The Indian state of Haryana is located in the north and has a rich cultural heritage. Since the country’s independence, the state has been contributing to the economy via its agricultural produce. In the new millennium, Haryana has emerged as a go-to destination for corporates because of several Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and other policies.

Haryana Bank Holidays List 2020 - Acko

The state of Haryana is divided into the following districts: Ambala, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Hisar, Rohtak, and Karnal. Banking plays an important part in all these districts. But there are days when the bank’s headquarters and branches have a holiday. Read ahead to know more about bank holidays in Haryana.

Haryana Bank Holidays Calendar:

Listed below are some crucial pointers about Haryana’s bank holidays Calendar for 2020.

  • Holidays on all Sundays throughout the calendar year.
  • Holidays on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month.
  • Both, Government and Private banks will have holidays.
  • Internet banking and mobile banking shall be functional on holidays.
  • Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) shall be functional on holidays.

Bank Holidays in Haryana 2020:

The government officials decide upon the list of bank holidays in Haryana in advance and disclose it to the public often before the beginning of the calendar year. Here’s a list of Haryana’s bank holidays for 2020 mentioned in day-date-event format. Please note that some dates can change.

Bank holidays in Haryana during January:

Thursday2-JanGuru Gobind Singh Jayanti
Saturday11-JanSecond Saturday
Saturday25-JanFourth Saturday
Sunday26-JanRepublic Day
Thursday30-JanVasant Panchami

Bank holidays in Haryana during February:

Saturday08-FebSecond Saturday
Monday9-FebGuru Ravidas Jayanti
Friday21-FebMaha Shivratri
Saturday22-FebFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Haryana during March:

Saturday14-MarSecond Saturday
Monday23-MarBhagat Singh’s Martyrdom Day
Saturday28-MarFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Haryana during April:

Thursday2-AprRam Navami
Friday10-AprGood Friday
Monday6-AprMahavir Jayanti
Saturday11-AprSecond Saturday
Tuesday14-AprilDr Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti
Saturday25-AprMaharshi Parasuram Jayanti/Fourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Haryana during May:

Thursday7-MayBuddha Purnima
Saturday09-MaySecond Saturday
Saturday23-MayFourth Saturday
Monday25-MayMaharana Pratap Jayanti

Bank holidays in Haryana during June:

Friday5-JunSant Guru Kabir Jayanti
Saturday13-JunSecond Saturday
Saturday27-JunFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Haryana during July:

Saturday11-JulSecond Saturday
Thursday23-JulyHaryali Teej
Saturday25-JulFourth Saturday
Friday31-JulShaheed Udham Singh’s Martyrdom Day/Bakri Eid

Bank holidays in Haryana during August:

Monday3-AugRaksha Bandhan
Saturday08-AugSecond Saturday
Saturday15-AugIndependence Day
Saturday22-AugFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Haryana during September:

Saturday12-SepSecond Saturday
Wednesday23-SepHeroes’ Martyrdom Day
Saturday26-SepFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Haryana during October:

Friday02-OctMahatma Gandhi Jayanti
Saturday10-OctSecond Saturday
Saturday17-OctMaharaja Agrasen Jayanti
Saturday24-OctFourth Saturday
Monday26-OctVijaya Dashami
Saturday31-OctMaharishi Valmiki Jayanti

Bank holidays in Haryana during November:

Sunday1-NovHaryana Day
Monday16-NovBhai Dooj
Saturday28-NovFourth Saturday
Monday30-NovGuru Nanak Jayanti

Bank holidays in Haryana during December:

Saturday12-DecSecond Saturday
Saturday26-DecFourth Saturday

Check: Bank Holidays List 2020 in India

Note: The bank holiday list is for Haryana and its cities mentioned below.

  • Faridabad
  • Gurugram
  • Panipat
  • Ambala
  • Yamunanagar
  • Rohtak
  • Hisar
  • Karnal
  • Sonipat
  • Panchkula

Check: India Public Holidays List 2020

Popular Places to Visit in Haryana:

The state of Haryana is uniquely placed in a position where it is renowned for its glorious history and has the right resources for a bright future. It is a popular tourist destination as the state includes famous locations such as Panipat, Kurukshetra, and Sonipat. Here are some popular places to visit in Haryana.

Chandigarh: Chandigarh holds the distinction of being a well-planned Indian city. You cannot miss the famous Rock Garden of Chandigarh. Make sure to visit the Butterfly Park and Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park in Chandigarh.

Gurgaon: Gurgaon has attracted a lot of attention in the recent past. It contributes immensely to the state’s economy via its agricultural produce. It has also come in the limelight as Haryana’s preferred corporate destination. You can visit amusement parks, museums, and forts in Gurgaon.

Kurukshetra: If you are curious about mythology, a visit to Kurukshetra should top your list while visiting Haryana. Kurukshetra is described as the venue for the great battle described in the Mahabharata. Brahma Sarovar, Kalpana Chawla Planetarium, and Sri Krishna Museum are popular places in the area.

Panipat: Panipat was the venue for three epic battles in India’s history, the place is of great historical significance and features forts, gardens, and temples.

Pinjore: This destination is popular among tourists for its gardens. Do visit the 17thcentury garden in Pinjore. Also, visit the Mughal gardens and Bhima Devi temple.

Other Destinations: Other tourist destinations in Haryana include Ambala, Hisar, Faridabad, Karnal, and Panchkula.

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