In June, the government of Chhattisgarh has declared holidays on June 5, on account of Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti; June 13, the second week of Saturday as Bank Holiday and June 27, the fourth week of Saturday.
|Date & Month||Day||Holiday|
|June 5||Friday||Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti|
|June 13||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|June 27||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
The second week and the fourth week of Saturday are bank holidays in India.
There will be no banking transactions on these days at branches across the country. Banks including IDBI Bank, Axis Bank, Bandhan Bank, Dhanlaxmi Bank will remain closed during these two days.
Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti: The day marks the birth anniversary of Sant Kabir, a poet and Saint who lived in India during the 15th century. It is celebrated on the day of Jyestha Poornima (full moon day), which falls on the Hindu calendar month of Jyeshtha maas. His writings, poems and works have greatly influenced Hinduism’s Bhakti movement and his verses also have found presence in Sikh Scriptures of Adi Granth. Being born in a Muslim family, he became a disciple of Saint Ramananda. His poems are popularly known as ‘Kabir ke Dohe’.