List of Bank Holidays in India 2019





Date Day Holiday States
01 January 2019 Tuesday New Year’s Day Rajasthan, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Mizoram, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu
02 January 2019 Wednesday New Year Holiday Mizoram
11 January 2019 Friday Missionary Day Mizoram
12 January 2019 Saturday Swami Vivekananda Jayanti West Bengal
13 January 2019 Sunday Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Rajasthan, Haryana
14 January 2019 Monday Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
14 January 2019 Monday Sikkim, Karnataka, Gujarat, Telangana
14 January 2019 Sunday Pongal PY, TN, AR, AP Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh
15 January 2019 Tuesday Magh Bihu Observed in Assam
15 January 2019 Tuesday Thiruvalluvar Day Observed in Tamil Nadu
15 January 2019 Tuesday Kanuma Panduga Observed in Andhra Pradesh
15 January 2019 Tuesday Magh Bihu Observed in Assam
16 January 2019 Wednesday Uzhavar Thirunal Observed in Puducherry
23 January 2019 Wednesday Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Tripura, West Bengal, Odisha
25 January 2019 Friday State Day Observed in Himachal Pradesh
26 January 2019 Saturday National holiday
31 January 2019 Thursday Me-Dum-Me-Phi Observed in Assam
5 February 2019 Tuesday Sonam Losar Observed in Sikkim
10 February 2019 Sunday Vasant Panchami Tripura, Odisha, Haryana, West Bengal, Haryana
15 February 2019 Friday Lui-Ngai-Ni Observed in Manipur
19 February 2019 Tuesday Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Punjab
19 February 2019 Tuesday Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Observed in Maharashtra
20 February 2019 Wednesday State Day Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh
04 March 2019 Monday National except for West Bengal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Sikkim, Puducherry, Lakshadweep, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Dadra Nagar Haveli
05 March 2019 Tuesday Panchayatiraj Divas Observed in Odisha
07 March 2019 Thursday Losar Observed in Sikkim
20 March 2019 Wednesday Holi Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Uttarakhand
20 March 2019 Wednesday Hazrat Ali Jayanti Uttar Pradesh
21 March 2019 Thursday National except for West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Jammu and Kashmir, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand
21 March 2019 Thursday Yaoshang Second Day Manipur
22 March 2019 Friday Bihar Day Observed in Bihar
23 March 2019 Saturday S Bhagat Singh’s Martyrdom Day Observed in Punjab, Haryana
01 April 2019 Monday Observed in Odisha
05 April 2019 Friday Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanti Telangana, Andhra Pradesh
06 April 2019 Saturday Sajibu Nongma Panba Observed in Manipur
06 April 2019 Saturday Rajasthan, Telangana, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu
06 April 2019 Saturday Maharashtra
07 April 2019 Sunday Sarhul Observed in Jharkhand
14 April 2019 Sunday National except for West Bengal, Tripura, Assam, Goa, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu,
14 April 2019 Sunday National except for Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu, Chhattisgarh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Puducherry, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Delhi, Assam
14 April 2019 Sunday Cheiraoba Observed in Manipur
14 April 2019 Sunday Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Punjab
14 April 2019 Sunday Observed in Tamil Nadu
14 April 2019 Sunday Maha Vishuba Sankranti Observed in Odisha
15 April 2019 Sunday Observed in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh
15 April 2019 Monday Observed in Tripura, West Bengal
15 April 2019 Monday Himachal Day Observed in Himachal Pradesh
15 April 2019 Monday Vishu Observed in Kerala
17 April 2019 Wednesday Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Lakshadweep, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Delhi, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh
19 April 2019 Friday Good Friday Nationally celebrated except for Jammu and Kashmir and Haryana
20 April 2019 Saturday Easter Saturday Nagaland
21 April 2019 Sunday Easter Sunday Observed in Nagaland, Kerala
