GOVERNMENT OF TAMIL NADU 2019
PUBLIC (MISCELLANEOUS) DEPARTMENT
G.O.Ms.No.762, Dated the 22nd October 2019
Holidays – Public Holidays under Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 for the State Government Offices and all Commercial Banks including Co-operative Banks in Tamil Nadu for the year 2020 – Orders issued.
1. G.O.Ms.No.840, Public (Misc) Department, dated 29.10.2018.
2. Reserve Bank of India letter reference No.HRMD (Che)/331/03.02.091/2019-20, dated :30.07.2019.
The Government of Tamil Nadu pass the following orders in regard to the observance of Holidays in the State of Tamil Nadu for the year 2020:-
(i) Public Holidays: The Holidays declared under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Central Act XXVI of 1881) indicated in the notification appended to this order will be published in the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette.
(ii) Government Holidays: The Government direct that all the offices under the control of the Government of Tamil Nadu be closed on
(a) The dates specified in the notification appended to this order (except Annual Closing of Bank Accounts on 01.04.2020)
(b) All Saturdays and Sundays in the year 2020.
2. The above notified Public Holidays shall also apply to all State Government Undertakings / Corporations / Boards, etc.
(BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR)
CHIEF SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT
Under the “Explanation” to section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Central Act XXVI of 1881) read with Notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, No.20-25-26, Public-1, dated the 8th June 1957, the Government of Tamil Nadu hereby declares that, in addition to “Sundays” expressly defined as Public Holidays in the said “Explanation”, the following days shall be Public Holidays for the year 2020.
|1||New Year’s Day||01.01.2020||Wednesday|
|6||Telugu New Year’s Day||25.03.2020||Wednesday|
|7||* Annual closing of Accounts for Commercial Banks & Co-operative Banks||01.04.2020||Wednesday|
|10||Tamil New Year’s Day and Dr. B.R.Ambedkar’s birthday||14.04.2020||Tuesday|
|12||Ramzan (Idu’l Fitr)||25.05.2020||Monday|