There are plenty of Bank Holidays in Haryana in 2019. These are typical of most of the states in India, which would enjoy many bank and public holidays in 2019. You can do many things by enjoying the public holidays in Haryana.
|Date & Month||Day||Holiday|
|January 12||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|January 13||Sunday||Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti|
|January 26||Saturday||Republic Day|
|February 9||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|February 10||Sunday||Vasant Panchami|
|February 19||Tuesday||Guru Ravidas Jayanti|
|February 23||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|March 4||Monday||Maha Shivaratri|
|March 9||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|March 23||Saturday||S. Bhagat Singh's Martyrdom Day|
|April 13||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|April 17||Wednesday||Mahavir Jayanti|
|April 27||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|May 7||Tuesday||Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti|
|May 11||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|May 18||Saturday||Buddha Purnima|
|May 25||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|June 5||Wednesday||Idul Fitr|
|June 6||Thursday||Maharana Pratap Jayanti|
|June 8||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|June 17||Monday||Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti|
|June 22||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|July 13||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|July 27||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|August 10||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|August 12||Monday||Bakrid / Eid al Adha|
|August 15||Thursday||Independence Day|
|September 14||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|September 23||Monday||Shaheedi Diwas|
|September 28||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|October 2||Wednesday||Gandhi Jayanti|
|October 8||Tuesday||Vijaya Dashami|
|October 12||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|October 13||Sunday||Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti|
|October 26||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|October 28||Monday||Deepavali Holiday|
|November 1||Friday||Haryana Day|
|November 9||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|November 10||Sunday||Eid e Milad|
|November 12||Tuesday||Guru Nanak Jayanti|
|November 23||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
|December 14||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|December 25||Wednesday||Christmas Day|
|December 26||Thursday||Shaheed Udham Singh Jayanti|
|December 28||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
There are plenty of things to choose from, during the holiday time.
There are nearly 20 public holidays excluding second and fourth Saturdays in India.But not all public holiday is a holiday in Haryana in 2019. There are public holidays which will differ for every different time, excluding a few important holidays. Of all the public holidays there are three very important government holidays which are also called gazetted holidays. Those holidays are
Republic Day (26 January)
Independence Day (15 august)
Gandhi Jayanti (2 October)
These three holidays are the most important holidays in India on the occasion of these holidays all the banks, Government offices, schools, colleges, Educational Institutions and all other organizations will be closed on these three days of every year.
There are few religious festivals when all the bank's educational institutions and other companies will be closed. But few government offices, educational institutions, and businesses may work depending on their religious belief. Those festivals are:
Mahavir Jayanti - This year Mahavir Jayanti is on April 17. Every year this festival won't come on the same date. But it is a public holiday.
Good Friday - This year good Friday is on April 19. Every year this festival won't come on the same date But it will come on Friday every year.
Budha Purnima - This year Mahavir Jayanti is on May 18. Every year this festival won't come on the same date. But it is a public holiday.
Ramadan - This year Ramadan is on June 5. Every year this festival won't come on the same date. But it is a public holiday.
Bakrid - This year Bakrid is on August 12 Every year this festival won't come on the same date. But it is a public holiday.
Dussehra - This year Dussehra is during October. Every year this festival won't come on the same date. But it is a public holiday and bank holiday in Haryana.
Muharram - This year Muharram is on September 10. Every year this festival won't come on the same date. But it is a government holiday in Haryana.
Diwali - This year Diwali is on October 27. Every year this festival won't come on the same date. But it is a public holiday in Haryana.
Guru Nanak's Birthday - This year Guru Nanak's Birthday is on November 12. Every year this festival won't come on the same date. But it is a public holiday.
Christmas Day - 25 December. every year Christmas comes on the same day.
In 2019, Of 365 days bank will be closed for 93 days in Haryana including second and fourth Saturdays. This year there are 52 weeks in which there are 52 Saturdays and 53 Sundays.
Of the 52 Saturdays, there are 12 second Saturdays and 12 fourth Saturdays. Both second and fourth Saturdays are bank holidays in Haryana.
Excluding Second Saturday, Fourth Saturday and Sunday there are 16 public holidays in Haryana of which three are national holidays or gazetted holidays, Ten religious festival holidays and three are state holidays in Haryana.
As we have discussed the Ten religious holidays in Haryana and three gazetted holidays already. The remaining three bank holidays in Haryana are
1) Annual Closing of Bank Accounts
2) Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti
3) Maharishi Valmiki's Birthday
1) Annual Closing of Bank Accounts - This day is on April 1 which comes on Monday in 2019. This is not a public holiday in Haryana. This is not even a bank holiday. Banks will be working but no transaction can be done in the bank.
2) Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti - This day is on April 14 which comes on Friday this year. This is the state holiday in Haryana in few other states. This day is given a holiday in the memorial of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti.
3) Maharishi Valmiki's Birthday (October 13, Sunday) - This day is on October 13, this year which will be on Sunday. For this festival, there will be leave in few states such as Haryana Punjab. This day is given a holiday in the memorial of great writer Maharishi Valmiki's Birthday.
Generally, there will be four Saturdays in every month. In this, second and fourth Saturday is a bank holiday in Haryana. Some months may have five Saturdays which make it confusing that, it would be a bank holiday in Haryana or not.
