PNB 2024 Holiday List: Plan Your Year

PNB 2024 Holiday List: Plan Your Year

INTRODUCTION

Banks in India are generally closed on all public or national holidays as well as on several festivals. They are also closed on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month.

In a diverse and culturally rich country like India, the calendar year is marked not only by the changing seasons but also by a plethora of festivals, celebrations, and public holidays. For the average Indian, these holidays offer moments of respite from the daily grind and opportunities to come together with family and friends, observe religious rituals, and to commemorate historical events.

Among the many banks serving the nation, Punjab National Bank (PNB) plays a significant role in facilitating financial transactions for its customers. To ensure smooth banking operations and to allow its employees and customers to partake in these celebrations, PNB carefully observes and acknowledges the various public holidays that dot the Indian calendar.

The year 2024 is no exception, as it brings with it a diverse tapestry of holidays that reflect the multi-religious and multicultural landscape of India. This comprehensive guide serves as a valuable resource for PNB customers and anyone interested in knowing when the bank's branches across the country will be closed.

Whether you're planning your financial transactions, a family trip, or simply curious about the cultural tapestry of India, this guide will provide you with insights into the holidays that shape the rhythm of life in the nation.

A Year of Celebrations and Observations

As we embark on this journey through the PNB holidays in India for 2024, it's important to acknowledge the rich tapestry of cultures and faiths that make up the nation. India is known for its unity in diversity, and this diversity is reflected in its holidays. From the celebration of major religious festivals to the observance of regional and state-specific occasions, each holiday carries its significance and traditions. PNB recognizes the importance of these holidays and takes them into account when scheduling its operations.

PNB Bank Holidays in India

Our guide will take you through each month of the year, detailing the specific holidays that are observed in various states and regions of India. From national holidays like Republic Day and Independence Day to religious festivals like Diwali and Eid, this guide will help you understand when PNB branches will be closed. Additionally, it will provide insights into the cultural and historical significance of these holidays, offering a deeper understanding of India's rich heritage.

Planning Your Financial Transactions

One of the practical aspects of knowing bank holidays is to plan your financial transactions accordingly. Whether it's depositing a cheque, transferring funds, or visiting the bank for any other purpose, it's essential to be aware of the days when PNB branches will remain closed. This guide will help you plan your banking activities, ensuring that you can manage your finances seamlessly throughout the year.

Exploring India's Cultural Diversity

Beyond the practical aspects of banking, this guide also serves as a window into India's cultural diversity. Each holiday is an opportunity to delve into the customs, traditions, and celebrations that define different regions of the country. As you read about festivals like Pongal in Tamil Nadu, Bihu in Assam, and Navratri in Gujarat, you'll gain a deeper appreciation for the rich tapestry of Indian culture.

In a nation where tradition and modernity coexist, where centuries-old customs are seamlessly integrated into contemporary life, understanding the significance of holidays is not just a matter of practicality but a celebration of the nation's soul.

PNB recognizes this and ensures that its operations align with the rhythms of Indian life. As we journey through the months of 2024, exploring the diverse holidays that mark the calendar, we invite you to join us in celebrating India's rich heritage and the role of Punjab National Bank in supporting the aspirations of millions of Indians across the country. Welcome to "Punjab National Bank (PNB) Holidays in India 2024: A Comprehensive Guide."

PNB Bank Holidays in January 2024

  • 1 January 2024, Sunday: New Year’s Day (Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram, Rajasthan, Puducherry, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana)

  • 2 January 2024, Monday: New Year Holiday (Mizoram)

  • 4 January 2024, Wednesday: Odisha Day (Odisha)

  • 5 January 2024, Thursday: Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti (Chandigarh and Haryana)

  • 11 January 2024, Wednesday: Missionary Day (Mizoram)

  • 12 January 2024, Thursday: Swami Vivekananda Jayanti (West Bengal)

  • 13 January 2024, Friday: Boghi (Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, Maharashtra)

  • 14 January 2024, Saturday: Makar Sankranti (Karnataka, Gujarat, Telangana, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu)

  • 15 January 2024, Sunday: Magh Bihu (Assam)

  • 15 January 2024, Sunday: Surya Pongal (Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry)

  • 15 January 2024, Sunday: Thiruvalluvar Day (Tamil Nadu)

  • 16 January 2024, Monday: Mattu Pongal (Tamil Nadu)

  • 16 January 2024, Monday: Uzhavar Thirunal (Tamil Nadu, Puducherry)

  • 17 January 2024, Tuesday: Kaanum Pongal (Tamil Nadu)

  • 22 January 2024, Sunday: Sonam Losar (Sikkim)

  • 23 January 2024, Monday: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti (Tripura, Odisha, West Bengal)

  • 25 January 2024, Wednesday: State Day (Himachal Pradesh)

  • 26 January 2024, Thursday: Republic Day (National)

  • 26 January 2024, Thursday: Vasant Panchami (Odisha, Haryana, Tripura, West Bengal)

  • 31 January 2024, Tuesday: Me-Dum-Me-Phi (Assam)

PNB Bank Holidays in February 2024

  • 2 February 2024, Wednesday: Sonam Losar (Sikkim)

