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 January 2016

No. Holiday Date/Month Day States/UT
1 New Years Day 01/01/2016 Friday Most of India.


Missionary Day 11/01/2016 Saturday Mizoram.
3 Birthday of Swami Vivekananda 12/01/2016 Tuesday West Bengal.
4 Makar Sakranti 14/01/2016 Thursday Gujarat, Sikkim.
5 Sankranti/Pongal/Uttarayana punyakala Sankranti Festival 15/01/2016 Friday Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Telangana.
6 Guru Govind Singh Birthday/Thiruvalluvar Day 16/01/2016 Saturday Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh.
7 Gaan-Ngai 22/01/2016 Friday Manipur.
8 Netaji Jayanti 23/01/2016 Saturday West Bengal.
9 Republic Day 26/01/2016 Tuesday All India.

* May change due to shighting of moon.

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