Bank holidays in January 2021 — check the full list here

Bank holidays in January 2021 — check the full list here
2021 is almost here. The new year brings with it fresh plans and new beginnings for some in their personal and professional lives. Finance planning is a very important aspect. Most of our banking and financial activities are centered on banks and keeping note of bank holidays in the first month of the upcoming New Year will help us schedule them in advance and avoid last-minute delays and disappointments. Here is the list of bank holidays in January 2021.

Banks in India follow the guidelines issued by the Reserve Bank of India. Banks remain shut on the second and fourth Saturday of all months. In addition, Sundays are weekend holidays. In 2021 January, there are some festivals and also a national holiday on account of Republic Day. Some holidays are applicable throughout the country while some are local holidays in some states. Check your state's holidays list to find out if a particular holiday is applicable in your state.

List of Bank Holidays in January 2021

DateDayHoliday DescriptionApplicable in
1 January 2021FridayNew Year’s DayAll over India
2 January 2021SaturdayMannam JayanthiKerala
3 January 2021SundayWeekend holidayAll over India
9 January 2021SaturdaySecond SaturdayAll over India
10 January 2021SundayWeekend holidayAll over India
11 January 2021MondayMissionary DayMizoram
12 January 2021TuesdaySwami Vivekananda JayantiWest Bengal
14 January 2021ThursdayBhogi Makar Sankranti/PongalMany states
15 January 2021FridayMagh Bihu/ Tiruvalluvar Day/Tusu Puja/ Kanuma PandugaAssam, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh
17 January 2021SundayWeekend holidayAll over India
20 January 2021WednesdayGuru Gobind Singh JayantiChandigarh, Haryana
23 January 2021SaturdayNetaji Subhas Chandra Bose JayantiFourth SaturdayWest Bengal, Tripura, Odisha, and AssamAll over India
24 January 2021SundayWeekend holidayAll over India
25 January 2021MondaySonam Lhochar/Himachal Statehood DaySikkim, Himachal Pradesh
26 January 2021TuesdayRepublic DayAll over India
31 January 2021SundayMe-dam-me-phiWeekend holidayAssamAll over India