Check out the West Bengal bank holidays 2023 list. The state government has published an official list with details of bank holidays in West Bengal in 2023 under the Negotiable Instrument Act (NIA).
As a general rule, Sundays and every second and fourth Saturday are West Bengal/ Kolkata bank holidays. Also, April 1 is a bank holiday on account of the yearly account closing activity of banks.
The list of WB bank holidays for 2023 includes many major regional festivals like Durga Puja, Saraswati Puja, Kali Puja, Bengali New Year, etc. Festivals such as Id-Ul-Fitar and Christmas are also bank holidays in West Bengal.
Further, Gandhi Jayanti, Independence Day, Ambedkar Jayanti, Republic Day, May Day, and other days of national importance are also included in the West Bengal bank holidays 2023 li
Check out: West Bengal Public Holiday List 2023
West Bengal Bank Holidays List 2023
Given below is a complete West Bengal bank holidays 2023 list. The list is based on the official notification by the WB state government.
The list includes details of festivals, second Saturdays, and fourth Saturdays on which banks and banking institutions in WB will remain closed. Sundays and festivals that fall on Sundays are not included in it.
|Jan 12, 2023||Thursday||Birthday of Swami Vivekananda|
|Jan 14, 2023||Saturday||2nd Saturday|
|Jan 23, 2023||Monday||Netaji’s birthday|
|Jan 26, 2023||Thursday||Republic Day / Saraswati Puja (Sree Panchami)|
|Jan 28, 2023||Saturday||4th Saturday|
|Feb 11, 2023||Saturday||2nd Saturday|
|Feb 25, 2023||Saturday||4th Saturday|
|Mar 7, 2023||Tuesday||Doljatra|
|Mar 11, 2023||Saturday||2nd Saturday|
|Mar 25, 2023||Saturday||4th Saturday|
|April 04, 2023||Tuesday||Mahavir Jayanti|
|Apr 07, 2023||Friday||Good Friday|
|Apr 08, 2023||Saturday||2nd Saturday|
|April 14, 2023||Friday||Ambedkar Jayanti|
|April 15, 2023||Saturday||Bengali New Year’s Day (Nababarsha)|
|Apr 22, 2023||Saturday||4th Saturday|
|Apr 22, 2023||Saturday||Eid al-Fitr (Ramadan)|
|May 01, 2023||Monday||May Day / Labour day|
|May 05, 2023||Friday||Buddha Purnima|
|May 09, 2023||Tuesday||Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti|
|May 13, 2023||Saturday||2nd Saturday|
|May 27, 2023||Saturday||4th Saturday|
|Jun 10, 2023||Saturday||2nd Saturday|
|Jun 24, 2023||Saturday||4th Saturday|
|Jun 29, 2023||Thursday||Eid al-Zuha (Bakrid)|
|Jul 08, 2023||Saturday||2nd Saturday|
|Jul 22, 2023||Saturday||4th Saturday|
|Jul 29, 2023||Saturday||Muharram|
|Aug 12, 2023||Saturday||2nd Saturday|
|Aug 15, 2023||Tuesday||Independence Day|
|Aug 26, 2023||Saturday||4th Saturday|
|Sep 09, 2023||Saturday||2nd Saturday|
|Sep 23, 2023||Saturday||4th Saturday|
|Oct 02, 2023||Monday||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti|
|Oct 14, 2023||Saturday||Mahalaya / 2nd Saturday|
|Oct 21, 2023||Saturday||Durgapuja Saptami|
|Oct 23, 2023||Monday||Durgapuja Nabami|
|Oct 24, 2023||Tuesday||Durga Puja, Dasami|
|Oct 28, 2023||Saturday||Lakshmi Puja / 2nd Saturday|
|Nov 11, 2023||Saturday||2nd Saturday|
|Nov 15, 2023||Wednesday||Bhratri Dwitiya|
|Nov 25, 2023||Saturday||4th Saturday|
|Nov 27, 2023||Monday||Birth Day of Guru Nanak|
|Dec 09, 2023||Saturday||2nd Saturday|
|Dec 23, 2023||Saturday||4th Saturday|
|Dec 25, 2023||Monday||Christmas|
The government may modify this WB bank holidays 2023 list on some occasions or add new bank holidays. For instance, the dates of festivals like Eid al-Fitr (Ramadan) and Eid al-Zuha (Bakrid) are likely to change based on the sighting of the moon.
We will update this post accordingly. Please check the latest list before you plan a visit to the bank.
West Bengal Bank Holidays 2023 PDF Download
Click here to download the PDF version of the bank holidays in West Bengal 2023 list. It will help you plan your bank visits with ease.