Jharkhand Bank Holidays 2018

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.

jharkhand bank holidays 2018

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.

1 Bokaro
2 Chatra
3 Deoghar
4 Dhanbad
5 Dumka
6 East Singhbhum
7 Garhwa
8 Giridih
9 Godda
10 Gumla
11 Hazaribagh
12 Jamtara
13 Khunti
14 Koderma
15 Latehar
16 Lohardaga
17 Pakur
18 Palamu
19 Ramgarh
20 Ranchi
21 Sahebganj
22 Seraikela Kharsawan
23 Simdega
24 West Singhbhum

About 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.