All public and private sector banks will remain closed for seven days between March 27 and April 4. Banking services will be shut for three consecutive days between March 27-March 29. According to the bank holiday details on the Reserve Bank of India website, banks will remain shut on March 29 on account of Holi festival. On March 30, banks will be closed only in Patna, according to RBI. In between, banks will open only for two days, i.e., on March 30 and April 3.
On March 31, banks will be closed for public services on account of the last day of the financial year closing. Here’s a list of bank holidays for March 2021:
List of bank holidays for March 2021:
March 27: Banks will remain closed due to fourth Saturday
March 28: Sunday
March 29: Banks will remain closed due to Holi celebrations.
March 30: In Patna, banks will remain closed due to Holi festival. Banks will be open at other places.
March 31: Banks will be closed due to financial year closing
Additionally, in the month of April, the Reserve Bank of India notified that banks will be closed on April 1 due to banks’ closing of accounts. On April 2, banks will be shut on account of Good Friday, and April 4 is a Sunday.
Internet banking services will be open for customers on all bank holidays. Meanwhile, the country observed a two-day bank strike between March 15-16 against the proposed privatisation of two public sector banks.