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West Bengal Bank Holidays 2023 – The Complete List

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.

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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.

DATEDAYHOLIDAY
Jan 12, 2023ThursdayBirthday of Swami Vivekananda
Jan 14, 2023Saturday2nd Saturday
Jan 23, 2023MondayNetaji’s birthday
Jan 26, 2023ThursdayRepublic Day / Saraswati Puja (Sree Panchami)
Jan 28, 2023Saturday4th Saturday
Feb 11, 2023Saturday2nd Saturday
Feb 25, 2023Saturday4th Saturday
Mar 7, 2023TuesdayDoljatra
Mar 11, 2023Saturday2nd Saturday
Mar 25, 2023Saturday4th Saturday
April 04, 2023TuesdayMahavir Jayanti
Apr 07, 2023FridayGood Friday
Apr 08, 2023Saturday2nd Saturday
April 14, 2023Friday Ambedkar Jayanti
April 15, 2023SaturdayBengali New Year’s Day (Nababarsha)
Apr 22, 2023Saturday4th Saturday
Apr 22, 2023SaturdayEid al-Fitr (Ramadan)
May 01, 2023MondayMay Day / Labour day
May 05, 2023FridayBuddha Purnima
May 09, 2023TuesdayRabindranath Tagore Jayanti
May 13, 2023Saturday2nd Saturday
May 27, 2023Saturday4th Saturday
Jun 10, 2023Saturday2nd Saturday
Jun 24, 2023Saturday4th Saturday
Jun 29, 2023ThursdayEid al-Zuha (Bakrid)
Jul 08, 2023Saturday2nd Saturday
Jul 22, 2023Saturday4th Saturday
Jul 29, 2023SaturdayMuharram
Aug 12, 2023Saturday2nd Saturday
Aug 15, 2023TuesdayIndependence Day
Aug 26, 2023Saturday4th Saturday
Sep 09, 2023Saturday2nd Saturday
Sep 23, 2023Saturday4th Saturday
Oct 02, 2023MondayMahatma Gandhi Jayanti
Oct 14, 2023SaturdayMahalaya / 2nd Saturday
Oct 21, 2023SaturdayDurgapuja Saptami
Oct 23, 2023MondayDurgapuja Nabami
Oct 24, 2023TuesdayDurga Puja, Dasami
Oct 28, 2023SaturdayLakshmi Puja / 2nd Saturday
Nov 11, 2023Saturday2nd Saturday
Nov 15, 2023Wednesday Bhratri Dwitiya
Nov 25, 2023Saturday4th Saturday
Nov 27, 2023MondayBirth Day of Guru Nanak
Dec 09, 2023Saturday2nd Saturday
Dec 23, 2023Saturday4th Saturday
Dec 25, 2023MondayChristmas

Source: WB Finance Department, Notification 4331-F(P2)

Special Note:

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.

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