March has a total of 31 days, but the banks are planning for the bank to be closed for about 13 of them! Yes, you read that right. There are about 13 national/regional holidays in the month of March.
However, in this list is included the weekly-offs as well. Which are these days on which the banks will be closed in the month of March? Let’s find out!
Major Indian Festivals To Be In March 2020
March this year has a lot of the most popular Indian festivals, such as Gudhi Padwa (Hindu New Year), which is also known as Ugadi. This festival is almost always in April, but this time, things are different.
We, of course, cannot forget the one festival that India is quite popular for in the world – Holi, the festival of colours! Yes, Holi will be in the month of March this year, and hence calls for another holiday for the banks.
Other than that, there is the Chapchar Kut, Dhulivandan, Sarhul, and some other auspicious days lined up in the month of March as well.
With so holidays and the month being March, the most important month of the year for bankers and accounts, we hope your work has been set in order ahead of the holidays.
To make things easier, here is a list of all the holidays upcoming in March 2020, including the weekly-offs and the holidays.
Complete List of Holidays In March 2020
Weekly Offs (Saturdays and Sundays)
01 March 2020 — Weekly off (Sunday)
08 March 2020 — Weekly off (Sunday)
10 March 2020 — Holi (Tuesday)
14 March 2020 — Second Saturday
15 March 2020 — Weekly off (Sunday)
22 March 2020 — Weekly off (Sunday)
28 March 2020 — Fourth Saturday
29 March 2020 — Weekly off (Sunday)
Holidays For Festivals
06 March 2020 — Chapchar Kut (Friday)
09 March 2020 — Holika/ Doljatra/ Holi/ Birthday of Md Hazarat Ali (Monday)
11 March 2020 — Holi (Wednesday)
25 March 2020 — Gudhi Padwa/ Ugadi/ 1st Navratra (Wednesday)
27 March 2020 — Sarhul (Friday)