Bank Holidays In Sikkim 2020: List Of Sikkim Bank Holidays

Sikkim Bank Holidays 2020: As per the RBI official bank holiday list, we have created a compiled holiday list for Sikkim state for the year 2020. This article is specially for the state of Sikkim which include both government and public holidays. As per RBI, the banks shall remain closed on every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month. RBI has full authority to make changes to the list of bank holidays.

Also checkList of RBI Bank Holidays 2020 

List of Bank Holidays in Sikkim

Check the compiled list of bank holidays in Sikkim 2020 given below;

Bank Holidays in Sikkim 2020
Date Holiday Day
January 2020
1 January New Year’s Day Wednesday
26 January Republic Day Sunday
February 2020
24 February Losar Monday
March 2020
10 March Holi/Dhuleti Tuesday
April 2020
1 April Annual bank closing Wednesday
10 April Good Friday Friday
14 April Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti/ Bengali New Year’s Day/Tamil  New Year’s Day/Bohag Bihu/Vishu Tuesday
May 2020
25 May Ramzan Id (Id-Ul-Fitr) Monday
June 2020
5 June Saga Dawa Friday
July 2020
13 July Bhanu Jayanti Monday
24 July Drukpa Tshechi Friday
August 2020
15 August Independence Day Saturday
21 August Teej Friday
31 August Indrajatra/Thiruvonam Monday
September 2020
2 September Pang-Lhabsol/Sree Narayana Guru Jayant Wednesday
October 2020
2 October Gandhi Jayanti Friday
26 October Durga Puja (Vijayadashami) Monday
27 October Durga Puja Tuesday
28 October Durga Puja Wednesday
29 October Durga Puja/Milad-i-Sherif Thursday
November 2020
16 November Diwali/Laxmi Puja/Bhaidooj Monday
17 November Laxmi Puja/Deepawali Tuesday
18 November Laxmi Puja/Deepawali Wednesday
December 2020
17 December Losoong/Namsoong Thursday
18 December Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham/ Losoong/Namsoong Friday
25 December Christmas Friday

Do check; Complete List of Bank Holidays in India

Classification of Bank Holidays

Holidays under Negotiable Instrument Act: As per RBI, the holidays on 1 January, 26 January, 24 February, 10 March, 5 June, 13 July, 24 July, 21 August, 31 August, 2 September, 26-29 October, 16-18 November, 17-18 December comes under the Negotiable Instrument Act 1881 and any maturity that comes any of these holidays will be shifted to the next day.

Holidays under Negotiable Instrument Act and Real-Time Gross Settlement Holiday: RBI has listed 10 April, 14 April, 25 May, 15 August, 2 October, and 25 December under this classification. On these days any RTGs are not applicable throughout the country in any of the bank or their branches.

Annual Bank Closing Day: As declared by RBI, 1st April of every year has been decided as the annual bank closing day and the bank does not open in this day.

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