Bank holidays in Odisha includes festivals, national and state-specific apart from the mandatory holidays on the second and fourth Saturdays. Read on to find out about the list of Odisha Bank Holidays in 2020 when banking transactions are unavailable at the bank branches.

Odisha Bank Holiday List 2020 - Acko

Bank Holidays Calendar in Odisha:

Banks, be it the Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) or the commercial banks, remain closed for business on holidays that are related to festivals, national or unique to the state of Odisha and during the mandatory bank holidays. However, in the age of digital transactions, banks have enabled several banking transactions online such as transfer of funds.

List of Bank Holidays in Odisha 2020:

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

Bank Holidays in Odisha During January 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Thursday2 JanuaryGuru Gobind Singh Jayanti
Saturday11 JanuarySecond Saturday
Thursday23 JanuaryNetaji Subash Chandra Bose Jayanti
Saturday25 JanuaryFourth Saturday
Sunday26 JanuaryRepublic Day
Thursday30 JanuaryVasant Panchami

Bank Holidays in Odisha During February 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday8 FebruarySecond Saturday
Friday21 FebruaryMaha Shivratri
Saturday22 FebruaryFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Odisha During March 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Thursday5 MarchPanchayati raj Divas
Tuesday10 MarchHoli
Saturday14 MarchSecond Saturday
Saturday28 MarchFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Odisha During April 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Wednesday1 AprilOdisha Day
Thursday2 AprilRam Navami
Monday6 AprilMahavir Jayanti
Friday10 AprilGood Friday
Saturday11 AprilSecond Saturday
Monday13 AprilMaha Vishuba Sankranti
Tuesday14 AprilDr Ambedkar Jayanti
Saturday25 AprilFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Odisha During May 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Thursday7 MayBuddha Purnima
Saturday9 MaySecond Saturday
Saturday23 MayFourth Saturday
Monday25 MayEid-ul-Fitr

Bank Holidays in Odisha During June 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday13 JuneSecond Saturday
Sunday14 JunePahili Raja
Monday15 JuneRaja Sankranti
Tuesday23 JuneRath Yathra
Saturday27 JuneFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Odisha During July 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday11 JulySecond Saturday
Saturday25 JulyFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Odisha During August 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday1 AugustBakrid/Eid-al-Adha
Monday3 AugustJhulan Purnima
Saturday8 AugustSecond Saturday
Tuesday11 AugustJanmashtami
Saturday15 AugustIndependence Day
Saturday22 AugustFourth Saturday
Sunday23 AugustNuakhai
Sunday30 AugustMuharram

Bank Holidays in Odisha During September 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday12 SeptemberSecond Saturday
Thursday17 SeptemberMahalaya Amavasya
Saturday26 SeptemberFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Odisha During October 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday2 OctoberGandhi Jayanti
Saturday10 OctoberSecond Saturday
Friday23 OctoberMaha Saptami
Saturday24 OctoberFourth Saturday/ Maha Ashtami
Sunday25 OctoberMaha Navami
Monday26 OctoberVijaya Dashami
Friday30 OctoberEid-e-Milad
Saturday31 OctoberLakshmi Puja

Bank Holidays in Odisha During November 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday14 NovemberDiwali/Second Saturday
Saturday28 NovemberFourth Saturday
Monday30 NovemberKarthika Purnima

Bank Holidays in Odisha During December 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday12 DecemberSecond Saturday
Friday25 DecemberChristmas
Saturday26 DecemberFourth Saturday

Check: Bank Holidays List 2020 in India

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

  • Bhubaneshwar
  • Puri
  • Cuttack
  • Rourkela
  • Sambalpur
  • Balasore
  • Brahmapur
  • Konark
  • Kalahandi
  • Dhenkanal

Check: India Public Holidays List 2020

Places to Visit During Holidays in Odisha:

Planning a holiday to Odisha alongside public and bank holidays will offer you the freedom to visit places and spend quality time with friends or family. Below are some of the popular places in Odisha that you should visit:

Konark: Among the famous tourist attractions in India is the 13th century Konark Sun Temple. The massive chariot shaped temple with the twelve pair of giant wheels drawn by seven horses, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is breathtaking for its Kalinga style architecture. You can also visit the beaches and archaeological museum.

Puri: The city is popular for its beaches and ancient temples. You can also visit the bird sanctuary, the Chilika lake and the Gundicha Ghar Temple when you visit Puri. The famous Jagannath Temple is a must for a devout Hindu.

Bhubaneshwar: The capital of Odisha, Bhubaneshwar is popular for its temples which are more than 700 in number. Temples such as Rajarani, Lingaraj, or the Parasurameshwar are some of the must-visit places when you are in Bhubaneshwar.

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