The month of May is usually a vacation time for schools, colleges, and other academic institutions. It's the time when people of India commonly go on vacations. India, a land of colorful festivals and celebrations has quite a few holidays in May. Here is a comprehensive list of general and bank holidays in the month of May.
|1 May||Wednesday||May Day||All states|
|7 May||Tuesday||Birthday of Rabindranath Tagore||Tripura, West Bengal|
|18 May||Saturday||Buddh Purnima||Some states|
|31 May||Friday||Jamat-ul-Vida||Jammu and Kashmir|
|01 - 05 - 2019||Wednesday||May Day||All states|
|01 - 05 - 2019||Wednesday||Maharashtra Day||Maharashtra|
|07 - 05 - 2019||Tuesday||Guru Rabindranath Jayanthi||West Bengal, Tripura|
|16 - 05 - 2019||Thursday||State Day||Sikkim|
|24 - 05 - 2019||Friday||Kazi Nazrul Islam Jayanti||Tripura|
Note: Banks have holidays on second and fourth Saturdays too.
Description of Holidays in May
May Day: May Day is World Worker's Day. It is a public holiday in all states of India.
Birthday of Rabindranath Tagore: The birth anniversary of Noble Laureate Rabindranath Tagore is celebrated in West Bengal and Tripura by cultural performances of the great poet's various works.
State Day: Sikkim celebrates its State Day on 16th May each year.
Birthday of Kazi Nazrul Islam: Kazu Nazrul Islam was a famous Bengali poet and his birth anniversary is celebrated all over West Bengal.