Be it an individual or a large business, everyone needs a bank account. Earlier, people had to visit the bank’s branch for most of the tasks, but not anymore. Now, one can transact online due to digitization. However, some tasks need to be initiated or executed by visiting the bank’s branch. Also, not everyone is used to online banking transactions. In such a situation, if a bank’s branch is closed, people will not be able to perform certain banking transactions. Therefore, one must be aware of bank holidays. For example, if you reside in Bhopal, you should be aware of bank holidays in Madhya Pradesh.

Madhya Pradesh Bank Holidays List 2020 - Acko

Madhya Pradesh bank holidays are days when most of the public and private sector banks remain closed. However, you can still perform certain banking transactions online on MP bank holidays. All Sundays are bank holidays in MP. Second and fourth Saturdays of the month are also considered as bank holidays in Madhya Pradesh for 2020. Read ahead to know more about the list of Madhya Pradesh’s bank holidays in 2020.

Madhya Pradesh Bank Holidays Calendar in 2020:

Along with Sundays and the second and fourth Saturdays, a list of bank holidays in Madhya Pradesh also includes state-specific days and national events. People usually keep an eye on the Madhya Pradesh bank holiday calendar list so that they can plan their long weekends or vacations.

Table showing bank holidays in Madhya Pradesh (Note that some holidays may be subject to changes.)

Bank holidays in Madhya Pradesh during January:

Day Date Holiday
Saturday 11-Jan Second Saturday
Saturday 25-Jan Fourth Saturday
Sunday 26-Jan Republic Day

Bank holidays in Madhya Pradesh during February:

Day Date Holiday
Saturday 08-Feb Second Saturday
Saturday 22-Feb Fourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Madhya Pradesh during March:

Day Date Holiday
Tuesday 10-Mar Holi
Saturday 14-Mar Second Saturday
Saturday 28-Mar Fourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Madhya Pradesh during April:

Day Date Holiday
Thursday 02-Apr Ram Navami
Monday 06-Apr Mahavir Jayanti
Friday 10-Apr Good Friday
Saturday 11-Apr Second Saturday
Tuesday 14-Apr Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayant
Saturday 25-Apr Maharshi Parshuram Jayanti

Bank holidays in Madhya Pradesh during May:

Day Date Holiday
Friday 1-May May Day
Thursday 7-May Buddha Purnima
Saturday 09-May Second Saturday
Saturday 23-May Fourth Saturday
Sunday 24-May Eid-Ul-Fitr

Bank holidays in Madhya Pradesh during June:

Day Date Holiday
Saturday 13-Jun Second Saturday
Saturday 27-Jun Fourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Madhya Pradesh during July:

Day Date Holiday
Saturday 11-Jul Second Saturday
Saturday 25-Jul Fourth Saturday
Saturday 31-Jul Bakri Eid

Bank holidays in Madhya Pradesh during August:

Day Date Holiday
Monday 03-Aug Raksha Bandhan
Saturday 08-Aug Second Saturday
Tuesday 11-Aug Janmashtami
Saturday 15-Aug Independence Day
Saturday 22-Aug Fourth Saturday
Sunday 30-Aug Muharram

Bank holidays in Madhya Pradesh during September:

Day Date Holiday
Saturday 12-Sep Second Saturday
Saturday 26-Sep Fourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Madhya Pradesh during October:

Day Date Holiday
Friday 02-Oct Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
Saturday 10-Oct Second Saturday
Saturday 24-Oct Fourth Saturday
Monday 26-Oct Dussehra
Friday 30-Oct Eid-E-Milad
Saturday 31-Oct Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti

Bank holidays in Madhya Pradesh during November:

Day Date Holiday
Saturday 14-Nov Diwali
Saturday 28-Nov Fourth Saturday
Monday 30-Nov Guru Nanak Jayanti

Bank holidays in Madhya Pradesh during December:

Day Date Holiday
Saturday 12-Dec Second Saturday
Friday 25-Dec Christmas
Saturday 26-Dec Fourth Saturday

Check: Bank Holidays List 2020 in India

Note: The holidays stated above are applicable in Madhya Pradesh including the following important cities.

  • Indore
  • Bhopal
  • Jabalpur
  • Gwalior
  • Ujjain
  • Sagar
  • Dewas
  • Satna
  • Ratlam
  • Rewa

Check: India Public Holidays List 2020

Places to Visit in Madhya Pradesh:

If you are planning a trip to Madhya Pradesh, do consider the following tourist attractions.

Gwalior: Gwalior is a prominent city in Madhya Pradesh. It is known for its history and culture. Do visit the Gwalior Fort for a majestic experience. The 8th-century fort was built by Maharaja Suraj Sen and as time went by, it was occupied by a lot of dynasties.

Khajuraho: Khajuraho is world-famous for its sculptures and carvings. Its famous temples took around 200 years to construct. They were brought to life by Chandela monarchs during the 10th and 11th centuries. After the downfall of the dynasty, the site lost its significance before it was rediscovered by the British.

Orchha: Orchha is known for its medieval charm. It is a peaceful place, which is easily accessible from Gwalior. Orchha is famous for palaces, temples and the Orchha fort complex. One can also enjoy boating in Orchha’s adjoining Betwa river.

Sanchi Stupa: Sanchi Stupa is popular for its association with Emperor Ashoka. He built the Stupa after embracing Buddhism. The Sanchi Stupa is a UNESCO world heritage site and the complex houses several temples and monasteries.

National Parks: Madhya Pradesh is often the preferred destination for those who want to visit national parks. The state is known for the following national parks: Kanha, Pench, Panna, and Bandhavgarh. You can enjoy wildlife safaris in the park and reside in one of the resorts for a relaxing experience.

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