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.
|6 August 2023||Sunday||Weekend Holiday||Across the country|
|8 August 2023||Tuesday||Tendong Lho Rum Faat||Sikkim|
|12 August 2023||Second Saturday||Second Saturday||Across the country|
|13 August 2023||Sunday||Weekend Holiday||Across the country|
|15 August 2023||Tuesday||Independence Day||Across the country|
|16 August 2023||Wednesday||Parsi New Year||Across the country|
|20 August 2023||Sunday||Weekend Holiday||Across the country|
|26 August 2023||Fourth Saturday||Fourth Saturday||Across the country|
|27 August 2023||Sunday||Weekend Holiday||Across 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.