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 August 2016

No. Holiday Date/Month Day States/UT
42 Patriots Day 13/08/2016 Saturday Manipur
43 Independence Day 15/08/2016 Monday All India.
44 Parsi New Year (Shahenshahi) 17/08/2016 Wednesday Maharashtra.

Raksha Bandhan

18/08/2016 Thursday Gujarat, Madhya
Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Haryana, Orissa, Punjab, Maharashtra.
46 Janmashtami 24/08/2016 Wednesday Odisha.
47 Krishna Jayanthi/Janmashtmi (Shravan Vad-8) 25/08/2016 Thursday Gujarat, Madhya
Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Telangana, Manipur, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh

* May change due to sighting of moon.

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