Monday, April 18, 2016

Bank Holidays in May 2016

          The following is the list of Bank Holidays in various Indian States.

          Please note that there is RTGS/NEFT Holiday in May 2016. IMPS is open on all the days.
May 2016: Holidays for unique festivals

Festival: Shri Basava Jayanti

Brief Description: Basavanna Jayanti, or Basava Jayanti, marks the birth anniversary of the 12th Century thinker, social reformer, saint and religious teacher, Basaveshwara. In 2016, the date of Basava Jayanti is May 9. Basvanna is considered to be the founder of Lingayatism or Lingayat Sect or Veerashaivism. He was responsible for sweeping social changes in Karnataka and surrounding regions around 900 years ago.

States: Karnataka