January’s bank holidays are dominated by the various regional holidays as announced by state governments.
It is useful to know when then banks are closed, so you can plan any necessary transactions in advance and withdraw cash early to avoid empty ATMs.
January 2020 is a strange month for bank holidays. There is the usual weekend holidays of all Sundays and every other Saturday, and the only national holiday, Republic Day, falls on a Sunday.
However, the month is peppered by a number of regional and state holidays as announced by the state governments. In total, banks will be closed somewhere in India on 16 out of the 31 days in January.
Here is a list of bank holidays in January 2020. It is advised that you check with your bank before visiting.
|New Year’s Day
|Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
|New Year’s Celebration
|Makar Sankranti, Bhogi
|Kanuma, Thiruvalluvar Day, Tusu Puja
|Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
|Gothar Bathou Sun
|Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti