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Bank Holidays in Gujarat 2018

Gujarat is one of the top industrialised states in the country. India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi was born in the state of Gujarat. Over the years the state has seen rapid industrial development, due to pro-friendly investor measures. Check the list of Bank holidays in Gujarat including the popular national holidays, as well as the state govt holidays that are so typical to Gujarat.

  • January - 2018

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      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
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      Republic Day
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      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
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  • February - 2018

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      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
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      Maha Shivratri
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      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
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  • March - 2018

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      Holi 2nd Day
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      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
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      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
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  • April - 2018

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    • 14
      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
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      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
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  • May - 2018

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      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
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      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
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  • June - 2018

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      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
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      Eid al-Fitr
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      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
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  • July - 2018

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      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
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      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
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  • August - 2018

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      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
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      Independence Day
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      Parsi New Year
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      Eid-al-Adha
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      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
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  • September - 2018

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      Janmashtami
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      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
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      Samvatsari
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      Muharram
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      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
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  • October - 2018

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      Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday
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      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
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      Dusshera
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      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
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  • November - 2018

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      Diwali
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      Vikram Samvat New Year Day
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      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
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      Eid-e-Milad
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      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
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  • December - 2018

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      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
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      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
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      Christmas
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List of Bank Holidays in Gujarat

Date & Month Day Holiday
January 13 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
January 26 Friday Republic Day
January 27 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
February 10 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
February 13 Tuesday Maha Shivratri
February 24 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
March 2 Friday Holi 2nd Day
March 10 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
March 24 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
April 14 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
April 28 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
May 12 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
May 26 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
June 9 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
June 16 Saturday Eid al-Fitr
June 23 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
July 14 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
July 28 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
August 11 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
August 15 Wednesday Independence Day
August 17 Friday Parsi New Year
August 22 Wednesday Eid-al-Adha
August 25 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
September 3 Monday Janmashtami
September 8 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
September 13 Thursday Samvatsari
September 21 Friday Muharram
September 22 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
October 2 Tuesday Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday
October 13 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
October 18 Thursday Dusshera
October 27 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
November 7 Wednesday Diwali
November 8 Thursday Vikram Samvat New Year Day
November 10 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
November 21 Wednesday Eid-e-Milad
November 24 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
December 8 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
December 22 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
December 25 Tuesday Christmas
Note: The 2'nd Saturday and 4'th Saturday of every month as public holiday for banks in India.

About Gujarat

The Tata group operates its automobile plant at Sanand in Gujarat and also Reliance has the largest grassroots refinery at Jamnagar in Gujarat. Besides this, the state has a number of LNG terminals and very popular ports. Gujarati is the largest spoken language in the state. The entire state today enjoys electricity, including the far-flung villages. Gujarat also has a unique and healthy cuisine.

The capital of Gujarat is Gandhinagar. Baroda, Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot are some of the popular cities in Gujarat state. It is mostly vegetarian and comprises of roti as well as rice. The food can be sweet as well as delightfully tasty at times. Dairy farming is also popular in Gujarat. In fact, the state is the largest producer of milk in the country.

Famous places which you should visit during a bank holiday in Gujarat?

Gujarat, is a state where our Prime Minister Narendra Modi was born. It is the place where the father of our nation Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and many great leaders were born. The state stands in the 6th place regarding the largest geographical area. It is one of the most popular tourist regions in India. Currently, Amitabh Bacchan is the brand Ambassador for Gujarat tourism. There are many things which you can explore in Gujarat when you have a bank holiday.

One can explore naturopathy in Gujarat. You can plan to visit during a government holiday in Gujarat. There are naturopathy healing centers in Gujarat, and they are

Navjivan Nature Cure Centre - This healing center is in Kutch. Here treatment is done in naturopathic remedies and M.K. Gandhi's ideas of “nature cure”. This nature cure center is of 40 hectares. Here they do treat to detoxify and balance the body, treat the disease, and improve general health. Here a lot tourist comes to practice and appreciates the “art of healthy living”.

Rejou - This place is a Healing Spa and Naturopathy Center. This place is Vadodara and spread over thirteen thousand square feet. Here a lot of tourist during a public holiday in Gujarat visits to take effective body therapies and to practice yoga.