  • 5 February 2024, Sunday: Hazrat Ali Jayanti (Uttar Pradesh)

  • 18 February 2024, Saturday: Maha Shivratri (National except for Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Assam, Lakshadweep, Goa, Manipur, Meghalaya, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Puducherry, Nagaland, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, and West Bengal)

  • 20 February 2024, Monday: State Day (Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh)

  • 21 February 2024, Tuesday: Losar (Sikkim)

PNB Bank Holidays in March 2024

  • 18 March 2024, Friday: Holi (Delhi)

  • 18 March 2024, Friday: Doljatra (West Bengal)

  • 22 March 2024, Wednesday: Bihar Day (Bihar)

  • 22 March 2024, Wednesday: Gudi Padwa (Maharashtra, Daman and Diu)

  • 22 March 2024, Wednesday: Ugadi (Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, Goa, Karnataka, Telangana, Rajasthan)

  • 23 March 2024, Thursday: S. Bhagat Singh’s Martyrdom Day (Haryana)

  • 24 March 2024, Friday: Sarhul (Jharkhand)

  • 30 March 2024, Thursday: Ram Navami (Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Daman and Diu, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Odisha, Rajasthan, Telangana, Sikkim, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand)

PNB Bank Holidays in April 2024

  • 2 April 2024, Saturday: Telegu New Year (Tamil Nadu)

  • 4 April 2024, Tuesday: Mahavir Jayanti (Chandigarh, Delhi, Daman and Diu, Gujarat, DN, Haryana, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Lakshadweep, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu)

  • 5 April 2024, Wednesday: Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanti (Telangana and Andhra Pradesh)

  • 7 April 2024, Friday: Good Friday (National except for Jharkhand and Haryana)

  • 8 April 2024, Saturday: Easter Saturday (Nagaland)

  • 9 April 2024, Sunday: Easter Sunday (Nagaland and Kerala)

  • 14 April 2024, Friday: Bohag Bihu (Assam)

  • 14 April 2024, Friday: Vaisakh (Punjab and Jharkhand)

  • 14 April 2024, Friday: Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti (Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Gujarat, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Odisha, Sikkim, Rajasthan, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and West Bengal)

  • 14 April 2024, Friday: Tamil New Year (Tamil Nadu)

  • 14 April 2024, Friday: Maha Vishuba Sankranti (Odisha)

  • 14 April 2024, Friday: Cheiraoba (Manipur)

  • 15 April 2024, Saturday: Vishu (Kerala)

  • 15 April 2024, Saturday: Bengali New Year (West Bengal and Tripura)

  • 15 April 2024, Saturday: Himachal Day (Himachal Pradesh)

  • 17 April 2024, Monday: Patriots Day (Manipur)

  • 21 April 2024, Friday: Garia Puja (Tripura)

  • 22 April 2024, Saturday: Idul Fitr (National Holiday)

  • 23 April 2024, Sunday: Basava Jayanti (Karnataka)

  • 29 April 2024, Friday: Jumat-ul-Wida (Jharkhand)

PNB Bank Holidays in May 2024

  • 1 May 2024, Monday: Maharashtra Day (Maharashtra)

  • 1 May 2024, Tuesday: Guru Ravidas Jayanti (Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Punjab)

  • 5 May 2024, Friday: Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore (Tripura and West Bengal)

  • 7 May 2024, Sunday: Buddha Purnima (Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Puducherry, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal)

  • 8 May 2024, Monday: Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore (Tripura)

  • 11 May 2024, Thursday: Hazrat Imam Ali’s Birthday (Uttar Pradesh)

  • 16 May 2024, Tuesday: State Day (Sikkim)

  • 17 May 2024, Wednesday: Buddha Purnima (Haryana)

  • 18 May 2024, Thursday: Buddha Purnima (Delhi)

  • 29 May 2024, Monday: Buddha Purnima (Jammu and Kashmir)

PNB Bank Holidays in June 2024

  • 5 June 2024, Monday: Ganga Dussehra (Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and West Bengal)

  • 15 June 2024, Thursday: YMA Day (Mizoram)

  • 16 June 2024, Friday: Guru Arjan Dev Ji’s Martyrdom Day (Punjab)

  • 26 June 2024, Monday: U Tirot Singh Day (Meghalaya)

  • 29 June 2024, Thursday: Jumat-ul-Vida (Jammu and Kashmir)

PNB Bank Holidays in July 2024

  • 6 July 2024, Thursday: Statehood Day (Chhattisgarh)

  • 9 July 2024, Sunday: Bakrid (National)

  • 13 July 2024, Thursday: Ker Puja (Tripura)

  • 16 July 2024, Sunday: U Tirot Singh Day (Meghalaya)

  • 20 July 2024, Thursday: Idul Adha (Jammu and Kashmir)

  • 21 July 2024, Friday: Kharchi Puja (Tripura)

  • 27 July 2024, Thursday: Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji (Punjab)

PNB Bank Holidays in August 2024

  • 1 August 2024, Tuesday: Karkkadaka Vavu (Kerala)

  • 7 August 2024, Monday: Nag Panchami (Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal)

  • 10 August 2024, Thursday: Ker Puja (Tripura)

