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.
|28 February||Thursday||Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti|
|19 February||Tuesday||Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti|
The following table contains bank holidays in February 2019:
|28 Feb||Thursday||Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti|
|14-15th Feb||Thursday and Friday||Lui-Ngai-Ni|
|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.