Bank Holidays in August 2021: Banks to remain closed on THESE dates - Check full list here
The Reserve Bank of India has released an official list of bank holidays for the month of August 2021. According to the list banking services will be affected for a total of 15 days including 8 holidays due to festivals or religious celebrations and state wise leaves, while 7 days will be usual weekend offs.
The Reserve Bank of India has released an official list of bank holidays for the month of August 2021. According to the list banking services will be affected for a total of 15 days in the coming month.
Out of the 15 days, there will be 8 days when the banking services will be affected due to festivals or religious celebrations and state wise leaves, while 7 days will be usual weekend offs.
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People who are engaged in banking services or who have to visit banks in August can note that online banking services will continue to operate on holidays as well. Also, banking activities and holidays may differ in different states and from bank to bank.
All the holidays listed for the month of August excluding the weekend holidays for the bank comes under the ‘Negotiable Instruments Act’.
Here is the list of bank holidays in August:
1) August 1, 2021 – Sunday
2) August 8, 2021 – Sunday
3) August 14, 2021 – Second Saturday
4) August 13, 2021 - Patriot’s Day (Imphal)
5) August 15, 2021 – Sunday
6) August 16, 2021 - Parse New Year (Shahenshahi)
7) August 19, 2021 - Muharram (Ashoora)
8) August 20, 2021 - Muharram/First Onam
9) August 21, 2021 – Thiruvonam
10) August 22, 2021 – Sunday
11) August 23, 2021 – Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi
12) August 28, 2021 – Fourth Saturday
13) August 29, 2021 – Sunday
14) August 30, 2021 - Janmashtami (Shravan Vad-8)/Krishna Jayanthi
15) August 31, 2021 - Sri Krishna Ashtami
Bank customers will not be able to withdraw and deposit money at the bank branches due to the holidays. However, ATMs, mobile banking and online banking services will be available during these days.
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