With July coming to an end, it’s time to research the holidays in August. In the coming month, banks will be closed for 18 days, including weekends. So, if you plan to visit a bank in August, then you should go through the list of holidays to avoid any inconvenience.
Private and public banks will be closed for 18 days. Banks for the festivities will be closed for twelve days while the remaining six days include the second and fourth Saturdays and Sundays.
August will witness a number of regional festivals. From Muharram, Raksha Bandhan, Independence Day, Janmashtami to Teej, here are the days the bank will be closed in July. However, these holidays will not be applicable in all states, it will vary from state to state. As for Patriot’s Day, banks will only be closed in Imphal and not in other states.
In particular, the online banking service will not be impacted. It will work 24 hours a day. Bank customers are therefore advised to link their accounts online.
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Holidays in August 2022
August 1: Drukpa Tshe-zi—Gangtok
August 7: First Sunday
August 8: Muharram (Achoura) — Jammu, Srinagar
August 9: Muharram (Ashoora) — Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Belapur, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Raipur and Ranchi.
August 11: Raksha Bandhan—Ahmedadabad, Bhopal, Dehradun, Jaipur and Shimla
August 12: Raksha Bandhan – Kanpur and Lucknow
August 13: Second Saturday + Patriots Day in Imphal
August 14: Second Sunday
August 15th: Independence Day – All over India
August 16: Parsi New Year (Shahenshahi) – Belapur, Mumbai and Nagpur
August 18: Janmashtami – Bhubaneswar, Dehradun, Kanpur and Lucknow
August 19: Janmashtami (Shravan Vad-8)/ Krishna Jayanthi — Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gangtok, Jaipur, Jammu, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Shillong and Shimla.
20 August : Sri Krishna Ashtami—Hyderabad
21st of August : Third Sunday
August 27: fourth saturday
August 28: fourth sunday
August 29: Tithi by Srimanta Sankardeva — Guwahati
August 31 : Samvatsari (Chaturthi Paksha)/Ganesh Chaturthi/ Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata/ Vinayakar Chathurthi — Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Nagpur and Panaji.
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