Gujarat Public Holidays for Bank in 2020 as per NI ACT

As per GS/30/2019/PHD/102019/1111/GH:- In Pursuance of the explanation to section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, (XXVI of 1881), read with the Notification of the Government of India, Ministry Of Home Affairs No.39/1/68-Judl.III dated the 8th may, 1968, the Government of Gujarat in consultation with Reserve Bank Of India, Ahmadabad is pleased to declare the following days to public holidays for banks in Gujarat during the year 2020.

SI.No Name of the Bank Holiday Date Week Saka Era
1 Makar Sankranti 14th January, 2020 Tuesday 24, Paush, 1941
2 Maha Shivaratri 21st February, 2020 Friday 02, Phalgun, 1941
3 Holi 2nd Day-Dhuleti 10th March, 2020 Tuesday 20, Phalgun, 1941
4 Shree Ram Navami 02nd April, 2020 Thursday 13, Chaitra, 1942
5 Mahavir Janam Kalyanak 06th April, 2020 Monday 17, Chaitra, 1942
6 Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar’s Birthday 14th April, 2020 Tuesday 25, Chaitra, 1942
7 Ramzan Eid (Eid-Ui-Fitra)
(1st Shawaal) (Muslim, Shiya & Sunni)
25th May, 2020 Monday 04, Jyeshta, 1942
8 Bakri-Id (Eid-al-Adha) 01st August, 2020 Saturday 10, Shravan, 1942
9 Rakshabandhan 03rd August, 2020 Monday 12, Shravan, 1942
10 Janmashtami (ShravanVad-8) 12th August, 2020 Wednesday 21, Shravan, 1942
11 Independence Day 15th August, 2020 Saturday 24, Shravan, 1942
12 Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi 02nd October, 2020 Friday 10, Ashwin, 1942
13 Eid-e-Miladunnabi (Prophet Mohammd”s Birthday) (bara vafat) 30th October, 2020 Friday 08, Kartik, 1942
14 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Birthday 31st October, 2020 Saturday 09, Kartik, 1942
15 (1) Vikram Samvat New Year Day
(2) Bhai Bij
16th November, 2020 Monday 25, Kartik, 1942
16 Christmas 25th December, 2020 Friday 04, Paush, 1942

The following days have not been notified as holiday for banks as they fall on 2nd and 4th Saturdays and Sundays.

SI.No Holiday Name Date Week Saka Era
1 Republic Day 26th January, 2020 Sunday 06, Magh, 1941
2 Bhagvan Shree Parshuram Jayanti 25th April, 2020 4th Saturday 05, Vaishakh, 1942
3 Parsi New year Day- Paleti
(Parsi Shahenshahi)
16th August, 2020 Sunday 25, Shravan, 1942
4 Samvatsari (Chaturti Paksha) 22nd August, 2020 4th Saturday 31, Shravan, 1942
5 Muharram (Ashoora) 30th August, 2020 Sunday 08, Bhadrapad, 1942
6 Dusshera (Vijaya Dashmi) 25th October, 2020 Sunday 03, Kartik, 1942
7 Diwali 14th November, 2020 2nd Saturday 23, Kartik, 1942

The Government of Gujarat is also prepared to declare Wednesday, the 1st april, 2020 /12 chaitra, 1942 to be Public Holiday for Banks, Pay & Accounts Office, Treasury / Sub-Treasury Offices only in the State of Gujarat to enable them to close yearly accounts.

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