Banks across India will remain closed for 14 days in the month of April, according to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) holidays calendar. Out of these 14 days, eight holidays are on account of various festivals and the bank closing day (April 1) while the rest are regular holidays including four Sundays and two Saturdays.
Note that banks will also remain closed from March 27-29, on account of the fourth Saturday and Holi. Bank branches will remain open on March 31. However, regular business won’t be carried out as customers are not entertained since it’s the last day of the financial year.
There are only 2 working days for banks between 27 March and 4 April. As per the RBI bank holiday calendar, banks will be closed consecutively for three days from 27-29 March on account of the Second Saturday and Holi festival all over India. In Patna, banks will remain closed on March 30 as well; as per the RBI calendar. Banks in Patna get a two-day Holi break. This means that bank branches in Patna will remain shut for four consecutive days.
Bank Holidays in April:
April 1: Closing of yearly accounts
April 2: Good Friday
April 4: Sunday
April 5: Babu Jagjivan Ram’s Birthday. Banks across Hyderabad will remain closed
April 10: Second Saturday
April 11: Sunday
April 13: Gudhi Padwa/Telugu New Year’s Day/Ugadi Festival/Sajibu Nongmapanba (Cheiraoba)/1st \ Navratra/Baisakhi
April 14: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti/Tamil New Year’s Day/Vishu/Biju Festival/Cheiraoba/Bohag Bihu
April 15: Himachal Day/Bengali New Year’s Day/Bohag Bihu/Sarhul
April 16: Bohag Bihu. Banks across Guwahati, Assam, will remain closed on this day
April 18: Sunday
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