Banks are the platforms wherein individuals can deposit and withdraw money. Apart from these services, banks do perform different banking activities such as loans and advances, credit cards, debit cards and so on. However, there are some days where banks are not operational and are considered as bank holiday. For this, it is important to know the December Bank Holiday List 2023 in a detailed manner to avoid any wastage of time and effort to visit the specific bank.
Here’s an exhaustive list of December Bank Holiday 2023 across the nation-
|December 4||Feast of St. Francis Xavier||Panaji|
|December 12||Pa-Togan Nengminja Sangma||Shillong|
|December 18||Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham||Shillong|
|December 19||Goa Liberation Day||Panaji|
|December 26||Christmas Celebration||Aizawl and Shillong|
|December 30||U Kiang Nangbah||Shillong|
Bank Holidays December 2023 on Saturdays
The Government of India issued a Notification on August 20, 2015 declaring every 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month to all the banking institutions. In this regard, banks will be closed apart from 2nd and 4th Saturday on some specific festivals, national and public holidays. It is important to understand that individuals can perform banking related activities even if banks are closed i.e. through using Mobile Banking and Internet Banking to perform banking activities.
Here’s the list of December Bank Holidays 2023 on Saturdays:
|9 December 2023||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|23 December 2023||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
Bank Holidays in December 2023- FAQs
No. All the banks will be operational in India except Aizawl and Shillong as these cities will be celebrating Christmas on 26th December 2023.
9th December and 23rd December will be bank holidays in December on Saturdays.
Yes. 25th December is observed as Christmas Day in India so banks will remain closed on this day.
No. Banks will be operational on 31st December 2023.