  • 15 August 2024, Tuesday: Independence Day (National)

  • 16 August 2024, Wednesday: De Jure Transfer Day (Puducherry)

  • 16 August 2024, Wednesday: Parsi New Year (Gujarat, Maharashtra)

  • 19 August 2024, Saturday: Hartalika Teej (Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand)

  • 25 August 2024, Friday: Janmashtami (Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand)

  • 29 August 2024, Tuesday: Radhastami (Haryana and Uttar Pradesh)

PNB Bank Holidays in September 2024

  • 2 September 2024, Saturday: Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti (Kerala)

  • 6 September 2024, Wednesday: Nuakhai (Odisha)

  • 13 September 2024, Wednesday: Ganesh Chaturthi (Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Puducherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand)

  • 14 September 2024, Thursday: Muharram (National)

  • 16 September 2024, Saturday: Vaman Jayanti (Odisha)

  • 21 September 2024, Thursday: Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti (Haryana)

  • 28 September 2024, Thursday: Kali Puja (Tripura and West Bengal)

  • 30 September 2024, Saturday: Mahalaya Amavasye (West Bengal)

PNB Bank Holidays in October 2024

  • 1 October 2024, Sunday: Chhat Puja (Bihar)

  • 2 October 2024, Monday: Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti (National)

  • 2 October 2024, Monday: Ashura (Jammu and Kashmir)

  • 4 October 2024, Wednesday: Puja and Balidan (Odisha)

  • 4 October 2024, Wednesday: Puja (West Bengal)

  • 4 October 2024, Wednesday: Eid e-Milad-un Nabi (Jammu and Kashmir)

  • 5 October 2024, Thursday: Lakshmi Puja (Odisha)

  • 5 October 2024, Thursday: Lakshmi Puja (Tripura)

  • 6 October 2024, Friday: Ayudha Puja (Tamil Nadu)

  • 6 October 2024, Friday: Saptami (Odisha)

  • 6 October 2024, Friday: Durgastami (Odisha)

  • 7 October 2024, Saturday: Maha Navami (Odisha)

  • 7 October 2024, Saturday: Vijaya Dashami (Odisha)

  • 7 October 2024, Saturday: Vijaya Dashami (Tripura and West Bengal)

  • 7 October 2024, Saturday: Dussehra (National except for Assam, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bihar, Chandigarh, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Maharashtra, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Puducherry, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, and Uttarakhand)

  • 8 October 2024, Sunday: Mahanavami (Kerala)

  • 9 October 2024, Monday: Bathukamma (Telangana)

  • 16 October 2024, Monday: Guru Ramdas Ji’s Birthday (Punjab)

  • 19 October 2024, Thursday: Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti (Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Puducherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana, and Uttarakhand)

  • 20 October 2024, Friday: Id-e-Milad (National)

  • 23 October 2024, Monday: Karaka Chaturthi (Karnataka)

  • 25 October 2024, Wednesday: Deepavali (Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Puducherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand)

  • 27 October 2024, Friday: Narak Chaturdashi (Karnataka)

  • 28 October 2024, Saturday: Vikram Samvat New Year (Gujarat)

  • 29 October 2024, Sunday: Bhagini Nivedita’s Birthday (Bihar)

  • 29 October 2024, Sunday: Bhai Dooj (National except for Assam, Bihar, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal)

  • 29 October 2024, Sunday: Ningol Chakouba (Manipur)

  • 30 October 2024, Monday: Kali Puja (Tripura)

  • 30 October 2024, Monday: Deepavali (Karnataka)

  • 31 October 2024, Tuesday: Wangala Festival (Meghalaya)

PNB Bank Holidays in November 2024

  • 1 November 2024, Wednesday: Kanakadasa Jayanti (Karnataka)

  • 2 November 2024, Thursday: Ningol Chakouba (Manipur)

  • 3 November 2024, Friday: Chatt Puja (Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh)

  • 4 November 2024, Saturday: Chatt Puja (Jharkhand)

  • 4 November 2024, Saturday: Guru Nanak Jayanti (National except for Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, and Tripura)

  • 4 November 2024, Saturday: Day After Diwali (West Bengal)

  • 6 November 2024, Monday: Bhai Bij (Gujarat)

  • 6 November 2024, Monday: Karthika Purnima (Odisha)

  • 7 November 2024, Tuesday: Karthika Purnima (Odisha)

  • 11 November 2024, Saturday: Karthika Purnima (Telangana)

  • 12 November 2024, Sunday: Karthika Purnima (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)

  • 14 November 2024, Tuesday: Karthika Purnima (Puducherry)

  • 17 November 2024, Friday: Guru Nanak Jayanti (Delhi)

  • 19 November 2024, Sunday: Lhabab Duechen (Sikkim)

  • 25 November 2024, Saturday: Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day (Punjab)

  • 26 November 2024, Sunday: State Day (Jammu and Kashmir)

  • 27 November 2024, Monday: Martyrdom Day of Guru Teg Bahadur Ji (Punjab)

PNB Bank Holidays in December 2024

  • 1 December 2024, Friday: Indigenous Faith Day (Arunachal Pradesh)

  • 2 December 2024, Saturday: First Sowing Day (Manipur)

