandhiji
14 October 2023 (Saturday)Mahalaya
21 October 2023 (Saturday)Durga Puja, Maha Saptami
23 October 2023 (Monday)Durga Puja, Maha Nabami
24 October 2023 (Tuesday)Durga Puja, Dasami
28 October 2023 (Saturday)Lakshmi Puja
15 November 2023 (Wednesday)Bhratridwitiya
27 November 2023 (Monday)Birth Day of Guru Nanak
25 December 2023 (Monday)Christmas Day

WB State Holidays in 2023

DateName of Event
25 January 2023 (Wednesday)Day before Saraswati Puja
14 February 2023 (Tuesday)Birth Day of Thakur Panchanan Barma
18 February 2023 (Saturday)Shivaratri
8 March 2023 (Wednesday)Holi (Day after Doljatra)
21 April 2023 (Friday)Day before EidUI-Fitr
20 June 2023 (Tuesday)Rathayatra
13 July 2023 (Thursday)Birth Day of Poet Bhanu Bhakt (for Darjeeling & Kalimpong)
30 August 2023 (Wednesday)RakhiBandhan
6 September 2023 (Wednesday)Janmashtami
28 September 2023 (Thursday)Fateha-DwazDaham
18 October 2023 (Wednesday)Durga Puja, Maha Chaturthi
19 October 2023 (Thursday)Durga Puja, Maha Panchami
20 October 2023 (Friday)Durga Puja, Maha Shashthi
25 October 2023 (Wednesday)Additional Day for Durga Puja
26 October 2023 (Thursday)Additional Day for Durga Puja
27 October 2023 (Friday)Additional Day for Durga Puja
13 November 2023 (Monday)Additional Day for Kali Puja
14 November 2023 (Tuesday)Additional Day for Kali Puja
15 November 2023 (Wednesday)Birth Day of Birsa Munda
16 November 2023 (Thursday)Day after Bhratridwitiya
20 November 2023 (Monday)Additional Day for Chhat Puja

WB Sactional Holidays in 2023

DateName of Event
2 April 2023 (Saturday)Easter Saturday
30 June 2023 (Friday)Hui Diwas
To notified laterKaram Puja

Holidays that fall on Sundays

DateName of Event
1 January 2023 (Sunday)New Year’s Day
5 February 2023 (Sunday)Birth Day of Guru Rabidas
19 March 2023 (Sunday)Birth Day of Shri Shri Harichand Thakur
22 October 2023 (Sunday)Durga Puja Maha Ashtami
12 November 2023 (Sunday)Kali Puja
19 November 2023 (Sunday)Chhat Puja

Important Links

Official Holiday ListClick Here
Download Holiday List PDFClick Here
Official WebsiteClick Here

FAQs of West Bengal Government Holiday

When is the West Bengal Holiday Calendar 2023 Declared?

The West Bengal Holiday Calendar 2023 is Declared on 21 October 2023.

How to Check West Bengal Official Government Holidays?

The Official WB Government Holidays can be checked on this page. The Holiday list is the official holiday list declared by Govt of West Bengal.

How can I Download WB Holiday List 2022?

As of now, The WB Holiday List 2022 is already expired. The calendar for 2023 is declared, Can be downloaded from the Important Link section.

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