Himachal Pradesh Bank Holidays 2018

Himachal Pradesh has 18  declared bank holidays. These 18 bank holidays do not include Sunday and second/fourth Saturday. Holidays declared under Negotiable Instrument Act by Himachal Pradesh State Government are observed by all the Banks in that state.

himachal pradesh bank holidays 2018

Below is the list of bank holidays in Himachal Pradesh for 2018.

Date Reason / Remarks
Friday, January 26, 2018 Republic Day
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Guru Ravidas’s Birthday
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Mahashivratri
Friday, March 2, 2018 Holi (Second Day)/Dol Jatra/Chapchar Kut/Dhulandi
Monday, April 2, 2018 Annual closing of Accounts of Commercial and Co-operative Banks
Monday, April 30, 2018 Buddha Pournima
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)
Friday, September 21, 2018 Moharram/Ashoora/Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
Friday, October 19, 2018 Durga Puja/Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi)/Kati Bihu
Saturday, October 27, 2018 Karva Chauth
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 Diwali Amavasaya (Laxmi Pujan)
Thursday, November 8, 2018 Diwali (Balipratipada)/Goverdhan Puja/Vikram Samvant New Year Day
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 12 districts of in Himachal Pradesh. The above listed Himachal Pradesh Bank Holidays 2018 are observed in all 12 districts of Himachal Pradesh.

1 Bilaspur
2 Chamba
3 Hamirpur
4 Kangra
5 Kinnaur
6 Kullu
7 Lahaul Spiti
8 Mandi
9 Shimla
10 Sirmaur
11 Solan
12 Una

About Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is a state of India covering a total land area of 55,673 km2 and having a population of 6,864,602 people, as of 2011 census. According to survey of CMS, Himachal Pradesh is the least corrupt state. Hindi is official language and 89.01% population speaks Hindi, 5.99%speaks Punjabi and remaining speaks other languages. State of Himachal have 12 districts, Shimla district have the largest urban population in state at 25%. Majority of population of Himachal is Hindu 95.17% followed by just 2.18% of Islamic population and Sikhism and Buddhism at 1.16% and rest in others. State symbol are- animal as Snow Leopard, bird Western Tragopan, flower Pink Rhododendron, tree Deodar Cedar.

Himachal Pradesh has top visited tourist destination in India. Hills covered in snow in all weathers and people wearing warm cloths in the May-June could be seen in Himachal. Tourist attractions in the state are hill stations and adventure sports spots. Rohtang Pass, Manali, Shimla, Spiti Valley, Mcleod Ganj, Kullu, Dalhousie, Chamba and many more stations are popular destination for holidays.