There are a number of public holidays and bank holidays in December 2020 in India. Some of these holidays are applicable to the entire country while some are specific to different states. Here is an extensive list of the holidays.
Public holidays in December 2020
These are the public holidays in India in December 2020:
|1 December 2020||Tuesday||State Inauguration Day||Nagaland|
|Indigenous Faith Day||Arunachal Pradesh|
|3 December 2020||Thursday||Kanakadasa Jayanti||Karnataka|
|World Disabled Day||Tripura|
|Feast of St. Francis Xavier||Goa|
|5 December 2020||Saturday||Birthday of Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah||Jammu & Kashmir|
|18 December 2020||Friday||Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham||Meghalaya|
|Guru Ghasidas Jayanti||Chandigarh|
|19 December 2020||Saturday||Goa Liberation Day||Goa|
|Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji's Martyrdom Day||Punjab|
|24 December 2020||Thursday||Christmas Eve||Mizoram, Meghalaya|
|25 December 2020||Friday||Christmas Day||All over India|
|26 December 2020||Saturday||Christmas holiday||Meghalaya, Mizoram, Telangana|
|Shaheed Udham Singh Jayanti||Haryana|
|30 December 2020||Wednesday||Tamu Losar||Sikkim|
|U Kiang Nangbah||Meghalaya|
|31 December 2020||Thursday||New Year’s Eve||Manipur|
Bank holidays in December 2020
These are the bank holidays in India in December 2020:
|12 December 2020||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|25 December 2020||Friday||Christmas Day|
|26 December 2020||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
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Bank holidays ( Saturday ) December 2020
The second Saturday and the fourth Saturday are regular bank holidays in December 2020. While the second Saturday falls on the 12th of December, the fourth Saturday falls on the 26th of December. The fifth Saturday is a working day in case a month has 5 Saturdays.
December is the last month of the year. The month has 31 days like January and March. December is a crucial month from the stance of working professionals who are required to utilise the outstanding leaves for the year. Christmas is the notable public holiday in the month of December every year. The festival is celebrated on 25 December across many parts of the country. A few private institutions will announce a long leave on the occasion of this festival. Apart from Christmas, there are many state-specific regional holidays in December 2020.
We all love holidays as they are the best time to relax. The calendar of December holidays 2020 can be used for many reasons. Let’s assume you are working in a different place and hence, you want to reserve a travel ticket in advance to go to your place of origin to celebrate a certain festival. The situation demands the calendar of holidays through which you shall be able to book a travel ticket and plan a trip to the destinations of your choice. Businessmen can make sure they have the required amount of stock during festival holidays.
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Description Of Indian Festivals In December 2020
World Disabled Day: World Disabled Day is dedicated to the disabled people. Every year, day falls on 3 December. Tripura is a famous destination in India to celebrate the day. Disabled people are given an opportunity to foster their talent on the day in some parts in India.
Christmas Day: Christmas Day is globally celebrated to mark the birth of Jesus Christ. Christians decorate their houses a week prior to the festival day. The rituals of the festival include interchanging gifts, attending Christmas parties, reciting Christmas songs, etc.
Boxing Day: A few countries celebrate Boxing Day the day after Christmas Day. Banks will remain closed nationally. People spend quality time with their beloved ones eating the remnants of Christmas Day.
Birthday of Shaheed Udham Singh: Shaheed Udham Singh was a revolutionary and freedom fighter from Punjab. The day commemorates the birth of this great freedom fighter. His contributions in attaining the freedom for India are remembered.
Best Destinations To Visit During December Holidays 2020
- Goa: Goa entices tourists across the globe with its stunning beaches and churches. Many people like celebrating Christmas Day and New Year’s Day here.
- Manali: Manali is liked by children. Tourist points of Manali include Solang Valley, Hadimba Devi Temple, Beas Kund.
- Shillong: Shillong is another famous tourist point to spend December holidays 2020. It has the highest waterfall in the world.
- Agra: Agra is a prime tourist destination in India. It is a destination where Taj Mahal is located. If you are applying for a long leave, you may plan visiting the city.
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December 2019 Holidays
Here is a list of all the bank holidays and public holidays in the month of December 2019 in India. Working professionals in the country can refer to the holidays and plan their leaves accordingly.
Bank Holidays In December 2019
The following table outlines the notable bank holidays in December 2019:
|State Inauguration Day||1 December 2019||Sunday|
|Indigenous faith day||1 December 2019||Sunday||Arunachal Pradesh|
|Asom Divas||2 December 2019||Monday||Assam|
|World Disabled Day||3 December 2019||Tuesday||Tripura|
|Birthday of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah||5 December 2019||Thursday||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Pa Togan Nengminja Sangama||12 December 2019||Thursday||Meghalaya|
|Death anniversary of U SoSo Tham||18 December 2019||Wednesday||Meghalaya|
|Goa Liberation Day||19 December 2019||Thursday||Goa|
|Christmas Day||25 December 2019||Wednesday||Celebrated in many states|
|Boxing Day||26 December 2019||Thursday|
|Birthday of Shaheed Udham Singh||26 December 2019||Thursday||Haryana|
|U Kiang Nangbah||30 December 2019||Monday||Meghalaya|
List Of Indian Festivals & Holidays In December 2019
The following table outlines the notable holidays in December 2019:
|Feast of St Francis Xavier||03 December 2019||Tuesday||Goa|
|Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah Jayanti||05 December 2019||Thursday||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Pa Togan Nengminza Sangama||12 December 2019||Thursday||Meghalaya|
|Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham||18 December 2019||Wednesday||Meghalaya|
|Guru Ghasidas Jayanti||18 December 2019||Wednesday||Chhattisgarh|
|Liberation Day||19 December 2019||Thursday||Daman and Diu, Goa|
|Christmas Day||25 December 2019||Wednesday||National|
|Shaheed Udham Singh Jayanti||26 December 2019||Thursday||Haryana|
|U Kiang Nangbah||30 December 2019||Monday||Meghalaya|
|Tamu Losar||30 December 2019||Monday||Sikkim|
|New Year’s Eve||31 December 2019||Tuesday||Manipur|
Bank Holidays In December 2018
|03 December 2018||Monday||Feast of St Francis Xavier||GA|
|05 December 2018||Wednesday||Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah Jayanti||JK|
|12 December 2018||Wednesday||Pa Togan Nengminza Sangama||ML|
|18 December 2018||Tuesday||Guru Ghasidas Jayanti|
|18 December 2018||Tuesday||Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham|
|19 December 2018||Wednesday||Liberation Day||GA, DD|
|25 December 2018||Tuesday||Christmas Day||National|
|26 December 2018||Wednesday||Shaheed Udham Singh Jayanti||HR|
|26 December 2018||Wednesday||Christmas Day||MZ, ML|
|30 December 2018||Sunday||Tamu Losar||SK|
|30 December 2018||Sunday||U Kiang Nangbah||ML|
|31 December 2018||Monday||New Year’s Eve||MN|
List Of Indian Festivals & Holidays In December 2018
|03 December 2018||Monday||World Disabled Day||Tripura|
|03 December 2018||Monday||Feast of St Francis Xavier||Goa|
|19 December 2018||Wednesday||Goa Liberation Day||Goa|
|25 December 2018||Tuesday||Christmas Day||All States|
|26 December 2018||Wednesday||Boxing Day|
|26 December 2018||Wednesday||Shaheed Udham Singh’s Birthday||Haryana|