New Delhi: Nowadays banks are encouraging their customers to use the medium of Internet Banking, yet it may be necessary to visit the nearest branch of their bank to do some work related to the bank. This time in the month of August, banks will be closed for a total of 15 days including Saturday and Sunday. Therefore, the complete list of holidays for the month of August should be seen.
According to the notification of the Reserve Bank of India, all banks are closed on the second and fourth Saturdays and Sundays of the month. This rule is applicable in both private and government banks.
According to the RBI calendar, banks will remain closed for 8 days in the month of August. The remaining days which will remain closed are their weekly holidays. But it is worth noting that all the banks of all the states of the country are not going to have 8 days holiday simultaneously. Holiday has been declared on different days in every state. Holidays have been declared in some states as per local requirements.
Bank holidays in the month of August
August 1, 2021 – Banks will remain closed due to being a Sunday.
August 8, 2021 – This day is also a Sunday, so there will be a holiday in the bank.
August 13, 2021 – Due to Patriots Day, banks will remain closed in Imphal Zone.
August 14, 2021 – Banks will remain closed due to the second Saturday.
August 15, 2021 – Will be closed for Sundays and Independence Day.
August 16, 2021 – Due to the Parsi New Year on this day, banks will remain closed in the Belapur, Mumbai, and Nagpur zones of Maharashtra.
August 19, 2021 – Due to Muharram, there will be banks in zones like Agartala, Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bhopal, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, and Srinagar.
August 20, 2021 – Due to Muharram and the first Onam, there will be a holiday in Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, and Kerala zones.
August 21, 2021 – There will be a holiday in Kochi and Kerala zone due to Thiruvonam.
August 22, 2021 – There will be a bank holiday on this day due to Raksha Bandhan and Sunday.
August 23, 2021 – Banks will remain closed in Kochi and Kerala zones on this day due to Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti.
August 28, 2021 – Banks will remain closed due to the fourth Saturday.
August 29, 2021 – Banks will be closed due to Sunday.
August 30, 2021 – Banks will remain on this day due to Janmashtami.
August 31, 2021 – Banks will remain closed in Hyderabad on this day due to Shri Krishna Ashtami.