Madhya Pradesh has 16 declared bank holidays. These 16 bank holidays do not include Sunday and second/fourth Saturday. Holidays declared under Negotiable Instrument Act by Madhya Pradesh State Government are observed by all the Banks in that state.
Below is the list of bank holidays in Madhya Pradesh for 2018.
|Date||Reason / Remarks|
|Friday, January 26, 2018||Republic Day|
|Wednesday, February 14, 2018||Mahashivratri|
|Friday, March 2, 2018||Holi (Second Day)/Dol Jatra/Chapchar Kut/Dhulandi|
|Thursday, March 29, 2018||Mahavir Jayanti|
|Friday, March 30, 2018||Good Friday|
|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)|
|Tuesday, October 2, 2018||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti|
|Friday, October 19, 2018||Durga Puja/Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi)/Kati Bihu|
|Wednesday, November 7, 2018||Diwali Amavasaya (Laxmi Pujan)|
|Wednesday, November 21, 2018||Eid Milad-un-Nabi\Eid-e- Milad (Prophet Mohhammad’s Birthday)/Barawafat|
|Tuesday, December 25, 2018||Christmas|
There are 51 districts of in Madhya Pradesh. The above listed Madhya Pradesh Bank Holidays 2018 are observed in all 51 districts of Madhya Pradesh.
About Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh is a state in central India with total population of 72,626,809 ranking at 5 in total population by state. Capital of Madhya Pradesh is Bhopal and the largest city is Indore, with Jabalpur, Gwalior and Ujjain are some of the other major cities. Its total area is 308,252 km2. MP has the largest reserves of diamond and copper in India and is very rich in minerals. The Adivasi population in Madhya Pradesh was 73.34 million, which is 21% of total population of the state by the census 2011. There were 46 recognized Scheduled Tribes and three of them have been identified as “Special Primitive Tribal Groups” in the State. The official language of the state is Hindi also Marathi is spoken by many people. Other languages are Telugu, Bhiloda, Gondi, Korku, Kalto and Nihali, all spoken by tribal groups. Symbol of state are –state animal Barasingha, state bird Indian Paradise Flycatcher, state tree Banyan tree, state fish Mahseer, state flower Madonna Lily.