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

  • 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.
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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.

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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:

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DateHolidayBanks closed
August 3Raksha BandhanAhmedabad, Dehradun, Jaipur, Kanpur, and Lucknow
August 11Sri Krishna JanmashtamiBhubaneshwar, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Patna
August 12Sri Krishna JanmashtamiAhmedabad, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Jammu, Kanpur, Lucknow, Raipur, Ranchi, Shillong, Shimla, and Srinagar
August 13Patriot’s DayImphal
August 20Tithi of Srimanta SankardevaGuwahati
August 21TeejGangtok
August 22Ganesh ChaturthiAhmedabad, Belapur, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, and Panaji
August 29Karma Puja/AshuraJammu, Ranchi, and Srinagar
August 31Indra Jatra/ThiruvonamGangtok, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram


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