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 February 2016

No. Holiday Date/Month Day States/UT
10 Losar 09/02/2016 Tuesday Sikkim.


Basant Panchami/Saraswati Puja

12/02/2016 Tuesday Odisha.
12 Saraswati Puja (Shree Panchami)/Basant Panchami 13/02/2016 Tuesday West Bengal, Sikkim.
13 Lui Ngai-Ni 15/02/2016 Thursday Manipur
14 Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti 19/02/2016 Thursday Maharastra
15 Guru Ravidas Jayanti 22/02/2016 Friday Himachal Pradesh.

* May change due to shighting of moon.

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