Bank holidays in December 2020: Government and private banks will be closed on these days, check details here

Bank holidays in December 2020: Government and private banks will be closed on these days, check details here
Banks play a significant role in our personal, social and business lives. While most banking activities can be done online, for some a visit to the bank branches is necessary. A ready reckoner on bank holidays can prove useful to plan a number of financial transactions and banking functions without facing last-minute troubles.

As per the Reserve Bank of India guidelines, banks remain shut on the second and fourth Saturdays of all months. Here is the list of bank holidays for India for the month of December 2020. Note the holidays carefully and plan your bank visits and bank related activities accordingly.

Some of the holidays are applicable in some states of India only, while some festivals are celebrated across the country. The following list contains local as well as nationwide bank holidays for the month of December 2020.

List of bank holidays in December 2020

DateDayHoliday DescriptionApplicable in states
1 December 2020TuesdayState Inauguration Day /Indigenous Faith Day Nagaland / Arunachal Pradesh
3 December 2020ThursdayKanakadasa Jayanti / World Disabled Day / Feast of St. Francis XavierKarnataka / Tripura / Goa
5 December 2020SaturdayBirthday of Sheikh Muhammad AbdullahJammu & Kashmir
6 December 2020SundayWeekend HolidayAll states
12 December 2020SaturdaySecond SaturdayAll states
13 December 2020SundayWeekend HolidayAll states
18 December 2020FridayDeath Anniversary of U SoSo Tham / Guru Ghasidas JayantiMeghalaya / Chandigarh
19 December 2020SaturdayGoa Liberation Day / Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji's Martyrdom DayGoa / Punjab
20 December 2020SundayWeekend HolidayAll states
24 December 2020ThursdayChristmas EveMizoram, Meghalaya
25 December 2020FridayChristmasAll states
26 December 2020SaturdayFourth SaturdayAll states
27 December 2020SundayWeekend HolidayAll states
30 December 2020WednesdayTamu Losar / U Kiang NangbahSikkim / Meghalaya
31 December 2020ThursdayNew Year’s EveManipur