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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Kerala Public Holiday List - 2015

GOVERNMENT OF KERALA
General Administration (Co-ordination) Department

NOTIFICATION
G.O.(P) No.305/2014/GAD     
Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 31-10-2014

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 2015.


No
Name of Holidays
Days of Week
Date
1
Milad – I-Sherif *
(Birthday of prophet Muhammed)
Saturday
03-01-2015
2
Republic Day
Monday
26-01-2015
3
Sivarathri
Tuesday
17-02-2015
4
Annual Closing of Accounts of commercial and co-operative Banks
Wednesday
01-04-2015
5
Good Friday
Friday
03-04-2015
6
Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Jayanthi
Tuesday
14-04-2015
7
Vishu
Wednesday
15-04-2015
8
May Day
Friday
01-05-2015
9
Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan)
Saturday
18-07-2015
10
Independence Day
Saturday
15-08-2015
11
Firs Onam
Thursday
27-08-2015
12
Thiruvonam
Friday
28-08-2015
13
Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day
Monday
21-09-2015
14
Id-Ul-Adha (Bakrid)
Thursday
24-09-2015
15
Gandhi Jayanthi
Friday
02-10-2015
16
Mahanavami
Thursday
22-10-2015
17
Vijayadasami
Friday
23-10-2015
18
Deepavali
Tuesday
10-11-2015
19
Christmas
Friday
25-12-2015

The following festivals/Occasions which fall on Public Holidays (Sundays) have been excluded from the above list. The branches of Banks, which work on Sunday, will observe Holiday for the same days.

                        1. Easter                                                          Sunday 05-04-20.15
                        2. Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi                     Sunday 30-08-2015

*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,

K.JR. JYOTHILAL
Secretary to Government



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