Here’s a comprehensive November bank holidays list for 2020. Mark the dates and plan your trip accordingly.
|01 November||Sunday||Puducherry Liberation Day||Puducherry|
|14th November||Saturday||Diwali||National except for Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Punjab, Daman and Diu|
|15th November||Sunday||Govardhan Pooja||Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Rajasthan, Gujarat|
|16th November||Monday||Bhai Dooj||Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat|
|16th November||Monday||Shaheedi Diwas S Kartar Singh Sarabha||Punjab|
|20 November||Friday||Chhat Puja||Jharkhand, Bihar|
|23 November||Monday||Seng Kut Snem||Meghalaya|
|24 November||Tuesday||Sri Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom’s day||Punjab|
|30 November||Monday||Karthika Purnima ||Telangana, Odisha|
|30 November||Monday||Guru Nanak Jayanti||National except for Odisha, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Manipur, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Tripura, Puducherry, Daman and Diu, Bihar|
Major November Holidays 2020
Haryana Day: It falls on 1 November every year. The day celebrates the day when Haryana pared out of Punjab in the year 1966. Cycle race is a key attraction of Haryana Day. Musical events are organized in the evening.
Karnataka Rajyothsava: On account of Karnataka Rajyothsava, the government holiday is observed on 1 November every year. All the Kannada-speaking localities united and formed the state of Karnataka on 1 November 1956. So, people celebrate the creation of the state.
Chhat Puja: It is dedicated Lord Surya, who is considered to the God of energy, life force and light. Devotees take a dip in the holy water and worship the God. Women observe fast on the day of the festival. It is a public holiday in November 2019.
Guru Nanak Birthday: Guru Nanak was the first Sikh Guru. As name suggests, the birth of Guru Nanak is celebrated on Guru Nanak Birthday. The day begins with Prabhat Pheris.
Seng Kut Snem: Seng Kut Snem is celebrated in order to mark the movement of Seng Khasi. Men, women and kids wear traditional dresses and participate in community prayer.
Narak Chaturdashi: It is observed on the fourteenth day of the Kartik month. It is a special festival for the North Indian residents. People take a bath prior to sunrise on this day since they believe it to be propitious.