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Indian Bank Holidays March 2024

2024 India

Indian public and private banks will be closed on 14 days including the second and fourth Saturdays and Sundays in March 2024, owing to festivals.

According to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) guidelines, banks remain closed on all public holidays but there are some holidays that are regional, i.e. restricted to certain states only. Regional holidays are decided by respective state governments.

The RBI classifies holidays into three categories: Holidays under the Negotiable Instruments Act, Holidays under the Negotiable Instruments Act and Real-Time Gross Settlement Holiday, and Banks’ Closing of Accounts.

DateHolidayState
March 1, FridayChapchar KutMizoram
March 3, SundayWeekend Bank HolidayNationwide  
March 8, FridayMaha Shivratri Several States  
March 9, SaturdaySecond SaturdayNationwide  
March 10, SundayWeekend Bank HolidayNationwide  
March 17, SundayWeekend HolidayNationwide  
March 22, FridayBihar DivasBihar
March 23, SaturdayFourth SaturdayNationwide  
March 24, SundayWeekend Bank HolidayNationwide  
March 25, MondayHoli (Second Day)Most States  
March 26, TuesdayYaosang 2nd Day/HoliOdisha, Manipur, Bihar
March 27, WednesdayHoliBihar
March 29, FridayGood FridaySeveral States
March 31, SundayWeekend Bank HolidayNationwide

Disclaimer: All precautions have been taken to gather the most accurate information about the Bank Holiday dates for the month of March 2024. However, readers are advised to verify with their local branches to corroborate the same.