  • 3 December 2024, Sunday: World Disabled Day (West Bengal)

  • 12 December 2024, Tuesday: Pa Togan Nengminza Sangma (Meghalaya)

  • 16 December 2024, Saturday: Friday Following Eid-i-Milad-un Nabi (Jammu and Kashmir)

  • 19 December 2024, Tuesday: Shaheed Udham Singh’s Birthday (Punjab)

  • 21 December 2024, Thursday: Liberation Day (Goa)

  • 22 December 2024, Friday: Friday Before Christmas Day (West Bengal)

  • 23 December 2024, Saturday: Christmas Eve (Nagaland)

  • 24 December 2024, Sunday: Christmas (National)

  • 25 December 2024, Monday: Christmas Holiday (Mizoram)

  • 25 December 2024, Monday: Christmas Day (Nagaland)

Please note that the above list includes both public holidays and 2nd and 4th Saturday holidays for Punjab National Bank in 2024. Additionally, some holidays may vary by state, so it's advisable to confirm with your specific branch if you have any doubts.

Conclusion:

As we conclude our comprehensive guide to Punjab National Bank (PNB) holidays in India for the year 2024, we reflect on the rich tapestry of cultural, religious, and historical celebrations that shape the nation's calendar. This guide has provided a detailed and insightful journey through each month, unraveling the diverse holidays that punctuate the lives of millions of Indians and impact the operations of Punjab National Bank.

Embracing Diversity: A Cultural Kaleidoscope

India, often referred to as the world's largest democracy, is also a testament to unity in diversity. This diversity extends to its holidays, which encompass a wide range of customs, traditions, and beliefs. From the vibrant colors of Holi to the solemnity of Mahatma Gandhi's birthday, from the lights of Diwali to the prayers of Eid, each holiday carries its unique charm and significance. PNB understands the importance of these celebrations and ensures that its services align with the cultural rhythms of the nation.

Practical Insights for Banking

For PNB customers and individuals managing their financial affairs, this guide serves as a practical tool for planning their banking transactions. Knowing when the bank's branches will be closed allows for efficient financial management. Whether it's making deposits, transferring funds, or conducting other banking activities, this guide empowers individuals to make informed decisions about their financial needs throughout the year.

Cultural and Historical Significance

Beyond the practicalities of banking, each holiday has a cultural and historical significance that enriches our understanding of India. As we've explored various festivals and observances, we've delved into the stories, legends, and rituals that have been passed down through generations. It's through these celebrations that we connect with India's past and present, bridging the gap between tradition and modernity.

Acknowledging Regional Diversity

India's diversity is not limited to its religious and cultural tapestry but extends to its geographic regions. Each state and union territory has its own set of holidays, some of which are celebrated with great fervor locally. PNB acknowledges this regional diversity and ensures that its services cater to the specific needs of different regions. Whether it's the celebration of Bihu in Assam or Pongal in Tamil Nadu, PNB's commitment to inclusivity shines through.

Celebrating National Unity

While India revels in its diversity, it also celebrates moments of national unity. Holidays like Republic Day and Independence Day serve as reminders of the collective struggle for freedom and the values enshrined in the Indian Constitution. PNB proudly joins the nation in honoring these days, recognizing the importance of unity in upholding India's democratic principles.

PNB: More Than a Bank

Throughout this guide, we've seen how Punjab National Bank goes beyond its role as a financial institution. It actively participates in the cultural and social fabric of India. By respecting and observing the nation's holidays, PNB demonstrates its commitment to serving the needs of its customers and supporting the communities it serves.

A Journey of Appreciation

As we've journeyed through the months of 2024, exploring the diverse holidays that shape the nation, we've gained a deeper appreciation for India's rich heritage. We've marveled at the kaleidoscope of traditions, tasted the flavors of regional cuisine, and witnessed the beauty of age-old rituals. Through it all, PNB has stood as a reliable partner, ensuring that its services are accessible when needed the most.

In Conclusion

In a world that often emphasizes speed and efficiency, it's heartening to see how PNB takes the time to acknowledge and respect the cultural and historical tapestry of India. It's a testament to the bank's commitment to its customers and its role in the nation's growth story. As we bid farewell to this guide, we invite you to carry forward the spirit of celebration and appreciation, not only for the holidays but for the diverse and dynamic nation of India. Punjab National Bank continues to be a pillar of support in the financial journeys of millions, standing as a symbol of trust and unity in the tapestry of India's celebrations. Thank you for joining us on this journey through "Punjab National Bank (PNB) Holidays in India 2024: A Comprehensive Guide."

INTRODUCTION

Banks in India are generally closed on all public or national holidays as well as on several festivals. They are also closed on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month.

In a diverse and culturally rich country like India, the calendar year is marked not only by the changing seasons but also by a plethora of festivals, celebrations, and public holidays. For the average Indian, these holidays offer moments of respite from the daily grind and opportunities to come together with family and friends, observe religious rituals, and to commemorate historical events.

Among the many banks serving the nation, Punjab National Bank (PNB) plays a significant role in facilitating financial transactions for its customers. To ensure smooth banking operations and to allow its employees and customers to partake in these celebrations, PNB carefully observes and acknowledges the various public holidays that dot the Indian calendar.

