According to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) holiday calendar, banks will remain closed for six days in some cities starting tomorrow due to various celebrations. These holidays were declared under the Negotiable Instruments Act.
If you have important work related to the bank, it must be postponed. Holidays are different in each state, however, there are some days when banks are closed across India.
Holiday on August 11th
August 11: Raksha Bandhan
Banks in Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Dehradun, Jaipur and Shimla remain closed due to Raksha Bandhan.
Holiday on August 12th
August 12: Raksha Bandhan
This year, the festival of Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on two days – August 11th and 12th. Banks in Kanpur and Lucknow will remain closed on August 12 to commemorate Rakhi.
Holiday on August 13th
August 13: Patriots Day
Banks in Imphal will remain closed on August 13th
Holiday on August 14th
August 14: Sunday
All banks are closed on Sundays and on the second and last Saturday.
Holiday on August 15th
August 15: Independence Day – across India
Banks across the country remain closed on August 15, Independence Day.
Holiday on August 16th
August 16: Parsi New Year (Shahenshahi)
Banks in Belapur, Mumbai and Nagpur remain closed on Parsi New Year.
Banks will remain open on August 17th. On Janmashtami, banks will remain closed on August 18-19
Other holidays next week
August 18: Janmashtami – Bhubaneshwar, Dehradun, Kanpur and Lucknow
19 August: Janmashtami (Shravan Vad-8)/Krishna Jayanti – Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gangtok, Jaipur, Jammu, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Shillong and Shimla
August 20: Sri Krishna Ashtami – Hyderabad
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced bank holidays for lenders in these categories – Negotiable Instruments Act, Public Holidays, Real Time Gross Settlement Holiday and Bank Account Closures.
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