Bank Holiday List 2019

Banks remain non-operational on the second and fourth Saturday of every month and all Sundays. Additionally, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has a list of public and state-specific holidays when banks remain shut.

Bank holidays in India are classified as National holidays or State/ Central government holidays. Republic Day, Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti are the only three National holidays. All other holidays are state specific. Here is a comprehensive list of holidays as outlined by the RBI for 2019.

 

Bank holiday list 2019

Date Day Holiday States
1-Jan-19 Tuesday New Year’s Day Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu
2-Jan-19 Wednesday New Year Holiday Mizoram
11-Jan-19 Friday Missionary Day Mizoram
12-Jan-19 Saturday Swami Vivekananda Jayanti West Bengal, Jharkhand
14-Jan-19 Monday Makar Sankranti Ahmedabad, Jharkhand
15-Jan-19 Tuesday Uttarayaana Punya kaala Makara Sankranti Festival/Pongal/Maghe Sankranti/Magh Bihu & Tusu Puja Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, 
16-Jan-19 Wednesday Thiruvalluvar Day Tamil Nadu
17-Jan-19 Thursday Uzhavar Thirunal Tamil Nadu
18-Jan-19 Friday Imoinu Iratpa Manipur
19-Jan-19 Saturday Gaan-Ngai Manipur
22-Jan-19 Tuesday Demise of Dr. Shri Shri Shri Shivakumara Mahaswamiji Karnataka
23-Jan-19 Wednesday Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Tripura, West Bengal
26-Jan-19 Saturday Republic Day National holiday
5-Feb-19 Tuesday Sonam Losar Sikkim
15-Feb-19 Friday Lui-Ngai-Ni Manipur
19-Feb-19 Tuesday Guru Ravidas Jayanti Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Punjab
19-Feb-19 Tuesday Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Maharashtra
20-Feb-19 Wednesday State Day Mizoram 
20-Feb-19 Wednesday Attukal Pongala Kerala
1-Mar-19 Friday Chapchar Kut Mizoram
4-Mar-19 Monday Maha Shivaratri National except for West Bengal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Tripura, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Bihar, Sikkim, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Rajasthan, New Delhi, Nagaland
20-Mar-19 Tuesday Holika Dahan Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand
21-Mar-19 Thursday Hazrat Ali Jayanti Uttar Pradesh
21-Mar-19 Thursday Holi National except for Tripura, Odisha, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, West Bengal, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Tamil Nadu
22-Mar-19 Friday Yaoshang Second Day Manipur
22-Mar-19 Friday Bihar Day Bihar
5-Apr-19 Friday Babu Jagjivan Ram    Jayanti Telangana, Andhra Pradesh
6-Apr-19 Saturday Sajibu Nongma Panba Manipur
6-Apr-19 Saturday Ugadi Rajasthan, Telangana, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Rajasthan
6-Apr-19 Saturday Telugu New Year Tamil Nadu
6-Apr-19 Saturday Gudi Padwa Maharashtra
8-Apr-19 Monday Sarhul Jharkhand
13-Apr-19 Saturday Ram Navami Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand 
15-Apr-19 Monday Vishu Kerala
15-Apr-19 Monday Bengali New Year West Bengal
16-Apr-19 Tuesday Bohag Bihu Assam
17-Apr-19 Wednesday Mahavir Jayanti Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Delhi, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh
19-Apr-19 Friday Good Friday National except for Jammu and Kashmir, Tripura, Assam, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh
1-May-19 Wednesday Maharashtra Day Maharashtra
1-May-19 Wednesday May Day West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Manipur, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Goa, Kerala, Jharkhand
7-May-19 Tuesday Basava Jayanti Karnataka
9-May-19 Thursday Guru Rabindranath Jayanti West Bengal
16-May-19 Thursday State Day Sikkim
18-May-19 Saturday Buddha Purnima West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh
31-May-19 Friday Jumat-ul-Wida Jammu and Kashmir
5-Jun-19 Wednesday Eid-ul-Fitr  National bank holiday
15-Jun-19 Saturday YMA Day Mizoram
15-Jun-19 Saturday Raja Sankranti Odisha
17-Jun-19 Monday Saga Dawa Sikkim
4-Jul-19 Thursday Ratha Yatra Odisha and Jharkhand
5-Jul-19 Friday Guru Hargobind Birthday Jammu and Kashmir
10-Jul-19 Wednesday Kharchi Puja Tripura
13-Jul-19 Saturday Martyr’s Day Jammu and Kashmir
13-Jul-19 Saturday Bhanu Jayanti Sikkim
14-Jul-19 Sunday Beh Dienkhlam Meghalaya
17-Jul-19 Wednesday U Tirot Sing Day Meghalaya
23-Jul-19 Tuesday Ker Puja Tripura
12-Aug-19 Monday Bakrid/Eid al Adha Holiday National except for Sikkim, Goa, Kerala, Manipur, Odisha
13-Aug-19 Tuesday Patriots Day Manipur
13-Aug-19 Tuesday Bakrid/Eid al Adha Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
