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Banks to remain closed 15 days for April: Check the full list

New Delhi: Banks across India will remain closed for 15 days including second, fourth Saturdays and Sundays in the month of April, according to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) holidays calendar.

Out of these, eight holidays are on account of various festivals and the bank closing day (April 1) while the rest are regular holidays including four Sundays and two Saturdays. As per RBI’s website, bank holidays in April 2021 include various festivals like Ram Navmi, Good Friday, Bihu, Babu Jagjivan Ram’s Birthday. Tamil New Year etc. The banks will also remain closed from March 27-29, on account of the fourth Saturday and Holi. Bank branches will remain open on March 31.

Between March 27 and April 4, normal operations will continue on March 30 and April 4. Banks across Guwahati will remain closed for three consecutive days, starting from April 14 till April 16. Banks across Patna will not be doing business for four consecutive days, starting from March 30 to April 2.

Here is a complete list of bank holidays in April:

• 1 April – To enable Banks to close their yearly accounts

• 2 April – Good Friday

• 5 April – Babu Jagjivan Ram’s Birthday

• 6 April – General Elections to Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly 2021

• 13 April – Gudhi Padwa/Telugu New Year’s Day/Ugadi Festival/Sajibu Nongmapanba (Cheiraoba)/1st Navratra/Baisakhi

• 14 April- Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti/Tamil New Year’s Day/Vishu/Biju Festival/Cheiraoba/Bohag Bihu

• 15 April – Himachal Day/Bengali New Year’s Day/Bohag Bihu/Sarhul

• 16 April – Bohag Bihu

• 21 April – Shree Ram Navmi (Chaite Dashain)/Garia Puja

Sunday and Saturday holidays:

• 4 April – Sunday

• 10 April – Second Saturday

• 11 April – Sunday

• 18 April – Sunday

• 24 April – Fourth Saturday

• 25 April – Sunday  

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