The banks across the country will be closed for six days in the next week.
There are a total of 15 bank holidays in the month of July, 2021.
Some of these bank holidays include second, fourth Saturdays and Sundays besides the festival-related holidays.
There are a total of nine festive holidays and six days of weekend holidays for banks.
According to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) holiday calendar list, all nine holidays are state-specific holidays for different occasions.
Hence, if you have important bank-related work in July, this calendar will come in handy in planning for your work.
The RBI has placed the bank holidays under three categories such as Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act, holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act and Real-Time Gross Settlement Holiday and banks’ Closing of Accounts.
During these holidays, bank customers can continue their online banking transactions.
However, there may be a shortage of cash in ATMs as a result of bank holidays.
As per the RBI calendar, the banks will also remain closed on July 12 in Imphal, Manipur on account of Kang (Rathajatra).
As per the RBI, there will be one holiday for banks on July 11 as it is Sunday.
The banks will remain off on July 13 as it is the occasion of Bhanu Jayanti in Gangtok, Sikkim.
On July 14, another local festival called Drukpa Tshechi is also celebrated in Gangtok for which the banks will be off.
On July 17, the banks will be closed for U Tirot Sing Day and Kharchi Puja in Agartala in Tripura and Shillong in Meghalaya.
Full list of bank holidays for next week:
- 11 July 2021 – Sunday (Weekend off)
- 12 July 2021 – Monday – Kang (Rathajatra) / Rath Yatra (Bhubaneswar, Imphal)
- 13 July 2021 – Tuesday – Bhanu Jayanti (Gangtok)
- 14 July 2021 – Wednesday – Drukpa Tshechi (Gangtok)
- 16 July 2021- Thursday – Harela Puja (Dehradun)
- 17 July 2021 – Saturday – U Tirot Sing Day / Kharchi Puja (Agartala, Shillong)