|Date & Month||Day||Holiday|
|January 1||Friday||New Year's Day|
|January 9||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|January 16||Saturday||Thiruvalluvar Day|
|January 17||Sunday||Uzhavar Thirunal|
|January 23||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|January 26||Tuesday||Republic Day|
|February 13||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|February 27||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|March 12||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|March 25||Friday||Good Friday|
|March 26||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|April 1||Friday||Annual Closing of Bank Account|
|April 8||Friday||Telugu New Year's Day|
|April 9||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|April 14||Thursday||Tamil New Year's Day & Dr. B. R. Ambedkar's Birthday|
|April 19||Tuesday||Mahaveer Jayanthi|
|April 23||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|May 1||Sunday||May Day|
|May 14||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|May 28||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|June 11||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|June 25||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|July 9||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|July 23||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|August 13||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|August 15||Monday||Independance Day|
|August 25||Thursday||Krishna Jayanthi|
|August 27||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|September 5||Monday||Vinayakar Chathurthi|
|September 10||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|September 24||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|October 2||Sunday||Gandhi Jayanthi|
|October 8||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|October 10||Monday||Ayutha Pooja|
|October 11||Tuesday||Vijaya Dasami (Dussehara)|
|October 22||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|November 12||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|November 26||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|December 10||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|December 24||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
Tamil Nadu is at the southern most tip of India. Chennai is the capital of the state, while Tamil is the official language. The state has industrialised very rapidly and today has the maximum number of business enterprises. Chennai is the most populous city in the state with a number of IT companies having offices here. The other cities are Coimbatore, Madurai and Trichy.
A vast majority of the population follows hinduism, though there are a significant number of Christians as well. St Thomas, one of the followers of Jesus Christ was known to have been martyred in Tamil Nadu. Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli are some of the best cities in tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu is very rich in traditions, culture and dance. Bharata Natyam the popular form of dance is practiced here.
Pongal, a harvest festival is widely celebrated in Tamil Nadu. The state also has a popular film industry called Kollywood. Cinema tickets are regulated by the government.
Every year bank holidays comes in a row twice in Tamilnadu. These bank holidays in Tamil Nadu are regional holidays. Those two occasions are for Pongal and the other is for Dusshera.
The first occasion is Pongal. For Pongal there will be three bank holidays in a row that is in January on the occasion of Pongal there will be three holidays in a row.
2) Thiruvalluvar Day
3) Uzhavar Thirunal
1) Pongal - On Pongal which is the first Bank holiday in Tamil Nadu of continuous three bank holidays. People light up a bonfire by lighting up the items they want to discard. Women sing and dance around the bonfire. As it is winter season bonfire helps keep warm as the night will be cold.
On the second day, individuals in Tamil Nadu decorate their houses with sugarcane, banana leaves etc.
On the third bank holiday in Tamil Nadu for Pongal, individuals offer prayers to cows which are considered a sacred animal for Hindus. The cows are decorated with bells and flowers around their neck and perform aarti to seek the animal’s blessings.
The second occasion is for Dusshera. For Dusshera there will be two bank holidays in a row those two bank holidays in Tamil Nadu will not come on the same date every year Because Dusshera is celebrated as per Hindu Calendar which is a lunar Calendar. They are:
1) Saraswathi Puja (Ayudha Pooja)
2) Dussehra (Vijaya Dashami)
This festival is celebrated differently in different parts of India. In Tamil Nadu, this bank holiday is to worship Goddess Lakshmi, Saraswati, and Durga. Dussehra is a nine days festival two banks holidays in Tamilnadu is on last two days of nine days festival.
There are a lot of options during bank holidays in Coimbatore and Tamil Nadu, which includes taking trips. If we check where to take mainly trips around Coimbatore, there are a lot of places to visit during public holidays in Coimbatore within 200 km radius.
The best place one can visit is Kodaikanal which is nearly 180 kms away from Coimbatore. It is one of the best holiday destination to visit during public holidays in Coimbatore. Kodaikanal is famous for its weather, Hills, and nature. So it is the best place to visit to get relieved from work stress, during these bank holidays in Tamil Nadu.
One more best place to visit around Coimbatore is Kochi which is nearly 190kms away from Coimbatore. Kochi is a coastal area and is famous for its beaches Kochi is also called as Queen of Arabian Sea. This is the best place to visit for one who likes beaches during bank holidays in Coimbatore.
Munnar is nearly 160kms away from Coimbatore. It is also the best place to visit during public holidays in Coimbatore. Munnar is in Kerala and a hill station Western Ghats mountain range. This is the great place for trekking and hiking.
The closest holiday destination to visit around Coimbatore is Ooty Ooty is around 90kms away from Coimbatore. This is also a great destination to visit during bank holidays in Coimbatore. Ooty is a hill station with great site seeing spots and good weather. So, chill and have great time during Public Holidays in Coimbatore.