Maharashtra Holidays 2020, Mumbai Bank Holidays 2020

The below table has the Maharashtra Holidays 2020. It is a list of Maharashtra and Mumbai Public and Bank Holidays in 2020.

NOTE: There are 9 Maharashtra Holidays 2020 that are either on Friday or Monday. There are many long extended weekends in 2020.



Maharashtra Holidays 2020, Mumbai Public Holidays 2020


26 January, 2020 Sunday Indian Republic Day: The Indian Constitution came into force on 26 January, 1950. This is a National Holiday.
19 February, 2020 Wednesday Shivaji Jayanti: Birthday of Chhatrapati Shivaji.
21 February, 2020 Friday Mahashivratri: Hindu Festival celebrates the Wedding of Lord Shiva. According to legend Lord Shiva saved the universe from destruction on this day.
10 March, 2020 Tuesday Holi: The Hindu Festival of Colour celebrates the triumph of good over evil.
25 March, 2020 Wednesday Gudi Padwa and Ugadi: Gudi Padwa is the Hindu New Year for Maharashtrians and Konkani. Ugadi is the New Year for Telegu and Kannada Hindus.
2 April, 2020 Thursday Ram Navami: Hindu Festival celebrates the Birthday of Lord Ram. This holiday also marks the last day of the Spring (“Chaitra”) Navratri.
6 April, 2020 Monday Mahavir Jayanti: Jain Festival celebrates the Birthday of Mahavira, the 24th Tirthankara.
10 April, 2020 Friday Good Friday: Jesus Christ was crucified on this day. Good Friday is followed by Easter Day on Sunday (12 April, 2020), which celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
14 April, 2020 Sunday Ambedkar Jayanti: Birthday celebrations of BR Ambedkar, the architect of the Indian Constitution.
1 May, 2020 Friday Maharashtra Day: In 1960 the former state of Bombay was divided into the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat. This day is also known as Maharashtra Diwas.
7 May, 2020 Thursday Buddha Purnima: Buddhist Festival that celebrates the birthday of Gautum Buddha. This day is also known as Buddha Jayanti and Vesak.
23 May, 2020 Saturday Ramadan: The ninth month in the Islamic Calendar is Ramadan and it a month of fasting. This holiday marks the end of Ramadan (also known as Ramzan). This Muslim festival is also known as Id-Al-Fitr, Eid-Ul-Fitr and Eid-Al-Fitr.
31 July, 2020 Friday Id-Ul-Zuha (Bakri Id): This Muslim Festival honours Abraham (Ibrahim) who was willing to sacrifice his son for God. God replaced his son with a goat. An animal, typically a goat (“Bakri”) is sacrificed on this day. This festival is also known as Bakri-Id and Eid-Al-Adha.
15 August, 2020 Saturday India Independance Day: India gained its Independance on 15 August 1947. This is one of three National Holidays.
17 August, 2020 Monday Parsi New Year (Navroz): Navroz is the Parsi New Year. The day before Navroze (16 Aug 2020) is Pateti, which is a day of Repentance for Parsees. Both these dates are based on the Kadmi or Shahenshahi Calendar. Mumbai is home to the largest population of Parsis in the World.
22 August, 2020 Saturday Ganesh Chaturthi: 10 day Hindu festivaL celebrates the birth of Lord Ganesh. Entire Localities and communities enthusiastically participate in this festival. Mumbai Ganesh Chaturthi is world famous. Final day of Ganesh Visarjan is on 1 September, 2020. This article has more information on Mumbai Ganesh Chaturthi, Ganesh Murti, Visarjan.
30 August, 2020 Sunday Muharam: Muharram is the first month in the Islamic and it starts on 20 Aug, 2020. The 10th day (Day of Ashura) (30 Aug, 2020) is a day of mourning for Shias and a day of fasting for Sunnis. This day is a Maharashtra Holiday.
2 October, 2020 Friday Gandhi Jayanti: Birthday of the Mahatma Gandhi the Father of the Nation. This is a holiday not just in Maharashtra, but throughout India.
25 October, 2020 Sunday Dussehra: This Hindu festival celebrates the victory of Lord Ram (Good) over Ravana (Evil). Dussehra (also called Vijaya Dashami, Dasara) marks the end of Navratri. Durga Puja dates are from 22 Oct, 2020 to 26 Oct, 2020. Goddess Durga’s Idols are immersed one day after Dassehra. This post has further information on Navratri Festival and Garba in Mumbai: Venues, Performers.
29 October, 2020 Thursday Eid-E-Milad: Birthday of Prophet Muhammad. As with most Muslim festivals, the celebrations start on the eve of the previous day. The Prophet’s birthday is also called Milad-Un-Nabi, Mawlid and Id-E-Milad.
14 November, 2020 Saturday Diwali (Laxmi Puja, Chopda Pooja): Diwali is a 5 day Hindu Festival. Lakshmi Puja on Day 3 (Amavasya) is the most important ceremony during Diwali. In Mumbai many businesses perform Chopda Puja, where new Account books are started.
15 November, 2020 Sunday Diwali (Balipratipada): 4th day of Diwali. In Maharashtra this day is celebrated as Bali Padwa. This is also the day of Govardhan Puja. This is also usually the Gujarati New Year; but this year the Gujarati New Year is on 16 November, 2020.
30 November, 2020 Monday Guru Nanak Gurpurab (Jayanti): Sikh Festival celebrates the Birthday of Guru Nanak, the Founder and Sikhism and the First Sikh Guru. Guru Nanak Jayanti is also called Guru Nanak Prakash Utsav.
25 December, 2020 Friday Christmas: Popular Christian Festival celebrates the Birth of Jesus Christ.


This post has the list of Maharashtra Holidays 2021, Mumbai Bank Holiday 2021.


Maharashtra Holidays 2020, Mumbai Holidays in 2020



Mumbai Bank Holiday, Maharashtra Bank Holidays 2020


1 April, 2020 Wednesday Both Maharashtra Bank Holiday 2020 and Mumbai Bank Holiday 2020. Banks close their annual accounts.
1 October, 2020 Thursday Mumbai Bank Holiday 2020 and Maharashtra Bank Holiday 2020. Banks close their half yearly accounts.


Dates of Mumbai Holidays, Bank Holidays in Maharashtra


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