If any of your important work is pending from the bank, be it in a public or private sector lender, you will have to till Monday as banks are closed for four consecutive days from today onwards. However, online banking services will continue to work. The RBI issued banking holidays for lenders across India are based on state-wise celebrations. Out of these holidays, two holidays will be celebrated widely, i.e. Muharram and Janmashtami.
Bank Holiday – 19th August
Muharram falls on 19th August of this year. This festival is celebrated widely and thus the Reserve Bank of India announced a banking holidays on 19th August in 17 cities. The cities are as follows – Ahmedabad, Agartala, Bhopal, Belapur, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Kanpur, Mumbai, Jammu, Lucknow, Kolkata, New Delhi, Nagpur, Raipur, Patna, Ranchi, and Srinagar.
Bank Holiday – 20 August
Banks to be remaining closed in Kerala, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu on 20th August on the occasion of Onam.
Banks Holiday – 21 August
21st August will be celebrated as Thiruvonam in Kerala.
Banks Holiday – 22 August
22 August is Raksha Bandhan, which happens to fall on Sunday. Private as well as public banks will remain closed on Sundays as well as Second and last Saturdays.