Bank Holidays in Punjab in 2017 : As other offices have holidays similarly Banks in India also have a few holidays every year. From some time, apart from the usual holidays bank employees in India also get an off on 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month. So, in every month on 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday the bank is operational and on 2nd and 4th Saturdays the banks in India remain closed. In this Article we have listed all the Bank Holidays in Punjab State in 2017.
List of Bank Holidays in Punjab in 2017
According to the Circular of IBA / Government Notification the dates mentioned below will be observed as holidays in Banks in the Punjab State of India.
|Name of Festival||Date||Day|
|Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji||05-Jan-17||Thursday (गुरुवार )|
|Republic Day||26-Jan-17||Thursday (गुरुवार )|
|Guru Ravidas Birthday||10-Feb-17||Friday (शुक्रवार )|
|Holi||13-Mar-17||Monday (सोमवार )|
|Annual closing of Bank accounts||01-Apr-17||Saturday|
|Shree Ram Navmi||04-Apr-17||Tuesday (मंगलवार )|
|Matrydom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji||16-Jun-17||Friday (शुक्रवार )|
|Idu’l Fitr||26-Jun-17||Monday (सोमवार )|
|Independence Day||15-Aug-17||Tuesday (मंगलवार )|
|Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi)||30-Sep-17||Saturday (शनिवार )|
|Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday||02-Oct-17||Monday (सोमवार )|
|Maharshi Valmiki Birthday||05-Oct-17||Thursday (गुरुवार )|
|Diwali (Deepavali)||19-Oct-17||Thursday (गुरुवार )|
|Guru Nanak’s Birthday||04-Nov-17||Saturday (शनिवार )|
|Christmas Day||25-Dec-17||Monday (सोमवार )|
** The holidays are subject to the appearance of moon.
Important Note: The 2nd Saturday and 4th Saturday of every month are declared as a public holiday for banks in India. And the above list is applicable to all the banks in India.