Bank Holidays List | Bank Holidays in 2020

Bank Holidays 2020


All the private and public sector banks in India will be closed on Sundays, 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month. Apart from the weekly holiday, the Banks in India are also closed on various public occasions like New Year, Republic Day, Holi, Durga Pooja, Ram Navmi, Diwali, Christmas, Eid, etc. Some of the public holidays are regional such as Pongal, Onam, Bihu, etc. All public and private banks across the country are closed on Republic Day (January 26), Independence Day (August 15), Gandhi Jayanti (October 2).

State governments have rights to decide specific holidays based on their regional and cultural significance. Hence, customers are advised to visit the official website or branches of their respective bank to check about bank holidays in their region.

Here we have prepared a list of the public holidays in 2020 below for the reference of the customers. Please note that these dates may vary if any official change is announced by the state or central government.


01 January 2020WednesdayNew Year’s Day
11 January 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
15 January 2020WednesdayPongal
25 January 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
26 January 2020SundayRepublic Day
30 January 2020ThursdayVasant Panchami
08 February 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
21 February 2020FridayMaha Shivaratri
22 February 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
10 March 2020TuesdayHoli
14 March 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
25 March 2020WednesdayUgadi
28 March 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
02 April 2020ThursdayRam Navami
06 April 2020MondayMahavir Jayanti
10 April 2020FridayGood Friday
11 April 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
14 April 2020TuesdayDr. B.R. Ambedkar Jayanti
25 April 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
01 May 2020FridayMay Day
07 May 2020ThursdayBuddha Purnima
09 May 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
23 May 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
24 May 2020SundayEid-ul-Fitr
13 June 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
27 June 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
11 July 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
25 July 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
31 July 2020FridayBakrid/Eid-al-Adha
03 August 2020MondayRaksha Bandhan
08 August 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
11 August 2020TuesdayJanmashthami
15 August 2020SaturdayIndependence Day
22 August 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
30 August 2020SundayMuharram
12 September 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
26 September 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
02 October 2020FridayGandhi Jayanti
10 October 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
24 October 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
26 October 2020MondayVijaya Dashami
30 October 2020FridayEid e Milad
31 October 2020SaturdayMaharishi Valmiki Jayanti
14 November 2020SaturdayDiwali / Second Saturday
16 November 2020MondayBhai Dooj
28 November 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
30 November 2020MondayGuru Nanak Jayanti
12 December 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
25 December 2020FridayChristmas Day
26 December 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday