Plan your financial errands – Bank holidays in 2024

Plan your financial errands –  Bank holidays in 2024
Banks play a pivotal role in our lives, influencing us personally, professionally, and socially. Whether it is managing personal finances, conducting business transactions, or participating in community activities, the rhythms of our lives often align with the functioning of banks. In the professional realm, businesses, both small and large, rely on seamless financial processes for uninterrupted operationsBanks play a pivotal role in our lives, influencing us personally, professionally, and socially. Whether it is managing personal finances, conducting business transactions, or participating in community activities, the rhythms of our lives often align with the functioning of banks. In the professional realm, businesses, both small and large, rely on seamless financial processes for uninterrupted operations. Therefore, keeping a keen eye on bank holidays becomes paramount for strategic planning. As 2023 will conclude shortly giving way to the New Year, here is the list of bank holidays in India for 2024.

In India, banks do no not work on Second and fourth Saturdays of all months. All Sundays are weekend holidays for banks. So, add up these dates with the list of bank holidays in India for 2024. Also, check your state’s holiday gazette to confirm local holidays.

Bank holidays in 2024
DateDayHoliday DescriptionStates/Union Territories
1 JanuaryMondayNew YearArunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Rajasthan, Sikkim, and Tamil Nadu
2 JanuaryTuesdayNew Year LeaveMizoram
2 JanuaryTuesdayMannan JayantiKerala
11 JanuaryThursdayMissionary DivasMizoram
12 JanuaryFridaySwami Vivekananda JayantiWest Bengal
15 JanuaryMondayMagh BihuAssam
15 JanuaryMondayMakar SankrantiGujarat, Karnataka, Sikkim, and Telangana
15 JanuaryMondayPongalAndhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Puducherry, and Tamil Nadu
16 JanuaryTuesdayKanuma FestivalAndhra Pradesh
16 JanuaryTuesdayThiruvalluvar DayTamil Nadu
17 JanuaryWednesdayGuru Gobind Singh JayantiChandigarh, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Odisha, Punjab, and Rajasthan
17 JanuaryWednesdayUzhavar ThirunalPuducherry and Tamil Nadu
23 JanuaryTuesdayNetaji Subhash Chandra Bose Birth AnniversaryJharkhand, Odisha, Tripura, and West Bengal
23 JanuaryTuesdayGaan-NagaiManipur
25 JanuaryThursdayHazrat Ali JayantiUttar Pradesh
25 JanuaryThursdayStatehood DayHimachal Pradesh
26 JanuaryFridayRepublic DayNational Holiday
10 FebruarySaturdayLosarSikkim
10 FebruarySaturdaySoman LosarSikkim
14 FebruaryWednesdayVasant PanchamiHaryana, Odisha, Tripura, and West Bengal
15 FebruaryThursdayLouis Ngai NiManipur
19 FebruaryMondayShivaji JayantiMaharashtra
20 FebruaryTuesdayStatehood DayArunachal Pradesh and Mizoram
24 FebruarySaturdayGuru Ravidas JayantiHimachal Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, and Punjab
5 MarchTuesdayPanchayati Raj DayOdisha
8 MarchFridayMahashivratriNational Holiday except in Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Goa. Assam, Lakshyadip, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal
22 MarchFridayBihar DayBihar
23 MarchSaturdayMartyrdom Day of Bhagat SinghHaryana
25 MarchMondayHoliNational holiday eExcept in Karnataka, Kerala, Lashyadip, Manipur, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal
25 MarchMondayDol PurnimaWest Bengal
25 MarchMondaySpring Festival of ManipurManipur
26 MarchTuesdayManipur’s Spring Festival Day 2Manipur
29 MarchFridayGood FridayNational holiday except in Haryana Jammu & Kashmir
