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
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Banks will not remain closed for five consecutive days starting from Thursday, a union leader said on Monday
This will be a big relief to employees and staff unions hope it will improve the productivity