Bank Holidays in March 2024: Banks to be closed on these days. Check the full list here

Bank Holidays in March: There are 14 days of bank closures this March, including national holidays like Chapchar Kut and Mahashivratri, Holi and Good Friday. Besides these, the weekend breaks every second and fourth Saturdays and each Sunday add to the total.

Bank Holidays in March 2024: Mark your calendars for the following upcoming bank holidays this month of March 2024. All banks will remain closed for at least 14 days in March. These include public holidays, some regional holidays, second and fourth Saturdays and all Sundays. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the corresponding state governments determine the holidays.

Please note that some holidays will be as per the local customs of different regions in India and will vary in different states.

Below is the full list of other bank holidays in March 2024:

National Holidays:

Bank Holidays in March
Bank Holidays in March

March 1: Chapchar Kut (Mizoram)

March 8: Mahashivratri (except Tripura, Mizoram, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Assam, Manipur, Itanagar, Rajasthan, Nagaland, West Bengal, New Delhi, Goa, Bihar, Meghalaya)
March 25: Holi (except Karnataka, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Manipur, Kerala, Nagaland, Bihar, Srinagar)March 29: Good Friday (except Tripura, Assam, Rajasthan, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh)

State Holidays:

March 22: Bihar Diwas (Bihar)

March 26: Yaosang second day/Holi (Odisha, Manipur, Bihar)
March 27: Holi (Bihar)

Regular Bank Closures:

Every Second Saturday (March 9)

Every Fourth Saturday (March 23)
Sundays: March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Online banking available

Nationwide access to online banking services is always open despite the shutdown of either private or public sector banks. It becomes important for individuals to develop a heightened awareness of scheduled bank holidays, taking note of the specific dates, thereby enabling them to meticulously plan their visits to their nearby branches.

While this list provides a general overview, it’s crucial to remember that regional variations might exist. To ensure you’re fully prepared, double-check with your specific bank branch or their official website for the most up-to-date and accurate holiday schedule.

Bank Holidays List

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) releases the list of bank holidays, which is based on various factors including national/state holidays, cultural or religious observance, operational requirements, government announcements, and coordination with other banks. It’s important to note that the RBI communicates its holiday schedule through official channels, including its website and notifications to banks and financial institutions.

Nationwide access to online banking services will persist despite the shutdown of either private or public sector banks. It becomes imperative for individuals to cultivate a heightened awareness of scheduled bank holidays, taking note of the specific dates, thereby enabling them to meticulously plan their visits to their nearby branches.

Also Read: Important Days in March 2024: National and International Dates List

Note: Customers should avoid visiting banks on the dates mentioned above.

FAQs

What is celebrated on March 8, 2024?

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the historical, cultural, and political achievements of women.

What are the important days in March 2024 in India?

The important days in March 2024 include Zero Discrimination Day (1st Mar), World Wildlife Day (3rd Mar), International Women’s Day (8th Mar), CISF Raising Day (10th Mar), International Day of Happiness (20th Mar), World Poetry Day (21st Mar), World Water Day (22nd Mar), etc.

How many important days are in March 2024?

The important days in March 2024 include Zero Discrimination Day (1st Mar), World Wildlife Day (3rd Mar), International Women’s Day (8th Mar), CISF Raising Day (10th Mar), International Day of Happiness (20th Mar), World Poetry Day (21st Mar), World Water Day (22nd Mar), etc.

What happens in March every year?

The March equinox occurs on Sunday, March 20, 2022.

What does the month of March symbolize?

The month of March symbolically represents new growth, fertility, and procreation in humans, plants, and animals.

What is the importance of March?

Named after the Roman god of war, March is the third month of the year.

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