The year 2024 is no exception, as it brings with it a diverse tapestry of holidays that reflect the multi-religious and multicultural landscape of India. This comprehensive guide serves as a valuable resource for PNB customers and anyone interested in knowing when the bank's branches across the country will be closed.

Whether you're planning your financial transactions, a family trip, or simply curious about the cultural tapestry of India, this guide will provide you with insights into the holidays that shape the rhythm of life in the nation.

A Year of Celebrations and Observations

As we embark on this journey through the PNB holidays in India for 2024, it's important to acknowledge the rich tapestry of cultures and faiths that make up the nation. India is known for its unity in diversity, and this diversity is reflected in its holidays. From the celebration of major religious festivals to the observance of regional and state-specific occasions, each holiday carries its significance and traditions. PNB recognizes the importance of these holidays and takes them into account when scheduling its operations.

PNB Bank Holidays in India

Our guide will take you through each month of the year, detailing the specific holidays that are observed in various states and regions of India. From national holidays like Republic Day and Independence Day to religious festivals like Diwali and Eid, this guide will help you understand when PNB branches will be closed. Additionally, it will provide insights into the cultural and historical significance of these holidays, offering a deeper understanding of India's rich heritage.

Planning Your Financial Transactions

One of the practical aspects of knowing bank holidays is to plan your financial transactions accordingly. Whether it's depositing a cheque, transferring funds, or visiting the bank for any other purpose, it's essential to be aware of the days when PNB branches will remain closed. This guide will help you plan your banking activities, ensuring that you can manage your finances seamlessly throughout the year.

Exploring India's Cultural Diversity

Beyond the practical aspects of banking, this guide also serves as a window into India's cultural diversity. Each holiday is an opportunity to delve into the customs, traditions, and celebrations that define different regions of the country. As you read about festivals like Pongal in Tamil Nadu, Bihu in Assam, and Navratri in Gujarat, you'll gain a deeper appreciation for the rich tapestry of Indian culture.

In a nation where tradition and modernity coexist, where centuries-old customs are seamlessly integrated into contemporary life, understanding the significance of holidays is not just a matter of practicality but a celebration of the nation's soul.

PNB recognizes this and ensures that its operations align with the rhythms of Indian life. As we journey through the months of 2024, exploring the diverse holidays that mark the calendar, we invite you to join us in celebrating India's rich heritage and the role of Punjab National Bank in supporting the aspirations of millions of Indians across the country. Welcome to "Punjab National Bank (PNB) Holidays in India 2024: A Comprehensive Guide."

PNB Bank Holidays in January 2024

  • 1 January 2024, Sunday: New Year’s Day (Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram, Rajasthan, Puducherry, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana)

  • 2 January 2024, Monday: New Year Holiday (Mizoram)

  • 4 January 2024, Wednesday: Odisha Day (Odisha)

  • 5 January 2024, Thursday: Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti (Chandigarh and Haryana)

  • 11 January 2024, Wednesday: Missionary Day (Mizoram)

  • 12 January 2024, Thursday: Swami Vivekananda Jayanti (West Bengal)

  • 13 January 2024, Friday: Boghi (Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, Maharashtra)

  • 14 January 2024, Saturday: Makar Sankranti (Karnataka, Gujarat, Telangana, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu)

  • 15 January 2024, Sunday: Magh Bihu (Assam)

  • 15 January 2024, Sunday: Surya Pongal (Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry)

  • 15 January 2024, Sunday: Thiruvalluvar Day (Tamil Nadu)

  • 16 January 2024, Monday: Mattu Pongal (Tamil Nadu)

  • 16 January 2024, Monday: Uzhavar Thirunal (Tamil Nadu, Puducherry)

  • 17 January 2024, Tuesday: Kaanum Pongal (Tamil Nadu)

  • 22 January 2024, Sunday: Sonam Losar (Sikkim)

  • 23 January 2024, Monday: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti (Tripura, Odisha, West Bengal)

  • 25 January 2024, Wednesday: State Day (Himachal Pradesh)

  • 26 January 2024, Thursday: Republic Day (National)

  • 26 January 2024, Thursday: Vasant Panchami (Odisha, Haryana, Tripura, West Bengal)

  • 31 January 2024, Tuesday: Me-Dum-Me-Phi (Assam)

PNB Bank Holidays in February 2024

  • 2 February 2024, Wednesday: Sonam Losar (Sikkim)

  • 5 February 2024, Sunday: Hazrat Ali Jayanti (Uttar Pradesh)

  • 18 February 2024, Saturday: Maha Shivratri (National except for Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Assam, Lakshadweep, Goa, Manipur, Meghalaya, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Puducherry, Nagaland, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, and West Bengal)

  • 20 February 2024, Monday: State Day (Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh)

  • 21 February 2024, Tuesday: Losar (Sikkim)

PNB Bank Holidays in March 2024

  • 18 March 2024, Friday: Holi (Delhi)

  • 18 March 2024, Friday: Doljatra (West Bengal)

  • 22 March 2024, Wednesday: Bihar Day (Bihar)

  • 22 March 2024, Wednesday: Gudi Padwa (Maharashtra, Daman and Diu)

