List of Bank Holidays in August 2023

Banks in India often close on public holidays. Certain bank holidays are state-specific, while others affect all banks across the country. Republic Day (January 26), Independence Day (August 15), and Gandhi Jayanti (October 2) are all national holidays in India. Bank holidays include festivals such as Diwali, Christmas, Eid, Guru Nanak Jayanthi, Good Friday, and many others. In addition, the second and fourth Saturdays of each month are holidays.

Are you going to perform any banking-related activity in August? There are a few things you should keep in mind. As a result, banks will be closed for a total of 13 days in August. These include the second and fourth Saturdays, as well as the four Sundays. Banks will be closed for Independence Day, Parsi New Year, and Raksha Bandhan throughout the next month. So, let’s have a look at the whole list of upcoming bank holidays.

Banks will be closed on the below-mentioned days in August, with the exception of Sundays and the second and fourth Saturdays.

Date Day Holiday Celebrated in 
6 August 2023SundayWeekend HolidayAcross the country 
8 August 2023 Tuesday Tendong Lho Rum Faat Sikkim 
12 August 2023 Second Saturday Second Saturday Across the country 
13 August 2023SundayWeekend HolidayAcross the country
15 August 2023 Tuesday Independence Day Across the country 
16 August 2023 Wednesday Parsi New Year Across the country 
20 August 2023SundayWeekend HolidayAcross the country 
26 August 2023 Fourth Saturday Fourth Saturday Across the country 
27 August 2023SundayWeekend HolidayAcross the country 
28 August 2023 Monday First Onam Kerala 
29 August 2023 Tuesday Thiruvonam Kerala 
30 August 2023 Wednesday Raksha Bandhan Across the country 
30 August 2023 Wednesday Jhulan Purnima Odisha 

Most bank holidays are observed across India, however, there are a few state-specific public holidays that differ based on local customs and cultures. If you want to know if your bank is closed on a specific day, you should check the local standards for the state you live in.

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