Banks, be it public or private, in Meghalaya, remain closed on festivals, national or state-centric holidays. Banking transactions at the branch are unavailable during bank holidays in the state. However, customers can use online banking to perform certain transactions like transfer of funds. Read on to discover the Meghalaya bank holiday list 2020 to plan your visits to the bank branch.

Meghalaya Bank Holiday List 2020 - Acko

Bank Holidays Calendar in Meghalaya:

Apart from Sundays, festivals, national or state-specific, bank holidays in Meghalaya 2020 includes the mandatory second and fourth Saturdays as well. Below is the list of Meghalaya bank holidays:

List of Bank Holidays in Meghalaya 2020:

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

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During January 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Monday1 JanuaryNew Year’s Day
Saturday11 JanuarySecond Saturday
Saturday25 JanuaryFourth Saturday
Sunday26 JanuaryRepublic Day

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During February 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday8 FebruarySecond Saturday
Saturday22 FebruaryFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During March 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Tuesday10 MarchHoli
Saturday14 MarchSecond Saturday
Saturday28 MarchFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During April 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Wednesday1 AprilAnnual Closing of Bank Accounts
Friday10 AprilGood Friday
Saturday11 AprilSecond Saturday/Easter Saturday
Saturday25 AprilFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During May 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday9 MaySecond Saturday
Saturday23 MayFourth Saturday
Monday25 MayEid-ul-Fitr

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During June 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday13 JuneSecond Saturday
Saturday27 JuneFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During July 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday11 JulySecond Saturday
Wednesday8 JulyBehdienkhlam Festival
Friday17 JulyU Tirot Sing Day
Saturday25 JulyFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During August 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday1 AugustBakri-Eid
Saturday8 AugustSecond Saturday
Wednesday12 AugustJanmashtami
Saturday15 AugustIndependence Day
Saturday22 AugustFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During September 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday12 SeptemberSecond Saturday
Saturday26 SeptemberFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During October 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday2 OctoberGandhi Jayanti
Saturday10 OctoberSecond Saturday
Friday23 OctoberMaha Saptami
Saturday24 OctoberFourth Saturday/Maha Ashtami
Monday26 OctoberVijaya Dashami

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During November 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday6 NovemberWangala Festival
Saturday14 NovemberDiwali/Second Saturday
Monday23 NovemberSeng Kut Snem
Saturday28 NovemberFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During December 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday12 DecemberSecond Saturday/Pa Togan Nengminza Sangma
Friday18 DecemberDeath Anniversary of U SoSo Tham
Thursday24 DecemberChristmas Holiday
Friday25 DecemberChristmas
Saturday26 DecemberFourth Saturday/Christmas Holiday
Wednesday30 DecemberU Kiang Nangbah

Check: Bank Holidays List 2020 in India

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

  • Shillong
  • Tura
  • Jowai
  • Nongstoin
  • Cherrapunji
  • West Garo Hills
  • Williamnagar
  • Dawki
  • Mawlynnong
  • Baghmara
  • Jorabat
  • Nongthymmai
  • Mawsynram

Check: India Public Holidays List 2020

Places to Visit in Meghalaya:

Meghalaya means “the abode of clouds” in Sanskrit. The hilly region of Meghalaya is considered as one of the wettest places on earth. The state boasts of spectacular waterfalls, valleys, dense forests and the rich cultural heritage of the people of Meghalaya. Below are some of the popular places to visit in Meghalaya:

Cherrapunji: Without a doubt, Cherrapunji should be on your list of places to visit in the world. This is the second wettest place on earth after Mawsynram which is about 15kms from Cherrapunji. You can visit several waterfalls such as Nohkallikai, Dain-Thlen, Kynrem, Nohsngithiang or you could visit the spectacular caves.

Shillong: The capital city of Meghalaya is the most populous city and was called by the British as the “Scotland of East” because the landscape of the city resembles that of Scotland. Apart from the Autumn festival that you must experience, you can also visit several waterfalls, lakes, botanical gardens, caves, parks, etc.

Williamnagar: If you are a bird watcher or an adventure seeker, Williamnagar will not disappoint you. There are several unexplored forests for nature lovers to explore the lands of Meghalaya. One can hike or trek in some of the best places in the city. Some of the popular places in Williamnagar are the Simsang river, Napak lake, Domre falls, and the Tasek lake.

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