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West Bengal 2020 Public Holidays Announced

Source: Government of West Bengal (Kolkata)
Posted: Friday, November 1, 2019
Most recent follow-up news item: November 6, 2020

The government of India's state of West Bengal has announced the days which shall be non-working public holidays in India's state of West Bengal for the calendar year 2020, in the Department Notification No. 5962-F(P2) and 5964-F(P2).

As per the aforementioned notification, "In exercise of the power conferred by the explanation to Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (XXVI of 1881) read with Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Notification No. 20/25/56-pub(I) dated 8th June, 1957, the Governor is pleased to declare the following days to be public holidays during the year, 2020".

The aforementioned list of non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2020 in the Indian state of West Bengal (Government Notice No. No. 5962 - F(P2) Dated, 1st November, 2019), as usual, is noteworthy for the dates on which it declares Muslim non-working public holidays in India's state of West Bengal (2018-11-06, 2017-11-20 and 2016-11-01), though later change are always a possibility, usually for Muslim public holidays in West Bengal (2016-07-05), but not always (2019-10-17, 2019-09-12, 2019-09-02, 2018-11-12, 2018-09-13, 2018-04-01, 2017-04-27 and 2017-02-16).

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