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Bank Holidays In March 2024: Branches Will Be Shut Down For 14 Days In Total

Bank holidays In March 2024: In March 2024, banks will be closed for 14 days due to holidays for festivals, second or fourth Saturdays, and Sundays. These closures are observed across different states. Branches will remain closed on all second or fourth Saturdays, as well as on Sundays, as part of their regular schedule. Additionally, holidays for festivals

Branches will remain closed on all second or fourth Saturdays, as well as on Sundays, as part of their regular schedule. Additionally, holidays for festivals follow a list provided by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

This means that customers should plan their banking activities accordingly, taking into account these scheduled closures. It’s important to be aware of these dates to avoid any inconvenience when planning financial transactions or visits to the bank.

It is important to understand that when there are holidays specific to certain regions, only banks in those particular areas will be closed. This means that if there’s a holiday in one place, banks in other places might still be open for business as usual.

However, even on days when physical bank branches are closed, customers still have the option to use online banking services. This means that even if you can’t go to a bank in person because of a holiday, you can still access many banking services through the internet or mobile apps.

So, while some branches might be closed due to regional holidays, and regular holidays like weekends or second/fourth Saturdays, customers still have the convenience of online banking to manage their finances effectively.

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March 2024 Bank Holidays

DateDayHoliday
March 1FridayChapchar Kut (Aizawl)
March 3Sunday
March 8FridayMahashivratri/Sivarathri (Multiple Cities)
March 9SaturdaySecond Saturday
March 10Sunday
March 17Sunday
March 22FridayBihar Divas (Patna)
March 23SaturdayFourth Saturday
March 24Sunday
March 25MondayHoli (second day) – Dhuleti/Dol Jatra/Dhulendi (Multiple Cities)
March 26TuesdayYaosang 2nd day/Holi (Bhubaneswar, Imphal, Patna)
March 27WednesdayHoli (Patna)
March 29FridayGood Friday (Multiple Cities)
March 31Sunday

In March, there are a few days when banks will be closed because of special events. It starts with Chapchar Kut in Aizawl on March 1st. Sundays on March 3rd, 10th, and 17th are regular days off.

Bank Holidays in March

On March 8th, Mahashivratri is celebrated in different cities like Ahmedabad and Mumbai. The next day, March 9th, is the Second Saturday, so banks will be closed on a Sunday. March 22nd is Bihar Divas, a holiday in Patna. The day after, March 23rd, is the Fourth Saturday, another day off for banks.

Holi, a colorful festival, is on March 25th in many places, but not everywhere. On March 26th, it’s celebrated in cities like Bhubaneswar and Patna. Then on March 27th, it’s Holi in Patna. Good Friday is on March 29th, but not all places will have a holiday. Finally, March 31st is another Sunday, so banks will be closed again.

Also Read: Maha Shivratri 2024: Maha Shivratri Wishes, Quotes, Messages, Drawing, And All You Need to Know About The Festival

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