Bank Holidays 2019 In India

Both public and private sector banks remain shut on Republic Day, which is observed on 26 January every year; Independence Day, which falls on 15 August every year; and Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti, which is celebrated on 2 October every year. They also remain closed on certain public holidays and state-specific holidays. The weekly bank holidays are observed on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month as per the guidelines of the RBI. The following table narrates you the date, day and type of bank holidays observed in different states in the calendar year 2019.

List of Bank Holidays in India 2019

Date Day Holiday States
01 January 2019 Tuesday New Year’s Day Rajasthan, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Mizoram, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu
02 January 2019 Wednesday New Year Holiday Mizoram
11 January 2019 Friday Missionary Day Mizoram
12 January 2019 Saturday Swami Vivekananda Jayanti West Bengal
13 January 2019 Sunday Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Rajasthan, Haryana
14 January 2019 Monday Pongal Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
14 January 2019 Monday Makar Sankranti Sikkim, Karnataka, Gujarat, Telangana
14 January 2019 Sunday Pongal PY, TN, AR, AP Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh
15 January 2019 Tuesday Magh Bihu Observed in Assam
15 January 2019 Tuesday Thiruvalluvar Day Observed in Tamil Nadu
15 January 2019 Tuesday Kanuma Panduga Observed in Andhra Pradesh
15 January 2019 Tuesday Magh Bihu Observed in Assam
16 January 2019 Wednesday Uzhavar Thirunal Observed in Puducherry
23 January 2019 Wednesday Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Tripura, West Bengal, Odisha
25 January 2019 Friday State Day Observed in Himachal Pradesh
26 January 2019 Saturday Republic Day National holiday
31 January 2019 Thursday Me-Dum-Me-Phi Observed in Assam
5 February 2019 Tuesday Sonam Losar Observed in Sikkim
10 February 2019 Sunday Vasant Panchami Tripura, Odisha, Haryana, West Bengal, Haryana
15 February 2019 Friday Lui-Ngai-Ni Observed in Manipur
19 February 2019 Tuesday Guru Ravidas Jayanti Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Punjab
19 February 2019 Tuesday Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Observed in Maharashtra
20 February 2019 Wednesday State Day Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh
04 March 2019 Monday Maha Shivaratri National except for West Bengal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Sikkim, Puducherry, Lakshadweep, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Dadra Nagar Haveli
05 March 2019 Tuesday Panchayatiraj Divas Observed in Odisha
07 March 2019 Thursday Losar Observed in Sikkim
20 March 2019 Wednesday Holi Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Uttarakhand
20 March 2019 Wednesday Hazrat Ali Jayanti Uttar Pradesh
21 March 2019 Thursday Holi National except for West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Jammu and Kashmir, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand
21 March 2019 Thursday Yaoshang Second Day Manipur
22 March 2019 Friday Bihar Day Observed in Bihar
23 March 2019 Saturday S Bhagat Singh’s Martyrdom Day Observed in Punjab, Haryana
01 April 2019 Monday Odisha Day Observed in Odisha
05 April 2019 Friday Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanti Telangana, Andhra Pradesh
06 April 2019 Saturday Sajibu Nongma Panba Observed in Manipur
06 April 2019 Saturday Ugadi Rajasthan, Telangana, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu
06 April 2019 Saturday Gudi Padwa Maharashtra
07 April 2019 Sunday Sarhul Observed in Jharkhand
14 April 2019 Sunday Ram Navami National except for West Bengal, Tripura, Assam, Goa, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu,
14 April 2019 Sunday Ambedkar Jayanti National except for Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu, Chhattisgarh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Puducherry, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Delhi, Assam
14 April 2019 Sunday Cheiraoba Observed in Manipur
14 April 2019 Sunday Vaisakhi Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Punjab
14 April 2019 Sunday Tamil New Year Observed in Tamil Nadu
14 April 2019 Sunday Maha Vishuba Sankranti Observed in Odisha
15 April 2019 Sunday Bohag Bihu Observed in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh
