Banks across many states will be closed for nine days in the month of August. These includes seven days which are weekends, i.e., second and fourth Saturdays and Sunday. Other than this, bank branches in various states will be closed due to Muharram and Janmashtami, and there are states-specific holidays as well.

Here is the list of bank holidays in August.

  • August 13, Friday: Patriot’s Day (holiday in Manipur)
  • August 16, Monday: Parse New Year (Shahenshahi) (holiday in Maharashtra)
  • August 19, Thursday: Muharram (Ashoora) (holiday in Tripura, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, West Bengal, Bihar and so on)
  • August 20, Friday: Muharram/First Onam (holiday in Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu)
  • August 21, Saturday: Thiruvonam (holiday in Kerala)
  • August 23, Monday: Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi (holiday in Kerala)
  • August 30, Monday: Janmashtami (Shravan Vad-8)/Krishna Jayanthi (holidays in Gujarat, Chandigarh, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and so on)
  • August 31, Tuesday: Sri Krishna Ashtami (holiday in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh)

Click here to get the full list of bank holidays in 2021.

Read more: EconomicTimes

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