Bank Holidays 2021: Very few days are left for the month of July to end. If you have any business related to the bank and you want to settle it in the month of August, then this news is very important for you.
According to the notification of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), 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. This time in the month of August, banks will be closed for a total of 15 days including Saturday and Sunday.
If you have any work related to bank then definitely go through this news. It should not happen that you reach the bank and on that day you find a lock hanging in the branch of the bank. Therefore, the complete list of holidays for the month of August should be seen.
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 each state. Holidays have been declared in some states as per local requirement.
Bank holidays in the month of August
August 1, 2021: Banks will remain closed as it is a Sunday.
August 8, 2021: This day is also a Sunday, so there will be a holiday in the bank.
August 13, 2021: Banks in Imphal zone will remain closed due to Patriots Day on this day.
August 14, 2021: Banks will remain closed due to second Saturday.
August 15, 2021: Closed on Sundays and on account of Independence Day.
August 16, 2021: Banks will remain closed in Belapur, Mumbai and Nagpur zones of Maharashtra on this day due to Parsi New Year.
August 19, 2021: Due to Muharram, banks will remain 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 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 in Kochi and Kerala zones will remain closed on this day due to Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti.
August 28, 2021: Banks will remain closed due to fourth Saturday.
August 29, 2021: Banks will remain closed as it is a 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.
Overall, there is a long weekend of five days in the month of August. It is between 19 and 23 August. In such a situation, there is a better chance for them to go somewhere in the zone where these holidays are falling together.