Due to the upcoming regional festivals, many banks will stay closed in most parts of the country from today (April 13, 2021) to April 16, 2021. These bank holidays have been announced as per the calendar handed out by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) under Negotiable Instruments Act.
Bank holidays in the month of April 2021 include various festivals like Ram Navmi, Bihu, Babu Jagjivan Ram's Birthday, Tamil New Year and others, according to RBI website. The bank holidays rely on festivals celebrated in certain states and might be different in different states. for customers having bank related work, the list of bank holidays this month will be useful.
If you haven't completed your banking activities, you will have to wait till next week to do it.
On April 13, the banks will remain closed due to Gudi Padwa/Telugu New Year's Day/Ugadi Festival/Sajibu Nongmapanba (Cheiraoba)/1st Navratra/Baisakhi as per the RBI holiday calender in cities like Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jammu, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji and Srinagar.
On April 14, the holiday will be observed in Agartala, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Gangtok, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jaipur, Jammu, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Panaji, Patna, Ranchi, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram for Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti/Tamil New Year's Day/Vishu/Biju festival/Cheiraoba/Bohag Bihu.
On April 15, Agartala, Guwahati, Kolkata, Ranchi and Shimla will have banks closed on account of Himachal Day/Bengali New Year's day/Bohag Bihu/Sarhul and on 16th, Guwahati will observe bank holiday due to Bohag Bihu.
Apart from these, banks will continue to remain closed on 21 April and 24 April on account of Ram Navmi and Second Saturday respectively. Due to bank holidays, the customers will not be able to withdraw and deposit money at the bank branches.