Bank Holidays 2013: List of Bank Holidays India 2013

Bank Holidays 2013. List of Bank Holidays 2013 in India. Bank Holidays in India 2013. State Wise Lists of Bank Holidays or Public Holidays in 2013.

Bank Holidays in 2013 as notified by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) Transactions. The list of Bank Holidays (RBI) 2013 prepared by the Department of Payments & Settlement Systems, Central Office, RBI.

RTGS Bank Holidays – 2013

Sr. No. Date Day Occasion
1 January 26, 2013 Saturday Republic Day
2 March 29, 2013 Friday Good Friday
3 April 1, 2013 Monday Annual Closing of Banks
4 July 1, 2013 Monday Annual Closing of RBI
5 August 9, 2013 Friday Ramjan Id (Id-Ul-Fitar) (Shaval-1)
6 August 15, 2013 Thursday Independence Day
7 September 30, 2013 Monday Half Yearly Closing of Banks
8 October 02, 2013 Wednesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
9 October 16, 2013 Wednesday Id-Uz-Zoha
10 November 14, 2013 Thursday Mohurram
11 December 25, 2013 Wednesday Christmas

Source: RBI circular for RTGS Holidys

State holidays declared by Central/State Governments/ Union Territory and notified by the Indian Banks’ Association(IBA) under Negotiable Instruments Act for the year 2013 for different states in India. These holidays are also known as ‘Gazetted Holidays’ under NI Act. The list of State-wise bank holidays given below.

State-wise Bank Holidays India 2013 (under Negotiable Instruments Act):

Most of the State governments consider the holidays declared for Banks under Negotiable Instruments Act to be “Public Holidays”.

Indian Banks Association (IBA) has notified that ‘Public Holiday’ declared by Central/State Governments/ Union Territory, includes ‘Sundays’ as indicated under the explanation to Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act. Branches of banks working on Sundays observe their weekly-off on any other day of the week as decided by the Bank and notified to members of staff and public.  Therefore, all Sundays will be working days for Sunday working branches, except those Sundays declared as holidays by the Central/ State Government/ Union Territory for a specified festival/occasion in a particular year, under the Negotiable Instruments Act.

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  1. In a country of 80% Hindus not even single Hindu festival is holiday but mus/chrstina festivals are.. I guess psuedo secularism has come little too far

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