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Government Holiday List for 2017


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Tamil Nadu Government Holiday List for 2017
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 2017.


SL.NO. FESTIVAL DATE DAY
1 New Year's Day 1-1-2017 Sunday
2 Pongal 14-1-2017 Saturday
3 Thiruvalluvar Day 15-1-2017 Sunday
4 Uzhavar Thirunal 16-1-2017 Monday
5 Republic Day 26-1-2017 Thursday
6 Telugu New Year's Day 29-3-2017 Wednesday
7 Annual Closing of Accounts for Commercial Banks # 1-4-2017 Saturday
8 Mahaveer Jayanthi 9-4-2017 Sunday
9 Good Friday And Tamil New Year's Day And Dr.B.R.Ambedhkar's Birthday 14-4-2017 Friday
10 May Day 1-5-2017 Monday
11 Ramzan 26-6-2017 Monday
12 Krishna Jayanthi 14-8-2017 Monday
13 Independence Day 15-8-2017 Tuesday
14 Vinayakar Chathurthi 25-8-2017 Friday
15 Bakrid 2-9-2017 Saturday
16 Ayuda Pooja 29-9-2017 Friday
17 Vijaya Dasami 30-9-2017 Saturday
18 Muharram 1-10-2017 Sunday
19 Gandhi Jayanthi 2-10-2017 Monday
20 Deepavali Diwali 18-10-2017 Wednesday
21 Milad-un-Nabi 1-12-2017 Friday
22 Christmas 25-12-2017 Monday

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 2017