Bank Holidays 2021, List of Bank Holidays in India

Bank Holidays 2021: Banks across the country are closed on public holidays & every 2nd and 4th Saturday. National holidays or Gazetted Holidays include Republic Day, Independence Day, Gandhi Jayanti when all Banks remain closed. However, all the online apps or net banking facilities, online transactions like money transfers, bill payments, ATMs machines etc shall be working throughout the year. The bank employees & customers who are searching for Bank Holidays 2021 must read this complete article. 

Bank Holidays 2021

On some gazetted holidays like Republic Day, Good Friday, Independence Day, Gandhi Jayanti, & Christmas, NEFT & RTGS facility will be suspended. In this article, we have covered all Bank Holidays in 2021 when banks in various states are closed. To know the complete list of bank holidays do refer to the article and bookmark your calendar to skip planning a visit to the bank on the days when the Bank Holidays fall. 

Note- Every 2nd & 4th Saturday and Sunday are Bank Holidays across Pan India. 

Bank Holidays in January 2021

Bank Holidays 2021- January
DateHolidayStates
1st JanuaryNew YearPan India
2nd JanuaryGuru Gobind Singh JayantiHaryana, Rajasthan
Mannam JayanthiKerala
12th January Swami Vivekananda JayantiWest Bengal
15th JanuaryBhogiAndhra Pradesh, Telangana
Tusu PujaAssam
16th January Thiruvallavur DayTamil Nadu, Puducherry
Kanuma PandungaAndhra Pradesh
23rd January Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose JayantiAssam, West Bengal, Tripura, Odisha
25th January Sonam LosarSikkim
Statehood DayHimachal Pradesh
30th January Vasant PanchamiWest Bengal, Tripura, Odisha, Haryana, Punjab
31st JanuaryMe-dum-me-phiAsaam

Bank Holidays in February

Bank Holidays – February 2021
DateHolidayStates
9th FebruaryGuru Ravidas JayantiPunjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh
15th FebruaryLui-Ngai-NiManipur
19th February Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj JayantiMaharashtra
20th February Statehood DayArunachal Pradesh
State DayMizoram
25th February LosarSikkim

Bank Holidays in March

Bank Holidays 2021- March
DateHolidayStates
5th MarchPanchayati Raj DiwasOdisha
5th March Chapchar KutMizoram
9th March Hazrat Ali’s BirthdayUttar Pradesh
11th March Maha ShivarathriSeveral states
29th March HoliSeveral states
23rd MarchMartyrs’ DayPunjab and Haryana

Bank Holidays in April

Bank Holidays 2021- April
DateHolidayStates
1st April Odisha dayOdisha
2nd AprilGood FridaySeveral states
6th April Mahavir JayantiSeveral states

13th April 

 

 

 

 

 

Ugadi

Several states

 

 

 

 

Telugu New Year
Bohag Bihu
Gudi Padwa
Vaisakh
Sajibu Nongma PanbaManipur

14th April 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti

Several states

 

 

 

 

 

Emperor Ashoka’s birth anniversary
Tamil New Year
Maha Vishuba Sankranti
Bohag Bihu
Cheiraoba
15th April Himachal DayHimachal Pradesh
Sarhul FestivalJharkhand

21st April

 

Ram NavamiSeveral states
Garia PujaTripura
25th AprilMahavir JayantiSeveral states

Bank Holidays in May

Bank Holidays 2021- May
DateHolidayStates
1st MayMay DayMay Day - Across the country
Maharashtra DayMaharashtra Day - Maharashtra
7th MayJumat-ul-WidaJumat-ul-Wida-Jammu & Kashmir
9th MayGuru Rabindranath JayantiBirth anniversary of Rabindra Nath Tagore – West Bengal and Tripura
10th May Shab-e-QadrJammu & Kashmir
13th May Idul FitrPan India
14th MayMaharshi Parasuram JayantiSeveral states
Basava JayantiBasava Jayanti-Karnataka
Idul FitrIdul Fitr – Telangana
16th May State DaySikkim
25th May Birthday of Kazi Nazrul IslamBirthday of Kazi Nazrul Islam – Tripura
26th MayBuddha PurnimaSeveral States

