Banks are essential for the smooth functioning of small and medium enterprises as well as big businesses. Even households are dependent on banks for managing their finances. Therefore, people from all walks of life are dependent on banks and their employees. However, the bank employees also need a break. This is where the concept of bank holidays comes in. For example, banks in Hyderabad are closed on bank holidays in Telangana.

Telangana Bank Holidays List 2020 - Acko

In most cases, government banks, as well as private banks, are closed on Telnagana’s bank holidays. Therefore, it is crucial to make a note of bank holidays in Telangana in 2020, as you need to plan your banking transactions accordingly. You can utilise online banking features on Telangana’s bank holidays in 2020 for some transactions but not for all banking requirements.

List of Bank Holidays Calendar in Telangana:

Banks in Telangana have a mandatory off on Sundays and second and fourth Saturdays. Here’s a list of Telangana bank holidays calendar for 2020. Note that the holidays mentioned below may be subject to change. This is because some festivals are based on the lunar calendar and their dates can change as the festival arrives.

Bank holidays in Telangana during January:

Saturday11-JanSecond Saturday
Tuesday14-JanMakar Sankranti
Saturday25-JanFourth Saturday
Sunday26-JanRepublic Day

Bank holidays in Telangana during February:

Saturday08-FebSecond Saturday
Friday21-FebMaha Shivratri
Saturday22-FebFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Telangana during March:

Saturday14-MarSecond Saturday
Saturday28-MarFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Telangana during April:

Thursday2-AprRam Navami
Sunday5-AprBabu Jagjivan Ram Jayanti
Friday10-AprGood Friday
Saturday11-AprSecond Saturday
Tuesday14-AprDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayant
Saturday25-AprFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Telangana during May:

Friday1-MayMay Day
Saturday09-MaySecond Saturday
Saturday23-MayFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Telangana during June:

Saturday13-JunSecond Saturday
Saturday27-JunFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Telangana during July:

Saturday11-JulSecond Saturday
Saturday25-JulFourth Saturday
Friday31-JulBakri Eid

Bank holidays in Telangana during August:

Saturday08-AugSecond Saturday
Saturday15-AugIndependence Day
Saturday22-AugGanesh Chaturthi

Bank holidays in Telangana during September:

Saturday12-SepSecond Saturday
Friday18-SepFirst day of Bathukamma
Saturday26-SepFourth Saturday

Bank holidays in Telangana during October:

Friday02-OctMahatma Gandhi Jayanti
Saturday10-OctSecond Saturday
Saturday24-OctFourth Saturday
Monday26-OctVijaya Dashami

Bank holidays in Telangana during November:

Saturday28-NovFourth Saturday
Monday30-NovGuru Nanak Jayanti/Karthika Purnima

Bank holidays in Telangana during December:

Saturday12-DecSecond Saturday
Saturday26-DecFourth Saturday

Check: Bank Holidays List 2020 in India

Note that the above bank holidays are for Telangana. The holidays are also applicable to Telangana’s popular cities mentioned below.

  • Hyderabad
  • Warangal
  • Nizamabad
  • Khammam
  • Karimnagar
  • Peddapalli
  • Mahabubnagar
  • Nalgonda
  • Adilabad
  • Suryapet

Check: India Public Holidays List 2020

Top Places to Visit in Telangana:

Here’s a list of popular tourist destinations in Telangana.

Mecca Masjid: The Mecca Masjid is a holy place of worship of Muslims in Hyderabad. The masjid is of historic significance as it was built during the Qutb Shahi Dynasty. The central arch of the mosque is built with bricks made from soil brought from Mecca. This mosque has a capacity of 20000 people.

Thousand Pillar Temple: The Thousand Pillar Temple is in Hanamkonda. This temple is known for its carvings and goes by the name, Rudreshwara Swamy Temple. It was constructed during the rule of the Kakatiya dynasty in the 12th century.

Golconda Fort: It is a massive fort known for its historical significance. It is just 11 kilometres from Hyderabad, which makes it extremely accessible. The Golconda Fort’s complex is huge and has an inclined pathway. You can also experience a sound and light show in the evening inside the fort.

Ramoji Film City: This is a must-visit site in Telangana if you love movies. The film city was built by the producer Ramoji Rao in 1996. You can get behind-the-scenes information about how films are made when you visit Ramoji Film City.

Hyderabad Zoo: The Hyderabad Zoo is well-maintained and ideal for a family trip. It is also known as Nehru Zoological Park. It features tigers, elephants, and different varieties of animals and birds. Visiting the zoo can be a good educational experience for children.

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