Banks Will Be Closed For 18 Days In August: Check Full List Of Bank Holidays In August

The Reserve Bank of India has released the bank holidays list for August.

Banks will be shut for a total of 18 days in the month.

Holiday categories

Both private and public banks remain shut on gazette holidays, statutory holidays and Sundays.

They are also closed on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month.

Aside from these there are various regional festivals that certain states celebrate.

On such occasions, the local branches of the banks in different states would also remain closed.

While physical branches will be shut, online banking services will remain available during the holidays.

Weekend Leaves

August 7: First SundayAugust 13: Second Saturday + Patriot’s DayAugust 14: Second SundayAugust 21: Third SundayAugust 27: Fourth SaturdayAugust 28: Fourth Sunday

National and Regional Holidays

August 1: Drukpa Tshe-zi – GangtokAugust 8: Muharram (Ashoora) – Jammu, SrinagarAugust 9: Muharram (Ashoora) – Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Belapur, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Raipur and RanchiAugust 11: Raksha Bandhan – Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Dehradun, Jaipur, and ShimlaAugust 12: Raksha Bandhan – Kanpur, and LucknowAugust 13: Patriot’s Day – ImphalAugust 15: Independence Day – All over IndiaAugust 16: Parsi New Year (Shahenshahi) – Belapur, Mumbai, and NagpurAugust 18: Janmashtami – Bhubaneswar, Dehradun, Kanpur and LucknowAugust 19: Janmashtami (Shravan Vad-8)/ Krishna Jayanthi – Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gangtok, Jaipur, Jammu, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Shillong and ShimlaAugust 20: Sri Krishna Ashtami – HyderabadAugust 29: Tithi of Srimanta Sankardeva – GuwahatiAugust 31: Samvatsari (Chaturthi Paksha)/Ganesh Chaturthi/ Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata/ Vinayakar Chathurthi – Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Nagpur and Panaji.

Other important dates

There is only one occasion this month that banks throughout the country will remain closed.

This date falls on August 15 on the occasion of Independence Day.

Other regional holidays include Ganesh Chaturthi, Janmashtami, Shahenshahi, and Muharram.


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