Bank Holidays And Public Holidays In India in December 2021

There are a number of public holidays and bank holidays in December 2021 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 2021

These are the public holidays in India in December 2021:

Date Day Holiday State
1 December 2021 Wednesday State Inauguration Day/ Indigenous Faith Day Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh
3 December 2021 Friday Kanakadasa Jayanti/ World Disabled Day/ Feast of St. Francis Xavier Karnataka, Tripura & Goa
18 December 2021 Saturday Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham/Guru Ghasidas Jayanti Meghalaya, Chandigarh
19 December 2021 Sunday Goa Liberation Day Goa
24 December 2021 Friday Christmas Eve Mizoram, Meghalaya
25 December 2021 Saturday Christmas Day All over India
30 December 2021 Thursday Tamu Losar/ U Kiang Nangbah Sikkim & Meghalaya
31 December 2021 Friday New Year’s Eve Manipur

Bank holidays in December 2021

These are the bank holidays in India in December 2021:

Date Day Holiday
11 December 2021 Saturday Second Saturday
25 December 2021 Saturday Christmas Day/ Fourth Saturday

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Bank holidays (Saturday) December 2021

The second Saturday and the fourth Saturday are regular bank holidays in December 2021. 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 2021.

We all love holidays as they are the best time to relax. The calendar of December holidays 2021 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 2021

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 the Christmas Day feast.

Best Destinations to Visit During December Holidays 2021

  • 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 2021. 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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Public holidays in December 2020

These are the public holidays in India in December 2021:

Date Day Holiday State
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 All over India
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:

Date Day Holiday
12 December 2020 Saturday Second Saturday
25 December 2020 Friday Christmas Day
26 December 2020 Saturday Fourth Saturday

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:

Holiday Date Day Comments
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:

Holidays Date Day Comments
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

Date Day Festival Comments
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

Date Day Festival Comments
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

News About December Holidays

  • Bank holidays in December 2020

    Banks in December have many state-specific regional holidays while the second Saturday and fourth Saturday are always bank holidays in every month. In December, the second Saturday falls on the 12th while the fourth Saturday falls on the 26th. All the public and private sector banks are closed on all Sundays as well. There are also some national as well as regional holidays. Central government holidays are applicable to private and public sector banks. Regional holidays are listed by the respective state governments. The holidays in December are the Ordinary Elections to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation 1 (on 1 December), Kanakadasa Jayanthi/Feast of St. Francis Xavier (on 3 December), Pa-Togan Nengminza Sangma (on 12 December), Losoong/Namsoong (on 17 December), Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham or Losoong/Namsoong (on 18 December), Goa Liberation Day (on 19 December 19), Christmas Festival (on 24 December), Christmas Day (25 December), Christmas Festival (on 26 December), U Kiang Nangbah (on 30 December 30) and New Year’s Eve (on 31 December).

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