21 April 2019 Sunday Garia Puja Observed in Tripura
01 May 2019 Wednesday Maharashtra Day Observed in Maharashtra
01 May 2019 Wednesday May Day West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Manipur, Puducherry, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Karnataka, Goa, Kerala, Punjab
07 May 2019 Tuesday Maharshi Parshuram Jayanti Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Rajasthan
08 May 2019 Wednesday Basava Jayanti Observed in Karnataka
09 May 2019 Thursday Guru Rabindranath Jayanti Observed in West Bengal, Tripura
16 May 2019 Thursday State Day Observed in Sikkim
18 May 2019 Saturday Buddha Purnima West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Tripura, Mizoram, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
24 May 2019 Friday Kazi Nazrul Islam Jayanti Observed in Tripura
31 May 2019 Friday Jumat-ul-Wida Observed in Jammu and Kashmir
01 June 2019 Saturday Shab-i-Qadr Observed in Jammu and Kashmir
05 June 2019 Wednesday Idul Fitr National bank holiday
06 June 2019 Thursday Maharana Pratap Jayanti Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana
06 June 2019 Thursday Idul Fitr Holiday Observed in Telangana
14 June 2019 Friday Pahili Raja Observed in Odisha
14 June 2019 Friday Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji’s Martyrdom Day Observed in Punjab
15 June 2019 Saturday YMA Day Observed in Mizoram
15 June 2019 Saturday Raja Sankranti Observed in Odisha
17 June 2019 Monday Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti Observed in Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana
30 June 2019 Sunday Remna Ni Observed in Mizoram
04 July 2019 Thursday Ratha Yatra Observed in Odisha
05 July 2019 Friday Guru Hargobind Birthday Observed in Jammu and Kashmir
06 July 2019 Saturday MHIP Day Observed in Mizoram
09 July 2019 Tuesday Kharchi Puja Observed in Tripura
13 July 2019 Saturday Martyr’s Day Observed in Jammu and Kashmir
13 July 2019 Saturday Bhanu Jayanti Observed in Sikkim
17 July 2019 Wednesday U Tirot Sing Day Observed in Meghalaya
21 July 2019 Sunday Bonalu Observed in Telangana
23 July 2019 Tuesday Ker Puja Observed in Tripura
31 July 2019 Wednesday Shaheed Udham Singh’s Martyrdom Day Observed in Punjab
03 August 2019 Saturday Haryali Teej Observed in Haryana
08 August 2019 Thursday Tendong Lho Rum Faat Observed in Sikkim
12 August 2019 Monday Bakrid/Eid al Adha Holiday National except for Sikkim, Puducherry, Arunachal Pradesh, Daman and Diu
13 August 2019 Tuesday Patriots Day Observed in Manipur
13 August 2019 Tuesday Bakrid/Eid al Adha Holiday Observed in Jammu and Kashmir
15 August 2019 Thursday Independence Day National holiday
15 August 2019 Thursday Jhulan Purnima Observed in Odisha
15 August 2019 Thursday Raksha Bandhan Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand
16 August 2019 Friday De Jure Transfer Day Observed in Puducherry
17 August 2019 Saturday Parsi New Year Observed in Maharashtra, Gujarat
24 August 2019 Saturday Janmashtami National except for West Bengal, Puducherry, Mizoram, Manipur, Maharashtra, Lakshadweep, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Meghalaya
29 August 2019 Thursday Ghatasthapana Observed in Rajasthan
29 August 2019 Thursday Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti Observed in Punjab and Haryana
31 August 2019 Saturday Prakash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Observed in Punjab
02 September 2019 Monday Ganesh Chaturthi Holiday Puducherry, Odisha, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Telangana, Gujarat, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
03 September 2019 Tuesday Nuakhai Observed in Odisha
03 September 2019 Tuesday Ganesh Chaturthi Holiday Observed in Goa
07 September 2019 Saturday Baba Sri Chand Ji Jayanti Observed in Punjab
08 September 2019 Wednesday Ramdev Jayanti Observed in Rajasthan
08 September 2019 Wednesday Teja Dashmi Observed in Rajasthan
10 September 2019 Tuesday First Onam Observed in Kerala
10 September 2019 Tuesday Muharram National except for West Bengal, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Sikkim, Punjab, Daman and Diu, Kerala, Nagaland, Puducherry, Tripura
11 September 2019 Wednesday Thiruvonam Observed in Kerala
12 September 2019 Thursday Indra Jatra Observed in Sikkim
13 September 2019 Friday Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti Observed in Kerala
21 September 2019 Saturday Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Observed in Kerala
23 September 2019 Monday Heroes’ Martyrdom Day Observed in Haryana
28 September 2019 Saturday S Bhagat Singh Ji Birthday Punjab
28 September 2019 Saturday Mahalaya Amavasya West Bengal, Tripura, Odisha, Karnataka
28 September 2019 Saturday First Day of Bathukamma Observed in Telangana
O2 October 2019 Wednesday Gandhi Jayanti National holiday celebrating the birthday of the Father of the Nation
05 October 2019 Saturday Maha Saptami Odisha, West Bengal, Tripura, Sikkim
06 October 2019 Sunday Maha Ashtami West Bengal, Sikkim, Jharkhand, Odisha, Manipur, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tripura
07 October 2019 Monday Maha Navami West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Tripura, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Puducherry, Odisha, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Kerala, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Bihar, Assam
08 October 2019 Tuesday Vijaya Dashami National except for Manipur, Puducherry
13 October 2019 Sunday Lakshmi Puja Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal
13 October 2019 Sunday Maharashi Valmiki Jayanti Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Delhi
15 October 2019 Tuesday Parkash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji Punjab
19 October 2019 Saturday Lhabab Duchen Observed in Sikkim
26 October 2019 Saturday Deepavali Goa, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana, Puducherry, Karnataka
27 October 2019 Sunday Diwali National except for Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala
28 October 2019 Monday Deepavali Holiday Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Punjab, Daman and Diu
29 October 2019 Tuesday Vikram Samvat New Year Observed in Gujarat
29 October 2019 Tuesday Bhai Dooj Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Rajasthan, Gujarat
31 October 2019 Thursday Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti Observed in Gujarat
01 November 2019 Friday Puducherry Liberation Day Puducherry
01 November 2019 Friday Haryana Day Haryana
01 November 2019 Friday Kannada Rajyotsava Karnataka
01 November 2019 Friday Kut Observed in Manipur
02 November 2019 Saturday Chhath Puja Jharkhand, Bihar
03 November 2019 Sunday Chhath Puja Holiday Bihar
08 November 2019 Friday Wangala Festival Meghalaya
10 November 2019 Sunday Eid e Milad National except for Goa, Chandigarh, Bihar, Assam, Sikkim, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
12 November 2019 Tuesday Karthika Purnima Telangana, Odisha
12 November 2019 Tuesday Guru Nanak Jayanti National except for Odisha, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Manipur, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Tripura, Puducherry, Daman and Diu, Bihar
15 November 2019 Friday Friday Following Eid e Milad Jammu and Kashmir
15 November 2019 Friday Kanakadasa Jayanti Observed in Karnataka
16 November 2019 Saturday Shaheedi Diwas S Kartar Singh Sarabha Ji Observed in Punjab
23 November 2019 Saturday Seng Kut Snem Observed in Meghalaya
24 November 2019 Sunday Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji’s Martyrdom Day Observed in Punjab
03 December 2019 Tuesday Feast of St Francis Xavier Observed in Goa
05 December 2019 Thursday Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah Jayanti Observed in Jammu and Kashmir
12 December 2019 Thursday Pa Togan Nengminza Sangama Observed in Meghalaya
18 December 2019 Wednesday Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham Observed in Meghalaya
18 December 2019 Wednesday Guru Ghasidas Jayanti Observed in Chhattisgarh
19 December 2019 Thursday Liberation Day Goa, Daman and Diu
25 December 2019 Wednesday Christmas Day National
26 December 2019 Thursday Shaheed Udham Singh Jayanti Observed in Haryana
30 December 2019 Monday U Kiang Nangbah Observed in Meghalaya
30 December 2019 Monday Tamu Losar Observed in Sikkim
31 December 2019 Tuesday New Year’s Eve Observed in Manipur

