Bank Holidays In West Bengal 2020: List Of West Bengal Holidays

West Bengal Bank Holiday 2020: Check this article to know about the bank holidays of West Bengal falling in the FY 2020. These include both government holidays and public holidays in the state. Besides these holidays banks will remain closed on 2nd & 4th Saturdays and all Sundays. These holidays are authenticated by RBI and are observed by every bank of West Bengal and its branches. During these holidays online transactions or money withdrawal from ATMs will function properly. 

Also read; Complete List of Bank Holidays in India

West Bengal Holiday List 2020:

Check out the list mentioned below to know about the dates and days of bank holidays in West Bengal. The below list is prepared as per the RBI official list of bank holidays 2020

Have a look at: List of RBI Bank Holidays 2020 

Bank Holidays In West Bengal 2020

Date

Holidays

Day

January 2020

23 January

Birthday of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

Thursday

26 January

Republic Day

Sunday

30 January

Saraswati Puja/Basant Panchami

Thursday

March 2020

9 March

Holi

Monday

April 2020

1 April

Bank Closing Day

Wednesday

10  April

Good Friday

Friday

14 April

Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti/ Bengali’s New Year Day/ Bohag Bihu

Tuesday

May 2020

1 May

May Day/Labour Day

Friday

7 May

Buddha Purnima

Thursday

8 May

Birthday of Rabindranath Tagore

Friday

25 May

Id-Ul-Fitr

Monday

August 2020

1 August

Bakrid

Saturday

15 August

Independence Day

Saturday

September 2020

17 September

Mahalaya Amavasya

Thursday

October 2020

2 October

Gandhi Jayanti

Friday

23 October

Durga Puja/Dusshera

Friday

24 October

Durga Puja/Dusshera

Saturday

26 October

Vijayadashami

Monday

30 October

Eid-e-Milad

Friday

November 2020

14 November

Diwali

Saturday

30 November

Guru Nanak Jayanti/Kartika Purnima

Monday

December 2020

25 December

Christmas Day

Friday

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Classification of above mentioned bank holidays

Holidays Under Negotiable Instruments Act: According to Holidays Under Negotiable Instruments Act 1881, if the day is a maturity day and it comes on the public holiday, then the preceding day will be counted as the due date. The dates 23 January, 26 January, 30 January, 9 March, 1 May, 7 May, 8 May, 17 September, 23 October, 24 October, 26 October, 14 November, 30 November are declared as holidays under the Negotiable Instrument Act 1881.     

Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act and Real-Time Gross Settlement Holiday: On these days, the service of RTGs is not applicable and the days falling under this act are 10 April, 14 April, 25 May, 1 August, 15 August, 2 October, 30 October, and 25 December. 

Bank Closing Day: Every year on 1st April, the banks remain closed officially and the day is declared as Annual Closing of Banks. 

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