15 April 2019 Monday Bengali New Year Observed in Tripura, West Bengal
15 April 2019 Monday Himachal Day Observed in Himachal Pradesh
15 April 2019 Monday Vishu Observed in Kerala
17 April 2019 Wednesday Mahavir Jayanti Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Lakshadweep, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Delhi, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh
19 April 2019 Friday Good Friday Nationally celebrated except for Jammu and Kashmir and Haryana
20 April 2019 Saturday Easter Saturday Nagaland
21 April 2019 Sunday Easter Sunday Observed in Nagaland, Kerala
21 April 2019 Sunday Garia Puja Observed in Tripura
01 May 2019 Wednesday Maharashtra Day Observed in Maharashtra
01 May 2019 Wednesday May Day West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Manipur, Puducherry, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Karnataka, Goa, Kerala, Punjab
07 May 2019 Tuesday Maharshi Parshuram Jayanti Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Rajasthan
08 May 2019 Wednesday Basava Jayanti Observed in Karnataka
09 May 2019 Thursday Guru Rabindranath Jayanti Observed in West Bengal, Tripura
16 May 2019 Thursday State Day Observed in Sikkim
18 May 2019 Saturday Buddha Purnima West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Tripura, Mizoram, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
24 May 2019 Friday Kazi Nazrul Islam Jayanti Observed in Tripura
31 May 2019 Friday Jumat-ul-Wida Observed in Jammu and Kashmir
01 June 2019 Saturday Shab-i-Qadr Observed in Jammu and Kashmir
05 June 2019 Wednesday Idul Fitr National bank holiday
06 June 2019 Thursday Maharana Pratap Jayanti Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana
06 June 2019 Thursday Idul Fitr Holiday Observed in Telangana
14 June 2019 Friday Pahili Raja Observed in Odisha
14 June 2019 Friday Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji’s Martyrdom Day Observed in Punjab
15 June 2019 Saturday YMA Day Observed in Mizoram
15 June 2019 Saturday Raja Sankranti Observed in Odisha
17 June 2019 Monday Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti Observed in Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana
30 June 2019 Sunday Remna Ni Observed in Mizoram
04 July 2019 Thursday Ratha Yatra Observed in Odisha
05 July 2019 Friday Guru Hargobind Birthday Observed in Jammu and Kashmir
06 July 2019 Saturday MHIP Day Observed in Mizoram
09 July 2019 Tuesday Kharchi Puja Observed in Tripura
13 July 2019 Saturday Martyr’s Day Observed in Jammu and Kashmir
13 July 2019 Saturday Bhanu Jayanti Observed in Sikkim
17 July 2019 Wednesday U Tirot Sing Day Observed in Meghalaya
21 July 2019 Sunday Bonalu Observed in Telangana
23 July 2019 Tuesday Ker Puja Observed in Tripura
31 July 2019 Wednesday Shaheed Udham Singh’s Martyrdom Day Observed in Punjab
03 August 2019 Saturday Haryali Teej Observed in Haryana
08 August 2019 Thursday Tendong Lho Rum Faat Observed in Sikkim
12 August 2019 Monday Bakrid/Eid al Adha Holiday National except for Sikkim, Puducherry, Arunachal Pradesh, Daman and Diu
13 August 2019 Tuesday Patriots Day Observed in Manipur
13 August 2019 Tuesday Bakrid/Eid al Adha Holiday Observed in Jammu and Kashmir
15 August 2019 Thursday Independence Day National holiday
15 August 2019 Thursday Jhulan Purnima Observed in Odisha
15 August 2019 Thursday Raksha Bandhan Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand
16 August 2019 Friday De Jure Transfer Day Observed in Puducherry
17 August 2019 Saturday Parsi New Year Observed in Maharashtra, Gujarat
24 August 2019 Saturday Janmashtami National except for West Bengal, Puducherry, Mizoram, Manipur, Maharashtra, Lakshadweep, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Meghalaya
29 August 2019 Thursday Ghatasthapana Observed in Rajasthan
29 August 2019 Thursday Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti Observed in Punjab and Haryana
31 August 2019 Saturday Prakash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Observed in Punjab
02 September 2019 Monday Ganesh Chaturthi Holiday Puducherry, Odisha, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Telangana, Gujarat, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
03 September 2019 Tuesday Nuakhai Observed in Odisha
03 September 2019 Tuesday Ganesh Chaturthi Holiday Observed in Goa
07 September 2019 Saturday Baba Sri Chand Ji Jayanti Observed in Punjab
08 September 2019 Wednesday Ramdev Jayanti Observed in Rajasthan
08 September 2019 Wednesday Teja Dashmi Observed in Rajasthan
