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Bank holidays in Maharashtra 2024

Maharashtra, located on the western coast of India, is the third largest state in the country by land area. It was established in 1960 and declared Marathi as its official language, although Hindi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Bhojpuri are also widely spoken.

Bank holidays Maharashtra 2024

Mumbai, the capital city of Maharashtra, serves as both the state capital and the financial capital of India. Maharashtra is known for its diverse culture, beautiful landscapes, and is a popular destination for bank holidays. In addition to its cultural heritage, Maharashtra contributes significantly to India’s GDP and is home to many successful companies and industrialists. It is not surprising that Mumbai City, as the capital, holds the prestigious title of being India’s financial capital.

In the state of Maharashtra, there is a significant number of bank holidays, totaling 46 in all. These holidays are observed throughout the year, excluding Sundays, and even include the second and fourth Saturdays. While some of these holidays, such as Independence Day, Republic Day, Gandhi Jayanti, and Ambedkar Jayanti, are declared as national holidays by the central government, Maharashtra also has its own set of holidays that are specific to the state. These additional holidays are meant to provide an opportunity for the locals to celebrate and honor important historical and cultural occasions. Among the notable bank holidays in Maharashtra are Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti, Eid, Gudi Padwa, Mahavir Jayanti, and Maharashtra Day.

List of bank holidays in Maharashtra 2024

Date & Month Day Holiday
January 13 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
January 26 Friday Republic Day
January 27 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
February 10 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
February 19 Monday Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti
February 24 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
March 8 Friday Maha Shivaratri
March 9 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
March 23 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
March 25 Monday Holi
March 29 Friday Good Friday
April 9 Tuesday Gudi Padwa
April 10 Wednesday Idul Fitr
April 11 Thursday Idul Fitr
April 13 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
April 14 Sunday Dr Ambedkar Jayanti
April 17 Wednesday Ram Navami
April 21 Sunday Mahavir Jayanti
April 27 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
May 1 Wednesday Maharashtra Day
May 11 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
May 23 Thursday Buddha Purnima
May 25 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
June 8 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
June 17 Monday Bakrid/Eid al Adha
June 22 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
July 13 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
July 17 Wednesday Muharram
July 27 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
August 10 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
August 15 Thursday Independence Day
August 24 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
September 7 Saturday Ganesh Chaturthi
September 14 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
September 16 Monday Eid e Milad
September 28 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
October 2  Wednesday Gandhi Jayanti
October 12 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
October 13 Sunday Vijaya Dashami
October 26 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
November 1 Friday Diwali
November 2 Saturday Deepavali Holiday
November 9 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
November 15 Friday Guru Nanak Jayanti
November 23 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
December 14 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day
December 28 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday

 

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