Karnataka has 23 declared bank holidays. These 23 bank holidays do not include Sunday and second/fourth Saturday. Holidays declared under Negotiable Instrument Act by Karnataka State Government are observed by all the Banks in that state.
Below is the list of bank holidays in Karnataka 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 29, 2018||Mahavir Jayanti|
|Friday, March 30, 2018||Good Friday|
|Wednesday, April 18, 2018||Basava Jayanthi|
|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)|
|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|
|Monday, October 8, 2018||Mahalaya Amavasye|
|Thursday, October 18, 2018||Durga Puja/Ayudhapooja/Dussehra (Mahanavami/Vijaya Dashmi)|
|Friday, October 19, 2018||Durga Puja/Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi)/Kati Bihu|
|Wednesday, October 24, 2018||Lakshmi Puja/Maharshi Valmiki Jayanthi|
|Thursday, November 1, 2018||Kannada Rajyostsava/Kut|
|Tuesday, November 6, 2018||Kali Puja/Diwali/Naraka Chaturdashi|
|Thursday, November 8, 2018||Diwali (Balipratipada)/Goverdhan Puja/Vikram Samvant New Year Day|
|Wednesday, November 21, 2018||Eid Milad-un-Nabi\Eid-e- Milad (Prophet Mohhammad’s Birthday)/Barawafat|
|Monday, November 26, 2018||Kanakadasa Jayanthi|
|Tuesday, December 25, 2018||Christmas|
There are 30 districts of in Karnataka. The above listed Karnataka Bank Holidays 2018 are observed in all 30 districts of Karnataka.
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Karnataka is a state formed in on November 1956. Prior to that it was known as state of Mysore. According to the 2011 census of India, the total population of Karnataka was 61,095,297. Kannada is the official language of Karnataka and spoken as native language by about 66.26%. Apart from Kannada Urdu (10.54%), Telugu (7.03%), Tamil (3.57%), Marathi (3.6%), Tulu (3.0%), Hindi (2.56%), Konkani (1.46%), Malayalam (1.33%) and others. State symbol of the state are- animal Indian Elephant, Emblem Gandaberunda, Song bird Indian Roller, flower Lotus, tree Sandalwood.