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Indian Bank Holidays In January 2021


The new year gets off to busy start with several bank holidays peppered through January. January also includes one of India’s small number of national public holidays, Republic Day on January 26th. As usual, all Sunday and the second and fourth Saturdays are also bank holidays.

In India, banks remain closed on public holidays. The public holidays may differ from one bank to another bank or one state to another.

In total, banking services in India will be affected in some manner on 15 out of the 31 days in January 2021.

DateDayHolidayCelebrated in
January 1FridayNew Year’s DayMany states
January 2 SaturdayMannam JayanthiKerala
January 3SundayNationwide
January 9SaturdaySecond SaturdayNationwide
January 10SundayNationwide
January 11 MondayMissionary DayMizoram
January 14ThursdayMakar SankrantiSeveral states 
January 15FridayMagh Bihu/ Tiruvalluvar Day/ KanumaAssam, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh
January 17SundayNationwide
January 20WednesdayGuru Gobind Singh JayantiSeveral states
January 23Saturday Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose JayantiSeveral states
January 24SundayNationwide
January 25MondaySonam Lhochar/Himachal Statehood DaySikkim, Himachal Pradesh
January 26TuesdayRepublic DayNationwide
January 31SundayMe-dam-me-phiAssam

Disclaimer: All precautions have been taken to gather the most accurate information about the Bank Holiday dates for the month of January 2021. However, readers are advised to verify with their local branches to corroborate the same.

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