This is a page for bank holidays in India for the calendar year 2019. Bank holiday dates may be changed if there is an official notification. Keep checking the bank holidays periodically.

Types of Bank Holidays 2019

Bank holidays are of two types: National Holidays and Government Holidays. India observes three national holidays that include 1) Republic Day 2) Independence Day and 3) Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti. National holidays are also known as Gazetted holidays. Banks and other types of financial institutions remain shut on national holidays.

Government holidays are further classified as state government bank holidays and Central Government bank holidays. State government bank holidays differ amid Indian states whereas Central Government bank holidays are commonly observed across the country. Maharashtra Day is a bank holiday in Maharashtra. Goa Liberation Day is a bank holiday in Goa, while Haryana Day is a bank holiday in Haryana.

RTGS and NEFT Holidays 2019

RTGS stands for Real Time Gross Settlement whereas NEFT stands for National Electronic Funds Transfer. Both RTGS and NEFT allow people to transfer cash from one bank to another. The Reserve Bank of India maintains both NEFT and RTGS.

Holiday Date Day
Republic Day 26 January 2019 Saturday
Good Friday 19 April 2019 Friday
Independence Day 15 August 2019 Thursday
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 2 October 2019 Wednesday
Christmas 25 December 2019 Wednesday

Note: The services of RTGS and NEFT can be used on other types of bank holidays. If an individual transfers money on a bank holiday, money gets credited to the receiver’s account but the sender may get the receipt on the following bank working day.

Bank Holidays on the Second and Fourth Saturdays

In addition to the aforementioned bank holidays, banks also remain shut on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. If a month has five Saturdays, the fifth Saturday will be a bank working day. Earlier banks used to work half a day on all Saturdays.



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Brief Description of Bank Holidays 2019

Makar Sankrati/Pongal: Banks will remain off on account of Makar Sankrati/Pongal that falls on 14 January 2019.

Republic Day: Republic Day is a gazetted holiday in India and the day celebrates the formation of the Constitution of India. Like government offices, the banks will also remain shut. In the national capital, military are organised. Schools and colleges also organise cultural events.

Maha Shivaratri: Maha Shivaratri is a bank holiday observed in many parts of India. It is a yearly major festival for the Hindus, who celebrate the night of God Shiva.



Holi: Holi, which is also called the festival of colors, symbolises the arrival of harvest. People play colors. While some states celebrate Holi on the 20th March, the festival is also observed on the 21st of March in 2019.

Ugadi: Ugadi is a bank holiday 2019. Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana celebrate Ugadi as the commencement of the New Year. It called Gudi Padwa in Maharashtra. The festival is historically important for the Hindus across India.

Ram Navami/Ambedkar Jayanti: Both Ram Navami and Ambedkar Jayanti fall on 14 April in 2019. On account of these two festivals, a bank holiday is observed in several states. While Ram Navami celebrates the birth of Lord Rama, Ambedkar Jayanti celebrates the birth of Dr. B R Ambedkar, who was the creator of the Constitution of India.

Mahaveer Jayanti: Mahaveer Jayanti is a Jain festival, which honors the birth of Mahaveer, who was the last Tirthankara. It falls in March or April.

Good Friday: Good Friday is a major festival falling in the month of April 2019. The day is observed in many states across the country during the Holy Week.

Vaisakhi: Vaisakhi is observed by the Sikhs and the Hindus and falls either on 13 or 14 of April every year. The day commemorates the New Year for the Sikhs.



May Day: May Day is an international Workers’ Day. The day falls on 1 May each year and has been promoted by the overseas labor movement.

Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti: Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti is a bank holiday 2019 in Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab.

Maharana Pratap Jayanti: As it name indicates, the birth of Maharana Pratap is celebrated in April 2019. It is celebrated in a few states in India.

Bakrid/Eid al Adha Holiday: Bakrid/Eid al Adha Holiday is a famous Islamic festival celebrated in a majority of states. Like government offices, banks will not remain open on Bakrid/Eid al Adha.

Independence Day: Needless to mention, Independence Day celebrates the independence of the country from the United Kingdom (UK). It is a bank holiday across India.

Janmashtami: Janmashtami celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna. Many states in India observe this festival every year.



Gandhi Jayanti: Gandhi Jayanti is a national festival. The entire India celebrates the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, who is also addressed as the Father of the Nation.

Diwali: Diwali is celebrated by the Hindus. The festival is observed on the 26th, 27th and 28th of October in 2019 in various parts of India.

Christmas Day: On account of Christmas, it is a bank holiday on 25 December this year. The Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

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