During May, the government of Kerala has declared public holidays on the following days. May 1, on account of May Day; May 8, the second week of Saturday as Bank Holiday; May 14, on account of Eid-ul-Fitr and May 22, the fourth week of Saturday as Bank Holiday
|Date & Month||Day||Holiday|
|May 1||Saturday||May Day|
|May 8||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|May 13||Thursday||Idul Fitr|
|May 22||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
All the banks including Allahabad Bank, Indian Bank, Vijaya Bank and Andhra Bank will remain closed on this day.
May Day: It is a state holiday in Kerala on account of May Day.
Mayday is a celebration for the working people all over the world. It is a day when workers get together and showcase their strength which indicates how they can struggle to bring in the positive reforms for the working class of the society. The day is also celebrated as the day for protests in India and even around the globe. The men and women from the working class will participate in the processions to defend their rights and to safeguard their interests.
Eid-al-Fitr: It is a Muslim festival. The festival is celebrated with great pomp and enthusiasm by the people all around the world. Muslims observe fast from early morning till sunset. They break the fast after sighting moon during evening time post sunset. During this time Muslims perform formal prayers known as Salah for five times per day. During Ramzan, there will be an extra Salah known as Tarawih during night time. At evening after sighting moon, Muslims will break there fast by eating dates along with water or juice or with buttermilk. They later get together with family and relatives for Iftar. Iftar is an evening meal with which Muslims usually end their daily Ramadan fast at sunset.