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
|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):
- Andaman & Nicobar Island
- Arunachal Pradesh
- Andhra Pradesh
- Daman, Diu & Dadra, Nagar Haveli
- Himachal Pradesh
- Jammu & Kashmir
- Madhya Pradesh
- Tamil Nadu
- Uttar Pradesh
- West Bengal
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.