Bank Holidays 2016:

Complete List Of Bank Holidays In India For All States & UTs


Bank holidays are generally public holidays. These are the days when Banks & other Financial Institutions don't operate. In India bank holidays are declared under the Negotiable Instruments Act. These are also called 'Gazetted Holidays under NI Act'

India is a multicultural and multireligious society and celebrates holidays and festivals of various religions. There are three national holidays in India: Independence Day, Republic Day and Gandhi Jayanti. In addition, many states and regions have local festivals depending on religious and linguistic demographics.

This is the most comprehensive listing of bank holidays. India is a federal union of states. This exclusive section provides bank holidays for all the twenty-eight states and seven union territories. Please note that in addition to Sunday, Indian Banks & FIs are not operational on the second and fourth Saturdays.

Bank Holidays In India For The Month Of April 2016

No. Holiday Date/Month Day States/UT
22 Annual closing of Accounts
of Commercial and Co-operative Banks
01/04/2016 Friday For all banks
23 Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday 05/04/2016 Tuesday Telangana.
24 Gudi Padwa/Telugu New Years Day/Chandramana Ugadi/Sajibu Nongmapanba (Cheiraoba) 08/04/2016 Friday Telangana, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Mizoram, Goa.
25 Maha Visubha Sankranti/Bohag Bihu/Cheiraoba 13/04/2016 Wednesday Odisha, Assam, Mizoram.
26 Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Birthday/Tamil New Years Day/Vishu/Bohag Bihu/Bengali New Years Day 14/04/2016 Thursday All states and territories except Mizoram, Madhya Pradesh, Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh.
27 Shree Ram Navami/Himachal Day 15/04/2016 Friday All states and territories except Mizoram, Karnataka, Tamil nadu, Assam, Sikkim.
28 Mahavir Jayanti 19/04/2016 Tuesday Maharashtra, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil nadu, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh.
29 Mahavir Jayanti 20/04/2016 Wednesday Uttar Pradesh, Delhi
30 Birthday of Mohammad Hajarat Ali 21/04/2016 Thursday Uttar Pradesh.

* May change due to sighting of moon.

Year 2016: Month Wise Bank Holidays In India For All States & UTs