10 September 2019 Tuesday First Onam Observed in Kerala
10 September 2019 Tuesday Muharram National except for West Bengal, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Sikkim, Punjab, Daman and Diu, Kerala, Nagaland, Puducherry, Tripura
11 September 2019 Wednesday Thiruvonam Observed in Kerala
12 September 2019 Thursday Indra Jatra Observed in Sikkim
13 September 2019 Friday Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti Observed in Kerala
21 September 2019 Saturday Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Observed in Kerala
23 September 2019 Monday Heroes’ Martyrdom Day Observed in Haryana
28 September 2019 Saturday S Bhagat Singh Ji Birthday Punjab
28 September 2019 Saturday Mahalaya Amavasya West Bengal, Tripura, Odisha, Karnataka
28 September 2019 Saturday First Day of Bathukamma Observed in Telangana
O2 October 2019 Wednesday Gandhi Jayanti National holiday celebrating the birthday of the Father of the Nation
05 October 2019 Saturday Maha Saptami Odisha, West Bengal, Tripura, Sikkim
06 October 2019 Sunday Maha Ashtami West Bengal, Sikkim, Jharkhand, Odisha, Manipur, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tripura
07 October 2019 Monday Maha Navami West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Tripura, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Puducherry, Odisha, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Kerala, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Bihar, Assam
08 October 2019 Tuesday Vijaya Dashami National except for Manipur, Puducherry
13 October 2019 Sunday Lakshmi Puja Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal
13 October 2019 Sunday Maharashi Valmiki Jayanti Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Delhi
15 October 2019 Tuesday Parkash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji Punjab
19 October 2019 Saturday Lhabab Duchen Observed in Sikkim
26 October 2019 Saturday Deepavali Goa, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana, Puducherry, Karnataka
27 October 2019 Sunday Diwali National except for Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala
28 October 2019 Monday Deepavali Holiday Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Punjab, Daman and Diu
29 October 2019 Tuesday Vikram Samvat New Year Observed in Gujarat
29 October 2019 Tuesday Bhai Dooj Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Rajasthan, Gujarat
31 October 2019 Thursday Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti Observed in Gujarat
01 November 2019 Friday Puducherry Liberation Day Puducherry
01 November 2019 Friday Haryana Day Haryana
01 November 2019 Friday Kannada Rajyotsava Karnataka
01 November 2019 Friday Kut Observed in Manipur
02 November 2019 Saturday Chhath Puja Jharkhand, Bihar
03 November 2019 Sunday Chhath Puja Holiday Bihar
08 November 2019 Friday Wangala Festival Meghalaya
10 November 2019 Sunday Eid e Milad National except for Goa, Chandigarh, Bihar, Assam, Sikkim, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
12 November 2019 Tuesday Karthika Purnima Telangana, Odisha
12 November 2019 Tuesday Guru Nanak Jayanti National except for Odisha, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Manipur, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Tripura, Puducherry, Daman and Diu, Bihar
15 November 2019 Friday Friday Following Eid e Milad Jammu and Kashmir
15 November 2019 Friday Kanakadasa Jayanti Observed in Karnataka
16 November 2019 Saturday Shaheedi Diwas S Kartar Singh Sarabha Ji Observed in Punjab
23 November 2019 Saturday Seng Kut Snem Observed in Meghalaya
24 November 2019 Sunday Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji’s Martyrdom Day Observed in Punjab
03 December 2019 Tuesday Feast of St Francis Xavier Observed in Goa
05 December 2019 Thursday Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah Jayanti Observed in Jammu and Kashmir
12 December 2019 Thursday Pa Togan Nengminza Sangama Observed in Meghalaya
18 December 2019 Wednesday Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham Observed in Meghalaya
18 December 2019 Wednesday Guru Ghasidas Jayanti Observed in Chhattisgarh
19 December 2019 Thursday Liberation Day Goa, Daman and Diu
25 December 2019 Wednesday Christmas Day National
26 December 2019 Thursday Shaheed Udham Singh Jayanti Observed in Haryana
30 December 2019 Monday U Kiang Nangbah Observed in Meghalaya
30 December 2019 Monday Tamu Losar Observed in Sikkim
31 December 2019 Tuesday New Year’s Eve Observed in Manipur

