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Bank Holidays 2018 declared by Haryana Government

Bank Holidays 2018 declared by Haryana Government

(Calendar of Public Holidays in Haryana under NI Acts)

Bank holidays in India are declared as public holidays under explanation to section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act 1881. The holiday declared under NI Act is applicable exclusively to the banks located within the administration area of specific State and Union Territory.  In other States and Union territories where it is not a holiday, banks remain opened and allow normal banking transaction    similar to any other working days.

All Sundays and 2nd & 4th Saturdays are Bank Holidays under the explanation to section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act 1881. (This holiday rule is applicable to all commercial and co-operative banks operating in entire India).

List of Holidays

Sr.No Date Day Occasion/Festival Date
1 26.01.2018 Friday REPUBLIC DAY
2 31.01.2018 Wednesday GURU RAVIDAS’s BIRTH DAY
3 10.2.2018 Saturday Swami Dayanad Saraswati Jayanti
4 02.03.2018 Friday HOLI
5 29.03.2018 Thursday MAHAVIR JAYANTI
6 14.04.2018 2nd Saturday DR.BABASAHEB AMBEDKAR JAYANTI
7 16.06.2018 Saturday Id-Ul-FITR
8 15.08.2018 Wednesday INDEPENDENCE DAY
9 22.08.2018 Wednesday BAKRID
10 21.09.2018 Friday  MOHARUM
12 02.10.2018 Tuesday MAHATMA GANDHI JAYANTHI
13 19.10.2018 Friday DUSSERA/VIJAYA DASHAMI
14 01.11.2018 Thursday HARYANA DAY
15 07.11.2018 Wednesday DIWALI
16 23.11.2018 Friday GURUNANAK JAYANTI
17 25.12.2018 Tuesday CHRISTMAS

Following festivals /occasion occur on Sunday (Not declared as Holiday)

Annual closing of Bank accounts on 01.04.2018 Sunday

If any of the holidays for the festivals of Muslim fraternity notified above does not fall on the date notified, the holiday date may be altered by the concerned government or the community fraternity in government service may be granted special  holidays on the date observable.

Disclaimer: Every effort has been taken to avoid errors or omissions in the list of holidays published above. In spite of this, it is possible that any changes in holiday dates, mistake, errors, ambiguity, inconsistency, discrepancy or doubts may inadvertently creep up. The readers are therefore requested to be guided by the holiday list announced by the banks of respective states/UT or by the IBA for correct and as authentic information. Author or anyone connected directly or indirectly to this website accepts no responsibility whatsoever and will not be liable for any losses, claims or damages which may arise because of the contents of this write up.

(1) Comment

  1. G P Pathak

    What is the use of Holiday falling on Sunday, we should be compensated for the same. Already Bankers are overburdened and get very less leaves. The state Government employees are enjoying the most.

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