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Bank holidays in October 2022: Banks to be closed for 21 days this month; check full list
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Bank holidays in October 2022: Banks to be closed for 21 days this month; check full list

Internet banking services and ATMs will be available throughout the festive season. Some of the holidays will be region-specific only

Banks to remain shut for 18 days in August; check complete list here
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Banks to remain shut for 18 days in August; check complete list here

While all public and private sector banks, cooperative banks, foreign banks and regional lenders will be closed, online banking services will function normally

Bank Holidays in July 2022: Banks to be closed for 14 days this month; check list here
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Bank Holidays in July 2022: Banks to be closed for 14 days this month; check list here

This July, banks will be closed for a total of eight days for different occasions/festivals, excluding the regular holidays such as the second and fourth Saturdays of the month and Sundays

Bank Holidays in May: Banks to remain shut for 3 days in a row, check details here
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Bank Holidays in May: Banks to remain shut for 3 days in a row, check details here

Banks are generally shut on all Sundays of every month, while they are operational on the first and third Saturdays of a month, second and fourth Saturdays are holidays for bank employees

Is there a bank holiday on Maha Shivratri? Check full list of holidays in March 2022
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Is there a bank holiday on Maha Shivratri? Check full list of holidays in March 2022

In the month of March, banks across India will remain shut for as many as 13 days.

Bank Holidays 2022: Banks to remain shut for 12 days in Feb; check details here
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Bank Holidays 2022: Banks to remain shut for 12 days in Feb; check details here

While online banking activities and ATMs will continue to function, all individuals are advised to plan any banking work according to the RBI's list of bank holidays.

Banks to remain shut for 16 days in January 2022; check complete list here
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Banks to remain shut for 16 days in January 2022; check complete list here

People should note that some of these holidays are state-wise holidays, which means banks will be closed only in certain parts of the country

Banks to be closed for 17 days in November 2021; check complete list here
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Banks to be closed for 17 days in November 2021; check complete list here

Banking customers should note that the bank holidays will differ in various states and will not be observed by all the banking companies.

Bank Holidays in October 2021: 21 non-working days this month; check complete list here
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Bank Holidays in October 2021: 21 non-working days this month; check complete list here

These holidays are not uniform in nature except for a few days and take place in certain cities only on specific dates.

Banks to remain closed for five days this week; check details here
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Banks to remain closed for five days this week; check details here

People should bear in mind that 10 September will be considered a bank holiday in nine major cities on account of Ganesh Chaturthi

Bank Holidays in July 2021: Banks to remain closed on these days; check full list here
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Bank Holidays in July 2021: Banks to remain closed on these days; check full list here

The RBI calendar displays nine festive holidays, some of which are state-specific. Other holidays include four Sundays, and second and fourth Saturdays.

Bank Holidays 2021: Check full list of days banks to remain shut in April
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Bank Holidays 2021: Check full list of days banks to remain shut in April

The first holiday was on Thursday, 1 April for the closing of accounts. On Friday, 2 April, banks will have their second day off on the occasion of Good Friday

Bank holidays in March 2021: Banks to remain close for business on these dates; check full list
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Bank holidays in March 2021: Banks to remain close for business on these dates; check full list

Apart from these days, several banks might remain closed mid-March as many unions have called for a nationwide strike against the government's plan for making the banking sector private. The two-day-long strike is on 15 and 16 March.

Bank holidays 2021: RBI releases holiday list; financial institutions to remain closed on these dates in January next year
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Bank holidays 2021: RBI releases holiday list; financial institutions to remain closed on these dates in January next year

In Aizwal, banks will remain closed on 2 January for New Year celebrations as well, while banks in Kolkata will remain non-functional on 12 January owing to Swami Vivekananda's birthday.

Bank holidays in November 2020: Banks to remain closed for 8 days, including Diwali, Guru Nanak Jayanti
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Bank holidays in November 2020: Banks to remain closed for 8 days, including Diwali, Guru Nanak Jayanti

Banks in India are closed on all Sundays and second and fourth Saturdays. The banks in the country are guided by the national and state holidays in which they are situated.

Bank holidays 2020: Banks will remain closed for 10 days this month; here is the list of major bank holidays this year
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Bank holidays 2020: Banks will remain closed for 10 days this month; here is the list of major bank holidays this year

The month of April has nine bank holidays of which annual closing of banks (1 April) Good Friday (10 April) and Dr BR Ambedkar Jayanti (14 April) are prominent ones.

Full list of bank holidays in October 2019: Banks to remain shut on 11 days, including Dussehra, Gandhi Jayanti, Diwali
India

Full list of bank holidays in October 2019: Banks to remain shut on 11 days, including Dussehra, Gandhi Jayanti, Diwali

Customers must note that as per Reserve Bank of India (RBI) notification and rules, all banks including public, private, foreign, cooperative are shut on all Sundays and second and fourth Saturdays of the month.

Customers need not worry: No continuous holidays for banks at March-end
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Customers need not worry: No continuous holidays for banks at March-end

Banks will not remain closed for five consecutive days starting from Thursday, a union leader said on Monday

Take note: From September banks will remain shut on 2nd and 4th Saturdays
Business

Take note: From September banks will remain shut on 2nd and 4th Saturdays

This will be a big relief to employees and staff unions hope it will improve the productivity