30 MarchSaturdayHoly SaturdayNagaland
31 MarchSundayEaster SundayKerala and Nagaland
1 AprilMondayOdhisa DayOdisha
5 AprilFridayBabu Jagjivan Ram JayantiAndhra Pradesh and Telangana
5 AprilFridayJumatul VidaJammu Kashmir
7 AprilSundayShab-e-BaratJammu Kashmir
9 AprilTuesdayGudi Padwa FestivalMaharashtra and Madhya Pradesh
9 AprilTuesdayTelugu New YearTamil Nadu
9 AprilTuesdayUgadiAndhra Pradesh, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Goa. Gujarat, Jammu Kashmir, Karnataka, Rajasthan, and Telangana
10 AprilWednesdayEid-ul-FitrNational Holiday
11 AprilThursdayEid al-Fitr HolidaysTelangana
11 AprilThursdaySarhulJharkhand
13 AprilSaturdayBihu Festival HolidaysAssam
13 AprilSaturdayMaha Vishuba SankrantiOdisha
13 AprilSaturdayVaishakhJammu Kashmir and Punjab
14 AprilSundayBengali New YearTripura and West Bengal
14 AprilSundayBihu FestivalArunachal Pradesh and Assam
14 AprilSundayCheiraoba FestivalManipur
14 AprilSundayAmbedkar JayantiNational holiday except in Andaman Nicobar, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Chandigarh, Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Delhi, Lakshaydweep, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura
14 AprilSundayTamil New YearTamil Nadu
14 AprilSundayVihuKerala
15 AprilMondayHimachal DayHimachal Pradesh
17 AprilWednesdayRam NavamiAll States Excluding Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, and West Bengal
21 AprilSundayGaria PujaTripura
21 AprilSundayMahavir JayantiNational holiday
1 MayWednesdayMaharashtra DayMaharashtra
1 MayWednesdayMay DayAssam, Bihar, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Pudichery, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, and West Bengal
8 MayWednesdayRabindranath Tagore JayantiTripura and West Bengal
10 MayFridayBasava JayantiKarnataka
10 MayFridayMaharishi Parshuram JayantiGujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, and Rajasthan
16 MayThursdayStatehood DaySikkim
23 MayThursdayBuddha JayantiAndaman Nicobar, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Chattisgarh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Jammu Kashmir, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Odisha, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal
24 MayFridayKai Nazrul Islam Birth AnniversaryTripura
9 JuneSundayMaharana Pratap JayantiHimachal Pradesh, Haryana, and Rajasthan
10 JuneMondayShri Guru Arjun Dev Martyrdom DayPunjab
14 JuneFridayFirst King FestivalOdisha
15 JuneSaturdayRaja SankrantiOdisha
15 JuneSaturdayYMA DayMizoram
17 JuneMondayEid-Ul-Adha (Bakrid)Most states
18 JuneTuesdayEid-Ul-Adha (Bakrid) HolidaysSome states
22 JuneSaturdaySant Kabir JayantiChattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, and Punjab
30 JuneSundayRemna NiMizoram
5 JulyFridayGuru Hargobind JayantiJammu Kashmir
6 JulySaturdayMHIP DivasMizoram
7 JulySundayRathyatraOdisha
8 JulyMondayBednikham FestivalMeghalaya
13 JulySaturdayBhanu JayantiSikkim
13 JulySaturdaySahid DivasJammu Kashmir
17 JulyWednesdayMuharramNational holiday
17 JulyWednesdayU Tirot Geet DivasMeghalaya
31 JulyWednesdayBonaluTelangana
31 JulyWednesdayMartyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham SinghHaryana
7 AugustWednesdayHariyali TeejHaryana
8 AugustThursdayTendong Lho Rum FaithSikkim
13 AugustTuesdayPatriots DayManipur
15 AugustThursdayIndependence DayNational Holiday
15 AugustThursdayParsi New Year (Shahanshahi)Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Gujarat, and Maharashtra
16 AugustFridayLegal Transfer DayPuducherry
19 AugustMondayRaksha BandhanChattisgarh, Daman and Diu, Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh
