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

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 Sunday

August 13: Second Saturday + Patriot’s Day

August 14: Second Sunday

August 21: Third Sunday

August 27: Fourth Saturday

August 28: Fourth Sunday

National and Regional Holidays

August 1: Drukpa Tshe-zi – Gangtok

August 8: Muharram (Ashoora) – Jammu, Srinagar

August 9: Muharram (Ashoora) – Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Belapur, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Raipur and Ranchi

August 11: Raksha Bandhan – Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Dehradun, Jaipur, and Shimla

August 12: Raksha Bandhan – Kanpur, and Lucknow

August 13: Patriot’s Day – Imphal

August 15: Independence Day – All over India

August 16: Parsi New Year (Shahenshahi) – Belapur, Mumbai, and Nagpur

August 18: Janmashtami – Bhubaneswar, Dehradun, Kanpur and Lucknow

August 19: Janmashtami (Shravan Vad-8)/ Krishna Jayanthi – Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gangtok, Jaipur, Jammu, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Shillong and Shimla

August 20: Sri Krishna Ashtami – Hyderabad

August 29: Tithi of Srimanta Sankardeva – Guwahati

August 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.


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. Banking, bank holidaysTrak.in

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