Banks are integral to a nation and the state’s economy. Bank employees work to serve the bank’s customers and ensure that the banking transactions are conducted smoothly. However, the bank staff also needs holidays to refresh and unwind.

Gujarat Bank Holiday List 2020 - Acko

Bank holidays in Gujarat are dedicated days on which public and private banks remain closed. Apart from all Sundays, banks in Gujarat stay closed on the second and fourth Saturdays as well. They also remain closed when there is a national holiday or on a major state festival. Read ahead to know more about Bank holidays in Gujarat in 2020.

Gujarat Bank Holidays Calendar:

It is important to know the bank holiday list in Gujarat so that you can plan well. Once you are aware when the banks are shut, you can plan your banking tasks accordingly.  Here’s a list of Gujarat bank holidays Calendar in 2020.

Table showing list of bank holidays in Gujarat (Please note that some dates might be subject to changes)

Bank holidays in Gujarat during January:

Day Date Holiday
Saturday 11-Jan Second Saturday
Tuesday 14-Jan Makar Sankranti
Saturday 25-Jan Fourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Gujarat during February:

Day Date Holiday
Saturday 08-Feb Second Saturday
Friday 21-Feb Maha Shivratri
Saturday 22-Feb Fourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Gujarat during March:

Day Date Holiday
Tuesday 10-Mar Holi
Saturday 14-Mar Second Saturday
Saturday 28-Mar Fourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Gujarat during April:

Day Date Holiday
Wednesday 01-Apr Annual closing of banks
Thursday 02-Apr Ram Navami
Monday 06-Apr Mahavir Jayanti
Saturday 11-Apr Second Saturday
Tuesday 14-Apr Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayant
Saturday 25-Apr Bhagwan Shree Parshuram Jayanti

Bank holidays in Gujarat during May:

Day Date Holiday
Saturday 09-May Second Saturday
Saturday 23-May Fourth Saturday
Monday 25-May Ramzan Id (Id-Ul-Fitr)

Bank holidays in Gujarat during June:

Day Date Holiday
Saturday 13-Jun Second Saturday
Saturday 27-Jun Fourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Gujarat during July:

Day Date Holiday
Saturday 11-Jul Second Saturday
Saturday 25-Jul Fourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Gujarat during August:

Day Date Holiday
Saturday 01-Aug Bakri Eid
Monday 03-Aug Raksha Bandhan
Saturday 08-Aug Second Saturday
Saturday 15-Aug Independence Day
Saturday 22-Aug Ganesh Chaturthi

Bank holidays in Gujarat during September:

Day Date Holiday
Saturday 12-Sep Second Saturday
Saturday 26-Sep Fourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Gujarat during October:

Day Date Holiday
Friday 02-Oct Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
Saturday 10-Oct Second Saturday
Saturday 24-Oct Fourth Saturday
Friday 30-Oct Eid-E-Milad
Saturday 31-Oct Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti

Bank holidays in Gujarat during November:

Day Date Holiday
Saturday 14-Nov Diwali
Monday 16-Nov Diwali
Saturday 28-Nov Fourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Gujarat during December:

Day Date Holiday
Saturday 12-Dec Second Saturday
Friday 25-Dec Christmas
Saturday 26-Dec Fourth Saturday

Check: Bank Holidays List 2020 in India

Note: The above-mentioned Gujarat bank holiday list is applicable all over the state including the following top cities.

  • Ahmedabad        
  • Vadodara
  • Surat
  • Rajkot
  • Bhavnagar
  • Jamnagar
  • Gandhinagar
  • Junagadh
  • Anand
  • Porbandar

Check: India Public Holidays List 2020

Top Places to Visit in Gujarat:

You can look at the Gujarat Bank holidays list for 2020 as an opportunity to plan a quick getaway to some of the popular tourist spots in the state. Here’s a list.

Gir National Park: This is a must-visit site if you are a wild-life enthusiast. Here you can watch lions in their natural habitat while you are seated inside a jeep. You need a permit to visit this national park, which can be sourced online or from a tour operator.

Diu: Diu is a quaint tourist getaway. Ideal for a weekend, you can spend time on a serene beach and watch the beautiful sunset. Do not miss the opportunity to visit the Diu fort. If you like time away from the crowd, Diu should be on your list.

Somnath: The Somnath temple is a visually stunning site. Located on the shore of the Arabian sea, this Shiva temple has a lot of history and mythology associated with it. The Somnath temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Shiva.

Rani Ki Vav: Rani Ki Vav is located near Patan. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This 11th-century site is an ancient stepwell and features around 1500 sculptures. The stepwell was constructed by Queen Udayamati for her husband, King Bhimdev.

Rann of Kutch: Do you fancy a white desert? If yes, then a visit to the Rann of Kutch will surely appeal to your senses. The Rann is a wonderful site made of sand and salt. Visit the Rann Festival from November to February and book a tent during the full moon night for an unforgettable experience.

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