This is a page for bank holidays in India for the calendar year 2019. Bank holiday dates may be changed if there is an official notification. Keep checking the bank holidays periodically.

Types of Bank Holidays 2019

Bank holidays are of two types: National Holidays and Government Holidays. India observes three national holidays that include 1) Republic Day 2) Independence Day and 3) Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti. National holidays are also known as Gazetted holidays. Banks and other types of financial institutions remain shut on national holidays.

Government holidays are further classified as state government bank holidays and Central Government bank holidays. State government bank holidays differ amid Indian states whereas Central Government bank holidays are commonly observed across the country. Maharashtra Day is a bank holiday in Maharashtra. Goa Liberation Day is a bank holiday in Goa, while Haryana Day is a bank holiday in Haryana.

RTGS and NEFT Holidays 2019

RTGS stands for Real Time Gross Settlement whereas NEFT stands for National Electronic Funds Transfer. Both RTGS and NEFT allow people to transfer cash from one bank to another. The Reserve Bank of India maintains both NEFT and RTGS.

Holiday Date Day
Republic Day 26 January 2019 Saturday
Good Friday 19 April 2019 Friday
Independence Day 15 August 2019 Thursday
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 2 October 2019 Wednesday
Christmas 25 December 2019 Wednesday

Note: The services of RTGS and NEFT can be used on other types of bank holidays. If an individual transfers money on a bank holiday, money gets credited to the receiver’s account but the sender may get the receipt on the following bank working day.

Bank Holidays on the Second and Fourth Saturdays

In addition to the aforementioned bank holidays, banks also remain shut on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. If a month has five Saturdays, the fifth Saturday will be a bank working day. Earlier banks used to work half a day on all Saturdays.

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Brief Description of Bank Holidays 2019

Makar Sankrati/Pongal: Banks will remain off on account of Makar Sankrati/Pongal that falls on 14 January 2019. 

Republic Day: Republic Day is a gazetted holiday in India and the day celebrates the formation of the Constitution of India. Like government offices, the banks will also remain shut. In the national capital, military are organised. Schools and colleges also organise cultural events.

Maha Shivaratri: Maha Shivaratri is a bank holiday observed in many parts of India. It is a yearly major festival for the Hindus, who celebrate the night of God Shiva.

Holi: Holi, which is also called the festival of colors, symbolises the arrival of harvest. People play colors. While some states celebrate Holi on the 20th March, the festival is also observed on the 21st of March in 2019.

Ugadi: Ugadi is a bank holiday 2019. Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana celebrate Ugadi as the commencement of the New Year. It called Gudi Padwa in Maharashtra. The festival is historically important for the Hindus across India.

Ram Navami/Ambedkar Jayanti: Both Ram Navami and Ambedkar Jayanti fall on 14 April in 2019. On account of these two festivals, a bank holiday is observed in several states. While Ram Navami celebrates the birth of Lord Rama, Ambedkar Jayanti celebrates the birth of Dr. B R Ambedkar, who was the creator of the Constitution of India.

Mahaveer Jayanti: Mahaveer Jayanti is a Jain festival, which honors the birth of Mahaveer, who was the last Tirthankara. It falls in March or April. 

Good Friday: Good Friday is a major festival falling in the month of April 2019. The day is observed in many states across the country during the Holy Week. 

Vaisakhi: Vaisakhi is observed by the Sikhs and the Hindus and falls either on 13 or 14 of April every year. The day commemorates the New Year for the Sikhs.

May Day: May Day is an international Workers’ Day. The day falls on 1 May each year and has been promoted by the overseas labor movement. 

Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti: Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti is a bank holiday 2019 in Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. 

Maharana Pratap Jayanti: As it name indicates, the birth of Maharana Pratap is celebrated in April 2019. It is celebrated in a few states in India.

Bakrid/Eid al Adha Holiday: Bakrid/Eid al Adha Holiday is a famous Islamic festival celebrated in a majority of states. Like government offices, banks will not remain open on Bakrid/Eid al Adha.

Independence Day: Needless to mention, Independence Day celebrates the independence of the country from the United Kingdom (UK). It is a bank holiday across India.

Janmashtami: Janmashtami celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna. Many states in India observe this festival every year.

Gandhi Jayanti: Gandhi Jayanti is a national festival. The entire India celebrates the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, who is also addressed as the Father of the Nation.

Diwali: Diwali is celebrated by the Hindus. The festival is observed on the 26th, 27th and 28th of October in 2019 in various parts of India. 

Christmas Day: On account of Christmas, it is a bank holiday on 25 December this year. The Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

List of Bank Holidays 2018

Date Day Holiday States
01 January 2018 Monday New Year’s Day Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Mizoram, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Puducherry, Rajasthan, Telangana
02 January 2018 Tuesday New Year Holiday Mizoram
5 January 2018 Friday Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Haryana, Chhattisgarh
11 January 2018 Thursday Missionary Day Mizoram
12 January 2018 Friday Swami Vivekananda Jayanti West Bengal
14 January 2018 Sunday Makar Sankrati Gujarat, Sikkim, Telangana, Karnataka
14 January 2018 Sunday Pongal Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh
15 January 2018 Monday Thiruvalluvar Day Tamil Nadu
15 January 2018 Monday Kanuma Panduga Andhra Pradesh
15 January 2018 Monday Magh Bihu Assam
16 January 2018 Tuesday Uzhavar Thirunal Puducherry
18 January 2018 Thursday Sonal Losar Sikkim
22 January 2018 Monday Vasant Panchami West Bengal, Punjab, Haryana, Odisha, Tripura
23 January 2018 Tuesday Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Tripura, West Bengal, Odisha
24 January 2018 Wednesday Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti Haryana
25 January 2018 Thursday State Day Himachal Pradesh
26 January 2018 Friday Republic Day National holiday (All-India bank holiday in 2018)
31 January 2018 Wednesday Me-Dum-Me-Phi Assam
31 January 2018 Wednesday Guru Ravidas Jayanti Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Punjab
10 February 2018 Saturday Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti Haryana
13 February 2018 Tuesday Maha Shivaratri Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh
14 February 2018 Wednesday Maha Shivaratri Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Odisha, Punjab, Tripura
15 February 2018 Thursday Lui-Ngai-Ni Manipur
16 February 2018 Friday Losar Sikkim
19 February 2018 Monday Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Maharashtra
20 February 2018 Tuesday State Day Mizoram
20 February 2018 Tuesday State Day Arunachal Pradesh
01 March 2018 Thursday Holi Assam, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand,Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal
02 March 2018 Friday Holi National except Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Uttarakhand, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Kerala, Karnataka, Puducherry Tamil Nadu, Manipur,
03 March 2018 Saturday Yaoshang Second Day Manipur
05 March 2018 Monday Panchayatiraj Divas Odisha
18 March 2018 Sunday Ugadi Telangana, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Gujarat
18 March 2018 Sunday Sajibu Nongma Panba Manipur
18 March 2018 Sunday Gudi Padwa Maharashtra
18 March 2018 Sunday Telugu New Year Tamil Nadu
20 March 2018 Tuesday Sarhul Jharkhand
22 March 2018 Thursday Bihar Day Bihar
23 March 2018 Friday S. Bhagat Singh’s Martyrdom Day Haryana, Punjab
