Jharkhand has 24 declared bank holidays. These 24 bank holidays do not include Sunday and second/fourth Saturday. Holidays declared under Negotiable Instrument Act by Jharkhand State Government are observed by all the Banks in that state.
Below is the list of bank holidays in Jharkhand for 2018.
|Date||Reason / Remarks|
|Friday, January 26, 2018||Republic Day|
|Wednesday, February 14, 2018||Mahashivratri|
|Thursday, March 1, 2018||Holika Dahan/Holi/Doljatra/(Jammu Province Only)|
|Friday, March 2, 2018||Holi (Second Day)/Dol Jatra/Chapchar Kut/Dhulandi|
|Tuesday, March 20, 2018||Sarhul|
|Thursday, March 29, 2018||Mahavir Jayanti|
|Friday, March 30, 2018||Good Friday|
|Saturday, April 14, 2018||Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar’s Birthday/Tamil New Year’s Day/Bohag Bihu/Cheiraoba/Baisakhi|
|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)|
|Thursday, September 20, 2018||Moharram/Karma Puja|
|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)|
|Friday, October 19, 2018||Durga Puja/Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi)/Kati Bihu|
|Wednesday, November 7, 2018||Diwali Amavasaya (Laxmi Pujan)|
|Tuesday, November 13, 2018||Chath (Evening Ardhya)|
|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 24 districts of in Jharkhand. The above listed Jharkhand Bank Holidays 2018 are observed in all 24 districts of Jharkhand.
Jharkhand is an Indian state which was part of Bihar until 15 November 2000. It has land area of 79,710 km2 and a population of 32,988,134 people. It accounts for more than 40% of the mineral resources of india. Hindi is the official language and a sub official language is Urdu. 57.56% of population speaks Hindi, 10.69% speaks Santali, 9.68% speaks Bengali, 8.63% speaks Urdu, 3.20% speaks kurukh and Mundari ho and odia speakers are around 3.5%.Hinduism is the majority religion in the state at 67.8%, followed by Islam at 14.5% and Christianity at 4.3%, other religions, primarily Sarnaism, constitute 12.8% of the population. State symbols are – animal Elephant, state bird Koel, state flower Palash and state tree is Sal.