As per the 2011 Census report, the district of Dadra and Nagar Haveli has a population of 3,42,853. In early 2020, this district was made a part of a Union Territory, which is together known as Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Daman and Diu. This district’s economy is driven by agriculture, industries, and tourism. It is also supported by animal husbandry and forestry. Banks play their role to perfection and help the district’s economy to grow. However, there are occasions when the bank’s branches are closed. These days are referred to as bank holidays in Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

Dadra and Nagar Haveli Bank Holidays List 2020 - Acko

Dadra and Nagar Haveli’s Bank Holidays Calendar:

Important points related to bank holidays in Dadra and Nagar Haveli in 2020

  • Major festivals are included in the list of Dadra and Nagar Haveli’s bank holidays for 2020.
  • All Sundays are holidays.
  • Banks shall remain closed on 2nd and 4th Saturdays.
  • Dadra and Nagar Haveli’s bank holidays will not have an impact on internet banking.
  • People can access Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) as usual during bank holidays.

List of Bank Holidays in Dadra and Nagar Haveli:

Mentioned below is a list on which bank’s main offices and branches shall remain closed in Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Note the there might be some modifications in the list of festivals and their dates.

Bank Holidays in Dadra and Nagar Haveli During January:

DayDateHoliday
Saturday11-JanSecond Saturday
Saturday25-JanFourth Saturday
Sunday26-JanRepublic Day

Bank Holidays in Dadra and Nagar Haveli During February:

DayDateHoliday
Saturday08-FebSecond Saturday
Saturday22-FebFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Dadra and Nagar Haveli During March:

DayDateHoliday
Tuesday10-MarHoli
Saturday14-MarSecond Saturday
Saturday28-MarFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Dadra and Nagar Haveli During April:

DayDateHoliday
Monday6-AprMahavir Jayanti
Friday10-AprGood Friday
Saturday11-AprSecond Saturday
Saturday25-AprFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Dadra and Nagar Haveli During May:

DayDateHoliday
Saturday09-MaySecond Saturday
Saturday23-MayFourth Saturday
Sunday24-MayEid-ul-Fitr

Bank Holidays in Dadra and Nagar Haveli During June:

DayDateHoliday
Saturday13-JunSecond Saturday
Saturday27-JunFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Dadra and Nagar Haveli During July:

DayDateHoliday
Saturday11-JulSecond Saturday
Saturday25-JulFourth Saturday
Friday31-JulBakri Eid

Bank Holidays in Dadra and Nagar Haveli During August:

DayDateHoliday
Saturday08-AugSecond Saturday
Saturday15-AugIndependence Day
Saturday22-AugFourth Saturday
Sunday30-AugMuharram

Bank Holidays in Dadra and Nagar Haveli During September:

DayDateHoliday
Saturday12-SepSecond Saturday
Saturday26-SepFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Dadra and Nagar Haveli During October:

DayDateHoliday
Friday02-OctMahatma Gandhi Jayanti
Saturday10-OctSecond Saturday
Saturday24-OctFourth Saturday
Monday26-OctVijaya Dashami
Friday30-OctEid-e-Milad

Bank Holidays in Dadra and Nagar Haveli During November:

DayDateHoliday
Saturday14-NovDiwali
Saturday28-NovFourth Saturday
Monday30-NovGuru Nanak Jayanti

Bank Holidays in Dadra and Nagar Haveli During December:

DayDateHoliday
Saturday12-DecSecond Saturday
Friday25-DecChristmas
Saturday26-DecFourth Saturday

Check: Bank Holidays List 2020 in India

Note: This bank holidays’ list applies to the entire Dadra and Nagar Haveli district along with the following areas.

  • Dadra
  • Masat
  • Naroli
  • Rakholi
  • Samarvarni
  • Silvassa

Check: India Public Holidays List 2020

Popular Places to Visit in Dadra and Nagar Haveli:

The district of Dadra and Nagar Haveli has had an eventful history. From Koli chiefs, the Marathas, to the Portuguese, the district has seen several rulers before being included as Indian territory. Located on the country’s western coast, Dadra and Nagar Haveli has temperatures between 22 to 36 degrees throughout the year. It has several spots to spend a quiet weekend with your loved ones or a busy trip with your family. From wildlife to nature, this district has a lot to offer. Here are some of its prominent tourist spots where you can spend some memorable time.

Vanganga Lake Garden: Also known as the Island Garden, the Vanganga Lake Garden is easy to access from Silvassa. This garden has Japanese influence in terms of its architecture. The 7.58 hectares garden is a treat for those who like to spend time amidst greenery.

Hirwa Van Garden: Hirwa Van Garden is a great spot if you are visiting with kids. It has a separate play area, which keeps the children engaged. This garden is known for its colourful flowers and appealing architecture. The Hirwa Van Garden is located on the Silvassa-Dadra road.

Dudhni Lake: Dudhni lake is a must-visit location if you like adventure sports. From kayaking to jet skis, this spot has a variety of thrilling options. If you are not into water sports, you can spend time trekking or camping. You can opt for a boating session or choose a shikara ride as well. Perhaps that is why Dudhni Lake is referred to as Kashmir of the West.

Kauncha: Kauncha village is based near Madhuban Dam built on the river Damanganga. The tribal village is located amidst mountains and forests. It is home to tribes such as Warli and Kuknas. You can explore the Warli community’s tribal art such as Warli paintings and tribal handicrafts over here.

Vasona Lion Safari: The Vasona Lion Safari is a part of a wildlife sanctuary. You can watch lions in the safari park which has a walled enclosure. Tourists are taken inside the park in a special vehicle. The park is merely 9 kilometres away from Silvassa.

Tribal Cultural Museum: If you are someone who likes to know more about the cultural heritage of the place you visit, then you must go to the Tribal Cultural Museum in Dadra and Nagar Haveli. The museum displays jewellery, musical instruments, and primitive tools used for hunting. You can also visit the Church of Our Lady of Piety, which is located just opposite the museum.

Temples: The district of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is also famous for its two temples: Swaminarayan Temple and Bindrabin Temple. The Swaminarayan temple is known for its amazing architecture while the Bindrabin temple is famous for its serene location. People also refer to the Bindrabin Temple as Tarkeshwar Temple.


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