Bank Holidays in June

Bank Holidays 2021- June
DateHolidayStates
13th June Maharana Pratap JayantiHimachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan
14th June Pahili RajaOrissa
Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji's Martyrdom DayPunjab
15th June Raja SankrantiOrissa
YMA DayMizoram
24th June Sant Guru Kabir JayantiChandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab
30th June Remna NiMizoram

Bank Holidays in July

Bank Holidays 2021- July
DateHolidayStates
6th July MHIP DayMizoram
12th July Ratha YatraOdisha
13th JulyMartyr’s DayJammu & Kashmir
17th July Kharchi PujaTripura
17th July U Tirot Sing DayMeghalaya
20th July Eid al AdhaAcross the country
21st July BakridAcross the country
24th JulyGuru PurnimaMany States
31st July Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham SinghHaryana/Punjab

Bank Holidays in August

Bank Holidays 2021- August
DateHolidayStates
4th AugustBonaluTelangana
8th AugustTendong Lho Rum FaatSikkim
11th AugustHaryali TeejHaryana
13th AugustPatriot’s dayManipur
15th August Independence DayThroughout the country
16th August De Jure Transfer DayPondicherry
17th AugustParsi New YearGujarat and Maharashtra
19th AugustMuharramMany states across India
20th August First OnamKerala
21st August ThiruvonamKerala
22nd August Raksha BandhanMany states across India
Jhulan Purnima, Indra JatraJhulan Purnima – Odisha and West Bengal, Indra Jatra - Sikkim
30th AugustJanmashtamiMany states across India

Bank Holidays in September

Bank Holidays 2021- September
DateHolidayStates
8th September Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib JiPunjab
9th SeptemberHartalika TeejSikkim
10th SeptemberSamvatsariGujarat
Ganesh ChaturthiMany states across India
11th SeptemberNuakhiaOdisha
16th September Ramdev Jayanti, Teja DashmiRajasthan
21st SeptemberSree Narayana Guru Jayanti, Sree Narayana Guru SamadhiKerala
23rd September Haryana Heroes’ Martyrdom DayHaryana
28th September S. Bhagat Singh Ji JayantiPunjab

Bank Holidays in October 2021

Bank Holidays in October 2021
DateHolidayStates
2nd October Mahatma Gandhi JayantiAcross the country
6th October Bathukamma Starting Day, MahalayaMany states across India
7th OctoberMaharaja Agrasen Jayanti /GhatasthapanaHaryana, Many States
12th OctoberMaha SaptamiMany states across India
13th OctoberMaha AshtamiMany states across India
14th October Maha NavamiMany states across India
15th October Vijaya Dashami / DussehraMany states across India
18th October Kati BihuAssam
19th October Mawlid (Id-e-Milad)Many states across India
20th October Lakshmi Puja, Maharshi Valmiki JayantiMany states across India
27th OctoberLhabab DuchenSikkim
31st October Sardar Patel’s BirthdayGujarat

Bank Holidays in November 2021

Bank Holidays in November 2021
DateHolidayStates
04th November DiwaliPan India
06th November Bhai DoojPan India
10th NovemberChhath PujaBihar and Jharkhand
19th NovemberGuru Nanak JayantiPan India
Karthika Purnima Odisha and Telangana

Bank Holidays in December 2021

Bank Holidays in December 2021
DateHolidayStates
23rd NovemberSeng Kut SnemMeghalaya
25th DecemberChristmas DayPan India

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Bank Holidays 2021: FAQs

Q. Which Saturdays are Bank Holidays in India?

Ans. Every 2nd & 4th Saturdays are Bank Holidays across Pan India.

Q. How many Bank Holidays in India are there in a year?

Ans. The number of bank holidays in India may differ from states to states.