19 AugustMondayJhulam YatraOdisha
26 AugustMondayJanmashtamiAll States Leaving Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshyadip, Maharashtra, Mizoram, Puducherry, and West Bengal
5 SeptemberThursdayTeejChhattisgarh and Sikkim
5 SeptemberThursdayDeath of SankardevAssam
7 SeptemberSaturdayGanesh ChaturthiMost states
8 SeptemberSundayGanesh Chaturthi Holidays NuakhaiGoa
8 SeptemberSundayNuakhaiOdisha
13 SeptemberFridayRamdev JayantiRajasthan
13 SeptemberFridayTeja DashamiRajasthan
14 SeptemberSaturdayFirst OnamKerala
15 SeptemberSundayThiruvonamKerala
16 SeptemberMondayMilad-Un-NabiNational holiday
17 SeptemberTuesdayIndra JatraSikkim
18 SeptemberWednesdayShree Narayan Guru JayantiKerala
20 SeptemberFridayFriday after Milad-Un-NabiJammu Kashmir
21 SeptemberSaturdaySree Narayana Guru Samadhi DayKerala
23 SeptemberMondayMartyr’s Day of HeroesHaryana
2 OctoberWednesdayMahalaya AmavasyaKarnataka, Odisha, Tripura, and West Bengal
2 OctoberWednesdayMahatma Gandhi JayantiNational Holiday
3 OctoberThursdayFirst Day of BathukammaTelangana
3 OctoberThursdayNavratriRajasthan
3 OctoberThursdayMaharaja Agrasen JayantiHaryana
10 OctoberThursdayMaha SaptamiSome states
11 OctoberFridayMahashtamiSome states
12 OctoberSaturdayMahanavmiSome states
13 OctoberSundayVijay DashamaiAll States Excluding Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Manipur, and Puducherry
13 OctoberSundayShankardev BirthdayAssam
17 OctoberThursdayLakshmi PujaOdisha, Tripura, and West Bengal
17 OctoberThursdayMaharishi Valmiki JayantiHimachal Pradesh, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, and Punjab
17 OctoberThursdayKati BihuAssam
31 OctoberThursdayDiwali/DeepawaliAndhra Pradesh, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry, Telangana, and Tamil Nadu
31 OctoberThursdayVallabh Bhai Patel JayantiGujarat
1 NovemberFridayDiwaliAll States except in Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana
1 NovemberFridayHaryana DayHaryana
1 NovemberFridayKannada RajyotsavaKarnataka
1 NovemberFridayKootManipur
1 NovemberFridayPuducherry Liberation DayPuducherry
2 NovemberSaturdayDiwali/Deepawali HolidaysDaman and Diu, Haryana, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh
2 NovemberSaturdayVikram Samat New YearGujarat
3 NovemberSundayBhai DujGujarat, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh
7 NovemberThursdayChhath PujaAssam, Bihar, Chattisgarh, and Jharkhand
15 NovemberFridayGuru Nanak JayantiAll States except in Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Meghalaya, Odisha, Puducherry, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, and Tripura
15 NovemberFridayKartik PurnimaOdisha and Telangana
18 NovemberMondayKanakdas JayantiKarnataka
22 NovemberFridayLhabab DuchenSikkim
23 NovemberSaturdaySeng Kut SnemMeghalaya
1 DecemberSundaySwadeshi DayArunachal Pradesh
3 DecemberTuesdaySt. Francis Xavier CommunionGoa
5 DecemberThursdaySheikh Mohammed Abdullah BirthdayJammu Kashmir
6 DecemberFridayGuru Tegh Bahadur Martyrdom DayPunjab
12 DecemberThursdayPa-Togan Nengminja SangmaMeghalaya
18 DecemberWednesdayDeath Anniversary of U SoSoThamMeghalaya
18 DecemberWednesdayGuru Ghasidas JayantiChattisgarh
19 DecemberThursdayLiberation DayDaman and Diu and Goa
24 DecemberTuesdayChristmas HolidaysMeghalaya and Mizoram
25 DecemberWednesdayChristmasNational Holiday
26 DecemberThursdayChristmas HolidaysMeghalaya and Telangana
26 DecemberThursdayShaheed Udham Singh JayantiHaryana
30 December MondayTamu LosarSikkim
30 DecemberMondayU Kiang NongbaMeghalaya
31 DecemberTuesdayNew Year EveManipur and Mizoram