25 March 2018 Sunday Ram Navami Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Punjab, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
26 March 2018 Monday Ram Navami Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim
29 March 2018 Thursday Mahavir Jayanti Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Arunachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chandigarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Lakshadweep, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan
30 March 2018 Friday Good Friday Nationally observed holiday except Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir
31 March 2018 Saturday Easter Saturday Nagaland
31 March 2018 Saturday Hazrat Ali Jayanti Uttar Pradesh
01 April 2018 Sunday Easter Sunday Nagaland, Kerala
01 April 2018 Sunday Odisha Day Odisha
05 April 2018 Thursday Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanti Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
13 April 2018 Friday Bohag Bihu Holiday Assam
14 April 2018 Saturday Vaisakhi Punjab, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir
14 April 2018 Saturday Ambedkar Jayanti National except Tripura, Puducherry, Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur, Lakshadweep, Delhi, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Chhattisgarh, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
14 April 2018 Saturday Tamil New Year Tamil Nadu
14 April 2018 Saturday Maha Vishuba Sankrati Odisha
14 April 2018 Saturday Bohag Bihu Assam, Arunachal Pradesh
14 April 2018 Saturday Cheiraoba Manipur
15 April 2018 Sunday Vishu Kerala
15 April 2018 Sunday Bengali New Year Tripura, West Bengal
15 April 2018 Sunday Himachal Day Himachal Pradesh
18 April 2018 Wednesday Basava Jayanti Karnataka
18 April 2018 Wednesday Maharshi Parshuram Jayanti Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Rajasthan
21 April 2018 Saturday Garia Puja Tripura
29 April 2018 Sunday Sakewa Sikkim
30 April 2018 Monday Buddha Purnima West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Tripura, Mizoram, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
01 May 2018 Tuesday Maharashtra Day Maharashtra
01 May 2018 Tuesday May Day West Bengal, Tripura, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Puducherry, Manipur, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Bihar, Assam
09 May 2018 Wednesday Guru Rabindranath Jayanti West Bengal, Tripura
16 May 2018 Wednesday State Day Sikkim
25 May 2018 Friday Kazi Nazrul Islam Jayanti Tripura
29 May 2018 Tuesday Saga Dawa Sikkim
29 May 2018 Tuesday Buddha Purnima West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Uttar Pradesh
8 June 2018 Friday Jumat-ul-Wida Jammu and Kashmir
11 June 2018 Monday Shab-i-Qadr Jammu and Kashmir
14 June 2018 Thursday Pahili Raja Odisha
15 June 2018 Friday YMA Day Mizoram
15 June 2018 Friday Raja Sankrati Odisha
15 June 2018 Friday Jumat-ul-Wida Mizoram
15 June 2018 Friday Idul Fitr National except Tripura, Sikkim, Rajasthan, Punjab, Odisha, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Delhi, Chandigarh, Arunachal Pradesh
16 June 2018 Saturday Maharana Pratap Jayanti Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan
16 June 2018 Saturday Idul Fitr Holiday Telangana
17 June 2018 Sunday Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji’s Martyrdom Day Punjab
28 June 2018 Thursday Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Chhattisgarh
30 June 2018 Saturday Remna Ni Mizoram
3 July 2018 Tuesday Behdienkhlam Festival Meghalaya
5 July 2018 Thursday Guru Hargobind Birthday Jammu and Kashmir
06 July 2018 Friday MHIP Day Mizoram
13 July Friday Bhanu Jayanti Sikkim
13 July 2018 Friday Martyr’s Day Jammu and Kashmir
14 July 2018 Saturday Ratha Yatra Odisha
16 July 2018 Monday Drupka Teshi Sikkim
17 July 2018 Tuesday U Tirot Singh Day Meghalaya
20 July 2018 Friday Kharchi Puja Tripura
22 July 2018 Sunday Guru Rinpoche’s Trungkar Tshechu Sikkim
31 July 2018 Tuesday Shaheed Udham Singh’s Martyrdom Day Haryana
03 August 2018 Friday Ker Puja Tripura
06 August 2018 Monday Bonalu Telangana
13 August 2018 Monday Patriots Day Manipur
13 August 2018 Monday Haryali Teej Haryana
       
