If, you have any important bank-related work, you will have to wait till to get it done as banks are closed for four days in a row in few cities. Although online banking activities will continue to work, and ATM machines will dispense cash.
It should be noted the RBI only came out with 8 official holidays that were divided into state-wise celebrations, religious events and festivals. The other 7 were the usual weekend holidays that banks enjoy in any given calendar month.
Banks in most states will observe a holiday today, 19 August 2021, on account of Muharram. This holiday will be an off for lenders in 17 cities. These cities are Agartala, Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bhopal, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi and Srinagar.
Banks will remain shut in Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu on account of Onam on 20 August
Banks will remain shut in Kerala on account of Thiruvonam on 21 August
22 August is Raksha Bandhan, which happens to fall on Sunday. All banks are closed on Sundays as well as Second and last Saturdays.
It’s Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi and banks will be closed in Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi
August 28 – Fourth Saturday
August 29 – Sunday
It’s Janmashtami (Shravan Vad-8)/Krishna Jayanthi and banks will remain shut in Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Jaipur, Jammu, Kanpur, Lucknow, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar and Gangtok
It’s Sri Krishna Ashtami