  • 22 March 2024, Wednesday: Ugadi (Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, Goa, Karnataka, Telangana, Rajasthan)

  • 23 March 2024, Thursday: S. Bhagat Singh’s Martyrdom Day (Haryana)

  • 24 March 2024, Friday: Sarhul (Jharkhand)

  • 30 March 2024, Thursday: Ram Navami (Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Daman and Diu, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Odisha, Rajasthan, Telangana, Sikkim, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand)

PNB Bank Holidays in April 2024

  • 2 April 2024, Saturday: Telegu New Year (Tamil Nadu)

  • 4 April 2024, Tuesday: Mahavir Jayanti (Chandigarh, Delhi, Daman and Diu, Gujarat, DN, Haryana, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Lakshadweep, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu)

  • 5 April 2024, Wednesday: Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanti (Telangana and Andhra Pradesh)

  • 7 April 2024, Friday: Good Friday (National except for Jharkhand and Haryana)

  • 8 April 2024, Saturday: Easter Saturday (Nagaland)

  • 9 April 2024, Sunday: Easter Sunday (Nagaland and Kerala)

  • 14 April 2024, Friday: Bohag Bihu (Assam)

  • 14 April 2024, Friday: Vaisakh (Punjab and Jharkhand)

  • 14 April 2024, Friday: Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti (Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Gujarat, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Odisha, Sikkim, Rajasthan, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and West Bengal)

  • 14 April 2024, Friday: Tamil New Year (Tamil Nadu)

  • 14 April 2024, Friday: Maha Vishuba Sankranti (Odisha)

  • 14 April 2024, Friday: Cheiraoba (Manipur)

  • 15 April 2024, Saturday: Vishu (Kerala)

  • 15 April 2024, Saturday: Bengali New Year (West Bengal and Tripura)

  • 15 April 2024, Saturday: Himachal Day (Himachal Pradesh)

  • 17 April 2024, Monday: Patriots Day (Manipur)

  • 21 April 2024, Friday: Garia Puja (Tripura)

  • 22 April 2024, Saturday: Idul Fitr (National Holiday)

  • 23 April 2024, Sunday: Basava Jayanti (Karnataka)

  • 29 April 2024, Friday: Jumat-ul-Wida (Jharkhand)

PNB Bank Holidays in May 2024

  • 1 May 2024, Monday: Maharashtra Day (Maharashtra)

  • 1 May 2024, Tuesday: Guru Ravidas Jayanti (Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Punjab)

  • 5 May 2024, Friday: Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore (Tripura and West Bengal)

  • 7 May 2024, Sunday: Buddha Purnima (Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Puducherry, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal)

  • 8 May 2024, Monday: Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore (Tripura)

  • 11 May 2024, Thursday: Hazrat Imam Ali’s Birthday (Uttar Pradesh)

  • 16 May 2024, Tuesday: State Day (Sikkim)

  • 17 May 2024, Wednesday: Buddha Purnima (Haryana)

  • 18 May 2024, Thursday: Buddha Purnima (Delhi)

  • 29 May 2024, Monday: Buddha Purnima (Jammu and Kashmir)

PNB Bank Holidays in June 2024

  • 5 June 2024, Monday: Ganga Dussehra (Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and West Bengal)

  • 15 June 2024, Thursday: YMA Day (Mizoram)

  • 16 June 2024, Friday: Guru Arjan Dev Ji’s Martyrdom Day (Punjab)

  • 26 June 2024, Monday: U Tirot Singh Day (Meghalaya)

  • 29 June 2024, Thursday: Jumat-ul-Vida (Jammu and Kashmir)

PNB Bank Holidays in July 2024

  • 6 July 2024, Thursday: Statehood Day (Chhattisgarh)

  • 9 July 2024, Sunday: Bakrid (National)

  • 13 July 2024, Thursday: Ker Puja (Tripura)

  • 16 July 2024, Sunday: U Tirot Singh Day (Meghalaya)

  • 20 July 2024, Thursday: Idul Adha (Jammu and Kashmir)

  • 21 July 2024, Friday: Kharchi Puja (Tripura)

  • 27 July 2024, Thursday: Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji (Punjab)

PNB Bank Holidays in August 2024

  • 1 August 2024, Tuesday: Karkkadaka Vavu (Kerala)

  • 7 August 2024, Monday: Nag Panchami (Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal)

  • 10 August 2024, Thursday: Ker Puja (Tripura)

  • 15 August 2024, Tuesday: Independence Day (National)

  • 16 August 2024, Wednesday: De Jure Transfer Day (Puducherry)

  • 16 August 2024, Wednesday: Parsi New Year (Gujarat, Maharashtra)

  • 19 August 2024, Saturday: Hartalika Teej (Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand)

  • 25 August 2024, Friday: Janmashtami (Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand)

  • 29 August 2024, Tuesday: Radhastami (Haryana and Uttar Pradesh)

PNB Bank Holidays in September 2024

  • 2 September 2024, Saturday: Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti (Kerala)

  • 6 September 2024, Wednesday: Nuakhai (Odisha)

  • 13 September 2024, Wednesday: Ganesh Chaturthi (Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Puducherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand)

  • 14 September 2024, Thursday: Muharram (National)

