A list of bank holidays is handy to have. It lets you plan ahead about banking transactions at the branch. Apart from Sundays, banks in Lakshadweep observe bank holidays on the occasion of a festival or days of national significance. Discover Lakshadweep bank holiday list 2020.

Lakshadweep Bank Holiday List 2020 - Acko

Bank Holidays Calendar in Lakshadweep:

Apart from the list of bank holidays in Lakshadweep 2020, public and private-run banks are closed on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month. Below is the list of Lakshadweep bank holidays.

List of Bank Holidays in Lakshadweep 2020:

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

Bank Holidays in Lakshadweep During January 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday11 JanuarySecond Saturday
Saturday25 JanuaryFourth Saturday
Sunday26 JanuaryRepublic Day

Bank Holidays in Lakshadweep During February 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday8 FebruarySecond Saturday
Saturday22 FebruaryFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Lakshadweep During March 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday14 MarchSecond Saturday
Saturday28 MarchFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Lakshadweep During April 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Wednesday1 AprilAnnual Closing of Bank Accounts
Monday6 AprilMahavir Jayanti
Friday10 AprilGood Friday
Saturday11 AprilSecond Saturday
Saturday25 AprilFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Lakshadweep During May 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday9 MaySecond Saturday
Saturday23 MayFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Lakshadweep During June 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday13 JuneSecond Saturday
Saturday27 JuneFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Lakshadweep During July 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday11 JulySecond Saturday
Saturday25 JulyFourth Saturday
Friday31 JulyBakri-eid

Bank Holidays in Lakshadweep During August 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday8 AugustSecond Saturday
Saturday15 AugustIndependence Day
Saturday22 AugustFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Lakshadweep During September 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday12 SeptemberSecond Saturday
Saturday26 SeptemberFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Lakshadweep During October 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday2 OctoberGandhi Jayanti
Saturday10 OctoberSecond Saturday
Saturday24 OctoberFourth Saturday
Monday26 OctoberDurga Puja/Accession Day
Friday30 OctoberEid-e-Milad/Barawafat/Lakshmi Puja

Bank Holidays in Lakshadweep During November 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday14 NovemberDiwali/Second Saturday
Saturday28 NovemberFourth Saturday
Monday30 NovemberGuru Nanak Jayanti/Karthika Purnima/Rahasa Purnima

Bank Holidays in Lakshadweep During December 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday12 DecemberSecond Saturday
Friday25 DecemberChristmas
Saturday26 DecemberFourth Saturday

Check: Bank Holidays List 2020 in India

Note: The list of Lakshadweep bank holidays is applicable across islands listed below:

  • Minicoy
  • Laccadive
  • Kavaratti
  • Kadmat
  • Kalpeni

Check: India Public Holidays List 2020

Popular Places and Activities in Lakshadweep:

Lakshadweep Islands are surrounded by serene beaches, coral reefs and beautiful resorts. The Islands are a great place to unwind and relax by the sea. Here are some of the activities that might interest you:

Scuba Diving in Kalpeni Island: The best possible way to explore marine life is to go scuba diving. You can visit the Kalpeni Islands to witness some of the unique coral reefs, turtles and the rich marine life. Kalpeni Islands is home to the largest lagoon amongst the entire Lakshadweep Islands.

Canoeing in Minicoy Islands: In Minicoy Islands one can take a canoe in the clear turquoise waters and see some of the best coral reefs and marine life of the beautiful islands. You can also relax by the beach or take part in other water sports activities.

Visit the Marine Museum: Kavaratti Island is home to a marine museum where you can see different species of fishes and other marine life. You can also visit the Jamath Mosque and the Ujra Mosque for its marvelous architecture. With the Lakshadweep’s administrative capital in Kavaratti, it is the most developed island. Watersports, sandy white beaches with clear blue waters are indeed an attraction in this island.

Stay at the Quiet Andrott Island: If you want to stay away from the crowd, head to Andrott Island. It is untouched and unexplored making it a quiet place due to lack of infrastructure and development. You can revel in the mesmerising crystal clear waters and untouched lagoons, or you could just soak up the sun and relax.

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