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Bank Holidays in August 2021: List of days banks will remain shut

Bank holidays in June 2021: Bank holidays vary as per the specific state and they are not observed in all the states. Only gazetted holidays are observed by banks all over the country.

August 01, 2021 / 04:02 PM IST
Representative image: Reuters/Anushree Fadnavis

Representative image: Reuters/Anushree Fadnavis

There will be 15 bank holidays in August, which includes the regular holidays such as the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, and Sundays, according to the the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) holiday calendar list.

Bank holidays vary as per the specific state and they are not observed in all the states. Only gazetted holidays are observed by banks all over the country.

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The banks will be closed on August 13 in Manipur on account of Patriot's Day, while all banks will be closed nationwide on account of Independence Day. On August 16, banks will be closed in Maharashtra on account of Parse New Year.

On August 19, banks will be closed in states of Tripura, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, West Bengal and other states for Muharram.

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While on August 20, banks will be closed in Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu for people to celebrate Onam. In Kerala, banks will be closed on August 21 and 23 on account of Thiruvonam and Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi respectively.

On August 30, for people of Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and other states to celebrate Janmasthami, banls will be closed. While in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, banks will be closed on August 31 on account of Sri Krishna Ashtami.
HOLIDAY DESCRIPTIONDATE
Weekly off (Sunday)AUGUST 1
Weekly off (Sunday)AUGUST 8
Patriot's Day (Manipur)AUGUST 13
Second SaturdayAUGUST 14
Weekly off (Sunday), Independence DayAUGUST 15
Parse New Year (Maharashtra)AUGUST 16
Muharram (Tripura, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, West Bengal and other states)AUGUST 19
Onam (Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu)AUGUST 20
Thiruvonam (Kerala)AUGUST 21
Weekly off (Sunday)AUGUST 22
Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi (holiday in Kerala)AUGUST 23
Fourth SaturdayAUGUST 28
Weekly off (Sunday)AUGUST 29
Janmashtami: (Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and other states)AUGUST 30
Sri Krishna Ashtami (Telangana and Andhra Pradesh)AUGUST 31
While the bank branches will remain closed on these days, mobile and internet banking will remain functional as usual. Customers can make transactions through online modes.
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