No, it is not a bank holiday in Haryana, fifth Saturday is a bank working day.
Five Saturdays come in a month, only when the month starts on Thursday, Friday or Saturday excluding February if it is not a leap year. For Leap year, if the February month starts on Saturday then there will be 5 Saturdays.
For the month of January, March, May, July, August, October and December which have 31 days, if the month starts on Thursday, Friday or Saturday then these months will be having five Saturdays.
For the remaining months, April, June, September and November which are 30 days months, if the month starts on Friday or Saturday then the month will have five Saturdays.
Every working individual will be waiting for a long weekend in Faridabad for Bank Holidays. But it is confusing when it comes what to do and where to visit. Here are top 3 getaways during a long weekend in Faridabad. As we all know that this year there are a number of bank holidays in Faridabad is coming on Mondays and Fridays. Here are the top 3 getaway options for Bank Holidays in Haryana:
3. Jim Corbett National Park
1. Agra - This is one of the best destination to visit during public holidays in Faridabad. Agra which is situated on the river bank of Yamuna. This is a perfect place for history and architecture lovers. Most attractive place in Agra is Taj Mahal which is one of 7 wonders. The distance between Faridabad and Agra is just 150 kms. So it is one of the best options to visit during national holidays in Faridabad.
2. Nainital - During government holidays in Faridabad Nainital is also a great option to visit especially for nature lovers. Nainital is well known as “Lake District of India”. The distance between Nainital and Faridabad is 295 km. Nainital got its name due to the Naina Devi temple which is one of the important religious temples in India which is among 51 shakti peetas.This is also a great option to consider during public holidays in Faridabad.
3. Jim Corbett National Park - Jim Corbett National Park which is nearly 250 km's away from Faridabad is one best getaway options during bank holidays in Faridabad. Jim Corbett National Park is first tiger reserve under the Project Tiger in India. Not only tigers there are also other animals such as Elephants, Leopards, Boars, Deer, Himalayan Palm Civets, Jungle Cats, Fishing Cats, Indian Gray Mongoose, Blacked-naped hare, Porcupines, Langur, Monkey, and etc.
Not only these there are many more getaway options of which these are some getaway options during long weekend bank holidays in Faridabad and Haryana.
On a bank holiday in Haryana, most of us will be confused about what to do on that day. It will be a pretty good idea to read a novel on that day. Few writers wrote award-winning novels, and Preeti Singh is one of them.
Preethi Singh is one of the best and award-winning writers in India. She is basically from Chandigarh. On a bank holiday in Haryana read a novel written by her. She was nominated for the Commonwealth Booker's Prize in the year 2012, and she has also got an Award as the Best Debut Crime Fiction Novel of the year 2012. She got Swayamsiddha Award as self-made women who have been self-achievers in their respective fields. In the India Book Of Records, A novel written by her named Crossroads has made its place. That was the First Indian Fiction novel having real-life personalities as characters. A crime thriller Flirting With Fate was the first novel written by Preeti Singh for which she got a lot of recognition and awards for it. Crossroads is the second novel written by Preeti Singh, and this novel is an attempt to show the touching aspect of women undergoing domestic abuse and pain.
Most of us things that the best way to spend a bank holiday in Haryana is by going for a trip. We can enjoy a bank holiday in Haryana at home as well. Here there are few suggestions to enjoy a holiday at home which you may find useful.
Cooking a Meal - A Holiday is a perfect opportunity to learn cooking or cook new dishes. You can invite your friends to join you in the kitchen to help or to hang out with you. You can give them a small treat by preparing some variety of dishes. Some recipes available online which you can use to cook some good and delicious foods.
Watch a Movie - You can plan to watch a movie. You can bring some good DVD and plan to watch the film with your family, or you can invite your friends to your home and plan with them. Not only bringing DVD now can watch online as well. So you will be having a wide range of options.
Do some activity - Try to do plan some activity like if there is some work to be done at home like some furniture or plumbing work. If it is possible for you to do it. Plan to do it on a bank holiday in Haryana
There are many options to consider during a bank holiday in Haryana. Reserve Bank of India and National Payments Corporation of India has launched many services in Banking and made almost all the banking services easy for us. The jointly launched UPI service has made banking easy. Not only UPI we can use IMPS as well during a bank holiday in Haryana. These two services work 24/7 and 365 days in a year. There are few charges for these services, and the method of these two services is as follows.
UPI (Unified Payments Interface) - To use this we need a smartphone with an internet connection and this service can be only used the mobile which has the mobile number registered with the bank. For UPI there specifically apps which are using UPI services only and method of using UPI is, to do this method we will need details from the receiver such as account number and IFSC Code of the account related bank. By keying in the details and amount we can send money or In UPI, there is another option of sending that is by using the VPA (Virtual Payment Address). If the receiver has VPA all you need is enter VPA, Fill in the amount how much you want to send and click on send.
IMPS - This service is a little old service when compared to the UPI service. This service is similar to UPI service that is by entering the account number and IFSC Code of the account related bank we can send money. The VPA option is not available in this service. So, use these services, during a bank holiday in Haryana to send and receive money.