Banks will remain shut on these days in 2021 — check the full list here

Banks will remain shut on these days in 2021 — check the full list here
There are more than 40 days in 2021 when banks will remain shut, according to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Some holidays will vary in different states and will also depend on certain state-specific festivals.

Holidays declared by the central government apply to both public and private sector banks. Banks do not work on Sundays in addition to second and fourth Saturdays of all months. Some national and religious holidays are applicable throughout the country while there are quite a few restricted holidays applicable in some select regions.

Here’s a list of bank holidays in India for 2021, which will prove handy for planning a number of things in your personal and professional lives. Plan your banking functions and financial activities with the help of this bank holiday calendar 2021.

Bank holiday calendar for 2021

DateDayHoliday DescriptionType of Holiday
1 Jan 2021FridayNew Year’s DayRestricted Holiday
13 Jan 2021WednesdayLohriRestricted Holiday
14 Jan 2021ThursdayPongal / Makar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
20 Jan 2021WednesdayGuru Govind Singh JayantiRestricted Holiday
26 Jan 2021TuesdayRepublic DayGazetted Holiday
16 Feb 2021TuesdayVasant PanchamiRestricted Holiday
19 Feb 2021FridayShivaji JayantiRestricted Holiday
25 Feb 2021ThursdayHazarat Ali’s BirthdayRestricted Holiday
27 Feb 2021SaturdayGuru Ravidas JayantiRestricted Holiday
8 Mar 2021MondayMaharishi Dayanand Saraswati JayantiRestricted Holiday
11 Mar 2021ThursdayMaha Shivaratri/ShivaratriGazetted Holiday
28 Mar 2021SundayHolika DahanaRestricted Holiday
29 Mar 2021MondayHoliGazetted Holiday
2 Apr 2021FridayGood FridayGazetted Holiday
4 Apr 2021SundayEaster DayRestricted Holiday
13 Apr 2021TuesdayChaitra SukhladiRestricted Holiday
14 Apr 2021WednesdayVaisakhi/Mesadi/Vaisakhadi/Ambedkar JayantiVaisakhi - Restricted Holiday; Ambedkar Jayanti- Gazetted holiday
21 Apr 2021WednesdayRam NavamiRestricted holiday
25 Apr 2021SundayMahavir JayantiGazetted Holiday
7 May 2021FridayBirthday of Ravindranath/ Jamat Ul-VidaRestricted Holiday
13 May 2021ThursdayRamzan Id/Eid-ul-FitarGazetted Holiday
26 May 2021WednesdayBuddha Purnima/VesakRestricted Holiday
12 Jul 2021MondayRath YatraRestricted Holiday
20 Jul 2021TuesdayBakr Id/Eid ul-AdhaGazetted Holiday
15 Aug 2021SundayIndependence DayGazetted Holiday
19 Aug 2021ThursdayMuharram/AshuraGazetted Holiday
21 Aug 2021SaturdayOnamRestricted Holiday
22 Aug 2021SundayRaksha Bandhan (Rakhi)Restricted Holiday
30 Aug 2021MondayJanmashtamiGazetted Holiday
10 Sep 2021FridayGanesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka ChaturthiGazetted Holiday
2 Oct 2021SaturdayMahatma Gandhi JayantiGazetted Holiday
12 Oct 2021TuesdayMaha SaptamiRestricted Holiday
13 Oct 2021WednesdayMaha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
14 Oct 2021ThursdayMaha NavamiRestricted Holiday
15 Oct 2021FridayDussehraGazetted Holiday
20 Oct 2021WednesdayMaharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
24 Oct 2021SundayKaraka Chaturthi (Karva Chauth)Restricted Holiday
4 Nov 2021ThursdayNaraka Chaturdasi/DiwaliGazetted Holiday
5 Nov 2021FridayGovardhan PujaRestricted Holiday
6 Nov 2021SaturdayBhai DujRestricted Holiday
10 Nov 2021WednesdayChhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi)Restricted Holiday
19 Nov 2021FridayGuru Nanak JayantiGazetted Holiday
24 Nov 2021WednesdayGuru Tegh Bahadur’s Martyrdom DayRestricted Holiday
24 Dec 2021FridayChristmas EveRestricted Holiday
25 Dec 2021SaturdayChristmasGazetted Holiday