15 August 2018 Wednesday Independence Day National holiday
16 August 2018 Thursday De Jure Transfer Day Puducherry
17 August 2018 Friday Parsi New Year Maharashtra, Gujarat
17 August 2018 Friday Demise of A B Vajpayee National except West Bengal, Tripura, Sikkim, Puducherry, Mizoram, Manipur, Maharashtra, Lakshadweep, Kerala, Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Chhattisgarh, Chandigarh, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh
22 August 2018 Wednesday Bakrid National except Arunachal Pradesh, Daman and Diu, Sikkim
23 August 2018 Thursday Bakrid Jammu and Kashmir
24 August 2018 Friday First Onam Kerala
25 August 2018 Saturday Thiruvonam Kerala
26 August 2018 Sunday Raksha Bandhan Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand
26 August 2018 Sunday Jhulan Purnima Odisha
27 August 2018 Monday Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti Kerala
03 September 2018 Monday Janmashtami National except West Bengal, Puducherry, Mizoram, Manipur, Maharashtra, Lakshadweep, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
13 September 2018 Thursday Ganesh Festival Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Puducherry, Odisha, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Goa, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Andhra Pradesh
14 September 2018 Friday Nuakhai Odisha
14 September 2018 Friday Ganesh Festival Goa
18 September 2018 Tuesday Baba Sri Chand Ji Jayanti Punjab
19 September 2018 Wednesday Ramdev Jayanti Rajasthan
19 September 2018 Wednesday Teja Dashmi Rajasthan
21 September 2018 Friday Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Kerala
21 September 2018 Friday Muharram National except West Bengal, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Punjab, Puducherry, Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur, Kerala, Goa, Daman and Diu, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh
23 September 2018 Sunday Heroes’ Martyrdom Day Haryana
24 September Monday Indra Jatra Sikkim
28 September 2018 Friday S Bhagat Singh Ji Birthday Punjab
02 October 2018 Tuesday Gandhi Jayanti National holiday
08 October 2018 Monday Mahalaya Amavasya West Bengal, Tripura, Odisha, Karnataka
09 October 2018 Tuesday First Day of Bathukamma Telangana
10 October 2018 Wednesday Ghatasthappa Rajasthan
10 October 2018 Wednesday Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti Haryana
16 October 2018 Tuesday Maha Saptami West Bengal, Tripura, Sikkim, Odisha
17 October 2018 Wednesday Maha Ashtami West Bengal, Tripura, Telangana, Sikkim, Rajasthan, Odisha, Manipur, Jharkhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh
18 October 2018 Thursday Maha Navami West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Tripura, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Puducherry, Odisha, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Kerala, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Bihar, Assam
19 October 2018 Friday Vijaya Dashami National except Puducherry, Manipur
24 October 2018 Wednesday Lakshmi Puja West Bengal, Tripura, Odisha
24 October 2018 Wednesday Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh
26 October 2018 Friday Prakash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji Punjab
30 October 2018 Tuesday Lhabab Duchen Sikkim
31 October 2018 Wednesday Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti Gujarat
01 November 2018 Thursday Puducherry Liberation Day Puducherry
01 November 2018 Thursday Haryana Day Haryana
01 November 2018 Thursday Kannada Rajyotsava Karnataka
01 November 2018 Thursday Kut Manipur
06 November 2018 Tuesday Deepavali Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Puducherry, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Andhra Pradesh
07 November 2018 Wednesday Diwali National except Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Andhra Pradesh
08 November 2018 Thursday Vikram Samvat New Year Gujarat
08 November 2018 Thursday Deepavali Holiday Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana, Daman and Diu
09 November 2018 Friday Bhai Dooj Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Rajasthan, Gujarat
09 November Friday Ningol Chakkouba Manipur
09 November 2018 Friday Wangala Festival Meghalaya
13 November 2018 Tuesday Chhath Puja Bihar, Jharkhand
14 November 2018 Wednesday Chhath Puja Holiday Bihar
16 November 2018 Friday Shaheedi Diwas S Kartar Singh Sarabha Ji PB
21 November 2018 Wednesday Eid e Milad National except West Bengal, Sikkim, Punjab, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur, Himachal Pradesh, Goa, Chandigarh, Bihar, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
23 November 2018 Friday Karthika Purnima Telangana, Odisha
23 November 2018 Friday Guru Nanak Jayanti National except Tripura, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Puducherry, Odisha, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Daman and Diu, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh
23 November 2018 Friday Friday Following Eid e Milad Jammu and Kashmir
23 November 2018 Friday Seng Kut Snem Meghalaya
26 November 2018 Monday Kanakadasa Jayanti Karnataka
01 December 2018 Saturday Indigenous Faith Day Arunachal Pradesh
03 December 2018 Monday Feast of St Francis Xavier Goa
05 December 2018 Wednesday Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah Jayanti Jammu and Kashmir
06 December Thursdays Kenyan Dance Sikkim
08 December Saturday Losoong Namsoong Sikkim
09 December Sunday Losoong Namsoong Sikkim
10 December Monday Losoong Namsoong Sikkim
11 December Monday Losoong Namsoong Sikkim
12 December 2018 Wednesday Pa Togan Nengminza Sangama Meghalaya
12 December Wednesday Losoong Namsoong Sikkim
18 December 2018 Tuesday Guru Ghasidas Jayanti Chhattisgarh
18 December 2018 Tuesday Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham Meghalaya
19 December 2018 Wednesday Liberation Day Goa, Daman and Diu
22 December 2018 Saturday Teyongsi Sirijunga Sawan Tongnam Sikkim
24 December 2018 Monday Christmas Holiday Meghalaya, Mizoram
25 December 2018 Tuesday Christmas Day National
26 December 2018 Wednesday Shaheed Udham Singh Jayanti Haryana
26 December 2018 Wednesday Christmas Day Telangana, Mizoram, Meghalaya
30 December 2018 Sunday Tamu Losar Sikkim
30 December 2018 Sunday U Kiang Nangbah Meghalaya
31 December 2018 Monday New Year’s Eve Manipur