15-Aug-19 Thursday Independence Day /Raksha Bandhan National holiday
16-Aug-19 Friday De Jure Transfer Day Puducherry
17-Aug-19 Saturday Parsi New Year Maharashtra, Gujarat
23-Aug-19 Friday Janmashtami National except for Tripura, Gujarat, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Sikkim, Rajasthan, Jammu & Kashmir, Mizoram, Manipur, Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, New Delhi, Goa, Assam, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Meghalaya, Himachal Pradesh
24-Aug-19 Saturday Janmashtami Gujarat, Sikkim, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jammu & Kashmir, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Meghalaya, Himachal Pradesh
2-Sep-19 Monday Ganesh Chaturthi  Odisha, Maharashtra, Karnataka, , Gujarat, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand
3-Sep-19 Tuesday Nuakhai Odisha
3-Sep-19 Tuesday Ganesh Chaturthi  Goa
9-Sep-19 Monday Karma Puja Odisha and Jharkhand
10-Sep-19 Tuesday Moharram (Tajiya) National except for Gujarat, Odisha, Haryana, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Sikkim
11-Sep-19 Wednesday Moharram(Ashoora)/ Thiruvonam Gujarat and Kerala
13-Sep-19 Friday Indra Jatra Sikkim
13-Sep-19 Friday Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti Kerala
17-Sep-19 Saturday Vishwakarma Puja Jharkhand
21-Sep-19 Saturday Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day Kerala
28-Sep-19 Saturday Mahalaya Amavasya West Bengal, Karnataka
2-Oct-19 Wednesday Gandhi Jayanti National holiday 
5-Oct-19 Saturday Maha Saptami Tripura, west Bengal, Jharkhand
7-Oct-19 Monday Maha Navami Tripura, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Manipur, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand
8-Oct-19 Tuesday Vijaya Dashami National except for Manipur
18-Oct-19 Sunday Kati Bihu Assam
28-Oct-19 Monday Deepavali Holiday National except for Manipur, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, 
29-Oct-19 Tuesday Bhai Tika/Bhaidooj/Chitragupt Puja/Balipadyami, Deepavali/Bhatri Dwitiya Karnataka, Sikkim, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand
30-Oct-19 Wednesday Ningol Chakkouba Manipur
31-Oct-19 Thursday Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti Gujarat
1-Nov-19 Friday Kannada Rajyotsava Karnataka
1-Nov-19 Friday Kut Manipur
2-Nov-19 Saturday Chhath Puja Jharkhand, Bihar
8-Nov-19 Friday Wangala Festival Meghalaya
9-Nov-19 Saturday Milad-i- Sherif Kerala
12-Nov-19 Tuesday Guru Nanak Jayanti National except for Gujarat, Assam, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Manipur, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Tripura
15-Nov-19 Friday Friday Following Eid e Milad Jammu and Kashmir
15-Nov-19 Friday Kanakadasa Jayanti Karnataka
19-Nov-19 Tuesday Lhabab Duechen Sikkim
23-Nov-19 Saturday Seng Kut Snem Meghalaya
3-Dec-19 Tuesday Feast of St Francis Xavier Goa
5-Dec-19 Thursday Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah Jayanti Jammu and Kashmir
12-Dec-19 Thursday Pa Togan Nengminza Sangama Meghalaya
18-Dec-19 Wednesday Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham Meghalaya
19-Dec-19 Thursday Liberation Day Goa, Daman and Diu
24-Dec-19 Tuesday Christmas Eve Mizoram and Meghalaya
25-Dec-19 Wednesday Christmas Day National
26-Dec-19 Thursday Christmas Festival Mizoram and Meghalaya
27-Dec-19 Friday Losoong/Namsoong Sikkim
28-Dec-19 Saturday Losoong/Namsoong Sikkim
30-Dec-19 Monday U Kiang Nangbah Meghalaya
31-Dec-19 Tuesday New Year’s Eve Mizoram

 

In addition to the three National Holidays mentioned above, Good Friday (19th April) and Christmas (25th December), are the only five days when National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) and Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) transactions will not be possible.NEFT/RTGS/IMPS Payments:

On all other days, customers can digitally transact via NEFT from 8 am to 6:30 pm, RTGS from 8 am to 4:30 pm and via IMPS 24/7. 

While there is no minimum or maximum amount needed to use NEFT service, the maximum amount per transaction is limited to Rs 50,000. It takes about 2 hours to process.

Via IMPS, you can transact up to Rs 2 lakh per transaction. It is processed immediately.

RTGS transfers also happen immediately, but the minimum amount required is Rs 2 lakh, and the maximum is Rs 10 lakh per transaction.

Please check with your bank to confirm the timings and applicability of holidays for smooth transactions.

 

Last updated: 1-March-2019

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