Bank Holidays in May 2021: Banks to remain closed 12 Days in May- Check the complete list here

Bank Holidays in May 2021- According to the RBI’s website, private and public banks in India will remain shut for 12 days in May 2021, which also includes 5 Sundays and 2 Saturdays.

List of Bank Holidays in May 2021

As per the bank holiday calendar issued by RBI, banks in most states will remain shut on May 14 on account of Eid-ul-Fitr. Besides this, some banks will also observe holidays on Akshaya Tritiya, Labour days, Buddha Pournima, Id-ul-Fitr, and Jumat-ul-Vida. Here is the list of Bank Holidays in May 2021.

S. No.DateDayFestival/Holidays
1May 1, 2021SaturdayMaharashtra Din/May Day(Labour Day)
2May 7, 2021FridayJumat-ul-Vida
3May 13, 2021ThursdayRamzan Id (Id-Ul-Fitr)
4May 14, 2021FridayBhagvan Shree Parshuram Jayanti/Basava Jayanti/Akshaya Tritya
5May 26, 2021WednesdayBuddha Pournima
List of Bank Holidays in May 2021

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

Saturdays and Sundays in May 2021
2nd May- Sunday
8th May Second Saturday
9th May- Sunday
16th May Sunday
22nd May- Fourth Saturday
23rd May- Sunday
30th May- Sunday

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.

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  2. How many days will May have in 2021?

    There are total 30 days in May 2021.

  3. How many days banks are closed in May 2021?

    According to the RBI’s website, private and public banks in India will remain shut for 12 days in May 2021, which also includes 5 Sundays and 2 Saturdays. Banks in most states will remain shut on May 14 on account of Eid-ul-Fitr. Besides this, some banks will also observe holidays on Akshaya Tritiya, Labour days, Buddha Pournima, Id-ul-Fitr, and Jumat-ul-Vida

  4. Is May 1st, 2021 a Bank holiday?

    Yes, on May 1st 2021, banks will remain closed on the event of Maharashtra Din and May Day(Labour Day).

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