Uttar Pradesh Bank Holidays 2023

Uttar Pradesh has 23 bank holidays in the year 2023 excluding the second/fourth Saturday and Sundays. Below is the the month-wise 2023 bank holidays list in Uttar Pradesh.

January 26, Thursday, 2023 Republic Day
February 5, Sunday, 2023 Hazrat Ali Jayanti
February 18, Saturday, 2023 Maha Shivaratri
March 8, Wednesday, 2023 Holi
March 30, Thursday, 2023 Ram Navami
April 4, Tuesday, 2023 Mahavir Jayanti
April 7, Friday, 2023 Good Friday
April 14, Friday, 2023 Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti
April 22, Saturday, 2023 Idul Fitr
May 5, Friday, 2023 Buddha Purnima
June 29, Thursday, 2023 Bakrid / Eid al Adha
July 29, Saturday, 2023 Muharram
August 15, Tuesday, 2023 Independence Day
August 30, Wednesday, 2023 Raksha Bandhan
September 7, Thursday, 2023 Janmashtami
September 28, Thursday, 2023 Eid e Milad
October 2, Monday, 2023 Gandhi Jayanti
October 23, Monday, 2023 Maha Navami
October 24, Tuesday, 2023 Vijaya Dashami
November 12, Sunday, 2023 Diwali
November 15, Wednesday, 2023 Bhai Dooj
November 27, Monday, 2023 Guru Nanak Jayanti
December 25, Monday, 2023 Christmas Day

FAQs on Uttar Pradesh Bank Holidays 2023

How many bank holidays in 2023 in Uttar Pradesh?
Uttar Pradesh has 23 bank holidays in 2023.
Do the above 2023 holidays list include the second and fourth Saturdays?
No. The second and fourth Saturdays are not included in the above list, as the days are by default declared holidays.
How can I see the list of Uttar Pradesh bank holidays 2024 and Uttar Pradesh bank holidays 2025?
We keep updating the bank holidays on this page for Uttar Pradesh. So the 2024 holidays and 2025 holidays will also be posted on this page in their respective years.

More About Uttar Pradesh Holidays 2023

Uttar Pradesh or UP is the largest state by population with over 200 million habitants. It was established in 1950 after India had become a republic.
The state is divided into 75 districts, with the state capital being Lucknow, and Prayagraj serving as Judicial Capital.
UP is bordered by Rajasthan to the west, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Delhi to the northwest, Uttarakhand and an international border with Nepal to the north, Bihar to the east, Madhya Pradesh to the south, and touches the states of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh to the southeast.
The land area covered by UP is 240,928 km square which is equal to 7.3% of the total area of India. It is also the fourth-largest state by area.
Uttar Pradesh has a wide variety of cultures, monuments, ethnicity, etc. which makes UP one of the most diverse states in India.

Most Famous Monuments in Uttar Pradesh

The following are the most famous monuments in Uttar Pradesh that you can visit during Bank holidays or other holidays-

Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Kashi Vishwanath Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is located on the bank of the sacred river Ganga in the holy city of Varanasi.
The temple is one of the 12 jyotirlingas which is the most important place of worship in Hinduism. You can visit the temple to take blessings from Lord Shiva.

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is considered the best example of Mughal architecture in India.
The famous monument attracts the highest number of tourists every year. Taj Mahal is located on the south bank of the Yamuna River which adds to its beauty.

Agra Fort

Agra Fort is the masterpiece of the Mughal Dynasty and a world heritage site, located about 2.5 Km northwest of the Taj Mahal.
The structure is a red sandstone marvel which has many mahals built within like the Jahangiri Mahal, Akbari Mahal, etc.

Fathepur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri is an abandoned city and the best example of Mughal architecture in India. The most important building in the city is Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti and Lanch mahal, et.

Varanasi Ghats

Varanasi is one of the oldest cities in the world and is one of the holiest cities in India. The city is located on the banks of the Ganga.
There are 87 ghats in Varanasi, most of them bathing and Puja ceremony ghats, and a few cremation sites.

