March is an important month when it comes to festivals in India. The month is marked by the festivals of Holi and Mahashivratri along with Good Friday. However, due to these festivals and other events, banks will remain closed on certain days. In fact, there will be a total of 14 bank holidays across the country in the month of March. Let’s find out on which days banks will be closed.
Today is a Bank Holiday?
The Reserve Bank of India has already released a list of bank holidays for March 2024, which is important information for anyone who needs to visit a bank during this time. Be sure to take note of these holidays to avoid any inconvenience or delays.
Bank Holidays in March 2024
- Aizawal City in Mizoram will have a bank holiday on March 1 due to Chapchar Kuth.
- As the 3rd March is a Sunday, all the states of the country will have a bank holiday.
- Bank holiday in all states of the country on March 8 due to Mahashivratri.
- As March 9 is the second Saturday, banks will be closed in all the states of the country.
- March 10 is a Sunday and bank holiday in all states of the country.
- Sunday, March 17 is a bank holiday in all states of the country.
- Banks across Bihar will be closed on March 22, Bihar Day.
- March 23 falls on the fourth Saturday and is a bank holiday in all states of the country.
- Sunday, March 24 is a bank holiday in all states.
- On March 25, banks will be closed in most states of the country on the occasion of Holi.
- Bank holiday at Yeosang Bhubaneswar, Imphal, Patna on March 26.
- All cities in Bihar will have a bank holiday on the occasion of Holi on March 27.
- Banks across the country will be closed on March 29 on the occasion of Good Friday.
- Sunday, March 31 is a bank holiday in all states of the country.
Based on various national and regional occasions, there are 14 Bank Holidays in March 2024, Witch is listed above.
Despite bank holidays, several types of banking services will remain available. Transactions can be completed by using digital services such as internet banking, UPI, and mobile banking.
Even when banks are closed, transactions can still be carried out through online modes. However, any work that requires physical presence at the bank will have to be postponed until the bank reopens.