GOVERNMENT OF KERALA
General Administration (Co-ordination) Department
Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 31-10-2014
Under the explanation to Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Central Act 26 of 1881) read with the Notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs No. 20/25/56/Pub-1 dated 8th June 1957, the Government of Kerala are hereby pleased to declare that in addition to Sundays, expressly defined as Public Holidays in the said explanation, the following days shall be Public Holidays Under N.I. Act in Kerala for the Calendar year 2015.
Name of Holidays
|Days of Week||
|1||Milad – I-Sherif *
(Birthday of prophet Muhammed)
|4||Annual Closing of Accounts of commercial and
|13||Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day||Monday||21-09-2015|
The following festivals/Occasions which fall on Public Holidays (Sundays) have been excluded from the above list. The branches of Banks, which work on Sunday, will observe Holiday for the same days.
- Easter Sunday 05-04-20.15
- Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi Sunday 30-08-2015
*Subject to change depending on the sighting of the moon.
The holidays to the Institutions coming under Industrial Disputes Act, Labour Law, Shops and Commercial Establishment Act etc.. will be governed by the Kerala Industrial Establishments (National and Festival Holidays) Act-1958.