Bank Holidays in March 2024: Private as well as public banks will remain shut for a total of 14 days in March across various regions in India, in line with the Reserve Bank of India’s holiday schedule. This month, banks will remain closed for an additional eight days, and extending the usual weekend breaks on the second and fourth Saturdays along with Sundays will take the holiday count to 14.

Notably, the holiday observance differs across the country, with some days marked as public holidays nationwide while others are specific to certain regions.

Bank Holidays in March 2024 full list

  • Chapchar Kut: March 1
  • Mahashivratri (Maha vad-13)/Sivarathri: March 8
  • Bihar Divas: March 22

Bank Holidays on Holi 2024

  • Holi (Second Day) – Dhuleti/Dol Jatra/Dhulandi: March 25
  • Yaosang 2nd Day/Holi: March 26
  • Holi: March 27
  • Good Friday: March 29

Bank Holidays in March 2024 state-wise: Full list

March 2024 1 8 22 25 26 27 29
Agartala            
Ahmedabad        
Aizawl        
Belapur        
Bengaluru          
Bhopal        
Bhubaneswar        
Chandigarh        
Chennai            
Dehradun        
Gangtok          
Guwahati            
Hyderabad – Andhra Pradesh        
Hyderabad – Telangana        
Imphal          
Itanagar          
Jaipur            
Jammu          
Kanpur        
Kochi          
Kohima            
Kolkata          
Lucknow        
Mumbai        
Nagpur        
New Delhi          
Panaji          
Patna      
Raipur        
Ranchi        
Shillong          
Shimla          
Srinagar            
Thiruvananthapuram          

These bank holidays fall into 3 main categories as classified by the RBI:

  • Holidays under the Negotiable Instruments Act
  • Holidays under the Negotiable Instruments Act and Real time gross settlement holidays
  • Bank’s closing of accounts

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