Bank holidays 2021: Banks to remain closed for 15 days in August, details inside

The banks will remain closed for 8 days in August while the remaining days are of weekends.

By Rajan Nath - July 29, 2021 11:07 am

Bank holidays in August 2021: All banks including private and public will remain closed for 15 days in the month of August. These include second and fourth Saturdays, and Sundays, as per the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) notification.

So, if you have any bank-related work for the month of August, check the list of bank holidays in August 2021 and note it down for your reference.

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As per the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) holiday calendar list, the banks will remain closed for 8 days in August while the remaining days are of weekends.

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However, the banks will not be shut for all 8 days for all states as there are state-specific holidays.

The bank holidays fall under Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act; Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act and Real-Time Gross Settlement Holiday; and Banks’ Closing of Accounts.

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Bank Holidays in August 2021:

Date Day Holiday
August 13, 2021 Friday Patriot’s Day
August 16, 2021 Monday Parse New Year
August 19, 2021 Thursday Muharram (Ashoora)
August 20, 2021 Friday Muharram/First Onam
August 21, 2021 Saturday Thiruvonam
August 23, 2021 Monday Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi
August 30, 2021 Monday Janmashtami (Shravan Vad-8)/Krishna Jayanthi
August 31, 2021 Tuesday Sri Krishna Ashtami


Weekend holidays in August 2021

  • August 01, 2021 – Weekly off (Sunday)
  • August 08, 2021 – Weekly off (Sunday)
  • August 14, 2021 – Second Saturday
  • August 15, 2021 – Weekly off (Sunday), Independence Day
  • August 22, 2021 – Weekly off (Sunday)
  • August 28, 2021 – Fourth Saturday
  • August 29, 2021 – Weekly off (Sunday)

-PTC News