  • 16 September 2024, Saturday: Vaman Jayanti (Odisha)

  • 21 September 2024, Thursday: Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti (Haryana)

  • 28 September 2024, Thursday: Kali Puja (Tripura and West Bengal)

  • 30 September 2024, Saturday: Mahalaya Amavasye (West Bengal)

PNB Bank Holidays in October 2024

  • 1 October 2024, Sunday: Chhat Puja (Bihar)

  • 2 October 2024, Monday: Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti (National)

  • 2 October 2024, Monday: Ashura (Jammu and Kashmir)

  • 4 October 2024, Wednesday: Puja and Balidan (Odisha)

  • 4 October 2024, Wednesday: Puja (West Bengal)

  • 4 October 2024, Wednesday: Eid e-Milad-un Nabi (Jammu and Kashmir)

  • 5 October 2024, Thursday: Lakshmi Puja (Odisha)

  • 5 October 2024, Thursday: Lakshmi Puja (Tripura)

  • 6 October 2024, Friday: Ayudha Puja (Tamil Nadu)

  • 6 October 2024, Friday: Saptami (Odisha)

  • 6 October 2024, Friday: Durgastami (Odisha)

  • 7 October 2024, Saturday: Maha Navami (Odisha)

  • 7 October 2024, Saturday: Vijaya Dashami (Odisha)

  • 7 October 2024, Saturday: Vijaya Dashami (Tripura and West Bengal)

  • 7 October 2024, Saturday: Dussehra (National except for Assam, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bihar, Chandigarh, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Maharashtra, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Puducherry, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, and Uttarakhand)

  • 8 October 2024, Sunday: Mahanavami (Kerala)

  • 9 October 2024, Monday: Bathukamma (Telangana)

  • 16 October 2024, Monday: Guru Ramdas Ji’s Birthday (Punjab)

  • 19 October 2024, Thursday: Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti (Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Puducherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana, and Uttarakhand)

  • 20 October 2024, Friday: Id-e-Milad (National)

  • 23 October 2024, Monday: Karaka Chaturthi (Karnataka)

  • 25 October 2024, Wednesday: Deepavali (Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Puducherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand)

  • 27 October 2024, Friday: Narak Chaturdashi (Karnataka)

  • 28 October 2024, Saturday: Vikram Samvat New Year (Gujarat)

  • 29 October 2024, Sunday: Bhagini Nivedita’s Birthday (Bihar)

  • 29 October 2024, Sunday: Bhai Dooj (National except for Assam, Bihar, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal)

  • 29 October 2024, Sunday: Ningol Chakouba (Manipur)

  • 30 October 2024, Monday: Kali Puja (Tripura)

  • 30 October 2024, Monday: Deepavali (Karnataka)

  • 31 October 2024, Tuesday: Wangala Festival (Meghalaya)

PNB Bank Holidays in November 2024

  • 1 November 2024, Wednesday: Kanakadasa Jayanti (Karnataka)

  • 2 November 2024, Thursday: Ningol Chakouba (Manipur)

  • 3 November 2024, Friday: Chatt Puja (Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh)

  • 4 November 2024, Saturday: Chatt Puja (Jharkhand)

  • 4 November 2024, Saturday: Guru Nanak Jayanti (National except for Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, and Tripura)

  • 4 November 2024, Saturday: Day After Diwali (West Bengal)

  • 6 November 2024, Monday: Bhai Bij (Gujarat)

  • 6 November 2024, Monday: Karthika Purnima (Odisha)

  • 7 November 2024, Tuesday: Karthika Purnima (Odisha)

  • 11 November 2024, Saturday: Karthika Purnima (Telangana)

  • 12 November 2024, Sunday: Karthika Purnima (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)

  • 14 November 2024, Tuesday: Karthika Purnima (Puducherry)

  • 17 November 2024, Friday: Guru Nanak Jayanti (Delhi)

  • 19 November 2024, Sunday: Lhabab Duechen (Sikkim)

  • 25 November 2024, Saturday: Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day (Punjab)

  • 26 November 2024, Sunday: State Day (Jammu and Kashmir)

  • 27 November 2024, Monday: Martyrdom Day of Guru Teg Bahadur Ji (Punjab)

PNB Bank Holidays in December 2024

  • 1 December 2024, Friday: Indigenous Faith Day (Arunachal Pradesh)

  • 2 December 2024, Saturday: First Sowing Day (Manipur)

  • 3 December 2024, Sunday: World Disabled Day (West Bengal)

  • 12 December 2024, Tuesday: Pa Togan Nengminza Sangma (Meghalaya)

  • 16 December 2024, Saturday: Friday Following Eid-i-Milad-un Nabi (Jammu and Kashmir)

  • 19 December 2024, Tuesday: Shaheed Udham Singh’s Birthday (Punjab)

  • 21 December 2024, Thursday: Liberation Day (Goa)

  • 22 December 2024, Friday: Friday Before Christmas Day (West Bengal)

  • 23 December 2024, Saturday: Christmas Eve (Nagaland)

  • 24 December 2024, Sunday: Christmas (National)

  • 25 December 2024, Monday: Christmas Holiday (Mizoram)

  • 25 December 2024, Monday: Christmas Day (Nagaland)

Please note that the above list includes both public holidays and 2nd and 4th Saturday holidays for Punjab National Bank in 2024. Additionally, some holidays may vary by state, so it's advisable to confirm with your specific branch if you have any doubts.

