Bihar Holidays 2024: Bank Holidays, List of Public Holidays and School Holidays

Bihar Holidays 2024 full list is provided below which includes Bihar banks holidays, school holidays in Bihar, and public holidays in Bihar.

We have mentioned all holidays in Bihar so that you can plan your leaves and grab benefits of long weekends. Please go through the compiled list of public, national and bank holidays in Bihar in 2024. You can check month-wise Bihar holidays list for January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August September, October, November and December.

List of Bihar Holidays in 2024

Check out the Bihar government and public holidays in 2024:

Republic Day26 January
Bihar Day22 March
Holi25 March
Good Friday29 March
Eid-al-fitr10 April
Dr Ambedkar Jayanti14 April
Ram Navami17 April
May Day1 May
Bakrid / Eid al Adha17th June
Muharram17th July
Independence Day15th August
Janmashtami26 August
Gandhi Jayanti2 October
Maha Navami12 October
Vijaya Dashami13 October
Diwali1 November
Chhath Puja7 November
Christmas Day25 December

Bihar Banks Holidays 2024

We are providing below the complete list of bank holidays in Bihar 2024, have a look please:

13rd JanuarySecond Saturday
26th JanuaryRepublic Day
27th JanuaryFourth Saturday
10th FebruarySecond Saturday
24th FebruaryFourth Saturday
9th MarchSecond Saturday
22nd MarchBihar Day
23rd MarchFourth Saturday
13th AprilSecond Saturday
27th AprilFourth Saturday
11th MaySecond Saturday
25th MayFourth Saturday
8th JuneSecond Saturday
22nd JuneFourth Saturday
13th JulySecond Saturday
27th JulyFourth Saturday
10th AugustSecond Saturday
24th AugustFourth Saturday
14th SeptemberSecond Saturday
28th SeptemberFourth Saturday
12th OctoberSecond Saturday
26th OctoberFourth Saturday
9th NovemberSecond Saturday
23rd NovemberFourth Saturday
14th DecemberSecond Saturday
28th DecemberFourth Saturday

Schools Holidays in Bihar this year

All schools in Bihar will remain closed on public holidays in Bihar as shared above. Schools may have their own circular regarding holidays for an academic year. For the same you should constantly visit the official website of schools in Bihar.

Schools are also closed when there are some unavoidable circumstances. However, schools will release a notice in this regard.

When is Bihar Diwas?

Bihar Dibas or Bihar Day is celebrated on 22 March every year as the foundation day of the East Indian state of Bihar. The day is observed as a public holiday and hence all banks, schools, colleges, universities and other institutions are closed on this day.

On this date in 1912, the British carved out Bihar from Bengal and hence considered as the foundation day of Bihar. Bihar Diwas is also known as Bihar Sthapana Diwas.

Bihar Utsav is organized by the Government of Bihar on this day which showcases art, culture, and heritage from Bihar.

Best Places to Visit during Holidays in Bihar

Here is the list of places you can visit during holidays in Bihar:

Places to visit in Nalanda: Nalanda University, Hiuen Tsang Memorial Hall, The Great Stupa, Pawapuri, Nalanda Archaeological Museum, Kundalpur, Surya Mandir, Nav Nalanda Mahavihara

Places to visit in Gaya: Mangla Gauri Temple, Pind Daan Gaya, Vishnupad Temple, Tibetan Monastery, Barabar Caves, Dungeshwari Cave Temples, Koteshwarnath Temple, Falgu River, Rajayatna Tree

Places to visit in Vaishali: The Ashoka Pillar, Buddha’s Stupa, Vishal Fort, Bawan Pokhra Temple

Places to visit in Patna: Golghar, Patna Museum, Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park, Gandhi Setu, Ruins of Pataliputra, Mahavir Mandir, Choti Dargah

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Bihar Day a public holiday?

Yes, Bihar Day is observed as a public holiday in Bihar.

Are banks in Bihar closed on Maha Shivaratri?

No, Maha Shivaratri is not a bank holiday in Bihar and hence all banks in Bihar are open on this day.

When is Bihar Day celebrated?

Bihar Day is celebrated on 22 March every year.

Is May Day a public holiday in Bihar?

May days is usually celebrated on 1 May or first Monday of May. It is a public holiday in Bihar.

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