Sarnath Stupa

Sarnath city is located near Varanasi which is an important pilgrimage site for Buddhists with famous structs like Dhamek Stupa, Ashoka Pillar, and Mulagandhakuti Vihara.

Allahabad Fort

Located on the banks of the Yamuna is one of the major tourist attractions in Allahabad along with Triveni Sangam, Patthar Girja Ghar, Bade Hanumanji Temple, Khusro Bagh, and Alfred Park.
A stone inscription inside the fort describes 1583 as a foundation year and It is recognized by the Archaeological Survey of India as a monument of national importance.

Ramnagar Fort

Ramnagar Fort is located in the Ramnagar near the Ganga River in Varanasi. It is known as the Saraswathi Bhawan museum. You can see the monument as a famous spot for movie shooting in Indian Movies.
The current king and the resident of the fort are Anant Narayan Singh, who is also known as the Maharaja of Benares even though this royal title has been abolished since 1971.

Jhansi Ka Quila

Rani Jhansi Ka Quila is a fort located on a large hilltop called Bangira. The fortress is located in the middle of Jhansi city and the place of Jhansi Mahotsav.
It served as a stronghold of the Chandela Kings in Balwant Nagar from the 11th through the 17th century.

Fun Facts About Uttar Pradesh

The following are some of the fun facts about Uttar Pradesh-

  • Birth Place of gods UP is the place where Lord Ram and Lord Krishna were born
  • Home to the most powerful kingdom i.e.- Magadh, Nand, Maurya, Kushan, Sunga, Mughals, etc.
  • If Uttar Pradesh were a country, it would be the 6th most populous country in the World
  • UP is the state where the Yamuna and Ganga Rivers which is considered to be the holiest of the holy river in Hinduism
  • The Taj Mahal is located in Uttar Pradesh and is the UNESCO World Heritage site
  • UP is the state that contributed the highest number of Prime Ministers to the nation
  • Varanasi is considered to be the world’s oldest city which was continuously habituated
  • Gautam Buddha delivered his first sermon in a village named Sarnath. The village is situated in the Varanasi district, Uttar Pradesh.
  • The village in Muzaffarnagar district named Shiv Nagar, became Snapdeal.Com Nagar after Snapdeal installed 15 handpumps in the village to help villagers avoid long walks for water.

List of Cities in Uttar Pradesh

The following is the list of cities in Uttar Pradesh-

  • Kanpur
  • Lucknow
  • Ghaziabad
  • Agra
  • Meerut
  • Varanasi
  • Prayagraj
  • Bareilly
  • Aligarh
  • Moradabad
  • Saharanpur
  • Gorakhpur
  • Noida
  • Firozabad
  • Jhansi
  • Muzaffarnagar
  • Mathura-Vrindavan
  • Ayodhya
  • Rampur
  • Shahjahanpur
  • Farrukhabad-cum-Fategarh
  • Budaun
  • Maunath Bhanjan
  • Hapur
  • Etawah
  • Mirzapur-cum-Vindhyachal
  • Bulandshahr
  • Sambhal
  • Amroha
  • Hardoi
  • Fatehpur
  • Raebareli
  • Orai
  • Sitapur
  • Bahraich
  • Modinagar
  • Unnao
  • Jaunpur
  • Lakhimpur
  • Hathras
  • Banda
  • Pilibhit
  • Barabanki
  • Khurja
  • Gonda
  • Mainpuri
  • Lalitpur
  • Etah
  • Deoria
  • Badaun
  • Ghazipur
  • Sultanpur
  • Azamgarh
  • Bijnor
  • Sahaswan
  • Basti
  • Chandausi
  • Akbarpur
  • Ballia
  • Tanda
  • Greater Noida
  • Shikohabad
  • Shamli
  • Awagarh
  • Kasganj