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List of February Holidays in 2019

Although February has a lesser number of days than the remaining 11 months, it doesn't have a dearth of Holidays. Read on to know about the festivals and holidays in February.

List of Holidays in February in 2019

Date Day Festival
28 February  Thursday Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
5 February Tuesday Losar
19 February  Tuesday Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti

Bank Holidays in February 2019

The following table contains bank holidays in February 2019:

Date Day Festival
28 Feb Thursday Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
14-15th Feb Thursday and Friday Lui-Ngai-Ni
5 Feb Tuesday Losar
19th Feb Tuesday Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti
20 Feb Wednesday Statehood Day

Note: Banks have holidays on second and fourth Saturdays too.

Description of Holidays in February 2019

Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti: It is celebrated on the 10th of February. It is a restricted holiday observed mainly in the state of Haryana to celebrate the achievements of Swami Dayanand Saraswati who had founded the Arya Samaj.

Maha Shivratri: Maha Shivratri is a major Hindu festival. It is celebrated on 13th and on 14th February in some areas. It honors God Shiva. The festival is worshipped by fasting, worshipping Lord Shiva and staying up all night.

Losar: Losar is a Sikkim-specific festival. It is alternatively called Lhochhar in Nepal.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti: Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti marks the birth anniversary of the celebrated Maratha warriors on 19th February every year. It is a restricted Holiday for the state of Maharashtra.

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