August Bank Holidays 2021

The banks across India will remain closed for a total of 15 days in the month of August 2021. As per the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) holidays calendar, fifteen days includes eight holidays for various festivals in different states, whereas seven will be the usual weekend offs. Check the full list of Bank holidays in August 2021 in India.

List of Bank Holidays in August 2021

As per the bank holiday calendar issued by RBI, banks in most states will remain shut in August on the occasion of Patriot’s day, Parse New Year, Muharram, Thiruvonam, Sree Narayan Guru Jayanthi, Janmashthami, etc. However, RBI has categorically mentioned that banks on these holidays will remain closed in certain states and cities.

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Apart from this, on the second and fourth Saturdays on August 14 and 28 respectively and on the four Sundays on August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 banks would remain closed in all places due to the weekend. Here is the list of Bank Holidays in August 2021.

S. No.DateDayFestival/Holidays
1August 13, 2021FridayPatriot’s Day (Imphal)
2August 16, 2021MondayParse New Year (Belapur, Mumbai, and Nagpur)
3 August 19, 2021ThursdayMuharram (Ashoora) (Most of the States)
4 August 20, 2021Friday Muharram/First Onam (Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, and Thiruvananthapuram)
5 August 21, 2021SaturdayThiruvonam (Kochi, and Thiruvananthapuram)
6 August 23, 2021MondaySree Narayan Guru Jayanthi (Kochi, and Thiruvananthapuram)
7 August 30, 2021 MondayJanmashthami (Most of the States)
8 August 31, 2021 TuesdaySri Krishana Ashtami
List of Bank Holidays in August 2021

Banks Weekly off in August 2021:- Apart from the above, there will be a total of 5 Sundays and 2 Saturdays on which the bank will remain closed.

Weekend Holidays in August 2021
1st August- Sunday
8th August Sunday
14th August Second Saturday
15th August – Sunday
22nd August – Sunday
28th August Fourth Saturday
29th August Sunday

All the private and public sector banks across the country remain shut on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month, along with a weekly holiday on Sunday. Even as banks will remain shut on the above-mentioned days, customers can avail of online services. Moreover, mobile and internet banking will remain operational.

It must be noted that the bank holidays are not observed in all the states and they vary as per the specific state or region. Only Gazetted holidays are observed by banks all over the country.

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Frequently asked questions- FAQs

  1. How many bank holidays are there in 2021?

    There are more than 40 days in 2021 when banks will remain closed. Except for these holidays, some holidays will vary in different states and will also depend on certain state-specific festivals.

    All the private and public sector banks across the country remain shut on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month, along with a weekly holiday on Sunday. Even as banks will remain shut on the above-mentioned days, customers can avail of online services. Moreover, mobile and internet banking will remain operational.

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  2. How many days banks are closed in August 2021?

    The banks across India will remain closed for a total of 15 days in the month of August 2021. As per the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) holidays calendar, fifteen days includes eight holidays for various festivals in different states, whereas seven will be the usual weekend offs.

    Bank Holidays in August 2021- As per the bank holiday calendar issued by RBI, banks in most states will remain shut in August on the occasion of Patriot’s day, Parse New Year, Muharram, Thiruvonam, Sree Narayan Guru Jayanthi, Janmashthami, etc. However, RBI has categorically mentioned that banks on these holidays will remain closed in certain states and cities.

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