Bank Holidays in Sikkim 2023, List of Bank Vacations in Sikkim

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In Sikkim, a bank holiday refers to a day when financial institutions such as banks and financial offices remain closed to the public. These holidays are typically observed on occasions of national, regional, or religious significance. On bank holidays in Sikkim 2023 banking operations, such as transactions, deposits, and withdrawals, are temporarily suspended, allowing employees and customers to observe and celebrate the occasion.

Bank Holidays in Sikkim 2023

There are total 26 bank holidays declared in Sikkim. These 26 bank holidays do not include Sunday and second/fourth Saturday. Holidays declared under Negotiable Instrument Act by Sikkim State Government are observed by all the banks in Sikkim.

Check the month wise Sikkim bank holidays calendar 2023 with holiday date and holiday name.

There are some holiday when all the bank across India remain closed for example 26th January (Republic Day), 15th August (Independence Day) and 2nd October (Gandhi Jayanti).

Select state from below state list to view holidays list as declared by respective states and notified by IBA / RBI. All most all the state governments consider bank holidays as "Public Holiday".

Find State Wise Bank Holiday

Banks in India remain closed on bank holiday. Banks are not allowed to process any public transaction on bank holiday. They are required to keep their offices closed for public transactions. However, some of the services offered by banks such as ATM transactions, IMPS Fund Transfer, etc. get processed even on bank holiday.

Find list of the bank holidays in Sikkim 2023 below, though dates may vary if any official change is announced. Also, all the private and public sector banks remain closed on 2nd Saturday and 4th Saturday of every month.

List of Bank Holidays in Sikkim 2023

January 26ThursdayRepublic Day
February 21TuesdayLosar
March 08WednesdayHoli/holi 2nd Day - Dhuleti
March 30ThursdayShree Ram Navami (chaite Dashain)
April 01SaturdayAnnual Closing Of Accounts Of Commercial And
co-operative Banks
April 07FridayGood Friday
April 14FridayDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti/tamil New
year's Day/vishu/biju
festival/cheiraoba/bohag Bihu
May 16TuesdayState Day
July 13ThursdayMuharram (tajiya)
July 21FridayMuharram (tajiya)
August 08TuesdayTendong Lho Rum Faat
August 15TuesdayIndependence Day
August 31ThursdayRaksha Bandhan/sree Narayana Guru
September 07ThursdayJanmashtami (shravan Vad-8)/sri Krishna
September 29FridayIndrajatra
October 02MondayMahatma Gandhi Jayanti
October 24TuesdayDussehra/dusshera (vijaya Dashmi)/durga Puja
October 25WednesdayDurga Puja (dasain)
October 26ThursdayDurga Puja (dasain)
October 27FridayDurga Puja (dasain)
November 13MondayGovardhan Pooja/laxmi Puja (deepawali)
November 14TuesdayDiwali (bali Pratipada)/deepavali/vikram
samvant New Year Day/laxmi Puja
November 15WednesdayBhaidooj/chitragupt Jayanti/laxmi Puja
December 13WednesdayLosoong/namsoong
December 14ThursdayLosoong/namsoong
December 25MondayChristmas

Note: 2nd Saturday and 4th Saturday of every month as public holiday for banks in India


Find upcoming bank holidays 2023 for other states in India as notified by RBI under negotiable instruments act for the year 2023.