Similar to other north Indian states, Jharkhand comprises several towns and villages. The state is known for its mineral resources. Coal and iron ore are crucial to Jharkhand’s industry set-up. Apart from mining, Jharkhand’s economy is also dependent on agriculture. The cottage industry and Information technology industry also contribute to Jharkhand’s development.

Jharkhand Bank Holidays List 2021 - Acko

The state’s banking system ensures that all transactions take place smoothly. However, there are times when banks are closed in the state. Read ahead to know more about bank holidays in Jharkhand.

Here are five important things you should know about bank holidays in Jharkhand for 2021.

  • All Sundays are declared a part of Jharkhand’s bank holidays.
  • The list of Jharkhand’s bank holidays for 2021 includes the second and fourth Saturdays of each month.
  • Jharkhand’s bank holidays for 2021 are declared by the state government.
  • List of bank holidays in Jharkhand is followed by the public banks as well as the private banks.
  • Online banking facilities are operational during bank holidays in Jharkhand.

Bank Holidays Calendar in Jharkhand 2021:

Listed below are the days on which bank’s branch offices shall remain closed in Jharkhand. Note that the following table gives an overview and some of these dates might be subject to change. For details, you can visit Jharkhand’s government website.

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during January

Saturday9 JanuarySecond Saturday
Saturday23 JanuaryFourth Saturday
Tuesday26 JanuaryRepublic Day

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during February

Saturday13 FebSecond Saturday
Saturday27 FebFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during March 

Thursday11 MarchMaha Shivaratri
Saturday13 MarchSecond Saturday
Saturday27 MarchFourth Saturday/Sarhul
Monday29 MarchHoli

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during April

Friday2 AprilGood Friday
Saturday10 AprilSecond Saturday
Wednesday14 AprilDr Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti
Thursday15 AprilSarhul
Saturday24 AprilFourth Saturday
Sunday25 AprilMahavir Jayanti

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during May

Saturday8 MaySecond Saturday
Thursday13 MayEId-ul-Fitr
Saturday22 MayFourth Saturday
Wednesday26 MayBuddha Poornima

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during June

Saturday12 JuneSecond Saturday
Saturday26 JuneFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during July

Saturday10 JulySecond Saturday
Tuesday20 JulyBakri Eid
Saturday24 JulyFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during August

Saturday14 AugustSecond Saturday
Tuesday15 AugustIndependence Day
Saturday19 AugustMuharram
Saturday28 AugustFourth Saturday
Sunday30 AugustJanmashtami

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during September

Saturday11 SeptemberSecond Saturday
Saturday25 SeptemberFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during October

Saturday2 OctoberMahatma Gandhi Jayanti
Saturday9 OctoberSecond Saturday
Wednesday13 OctoberMaha Ashtami
Thursday14 OctoberMaha Navami
Friday15 OctoberVijaya Dashami
Tuesday19 OctoberEid-E-Milad
Saturday23 OctoberFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during November

Thursday4 NovemberDiwali
Wednesday10 NovemberChhath Puja
Saturday13 NovemberSecond Saturday
Friday19 NovemberGuru Nanak Jayanti
Saturday27 NovemberFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during December

Saturday12 DecemberSecond Saturday
Saturday25 DecemberChristmas

Bank Holidays Calendar in Jharkhand 2020:

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during January:

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

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during February:

Saturday08-FebSecond Saturday
Friday21-FebMaha Shivratri
Saturday22-FebFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during March:

Saturday14-MarSecond Saturday
Saturday28-MarFourth Saturday/Sarhul

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during April:

Monday6-AprMahavir Jayanti
Friday10-AprGood Friday
Saturday11-AprSecond Saturday
Tuesday14-AprilDr Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti
Saturday25-AprFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during May:

Thursday7-MayBuddha Poornima
Saturday09-MaySecond Saturday
Saturday23-MayFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during June:

Saturday13-JunSecond Saturday
Saturday27-JunFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during July:

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

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during August:

Saturday08-AugSecond Saturday
Saturday15-AugIndependence Day
Saturday22-AugFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during September:

Saturday12-SepSecond Saturday
Saturday26-SepFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during October:

Friday02-OctMahatma Gandhi Jayanti
Saturday10-OctSecond Saturday
Saturday24-OctFourth Saturday
Sunday25-OctMaha Navami
Monday26-OctVijaya Dashami

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during November:

Friday20-NovChhath Puja
Saturday28-NovFourth Saturday
Monday30-NovGuru Nanak Jayanti

Bank holidays in Jharkhand during December:

Saturday12-DecSecond Saturday
Saturday26-DecFourth Saturday

Check: Bank Holidays List 2021 in India

Note: This table applies to the entire state of Jharkhand including the following areas.

  • Jamshedpur
  • Dhanbad
  • Ranchi
  • Bokaro Steel City
  • Deoghar
  • Chakradharpur
  • Phusro
  • Hazaribagh
  • Giridih
  • Ramgarh

Check: India Public Holidays List 2021

Top Places to Visit in Jharkhand:

Do visit the following places if you are planning a trip to Jharkhand.

Ranchi: There’s more to Ranchi than being called as M. S. Dhoni’s hometown. It is the capital of Jharkhand and is known for its waterfalls. Jharkhand offers soothing views featuring mountains, hills and waterfalls. Bisra Zoological Park, Ranchi Lake, and Deer Park are its other attractions.

Jamshedpur: The city of Jamshedpur is synonymous with Tata Steel. It is Jharkhand’s largest city and is also referred to as Steel City. Jamshedpur is a well-planned city and is known for tourist spots like Dalma Hills, Jayanti Sarovar, and Bhuvaneshwari Temple.

Hazaribagh: If we break down the name of this city, we get ‘hazar’ and ‘bagh’; words that mean thousand and garden, respectively. Hazaribagh is known for its green cover and is a renowned wildlife tourism destination.

Giridih: Before 1972, Giridih was a part of Hazaribagh. Afterwards, it became a separate city known for its green hills. The city is a pilgrim site for the Jain community. Parasnath Hills, Harihar Dham, and Devari Temple are its major tourist sites.

Deoghar: This Jharkhand city is a well-known destination for religious tourism. It houses one of the 12 jyotirlingas – Baba Baidyanath temple. The city is also home to several Lord Shiva temples. You can visit Trikuta Hills, Shivganga, and Hathi Pahar in Deoghar.

Netarhat: Netarhat is a popular hill station in Jharkhand. It is frequented by tourists looking for a change from their hectic city life. It is a sought-after spot in the summer season. Do not miss the Magnolia Sunset Point and Ghaghri Falls in Netarhat.

Palamu: From a wildlife sanctuary to a fort, Palamu offers a lot to its visitors. It is a widely-visited spot in Jharkhand. History and culture enthusiasts will have a lot to cherish on visiting Palamu.

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