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 December 2016

No. Holiday Date/Month Day States/UT
70 Feast of St.Francis Xavier 03/12/2016 Saturday Goa
71 Id-e-Milad/Eid Milad-un-Nabi/Pa-Togan Nengminza Sangma 12/12/2016 Monday Maharastra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Meghalaya, Kerala.
72 Id-e-Milad-Un-Nabi (Prophet Mohhammad Birthday) 13/12/2016 Tuesday Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand
73 Goa Liberation Day 19/12/2016 Monday Goa
75 Christmas Festival (R.B.I) 26/12/2016 Monday Mizoram, Manipur, Meghalaya
76 Losoong/U Kiang Nangbah 30/12/2016 Friday Sikkim, Meghalaya
76 New years Eve 31/12/2016 Saturday Manipur

* May change due to sighting of moon.

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