Today is Janmashtami. Every year Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated to mark the birth of Lord Krishna. But there are a lot of confusion among the public about the date.
Nationwide, the festival will celebrate today, that is August 19. Not only banks, the confusion remains the same for government offices and educational institutions too.
August 19 shall be observed as gazetted holiday in the government offices, Boards and Corporations, educational and other institutions under the different Government on account of the festival of ‘Janmashtami’.
Are Banks open today in Assam ?
Yes, Banks are open today in Assam.
List of Cities Where Banks Will Remain Shut on August 19
Why Janmashtami is Celebrated ?
Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated to mark the birth of Lord Krishna. Every year, the festival of Janamashtami is celebrated by Hindus to mark the birth of Lord Krishna, who is believed to be the incarnation of Lord Vishnu. As per the Hindu calendar, Lord Krishna was born on the eighth day of the month of Bhadra.