GOVERNMENT OF KERALA
General Administration (Co-ordination) Department
G.O. (P) NO. 265/2015/GAD
Dated, Thiruvananthapuram. 15th October, 2015
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 2016.
|Name of Holidays||Days of Week||Date|
|4.||Annual closing of Accounts of Commercial and Co-operative Banks||Friday||1-4-2016|
|5.||Vishu/Birthday of Dr.B.R. Ambedkar||Thursday||14-4-2016|
|11.||Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi||Friday||16-9-2016|
|12.||Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day||Wednesday||21-9-2016|
(Birthday of Prophet Muhammed)
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.
* Subject to change depending on the sighting of the moon