Upcoming Bank Holidays: Banks to Remain Closed for 8 Days in the Second Half of August 2023

For all those reliant on banking services, it’s crucial to be aware of the upcoming bank holidays in August 2023.

With a string of holidays falling between the 17th and the 31st of the month, customers are advised to complete their banking tasks promptly.

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The roster of holidays encompasses weekends, specific festival days, and local events.

While certain bank-related activities might experience a pause, customers can harness the power of online services to manage their financial affairs seamlessly.

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Digital Services to the Rescue

Thankfully, the realm of digital banking remains unaffected by these holidays. Modern banking conveniences like UPI transactions, mobile banking, and internet banking continue to operate seamlessly.

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The versatility of ATMs allows cash withdrawals, while digital payments through credit and debit cards are easily executable.

Whether it’s transferring funds or paying bills, online platforms stand ready to serve.

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Noteworthy Dates of Closure

  1. August 18 – Friday – Srimanta Sankardeva Guwahati Day.
  2. August 20 – Sunday – Regular Weekly Holiday (Nationwide Closure).
  3. August 26 – Fourth Saturday (Weekly Holiday – Nationwide Closure).
  4. August 27 – Sunday (Weekly Holiday – Nationwide Closure).
  5. August 28 – Monday – Bank Closure in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram due to Onam Festival.
  6. August 29 – Tuesday – Bank Closure in Thiruvonam Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram.
  7. August 30 – Wednesday – Bank Closure in Jaipur and Srinagar due to Raksha Bandhan.
  8. August 31 – Thursday – Bank Closure in Kanpur, Lucknow, Dehradun due to Raksha Bandhan and Shri Narayan Guru Jayanti.

Stay informed and plan your banking endeavors accordingly to ensure a smooth financial journey during this holiday season.



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