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Government Holiday List for 2016


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Tamil Nadu Government Holiday List for 2016
Under the 'Explanation' to section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Central Act XXVI of 1881) read with Notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, No.20-25-26, Public-1, dated the 8th June, 1957, the Government of Tamil Nadu hereby declares, that in addition to 'Sundays' expressly defined as Public Holidays in the said 'Explanation' the following days shall be Public Holidays for the year 2016.


SL.NO. FESTIVAL DATE DAY
1 New Year's Day 1-1-2016 Friday
2 Pongal 15-1-2016 Friday
3 Thiruvalluvar Day 16-1-2016 Saturday
4 Uzhavar Thirunal 17-1-2016 Sunday
5 Republic Day 26-1-2016 Tuesday
6 Good Friday 25-3-2016 Friday
7 Annual Closing of Accounts for Commercial Banks # 1-4-2016 Friday
8 Telugu New Year's Day Ugadi 8-4-2016 Friday
9 Tamil New Year's Day And Dr.B.R.Ambedhkar's Birthday 14-4-2016 Thursday
10 Mahaveer Jayanthi 19-4-2016 Tuesday
11 May Day 1-5-2016 Sunday
12 Ramzan 7-7-2016 Thursday
13 Independence Day 15-8-2016 Monday
14 Krishna Jayanthi 25-8-2016 Thursday
15 Vinayakar Chathurthi 5-9-2016 Monday
16 Bakrid 13-9-2016 Tuesday
17 Gandhi Jayanthi 2-10-2016 Sunday
18 Ayudha Pooja 10-10-2016 Monday
19 Vijaya Dasami 11-10-2016 Tuesday
20 Muharram 12-10-2016 Wednesday
21 Deepavali Diwali 29-10-2016 Saturday
22 Milad-un-Nabi 12-12-2016 Monday
23 Christmas 25-12-2016 Sunday

Some holidays which fall on Saturdays and Sundays, are included in the above list for easy reference.


# Applicable only to Commercial Banks Including Co-operative Banks in Tamil Nadu.


Tamil Nadu Government Holiday List 2016