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Here’s the complete list of Bank Holidays in August 2020

Here’s the complete list of Bank Holidays in August 2020
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  • The two nationwide banking holidays in August are Eid on August 1 and Independence Day on August 15.

  • Banking holiday for Sri Krishna Janmashtami will fall either on August 11 or on August 12 depending from state-to-state.

  • Banks in Jammu, Ranchi and Srinagar will have no working weekends this month.

Many of the banking holidays in August are state-specific except for two, Eid-Ul-Adha and Independence Day. In most cities across India, banks will remain shut on August 1 and on August 15 — the first and third Saturdays of the month.


Banks in most parts of the country will still be open on the final Saturday of August 29, except for in Jammu, Ranchi, and Srinagar where there’s a holiday for Karma Puja and Ashura.


Overall, there are nine banking holidays in August. Sri Krishna Janmashtami will be the most widespread holiday but is celebrated either on August 11 or August 12 depending on the state.


Here is a complete list of state-specific holidays in August and the locations where banks will be shut:


Date

Holiday

Banks closed

August 3

Raksha Bandhan

Ahmedabad, Dehradun, Jaipur, Kanpur, and Lucknow

August 11

Sri Krishna Janmashtami

Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Patna

August 12

Sri Krishna Janmashtami

Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Jammu, Kanpur, Lucknow, Raipur, Ranchi, Shillong, Shimla, and Srinagar

August 13

Patriot’s Day

Imphal

August 20

Tithi of Srimanta Sankardeva

Guwahati

August 21

Teej

Gangtok

August 22

Ganesh Chaturthi

Ahmedabad, Belapur, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, and Panaji

August 29

Karma Puja/Ashura

Jammu, Ranchi, and Srinagar

August 31

Indra Jatra/Thiruvonam

Gangtok, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram



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