Andhra Pradesh has 22 declared bank holidays. These 22 bank holidays do not include Sunday and second/fourth Saturday. Holidays declared under Negotiable Instrument Act by Andhra Pradesh State Government are observed by all the Banks in that state.
Below is the list of bank holidays in Andhra Pradesh for 2018.
|Date||Reason / Remarks|
|Monday, January 15, 2018||Makar Sankranti/Pongal/Thiruvalluvar Day/Uttarayana Punyakala Sankranti Festival|
|Friday, January 26, 2018||Republic Day|
|Tuesday, February 13, 2018||Mahashivratri|
|Thursday, March 1, 2018||Holika Dahan/Holi/Doljatra/(Jammu Province Only)|
|Monday, March 26, 2018||Shri Rama Navami|
|Friday, March 30, 2018||Good Friday|
|Thursday, April 5, 2018||Babu Jagjivan Ram’s Birthday|
|Saturday, April 14, 2018||Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar’s Birthday/Tamil New Year’s Day/Bohag Bihu/Cheiraoba/Baisakhi|
|Tuesday, May 1, 2018||Maharashtra Din/May Day|
|Saturday, June 16, 2018||Ramzan Id (Id-ul-Fitr)/Maharana Pratap Jayanti|
|Wednesday, August 15, 2018||Independence Day|
|Wednesday, August 22, 2018||Bakri Id (Id-ul-Zuha)|
|Monday, September 3, 2018||Krishna Jayanthi/Janmashtmi (Shravan Vad-8)|
|Thursday, September 13, 2018||Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayakar Chathurthi/Samvantsari (Chaturthi Paksha)/Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata|
|Friday, September 21, 2018||Moharram/Ashoora/Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day|
|Tuesday, October 2, 2018||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti|
|Wednesday, October 17, 2018||Durga Puja (Mahastami)|
|Thursday, October 18, 2018||Durga Puja/Ayudhapooja/Dussehra (Mahanavami/Vijaya Dashmi)|
|Wednesday, November 7, 2018||Diwali Amavasaya (Laxmi Pujan)|
|Wednesday, November 21, 2018||Eid Milad-un-Nabi\Eid-e- Milad (Prophet Mohhammad’s Birthday)/Barawafat|
|Friday, November 23, 2018||Guru Nanak Jayanti/Kartika Purnima/Seng Kut Snem/Friday following Eid-I-Milad-ul-Nabi|
|Tuesday, December 25, 2018||Christmas|
There are 13 districts in Andhra Pradesh. The above listed Andhra Pradesh Bank Holidays 2018 are observed in all 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh.
About Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh is eighth largest state in India covering 162,970 km2 area. According to the 2011 census of India, it is tenth most populous state inhabited by 49,386,799 people. The state has 974 km of coastline with jurisdiction over nearly 15,000 km2 of territorial waters the second longest coastline among the states of India after Gujarat. Andhra Pradesh consists of two major regions – Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema. Two regions have 13 districts, with 9 in Coastal Andhra and 4 in Rayalaseema.
Andhra Pradesh attracts lot of tourists making it a third most visited state in India. The Tirumalai Venkateshwara temple in Tirupati district is most visited religious sites hosts around 18.2 million visitors per year. Other pilgrimage centre includes Srikalahasteeswara temple in Srikalahasthi and Mallikarjuna Jyotrlinga at Srisailam while the state natural attraction is beaches of Vishakhapatnam, hill stations such as the Araku Valley and Horsley Hills, and the island of Konaseema in the Godavari River delta. States symbol of Andhra Pradesh include Maa Telugu Thalliki as their state song. Blackbuck as animal, Rose Ringed Parakeet as bird, Jasmine flower Neem tree are as some of the state symbols of Andhra Pradesh.