Public and private sector banks in Jammu and Kashmir observe holidays on the occasion of a festival or on national or state holidays. During these days, banking transactions at the bank’s branch are unavailable to customers. However, customers can still perform certain transactions such as cash withdrawals at the bank’s ATM or transfer funds via online or net banking. Read on to discover the Jammu and Kashmir bank holiday list 2020.

Jammu and Kashmir Bank Holiday List 2020 - Acko

Bank Holidays Calendar in Jammu and Kashmir:

Apart from the regular public holidays, bank holidays in Jammu and Kashmir 2020 also includes mandatory holidays on the second and fourth Saturdays. Below is the list of Jammu and Kashmir bank holidays:

List of Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir 2020:

Below is the day, date and name of holidays observed by banks in Jammu and Kashmir during the calendar year 2020:

Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir During January 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday11 JanuarySecond Saturday
Saturday25 JanuaryFourth Saturday
Sunday26 JanuaryRepublic Day

Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir During February 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday8 FebruarySecond Saturday
Friday21 FebruaryMaha Shivratri
Saturday22 FebruaryFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir During March 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Tuesday10 MarchHoli
Saturday14 MarchSecond Saturday
Wednesday25 MarchUgadi
Saturday28 MarchFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir During April 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Wednesday1 AprilAnnual Closing of Bank Accounts
Saturday11 AprilSecond Saturday
Monday13 AprilVaisakh/Baisakhi
Tuesday14 AprilDr Ambedkar Jayanti
Saturday25 AprilFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir During May 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Thursday7 MayBuddha Purnima
Saturday9 MaySecond Saturday
Thursday21 MayShab-e-Qadr
Friday22 MayJumat-ul-Wada
Saturday23 MayFourth Saturday
Sunday24 MayEid-ul-Fitr

Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir During June 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday13 JuneSecond Saturday
Saturday27 JuneFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir During July 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Sunday5 JulyGuru Hargobind Ji’s Birthday
Saturday11 JulySecond Saturday
Saturday25 JulyFourth Saturday
Friday31 JulyBakri-Eid

Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir During August 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday1 AugustBakri-Eid Holiday
Saturday8 AugustSecond Saturday
Tuesday11 AugustJanmashtami
Saturday15 AugustIndependence Day
Saturday22 AugustFourth Saturday
Sunday30 AugustMuharram

Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir During September 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday12 SeptemberSecond Saturday
Saturday26 SeptemberFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir During October 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday2 OctoberGandhi Jayanti
Saturday10 OctoberSecond Saturday
Saturday24 OctoberFourth Saturday
Monday26 OctoberVijaya Dashami
Friday30 OctoberEid-e-Milad

Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir During November 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday6 NovemberFriday Following Eid-e-Milad
Saturday14 NovemberDiwali/Second Saturday
Saturday28 NovemberFourth Saturday
Monday30 NovemberGuru Nanak Jayanti

Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir During December 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday12 DecemberSecond Saturday
Friday25 DecemberChristmas
Saturday26 DecemberFourth Saturday

Check: Bank Holidays List 2020 in India

Note: The list of Jammu and Kashmir bank holidays is applicable across the state including the cities listed below:

  • Srinagar
  • Jammu
  • Gulmarg
  • Anantnag
  • Sapore
  • Pahalgam
  • Udhampur
  • Rajouri
  • Poonch
  • Baramulla
  • Muzaffarabad
  • Amarnath
  • Pulwana
  • Sonamarg

Check: India Public Holidays List 2020

Places to Visit in Jammu and Kashmir:

Visiting Jammu and Kashmir should definitely be part of your bucket list of best places to visit in India. From snow-capped mountains to scenic valleys, Jammu and Kashmir will leave you in awe of its beauty. Below are some of the popular places to visit in Jammu and Kashmir:

Srinagar: Being the capital of the Union Territory (UT), Srinagar is also the tourism capital of the UT. Be it the Shikara ride on the beautiful Dal Lake or a vacation for your honeymoon, Srinagar will not disappoint you. You can visit the floating market to get a glimpse of the local produce or handicrafts or local attires, Srinagar offers something interesting for every type of tourist.

Gulmarg: The hill station is mainly known as the most popular skiing destination in India. The biggest attraction is the snowfall which makes it ideal for winter adventure sports such as snowboarding, skiing, among others.

Pahalgam: Located on the banks of River Lidder, Pahalgam is located about 7,200 feet above sea level making it an ideal destination. However, Pahalgam is known more for the Amarnath yatra. Devotees from across the country culminate annually for the yatra.

Jammu: Being the winter capital of the UT, Jammu is famous for pilgrims. Devotees make it a point to visit Vaishno Devi temple. Well connected by rail, Jammu has a lot to offer that ranges from temples to parks.


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