Note: We recommend you to check bank holidays in India in 2019regularly as there may be a new update.

The aforementioned dates of regional public and restricted holidays have been taken from the most authenticated and latest references. There is a possibility that the holiday dates for certain Islamic festivals and the festivals of other communities may be revised later on. We are not responsible under such circumstances.

News About Bank Holidays in India

  • RBI Declares 1st April as Bank Holiday

    In the view of annual closing of accounts, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has declared a holiday for all commercial and co-operative banks in India on Monday, 1st of April.

    To facilitate a few services such as government receipt and payment transactions, some of the bank branch offices remained open on 31st March, Sunday.

    The same has been notified by the RBI on 26th March that all Pay and Account Offices will remain open on March 31, 2019 to facilitate the above-mentioned transactions.

    The RBI has also issued another notification on 28th March according to which special clearing will be conducted at all clearing houses across India on 30th and 31st of March.

    The bank working hours have also been set by the RBI – Up to 8.00 p.m. on 30th March and up to 6.00 p.m. on 31st March.

    1st April 2019 marks the beginning of the next financial year, FY 2019-20.

    31 March 2019

  • Banks remain closed for three days in Hyderabad, Delhi and Mumbai and other cities

    State Bank of India (SBI), Housing Development Financial Corporation (HDFC), ICICI Bank, Punjab National Bank (PNB) and other scheduled commercial banks will remain shut on 21 November 2018 on account of Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi that commemorates the birthday of Prophet Muhammad. They also remain closed on 23 November on account of Guru Nanak Jayanti and 24 November, which is the fourth Saturday of the month.

    As per a TOI report, the banks will remain closed for three days in the national capital, Mumbai, Lucknow, Kanpur, Ranchi, Srinagar, Lucknow, Raipur and Dehradun and Jammu. TOI reported that in the capital city of Karnataka, Bangalore; the capital city of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal; the capital city of Tamil Nadu, Chennai; and the capital city of Gujarat, Ahmedabad; the banks shall remain closed on the 21st and 24th November 2018.

    The festival holiday of Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi fell on the 20th November 2018 in Kerala. TOI report further said that the banks will remain off on 24 November on account of the fourth Saturday of the month in various cities, including Patna, Agartala, Gangtok, Goa, Bhubaneswar, Aizawl and Imphal.

    21 November 2018

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