Banks to remain closed 6 days from 27 March to 4 April; Read on to know why

Banks will function on only three days between March 27 and April 4 that is on March 30 and April 3

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NH Web Desk

Banks across the country will remain closed due to holidays and the end of the financial year from March 27 to April 4. According to the calendar released by the Reserve Bank of India, the last week of March and the first week of April will witness over six days of holidays. From March 27-29 banks will remain closed due to the fourth Saturday and Holi.

It's important to note here that there will be only three days when the banks will continue their services between March 27 and April 4 that is on March 30, March 31 and April 3. However, in Patna, banking services will remain closed even on March 30. On March 31, the banking services will remain shut as it will be the last day of the financial year 2021. While on April 1, the banks will be closed to close their yearly accounts.

April 2 will be a holiday on account of Good Friday while the services will be affected on April 4, as it is a Sunday.

Here is the list of holidays:

March 27: Fourth Saturday of the month

March 28: Sunday

March 29: Banks closed due to Holi

March 30: Bank closed in Patna Branch however other branches will be operational.

April 1: Bank will be shut to close yearly accounts

April 2: Good Friday

April 4: Sunday

Because of the holidays, bank customers will not be able to withdraw and deposit money at the bank branches. However, customers can note that ATMs, mobile banking, and online banking services will be available during these days.

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    Published: 24 Mar 2021, 11:05 AM