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Bank Holidays 2018 declared by Jammu & Kashmir (JK) Government

Bank Holidays 2018 declared by Jammu & Kashmir (JK) Government


(Calendar of Public Holidays in JK 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 13.02.2018 Tuesday MAHA SHIVRATRI
3 01.03.2018 Friday HOLI(Jammu province only)
4 18.03.2018 Sunday 1st NAVRATRAI
5 13.04.2018 Friday VAISAKI/SHAB-I-MIRAZ
6 14.04.2018 Saturday Dr.B.R.AMBEDKAR BIRTH DAY
7 30.04.2018 Monday BUDDHA JAYANTI
8 8.06.2018 Friday JAMAT-UL-VIDA
9 11.06.2018 Monday SHAIB-I-QADR
10 15.06.2018 Friday EID UL FITR (RAMZAN)
11 05.07.2018 Thursday GURU HARGOBINDJI BIRTHDAY
12 13.07.208 Friday MARTYR’S DAY
13 15.08.2018 Wednesday INDEPENDENCE DAY
14 22.08.2018 Wednesday EID UL AZHA/BAKRID
15 23.08.2018 Thursday EID UL AZHA
16 03.09.2018 Monday JANMASHTAMI
17 21.09.2019 Friday ASHOORA /MUHARAM
18 02.10.2018 Tuesday MAHATMA GANDHI JAYANTHI
19 18.10.2018 Thursday DUSSERA/VIJAYA DASHAMI
20 07.11.2018 Wednesday DEEPAVALI
21 21.11.2018 Wednesday EID MILAD
22 23.11.2018 Friday GURUNANAK JI JAYANTI/FRIDAY FOLLOWING EID
23 05.12.2018 Friday BIRTHDAY SHAIKH MOHAMMED ABDULLAH
24 25.12.2018 Tuesday CHRISTMAS

*01.04.2018 Sunday   is BANK’S ANNUAL CLOSING OF ACCOUNTS (not separately declared as holiday.

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.

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