Mark Your Calendars, August Is Holiday Month!

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| August 1 , 2017 , 18:09 IST

Working hard all week one objective most people they have in common is the eager wait for holidays. In good news for the public, the month of August in 2017 is full of holidays. With the weather cooling down, the time is ripe for taking a getaway and making full use of the time off.

The holiday month kicks off in the beginning of the month with August 5-6 off as the weekend, and August 7 holiday due to Raksha Bandhan. The very next weekend of August 12-13 is also a long weekend as Monday, August 14 is another holiday due to Janmashtami and August 15 is, of course, a holiday for Independence day.

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One day working then August 17 is again a holiday for the Parsi New Year. Finally, the third long-weekend of August begins with August 25 which is a holiday for Ganesh Chaturthi and then the weekend begins from August 26-27.

By taking a few well-calculated leaves you can combine long weekends and plan a major monsoon vacation and still have vacation days remaining for rest and relaxation.

Here is the holiday list for August:

Aug 5-6: Weekend

Aug 7: Raksha Bandhan

Aug 12-13: Weekend

Aug 14: Janmashtami

Aug 15: Independence Day

Aug 17: Parsi New Year 

Aug 25: Ganesh Chaturthi

Aug 26-27: Weekend