Today Bank Open or Not in Chandigarh

Many friends keep asking me the question "today bank open or not in Chandigarh"? For the convenience of our readers, we are giving a complete list of bank holidays in Chandigarh in 2018. Chandigarh is the capital of two states Punjab & Haryana, but is itself a Union Territory (U.T.). It has two satellite cities Mohali (Punjab) & Panchkula (Haryana) and these 3 cities collectively referred as Tricity or Chandigarh Tricity. The list of bank holidays in Chandigarh is different from the holidays in Punjab or Haryana. So the people living in or around Chandigarh always have the confusion about bank holidays.

Today Bank Holiday in Chandigarh

If you are a bank employee working in Chandigarh, you must be looking for the answer as 'YES, Today is Bank Holiday in Chandigarh'. Although you will get disappointed on many occassions, but if you are reading this page on 2nd March, then you must be happy to know that today is a holiday in banks in Chandigarh.
The next bank holiday in Chandigarh is on 2nd March 2018 (Friday), on the occassion of Holi, the festival of colours. Although its a Hindu festival, but people of all religions and age groups play Holi and throw colous especially gulal on each other.
All the public and private sector banks in Chandigarh will be closed on this day.
The list of holidays in govt offices of Chandigarh administration is different from the bank holidays list. To check the list of holidays in offices of Chandigarh administration, check the following page:
Chandigarh Administration Holidays 2018

Bank Holidays in Chandigarh 2018

The complete list of bank holidays in Chandigarh U.T. during the year 2018 is given below. It is important to note that bank holidays are not same throughout the country. The list is issued by the respective state governments according to the directions of Ministry of Finance, Government of India. According to the list issued by Chandigarh administration, there are 16 bank holidays in Chandigarh during the year 2018.
  1. 5th January (Friday)
    Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji
  2. 26th January (Friday)
    Republic Day
  3. 31st January (Wednesday)
    Birthday of Sri Guru Ravidas Ji
  4. 14th February (Wednesday)
    Maha Shivaratri
  5. 2nd March (Friday)
    Holi
  6. 29th March (Thursday)
    Mahavir Jayanti
  7. 30th March (Friday)
    Good Friday
  8. 1st April (Sunday)
    Annual Closing of Bank Accounts
  9. 15th August (Wednesday)
    Independence Day
  10. 22nd August (Wednesday)
    Eid-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)
  11. 3rd September (Monday)
    Janm Ashtami
  12. 2nd October (Tuesday)
    Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi
  13. 19 October (Friday)
    Dussehra
  14. 7th November (Wednesday)
    Diwali
  15. 23rd November (Friday)
    Parkash Gurpurb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
  16. 25th December (Tuesday)
    Christmas day

Other than these holidays banks will remain closed on all Sundays and also on 2nd/4th Saturdays of each month.