Bank Holidays in Uttar Pradesh 2023

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Oct 29, 2022, 9:44

There are several national and regional bank holidays in Uttar Pradesh this year, along with the second and fourth Saturday being off each month. Uttar Pradesh is a northern Indian state. With over 200 million people, it is India's most populous state and was founded after India became a republic in 1950. Knowing about bank holidays in Uttar Pradesh is a necessity for the people residing in this state as it can help them plan their bank visits accordingly.

In addition to the bank holidays in Uttar Pradesh, we have also provided details about the occasions here. Check out all the dates of bank holidays 2023 in Uttar Pradesh here.

Bank Holidays in Uttar Pradesh 2023

In 2023, there are many bank holidays in UP, including national holidays, gazetted holidays, religious holidays, and regional holidays. Gazetted holidays include Republic Day, Independence Day, and Gandhi Jayanti, and on all these days, there will be a fixed bank holiday in Uttar Pradesh. However, the same cannot be said for other types of holidays.

Besides gazetted holidays, every second and fourth Saturday of every month will be a fixed bank holiday in UP. For more details regarding holidays, check out the given information.

List of Bank Holidays 2023 Uttar Pradesh

Find a comprehensive list of the bank holiday in UP here. We have provided the date, day, and details of the holidays below:

Date & Day

Bank Holidays in Uttar Pradesh

14th January 2023, Saturday

Second Saturday Bank Holiday

26th January 2023, Thursday

Republic Day

28th January 2023, Saturday

Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday

05th February 2023, Sunday

Hajarat Ali's Birthday

11th February 2023, Saturday

Second Saturday Bank Holiday

18th February 2023, Saturday

Maha Shivaratri

25th February 2023, Saturday

Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday

07th March 2023, Tuesday

Holika Dahan

08th March 2023, Wednesday

Holi

11th March 2023, Saturday

Second Saturday Bank Holiday

25th March 2023, Saturday

Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday

30th March 2023, Thursday

Shri Ram Navami

01st April 2023 Saturday

Yearly Closing of Bank Accounts

04th April 2023, Tuesday

Mahavir Jayanti

07th April 2023, Friday

Good Friday

08th April 2023, Saturday

Second Saturday Bank Holiday

22nd April 2023, Saturday

Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday

22nd April 2023, Saturday

Eid al-Fitr

05th May 2023, Friday

Buddha Purnima

13th May 2023, Saturday

Second Saturday Bank Holiday

27th May 2023, Saturday

Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday

10th June 2023, Saturday

Second Saturday Bank Holiday

24th June 2023, Saturday

Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday

29th June 2023, Thursday

Eid al-Adha

08th July 2023, Saturday

Second Saturday Bank Holiday

22nd July 2023, Saturday

Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday

29th July 2023, Saturday

Muharram

12th August 2023, Saturday

Second Saturday Bank Holiday

15th August 2023, Tuesday

Independence Day

26th August 2023, Saturday

Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday

31st August 2023, Thursday

Raksha Bandhan

07th September 2023, Thursday

Krishna Janmashtami

09th September 2023, Saturday

Second Saturday Bank Holiday

23rd September 2023, Saturday

Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday

28th September 2023, Thursday

Eid-e-Milad

02nd October 2023, Monday

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

14th October 2023, Saturday

Second Saturday Bank Holiday

23rd October 2023, Monday

Maha Navami

24th October 2023, Tuesday

Dussehra

28th October 2023, Saturday

Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday

11th November 2023, Saturday

Second Saturday Bank Holiday

12th November 2023, Sunday

Deepawali

14th November 2023, Tuesday

Govardhan Puja

15th November 2023, Wednesday

Bhai Dooj

25th November 2023, Saturday

Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday

27th November 2023, Monday

Guru Nanak Jayanti

09th December 2023, Saturday

Second Saturday Bank Holiday

23rd December 2023, Saturday

Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday

25th December 2023, Monday

Christmas

Important Bank Holidays in UP 2023

Find the details about the important regional bank holidays in Uttar Pradesh here:

Hajarat Ali's Birthday (5th February)

Imam Ali's birthday is celebrated as one of the regional bank holidays in Uttar Pradesh. Among Shia Muslims, it is celebrated to honor the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad's son-in-law and the first Imam, Ali ibn Abu Talib.

Maha Shivaratri (18th February)

Maha Shivaratri (also known as Shivaratri) is a public bank holiday in UP. Lord Shiva's wedding day falls on this day. The day marks the end of winter (late February or early March) or the beginning of summer (late May or early June).

Holi (8th March)

Holi is a religious bank holiday in Uttar Pradesh. It is the festival of colors, and it is celebrated with much enthusiasm around the nation. This day will be celebrated on 8th March this year.

Dussehra (24th October)

The Hindu holiday of Dussehra (also known as Vijayadashami) is one of the most important bank holidays in Uttar Pradesh 2023. It is observed at the culmination of Navratri, the date of which varies from year to year.

Deepawali (12th November)

The festival of lights, Deepawali, is among the most important bank holidays in UP. At this festival, people decorate their houses with candles, diyas, and fresh flowers. They share sweets with their family and friends and pray for wealth and happiness to the gods.

Check State-wise Bank Holidays in 2022

FAQs on Bank Holidays in Uttar Pradesh

Q1. Are there any regional bank holidays in Uttar Pradesh in 2023?

Yes, there are many regional bank holidays in Uttar Pradesh in 2023. Hajarat Ali's birthday, Holika Dahan, Holi, Dussehra, Deepawali, etc. are some of the regional holidays that are celebrated with much excitement in Uttar Pradesh.

Q2. Is Maha Shivaratri a bank holiday in Uttar Pradesh?

Yes, there will be a bank holiday in Uttar Pradesh on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri. This year, Mahashivratri will be celebrated on 18th February. On this day, many public and private sector banks will remain closed.

Q3. Where can I get the list of bank holidays in Uttar Pradesh 2023?

You can find the detailed list of bank holidays in Uttar Pradesh for 2023 here. We have provided the date, day, and occasion on which the banks will remain closed in UP. Also, find the details about the most important festive occasions in UP.

Q4. Will there be a bank holiday in Uttar Pradesh on 1st Jan 2023?

Yes, there will be a bank holiday in Uttar Pradesh on 1st January 2023 as it is New Year's Day. However, since this is neither a gazetted holiday nor a national one, some private banks may choose to operate on this day.