List of bank holidays in February 2021

In the month of February, other than Sundays and second and fourth Saturdays, there are a few state-specific holidays when banks are closed.

In Maharashtra, banks will be shut on February 19, which is a Friday, on account of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti.

In Uttar Pradesh, it is a bank holiday on February 26 (Friday) due to Birthday of Md. Hazarat Ali.

In Tripura, it is a bank holiday on February 16 due to Saraswati Puja.

Check the full list here.

Type of bank holidays

There are certain bank holidays that are state-specific and some where banks throughout the country are shut. Major all-India holidays include Republic Day on January 26 (Tuesday), Idul Fitr on May 13 or May 14 (Tuesday or Wednesday, depending on the state), Gandhi Jayanti on October 2 (Saturday), and November 4 for Diwali (Thursday). On these days, banks all across the country will be shut.

Then there are holidays where banks across many states will be shut. These include Good Friday, Baisakhi/Vishu/Biju Festival/Cheiraoba/Bohag Bihu, Muharram, and Durga Puja or Dusshera.

State governments decide specific holidays. For instance, in Kerala, state-specific holidays include Onam and Vishu.

Banks also remain shut on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month.


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