Bank Holidays in March 2021: As the month of February is coming to an end, bank account holders must note that there will be 11 days when the banks across the country will be closed. If you have postponed any of your work to March, then you must take a look at the calendar once. It is always better to know the bank holidays before planning for any bank transaction on those days. Also Read - RBI JE Admit Card 2021 Released: Here’s How to Download at rbi.org.in
Banks will be closed for 11 days in March Also Read - Need Coordinated Action Between Centre, States on Tax Reduction in Fuel Prices: RBI Governor
According to the calendar issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI ), a total of 11 days in March, including Holi and Mahashivaratri, will be a holiday for banks. Among these holidays, banks will be closed 5 March, 11 March, 22 March, 29 March and 30 March. Apart from this, banks will also remain closed on 4 Sundays and 2 Saturdays as well. That is, there will be no work in banks for a total of 11 days. Also Read - Will Cryptocurrencies Have Impact on Financial Stability of Country? RBI Expresses Concern
List of bank holidays
March 5, 2021: Holiday in Mizoram to celebrate Chapcher Kut.
March 11, 2021: Mahashivratri
March 13, 2021: Second Saturday
March 22, 2021: Bihar Day
March 27, 2021: Fourth Saturday
March 29 and 30, 2021: Holi holiday
Bank strike from March 15
Apart from these bank holidays, the apex body of 9 organizations of bank employees (UFBU) has announced a two-day strike from March 15 to protest against the proposed privatization of two public sector banks. So during this protest, banks may remain closed. However, the updates will be announced later.
Handle transaction through Internet banking
In the wake of these holidays and strikes, you can do all the banking transactions ansd other things through internet banking. As the new financial year 2021-22 is going to start with the beginning of March, in such a situation, even if the branches of the bank remain closed due to the holidays, you can handle many of your tasks through Internet banking. RBI says that bank holidays in states can vary. Therefore, all customers should plan their work related to banking keeping this in mind.