New Delhi: Banks are going to be closed for 18 days in the month of August due to festivals and holidays. Holidays are more in August due to festivals and days like Janmashtami, Rakshabandhan, 15th August, Ganesh Chaturthi.
Bank Holidays August 2022: After eight days, the month of August will start. Banks are going to be closed for 18 days in the month of August due to festivals and holidays.
Every year the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) releases the Bank Holiday Calendar which contains the information about the bank holidays occurring in every state. In this calendar, it has been told about the banks in which bank branches will be closed on specific dates in the states. Let’s know the complete list.
Banks to remain closed for 18 days in August 2022
August 1: Drukpa Tshe-zi festival (Sikkim only)
7 August – Sunday
August 8: Muharram (Jammu and Kashmir only)
August 9: Muharram (in Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Belapur, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Raipur and Ranchi)
August 11: Raksha Bandhan
12 August: Raksha Bandhan
August 13: Patriots’ Day (Imphal), second Saturday
14 August – Sunday
15 August: Independence Day
16 August: Parsi New Year (Belapur, Mumbai and Nagpur)
August 18: Janmashtami (Bhubaneswar, Dehradun, Kanpur and Lucknow)
August 19: Friday, Janmashtami
August 20: Sri Krishna Ashtami (Hyderabad only)
August 21 – Sunday
August 27 – Fourth Saturday
August 28 – Sunday
29 August: Date of Srimanta Sankardev (Guwahati only)
31 August: Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi (in Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Nagpur and Panaji)
RBI released the list of holidays
According to the list of holidays given on the official website of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the list of holidays of the states is different. These festivals or holidays depend on the special occasions. These holidays are not applicable in all states. Depends on the festival or day taking place in the states.
Work can be dealt with online banking
During the holidays, customers can settle their work through online banking, phone banking, UPI. If you have to go to the bank branch and get the work done, then definitely check the list of bank holidays.