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 October 2016

No. Holiday Date/Month Day States/UT
56 Durga Pooja Saptami 08/10/2016 Saturday West Bengal.
57 Maha Navami Ayudhapooja/Durga Puja/Dashehara 10/10/2016 Monday Mizoram, Kanataka, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Assam, Uttar Pradesh, West bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Kerala.
58 Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi)/Durga Puja 11/10/2016 Tuesday All states and territories.
59 Moharram/Durga Puja (Dasain) 12/10/2016 Wednesday Maharashtra, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Telangana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Delhi.
60 Lakshmi Puja/Mahrshi Valmiki Jayanti 15/10/2016 Saturday Karnataka, West Bengal
61 Karva Chauth 19/10/2016 Wednesday Himachal Pradesh.
62 Naraka Chaturdashi/Deepavali/Kali Puja 29/10/2016 Saturday Karnataka, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Assam, West Bengal, Goa, Kerala, Meghalaya
63 Diwali (Balipratipada)/Deepavali/Vikram Samvant New Year Day/Govardhan Pooja 31/10/2016 Monday Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh,

* May change due to sighting of moon.

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