List of Public and bank holidays in Karnataka 2016

India is a diverse country with a number of religions, languages and cultures. Except the three national holidays festival, religious and cultural holidays differ from state to state. No two states have the same list of holidays. The following is the list of public and bank holidays in 2016 declared by the Karnataka government under the negotiable instruments act. This will help you to  plan your holidays and government engagements  in the year 2016 in Karnataka. Karnataka has rich cultural heritage

S. NoMonth in 2016DateDayPublic / Bank Holiday name
1January15FridayUttarayana Punya kala Sankranti
2January26TuesdayRepublic Day
4March25FridayGood Friday
5April1FridayAnnual closing of Banks*
6April8FridayChandramana Ugadi
7April14ThursdayDr. BR Ambedkar Birthday
8April19TuesdayMahaveera Jayanti
9May9MondaySri Basava Jayanti / Akshaya Tritiya
10July6WednesdayRamazan (Id-ul-Fitr)
11August15MondayIndependence Day
12September5MondayVarasiddhi Vinayakar Vrata
13September12MondayBakr eid
14September30FridayMahalaya Amavasya
15October10MondayMaha Navami Ayudapooja
16October11TuesdayVijaya Dashahmi
18October15SaturdayMaharshi Valmiki Jayanti
19October29SaturdayNaraka Chaturdashi
20October31MondayBalipadyami Deepavali
21November1TuesdayKannada Rajyotsava
22November17ThursdayKanakadasa Jayanti
23December12MondayEid Milad-Un-Nabi
Festivals on Sunday
1May1SundayMay Day
2October2SundayMahatma Gandhi Jayanti

* this yearly account closing day of commercial and cooperative banks are applicable for banks and banking customers only

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