There are more than 10 days in December when banks will remain closed, according to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). However, these holidays may vary in different states and will also depend on the festivals being observed in specific states or notification of specific occasions in those states. Holidays declared by the central government are applicable to all public and private sector banks. However, regional holidays are decided by the respective state governments.
Banks will not operate on the second and the fourth Saturday of the month of December and all of them will be closed on Sundays as usual.
Here is the list of bank holidays in the month of December:
December 1 – Elections to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation 1
December 3 – Kanakadasa Jayanthi/Feast of St Francis Xavier
December 12- The 145th death anniversary of Garo tribe leader Pa-Togan Nengminza Sangma
December 17 – Losoong/Namsoong in Sikkim
December 18 – Death anniversary of Khasi poet U SoSo Tham/Losoong/Namsoong
December 19 – Goa Liberation Day
December 24 – Christmas
December 25- Christmas
December 26- Christmas festival
December 30 – Death anniversary of U Kiang Nangbah, a freedom fighter from Meghalaya
December 31 – Year’s Eve