All public and private sector banks will remain closed for seven days between March 27 and April 4. Banking services will be shut for three consecutive days between March 27-March 29. According to the bank holiday details on the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) website, banks will remain shut on March 29 on account of Holi festival. On March 30, banks will be closed only in Patna and will remain open at other places, according to RBI. All banks are closed on April 1 due to the closing of accounts.
List of bank holidays for March 2021:
March 27: Banks will remain closed due to fourth Saturday
March 28: Sunday
March 29: Banks will remain closed due to Holi celebrations.
March 30: In Patna, banks will remain closed due to Holi festival. Banks will be open at other places.
Additionally, for April 2021, the Reserve Bank of India notified that banks will be closed on April 1 due to banks' closing of accounts. On April 2, banks will be shut on account of Good Friday, and April 4 is a Sunday.
Internet banking services will be open for customers on all bank holidays. Meanwhile, the country observed a two-day bank strike between March 15-16 against the proposed privatisation of two public sector banks.