The central bank defines holidays in three categories, i.e. holidays under Negotiable Instruments Act, holidays under Negotiable Instruments Act and real time gross settlement holidays and account closure by banks.
Banks will remain closed on Sundays as well as on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month.
Here is the complete month wise list of bank holidays in 2023.
|January 2||new year celebration||Aizawl|
|January 3||Imoinu Irtpa||Imphal|
|January 12||Swami Vivekananda Jayanti||Kolkata|
|January 16||thiruvalluvar day||Chennai|
|January 17||Uzhavar Tirunal||Chennai|
|January 23||netaji’s birthday||Kolkata|
|January 26||Republic day||nationwide|
|February 18||mahashivratri||some cities|
|February 20||State Day||Aizawl|
Some of the cities include Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Kanpur, Kochi and Mumbai.
|march 3||Chapchar Kut||Aizawl|
|march 7||Holi||some cities|
|march 8||holi second day||some cities|
|March 22||Gudi Padwa||some cities|
|march 30||Ram Navami||some cities|
March 7: Bank holiday in some cities including Belapur, Dehradun, Guwahati, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Lucknow and Nagpur.
March 8: Bank holiday in some cities including Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Dehradun and Gangtok.
March 22: Bank holiday in some cities including Belapur, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Imphal, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji and Patna.
March 30: Bank holiday in some cities including Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Patna, Lucknow, Mumbai and Nagpur.
|April 1st||Banks should close accounts quickly||All|
|april 3||Mahavir Jayanti||Bangalore|
|april 4||Mahavir Jayanti||some cities|
|April 5||Birthday of Babu Jagjivan Ram||Hyderabad|
|April 7||good Friday||All|
|April 14||Ambedkar Jayanti||All|
|April 15||Vishu/Bohag Bihu/Nabbarsha/Himachal Day||Guwahati, Kochi, Kolkata, Shimla, Thiruvananthapuram|
|April 21||sweet eid||Agartala, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram|
|April 22||ramadan eid||All|
April 4: Bank holiday on Mahavir Jayanti in some cities including Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai and Nagpur.
|May 1||Maharashtra Day / May Day||some cities|
|May 5||Buddha Purnima||some cities|
|May 9||Birthday of Rabindranath Tagore||Kolkata|
|May 16||State Day||gangtok|
|May 22||Maharana Pratap Jayanti||Shimla|
May 1: Bank holiday in some cities including Bengaluru, Chennai, Guwahati, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Nagpur and Patna.
May 5: Bank holiday in some cities including Agartala, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Kanpur, Kolkata, Mumbai and Nagpur.
|June 15||Yama Day/Raja Sankranti||Aizawl, Bhubaneswar|
|June 20||Kang/Ratha Yatra||Bhubaneswar, Imphal|
|June 26||spending worship||Agartala|
|June 28 and 29||bakrid eid||some cities|
|June 30||remna ni||Aizawl, Bhubaneswar|
June 28: Bank holiday in Belapur, Kochi, Mumbai and Nagpur
June 29: Bank holiday in some cities including Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata and Lucknow.
|july 6||MHIP Day||Aizawl|
|July 11||Ker Pooja||Agartala|
|July 13||Bhanu Jayanti||gangtok|
|July 17||you tirot sing day||Shillong|
|July 21||Drukpa Tishe-Zee||gangtok|
|July 29||muharram||al, most all regions|
|August 8||Tendong Lho Rum Fat||gangtok|
|August 15||Independence day||All|
|August 16||Parsi New Year||Belapur, Mumbai, Nagpur|
|18 august||Date of Srimanta Shankardev||Guwahati|
|August 28||first onam||Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram|
|August 29||thiruvonam||Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram|
|August 30||Raksha Bandhan||Imphal, Shimla|
|31 august||Raksha Bandhan||Dehradun, Gangtok, Kanpur, Kochi, Lucknow, Thiruvananthapuram|
|September 6||Shri Krishna Janmashtami||Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Hyderabad (AP), Patna|
|September 7||Janmashtami||some cities|
|September 18||Varsiddhi Vinayak Vrat||Bangalore, Hyderabad (Telangana)|
|September 19||Ganesh Chaturthi||Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bhubaneswar, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna|
|September 20||Ganesh Chaturthi (2nd day)||Bhubaneswar, Panaji|
|September 22||Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day||Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram|
|September 25||Birthday of Shrimant Shankardev||Guwahati|
|September 27||Milad-e-Sharif||Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram|
|September 28||Eid-e-Milad||some cities|
September 7: Bank holiday in some cities including Ahmedabad, Dehradun, Gangtok, Jaipur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Raipur, Ranchi, Shillong and Shimla.
September 28: Bank holiday in some cities including Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Bengaluru, Chennai, Dehradun, Jammu, Lucknow, Mumbai and Nagpur.
|October 2||Gandhi Jayanti||All|
|October 18||kati bihu||Guwahati|
|October 21||Durga Puja – Maha Saptami||Guwahati, Imphal, Kolkata|
|October 23||Dussehra – Mahanavami||Agartala, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chennai and some cities|
|October 24||vijaya dashami||almost all cities|
|October 28||Lakshmi Puja||Kolkata|
|31 October||Sardar Patel Jayanti||Ahmedabad|
|november 1||Kannada Rajyotsava/Karva Chauth||Bangalore, Imphal, Shimla|
|November 10||wangala festival||Shillong|
|13 November||Govardhan Puja||Dehradun, Gangtok, Imphal, Jaipur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Kolkata, Shimla|
|14 November||Diwali||Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bangalore, Gangtok, Mumbai, Nagpur,|
|Nov 15||Bhai Dooj / Chitragupta Puja||Gangtok, Imphal, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Shimla|
|November 20||Chhath||Patna, Ranchi|
|23 november||Seng Kutsnem||Dehradun, Shillong|
|november 27||Guru Nanak Jayanti||almost all cities|
|November 30||Kanakdas Jayanti||Bangalore|
|December 4||Feast of Francis Xavier||Panaji|
|December 12||Pa-Togan Nengminja Sangma||Shillong|
|13 and 14 December||Defeat||gangtok|
|18 December||You So So Them’s Death Anniversary||Shillong|
|19 December||Goa Liberation Day||Panaji|
|26 December||Christmas celebration||Aizawl, Shillong|
|30 December||u kiang nangbah||Shillong|