In Karnataka, all public sector and commercial banks are closed for business on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. Also, they remain closed on national and festival holidays. Below is the list of Karnataka Bank Holidays in 2020:

Karnataka Bank Holiday List 2020 - Acko

Bank Holidays Calendar in Karnataka:

During bank holidays, which includes mandatory, national and festivals, banking transactions are unavailable at the respective branches. However, banks have transitioned to the online mode of transactions such as fund transfer.

List of Bank Holidays in Karnataka 2020:

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

Bank Holidays in Karnataka During January 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday11 JanuarySecond Saturday
Wednesday15 JanuaryMakar Sankranti
Saturday25 JanuaryFourth Saturday
Sunday26 JanuaryRepublic Day

Bank Holidays in Karnataka During February 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday8 FebruarySecond Saturday
Friday21 FebruaryMaha Shivratri
Saturday22 FebruaryFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Karnataka During March 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday14 MarchSecond Saturday
Wednesday25 MarchUgadi
Saturday28 MarchFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Karnataka During April 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Sunday6 AprilMahavir Jayanti
Friday10 AprilGood Friday
Saturday11 AprilSecond Saturday
Saturday25 AprilFourth Saturday
Sunday26 AprilBasava Jayanti

Bank Holidays in Karnataka During May 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday1 MayMay Day
Saturday9 MaySecond Saturday
Saturday23 MayFourth Saturday
Sunday24 MayEid-ul-Fitr

Bank Holidays in Karnataka During June 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday13 JuneSecond Saturday
Saturday27 JuneFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Karnataka During July 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday11 JulySecond Saturday
Saturday25 JulyFourth Saturday
Friday31 JulyBakrid/Eid-al-Adha

Bank Holidays in Karnataka During August 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday8 AugustSecond Saturday
Saturday15 AugustIndependence Day
Saturday22 AugustGanesh Chaturthi/Fourth Saturday
Sunday30 AugustMuharram

Bank Holidays in Karnataka During September 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday12 SeptemberSecond Saturday
Thursday17 SeptemberMahalaya Amavasya
Saturday26 SeptemberFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Karnataka During October 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday2 OctoberGandhi Jayanti
Saturday10 OctoberSecond Saturday
Saturday24 OctoberFourth Saturday
Sunday25 OctoberMaha Navami
Monday26 OctoberVijaya Dashami
Friday30 OctoberEid-e-Milad
Saturday31 OctoberMaharshi Valmiki Jayanti

Bank Holidays in Karnataka During November 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Sunday1 NovemberKannada Rajyotsava
Saturday14 NovemberDiwali/Second Saturday
Saturday28 NovemberFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Karnataka During December 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Thursday3 DecemberKanakadasa Jayanti
Saturday12 DecemberSecond Saturday
Friday25 DecemberChristmas
Saturday26 DecemberFourth Saturday

Check: Bank Holidays List 2020 in India

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

  • Bengaluru
  • Mysore
  • Mangalore
  • Hubli
  • Belagavi
  • Dharwad
  • Mandya
  • Hassan
  • Tumkur
  • Hospet
  • Chitradurga
  • Davengere
  • Udupi

Check: India Public Holidays List 2020

Places to Visit During Holidays in Karnataka:

If your are planning a vacation to Karnataka, below are some of the best places to visit:

Mysore: Popularly referred to as the ‘Pensioner’s Paradise’, Mysore was the capital of the erstwhile Wodeyar Maharajas. The Mysore Palace is a must visit if you are in Karnataka. The Mysore Palace is a must visit for its breathtaking architecture especially during the Dussehra festival as it is brightly lit and is a sight to behold.

Hampi: The UNESCO World Heritage Site is known for its magnificent ruins which date back to the 7th century built by the Vijayanagara empire as its capital. One can hire a two-wheeler to visit the vast ruins revealing the history of Karnataka and its rulers.

Chikmagalur: The serene hill station of Chikmagalur is dotted with coffee plantations and resorts with beautiful views. One can visit the Mulaingiri betta, which is the highest peak in Karnataka and the view from there is beautiful.


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