These places will be a crowded during the public holidays in Gujarat. But a must place to visit in Gujarat.

How to register or update mobile number during a bank holiday in Gujarat?

Registering your mobile number with the bank account is very important because of this we can avail a lot of services from the bank. The very important service we will be getting is SMS alerts. SMS alerts give us a track on our account. If there is any transaction such as deposit or draw. We will get an SMS alert to our registered mobile number instantly with a Transaction Identification Number. If some unallowed transaction or anything happens this number will help in tracking the details.

Even if you are doing any online transactions or a payment it will ask for a One Time Password, which you should enter to make the payment. You will be receiving this OTP number from the bank to your registered mobile number, so it is very important to update mobile number.

In few cases where one will lose the registered mobile number SIM card or changes for any reason, it is very Important to update your number. As you will be getting a lot of valuable information from the bank which you may miss in case if you do not update your mobile number. So to update your mobile number you can use internet banking or visit nearest ATM and update your mobile number during a bank holiday in Gujarat.

Spend time with a book on a bank holiday in Gujarat?

If you like to read books then spending time with a book will be a great option during a bank holiday in Gujarat. There are many authors or writers from Gujarat. Kaajal Oza Vaidya is one of them. You can go for books written by her. She has written more than Fifty-six books which include novels, essays, and articles. Before becoming a writer, she was a journalist and worked with few top newspapers and Magazines. She hosts a radio show named Kajal My FM in Ahmedabad.

She debuted as a writer in 2005 and started writing books. She wrote good short stories which become famous and those are Heartbreak Pachhini Savar, Kaajal Oza Vaidya Ni Vartao, Sambandh to Aakash. She wrote some essays and articles as well in Gujarati such as Mari Mummy Mara Pappa, Sangath Ekbijano, Marji Ekbijani, Shraddha Ekbijani, Satya Ekbijanu, Sukh Ekbijanu, Samjan Ek Bijani, Saath Ek Bijano and much more. You can spend a bank holiday in Gujarat reading these books. She wrote story and dialogues for three Gujarati telefilms as well. Spending time by reading books written by such authors will inspire you and also helps you become knowledgeable.

Using small transactions on mobile wallet for Bank Holidays In Gujarat?

We do small transactions every day for buying groceries and other stuff. After the demonetization, most of the small business are using electronic wallets such as Paytm, Mobikwik, etc. So it is better, helpful and useful if we are using electronic wallets. Some of the most useful things are:

1) By using the mobile wallet, you don't need to draw money from banks in cash. If there is any bank holiday in Gujarat, it will not matter as we have the option to do payments through an electronic wallet.

2) One of the big issues we face during buying groceries or while doing other small shoppings is for paying exact tender. By using a mobile wallet, we can pay the exact tender.

3) Paying through mobile wallet is a very easy method of payment that can be used when you have a bank holiday in Gujarat. As by using these wallets, we do not need to carry any cash. Even adding money to the wallet is also simple and secure.

4) The best thing about wallet is we can add money and can do payments using the Wallet. Even if it is a bank holiday in Gujarat, not only small payments we can do other payments such as the gas bill, electricity bill, DTH Recharge, etc. using electronic wallets.

Bank holiday on International Kite Festival in Gujarat

Every year on 14th of January International Kite Festival is celebrated in Gujarat. This day is a bank holiday in Gujarat. This festival is also called as the Uttarayan or Makar Sankranti in Gujarat. This festival is celebrated by the people to celebrate the end of winter. On this day the blue skies in Gujarat are filled with colorful kites. People from all over the world visit Gujarat to witness this day. The people of Gujarat and different parts of the world assemble here to show their talents in kite- making.

Here are few reasons which may make you feel to visit Gujarat on 14th Jan this time. There are lot of festivals in your area on which you may have seen people flying kites. But in Gujarat on that day which is bank holiday sky will be fully covered with kites. It almost looks like you are standing in a tent. The other beautiful thing is designs of kites, To make their kite look unique people who participate come up with fabulous designs. The competition is also a thing to see as there will be experts in fly kites will which will be great entertainment for you. Tukkals is also the thing you must not miss seeing. Tukkals means illuminated box which will be released int the sky at a time which is a great view to see.

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