Conclusion:

As we conclude our comprehensive guide to Punjab National Bank (PNB) holidays in India for the year 2024, we reflect on the rich tapestry of cultural, religious, and historical celebrations that shape the nation's calendar. This guide has provided a detailed and insightful journey through each month, unraveling the diverse holidays that punctuate the lives of millions of Indians and impact the operations of Punjab National Bank.

Embracing Diversity: A Cultural Kaleidoscope

India, often referred to as the world's largest democracy, is also a testament to unity in diversity. This diversity extends to its holidays, which encompass a wide range of customs, traditions, and beliefs. From the vibrant colors of Holi to the solemnity of Mahatma Gandhi's birthday, from the lights of Diwali to the prayers of Eid, each holiday carries its unique charm and significance. PNB understands the importance of these celebrations and ensures that its services align with the cultural rhythms of the nation.

Practical Insights for Banking

For PNB customers and individuals managing their financial affairs, this guide serves as a practical tool for planning their banking transactions. Knowing when the bank's branches will be closed allows for efficient financial management. Whether it's making deposits, transferring funds, or conducting other banking activities, this guide empowers individuals to make informed decisions about their financial needs throughout the year.

Cultural and Historical Significance

Beyond the practicalities of banking, each holiday has a cultural and historical significance that enriches our understanding of India. As we've explored various festivals and observances, we've delved into the stories, legends, and rituals that have been passed down through generations. It's through these celebrations that we connect with India's past and present, bridging the gap between tradition and modernity.

Acknowledging Regional Diversity

India's diversity is not limited to its religious and cultural tapestry but extends to its geographic regions. Each state and union territory has its own set of holidays, some of which are celebrated with great fervor locally. PNB acknowledges this regional diversity and ensures that its services cater to the specific needs of different regions. Whether it's the celebration of Bihu in Assam or Pongal in Tamil Nadu, PNB's commitment to inclusivity shines through.

Celebrating National Unity

While India revels in its diversity, it also celebrates moments of national unity. Holidays like Republic Day and Independence Day serve as reminders of the collective struggle for freedom and the values enshrined in the Indian Constitution. PNB proudly joins the nation in honoring these days, recognizing the importance of unity in upholding India's democratic principles.

PNB: More Than a Bank

Throughout this guide, we've seen how Punjab National Bank goes beyond its role as a financial institution. It actively participates in the cultural and social fabric of India. By respecting and observing the nation's holidays, PNB demonstrates its commitment to serving the needs of its customers and supporting the communities it serves.

A Journey of Appreciation

As we've journeyed through the months of 2024, exploring the diverse holidays that shape the nation, we've gained a deeper appreciation for India's rich heritage. We've marveled at the kaleidoscope of traditions, tasted the flavors of regional cuisine, and witnessed the beauty of age-old rituals. Through it all, PNB has stood as a reliable partner, ensuring that its services are accessible when needed the most.

In Conclusion

In a world that often emphasizes speed and efficiency, it's heartening to see how PNB takes the time to acknowledge and respect the cultural and historical tapestry of India. It's a testament to the bank's commitment to its customers and its role in the nation's growth story. As we bid farewell to this guide, we invite you to carry forward the spirit of celebration and appreciation, not only for the holidays but for the diverse and dynamic nation of India. Punjab National Bank continues to be a pillar of support in the financial journeys of millions, standing as a symbol of trust and unity in the tapestry of India's celebrations. Thank you for joining us on this journey through "Punjab National Bank (PNB) Holidays in India 2024: A Comprehensive Guide."

FAQs 🤔

Is Punjab National Bank (PNB) closed on all national holidays?

  • PNB branches follow a holiday schedule that includes both national and regional holidays.

How does PNB accommodate diverse regional holidays?

  • PNB respects regional diversity by observing state-specific holidays in different parts of India.

What is the significance of national holidays like Republic Day for PNB?

  • PNB joins the nation in celebrating important days like Republic Day, honoring unity and democracy.

Can I access PNB's digital banking services on holidays?

  • PNB's digital banking services are available 24/7, even on holidays, for your convenience.

How does PNB contribute to cultural celebrations in India?

  • PNB actively participates in cultural festivals, aligning its services with the rhythms of India's diverse celebrations.

Is Punjab National Bank (PNB) closed on all national holidays?

  • PNB branches follow a holiday schedule that includes both national and regional holidays.

How does PNB accommodate diverse regional holidays?

  • PNB respects regional diversity by observing state-specific holidays in different parts of India.

What is the significance of national holidays like Republic Day for PNB?

  • PNB joins the nation in celebrating important days like Republic Day, honoring unity and democracy.

Can I access PNB's digital banking services on holidays?

  • PNB's digital banking services are available 24/7, even on holidays, for your convenience.

How does PNB contribute to cultural celebrations in India?

  • PNB actively participates in cultural festivals, aligning its services with the rhythms of India's diverse celebrations.

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