List of Bank Holidays in the Year 2020


2020 is almost here. Before we get there, you have a chance to take a look at when you can possibly have a holiday. Mostly, on bank holidays a lot of other companies are also shut.

Of course, there is an uncountable number of state holidays when banks are closed in those respective states too. However, here we cover the major holidays that are applicable all over the country.

Bank Holidays in India 2020

This list of bank holidays in the year 2020 will help you know the dates of your festivals, when the banks all over India will be closed for services and when you can plan a vacation:

Wednesday, 1st JanuaryNew Year
Sunday, 26th JanuaryRepublic Day
Thursday, 30th JanuaryVasant Panchami
Friday, 21st FebruaryMaha Shivratri
Tuesday, 10th MarchHoli
Wednesday, 25th MarchUgadi
Thursday, 2nd AprilRam Navami
Monday, 6th AprilMahavir Jayanti
Friday, 10th AprilGood Friday
Tuesday, 14th AprilB.R. Ambedkar’s Birthday
Friday, 1st MayMay Day
Thursday, 7th MayBuddha Purnima
Friday, 31st JulyEid-al-Adha
Monday, 3rd AugustRakshabandhan
Tuesday, 11th AugustJanmashtami
Saturday, 15th AugustIndependence Day
Sunday, 30th AugustMuharram
Friday, 2nd OctoberGandhi Jayanti
Monday, 26th OctoberVijay Dashami
Friday, 30th OctoberEid-e-Milad
Saturday, 14th NovemberDiwali
Monday, 16th NovemberBhai Dooj
Monday, 30th NovemberGuru Nanak Jayanti
Friday, 25th DecemberChristmas


On any bank holiday, not only does the bank remain shut, but you are unable to procure any banking service on that day too. Your debit and credit cards will work, but if you want to make an RTGS payment, it won’t reflect in the receiver’s account on a bank holiday.

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