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Bank Holidays in June 2019 in Odisha

In June, the government of Jharkhand has declared holidays on June 5, on account of Eid-al-Fitr; June 8, the second week of Saturday as Bank Holiday; June 14, on account of Pahili Raja; June 15, on account of Raja Sankranti and June 22, the fourth week of Saturday.

  • June - 2019

    • SUN
    • MON
    • TUE
    • WED
    • THU
    • FRI
    • SAT
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
      Idul Fitr
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 9
    • 10
    • 11
    • 12
    • 13
    • 14
      Pahili Raja
    • 15
      Raja Sankranti
    • 16
    • 17
    • 18
    • 19
    • 20
    • 21
    • 22
      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 23
    • 24
    • 25
    • 26
    • 27
    • 28
    • 29
    • 30
Date & Month Day Holiday
June 5 Wednesday Idul Fitr
June 8 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
June 14 Friday Pahili Raja
June 15 Saturday Raja Sankranti
June 22 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday

Bank Holidays in Odisha during June

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 Deutsche Bank, Federal Bank, Corporation Bank will remain closed during these two days.

Raja Sankranti: Raja Sankranti is also known as Mithuna Sankranti. It is a three-day long festival. The second day of the festival signifies the beginning of the solar month of Mithuna, the beginning of monsoon season. Elaborate arrangements will be made to welcome the agricultural year through biological symbolism – the moistening of the sun, dried soil with the first showers of the monsoon in mid-June thus making the land ready for productivity. It falls during mid-June, the first day is called as Pahili Raja, the second day is called as Mithuna Sankranti and the third day is called as Bhu daaha or Basi Raja. During these three days, women are given a break from routine household work, and they spend their time playing indoor games.

Eid-al-Fitr: It is a Muslim festival. The festival marks the end of the fasting month of Ramzan. Muslims celebrate the festival with enthusiasm and religious fervor. Thousands of Islamic followers offer special prayers before embarking on the celebrations. The beginning and the end of the Ramzan month depends on the sighting of the moon. According to Maulvi, if at least three persons spot the moon and declare the information in consensus, it is accepted by the entire community in the country for celebrating Eid. Iftar is one of the religious observances of Ramadan and is often done as a community, with people gathering together to break there fast together. Iftar is hosted after Maghrib time, which is after sunset. Three dates are consumed to break-the-fast following the Islamic Prophet Muhammad, who broke his fast in this manner.

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