All public and private sector banks will remain closed from March 27 to April 4, except on March 31 and April 1.
According to the list of bank holidays released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), all private and government banks will stay closed for three consecutive days from March 27 to 29. In Patna, the banks will also remain closed on March 30.
Despite being functional on March 31, banks would not entertain the customers because it is the last day of the financial year. On April 1, banks will be closed due to yearly accounts and will not handle any customer-related requests on the branch again. April 2 is Good Friday and therefore all private and government lenders will stay closed across the country on this day.
List of holidays of private and government (March 27 to April 4):
27 March – Last Saturday
28 March – Sunday
29 March – Holi Holiday.
30 March – Holiday only in Patna branch. Rest it will be working for all
31 March – Year-end holiday
1 April – Bank closing of accounts
2 April – Good Friday
3 April – Saturday – Working Day
4 April – Sunday
It is important to note that some of the holidays mentioned above may vary from state to state and hence a customer is advised to check the holiday calendar of a specific region. As per the RBI, banks across the country will remain closed for work on March 22, 29, and 30.
However, customers will be able to use mobile, online and other internet banking facilities in the coming week. ATMs will remain open from March 27 to April 4.