September Holidays 2020

In the month of September, monsoon rains begin to recede and the weather becomes drier and sunnier as compared to July and August. This makes it an ideal time to plan a vacation. A vacation can not only help you unwind yourself but also allow you to spend some quality time with your near and dear ones. To make sure that your vacation is well-planned, it is essential that you make a note of all the September holidays beforehand. The table below will give you a clear idea of the holidays in September 2020

List of September Holidays 2020

The regional holidays celebrated in the month of September are mentioned below:

Date

Day

Holiday

Description

1st September

Tuesday

Third Onam

  • Onam is a Hindu festival of Kerala that celebrates rice harvest.
  • The third day of Onam marks the celebration of King Mahabali’s abode to the heavens.

2nd September

Monday

Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti

  • Sree Narayana was one of the greatest saints who ever lived in India.
  • His birth anniversary is widely celebrated and it is observed as a state holiday in Kerala.

15th September

Wednesday

Mahalaya

  • Mahalaya marks the beginning of Durga Puja festivals.

21st September

Monday

Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi

  • The day marks the death anniversary of well-renowned prophet, saint and social reformer Sree Narayana Guru.
  • He attained Samadhi on 20th September, 1928

23rd September

Wednesday

Haryana's Heroes' Martyrdom Day

  • This day is commemorated to honour the heroes who sacrificed their lives for the defence of Haryana.

List of Bank Holidays in September 2020

Apart from the second and fourth Saturday of the month, the bank shall remain closed on the following days in the month of September.

Date

Day

Holiday

States

1st September

Tuesday

Indra Jatra

Sikkim

2nd September

Monday

Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti

Kerala

17th September

Wednesday

Mahalaya

Many states

18th September

Friday

First Day of Bathukamma

Telangana

21st September

Monday

Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi

Kerala

23rd September

Wednesday

Haryana's Heroes' Martyrdom Day

Haryana

28th September

Monday

Bhagat Singh Jayanti

Punjab

Descriptions of Holidays in September 2020

Indra Jatra:

Indra Jatra, also known as “Yenya” is the biggest festival for the Nepalese “NEWAR” community in the Indian state of Sikkim. The festival is named after the Hindu God of Rain, Lord Indra. The main objective of this festival is to seek blessings from Lord Indra in the form of rains.

Mahalaya:

Mahalaya is an auspicious day for Bengalis and is observed seven days before Durga Puja. It marks the commencement of Devi-Paksha and the end of the Pitri-Paksha. This day also holds a prominent place in Hinduism. Several Hindu men perform the ritual of Tarpan, wherein they go to the banks of the holy river Ganga and offer prayers to their deceased forefathers.

First Day of Bathukamma:

Bathukamma is a festival of flowers that is celebrated in the state of Telangana, and some parts of Andhra Pradesh. This festival is celebrated for nine days during Durga Navratri starting from Bhadrapada Pournami (also known as Mahalaya Amavasya ) till Durgashtami.

Bhagat Singh Jayanti:

Bhagat Singh played a pivotal role in India’s freedom struggle against the British. This day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh. On the day, heartfelt tributes are paid to Shaheed Bhagat Singh, who sacrificed his life for the freedom of the motherland.

Destinations to visit during September Holidays 2020

As the monsoon season comes to an end in September, the weather across the country remains pleasant. There are various destinations where you can consider visiting during September 2020 holidays. Some of the most popular holiday destinations are mentioned below:

Kashmir

Kashmir is known for its natural beauty. Also called “Paradise on Earth”, there are various places in Kashmir that are popular tourist attractions. The serenity of places such as Gulmarg, Nishat Bagh, Jama Masjid and Pahalgam attract travelers from various parts of the country. Also, the pleasant weather of September adds to the beauty of Kashmir.

Varanasi- Uttar Pradesh

One of the oldest cities in the world, Varanasi, is known as the spiritual capital of India. With many religious dates falling in the month of September, it is the best time to visit this ancient city. Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Manikarna Ghat and Dashashwamedh Ghat are some of the popular tourist attractions in Varanasi. Witnessing the sunset from the Ghats of Varanasi is an experience that you will stay with you for a long time.

Ooty- Tamil Nadu

Ooty is one of the most alluring cities in the country. Also known as the queen of hills, Ooty is known for its serenity and beauty. Therefore, if you wish to spend time amidst nature, you can consider visiting Ooty with your near and dear ones. Make sure that you explore the Government Botanical Garden and the Tea Museum while in Ooty, as these are some of the most popular tourist attractions.

Dharamshala- Himachal Pradesh

Dharamsala, the holy residence of Dalai Lama, is one of the best destinations that you can consider visiting in September. Namgyal Monastery, Kangra Art Museum and Dharamshala Cricket Stadium, are some of the major tourist attractions of Dharamshala.

Tarkarli- Maharashtra

Tarkarli is a perfect combination of serene beaches, beautiful waterfalls and mid-height mountains. Moreover, you can also enjoy various water activities such as jet-ski, parasailing, scuba-diving, etc. Tarkarli Beach, Sindhudurg Fort, Deobagh, Malvan and Karli backwaters are some of the major tourist attractions of this place.

The month of September in India is usually dry and sunny, and this makes it an ideal time for a vacation. Now that you have a fair idea of various destinations where you can visit during September, ensure that you make the most of it by planning a vacation for yourself. To manage your vacation expenses in a better way, you can consider availing a travel loan. This will help you enjoy your vacation without worrying about the expenses. Also, to secure your trip, you can consider purchasing travel insurance. This will help you deal with any inconvenience during the trip in a better way.

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