Bank Holidays in West Bengal 2023, List of Bank Vacations in West Bengal

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In West Bengal, 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 West Bengal 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 West Bengal 2023

There are total 24 bank holidays declared in West Bengal. These 24 bank holidays do not include Sunday and second/fourth Saturday. Holidays declared under Negotiable Instrument Act by West Bengal State Government are observed by all the banks in West Bengal.

Check the month wise West Bengal 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".

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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 West Bengal 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 West Bengal 2023

January 12ThursdayBirthday Of Swami Vivekananda
January 23MondayNetaji's Birthday
January 26ThursdayRepublic Day
March 07TuesdayHoli/holi (second Day)/holika
dahan/dhulandi/dol Jatra
April 01SaturdayAnnual Closing Of Accounts Of Commercial And
co-operative Banks
April 04TuesdayMahavir Jayanti
April 07FridayGood Friday
April 14FridayDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti/tamil New
year's Day/vishu/biju
festival/cheiraoba/bohag Bihu
April 15SaturdayVishu/bohag Bihu/himachal Day/bengali New
year?s Day (nababarsha)
May 01MondayMaharashtra Day/may Day
May 05FridayBuddha Purnima
May 09TuesdayBirthday Of Rabindranath Tagore
June 29ThursdayBakri Eid (eid-ul-adha)
July 29SaturdayMuharram (tajiya)
August 15TuesdayIndependence Day
October 02MondayMahatma Gandhi Jayanti
October 14SaturdayMahalaya
October 21SaturdayDurga Puja
October 23MondayDusshera (mahanavami)/ayudha Pooja/durga Puja
October 24TuesdayDussehra/dusshera (vijaya Dashmi)/durga Puja
October 28SaturdayLakshmi Puja
November 15WednesdayBhaidooj/chitragupt Jayanti/laxmi Puja
November 27MondayGuru Nanak Jayanti/karthika Purnima
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.