Bank Holidays in April 2023: The RBI (Reserve Bank of India) releases the list of bank holidays every month and it has released the list of holidays in April now. According to the list, banks will remain shut for 15 days in the upcoming month. However, some holidays remain state-specific i.e., only certain states/regions observe the bank holidays on those dates. National bank holidays are observed by all banks across the country.
All the bank holidays have been categorized into four distinct categories under the Negotiable Instruments Act of 1881 – Holidays Under Negotiable Instruments Act, Banks' Closing of Accounts, and Real-Time Gross Settlement Holiday.
Banks will be closed for 15 days including bank closing, regional holidays along with Sundays and the second and fourth Saturdays. Customers should be aware of the bank holidays in April 2023 that will help them make arrangements for their bank visits.
Let us find out the list of 15 bank holidays in the month of April 2023. These include the weekend holidays as well.
Saturday, 1 April– Yearly closing- Banks remain closed in all states except in Mizoram, Chandigarh, Meghalaya and Himachal Pradesh.
Sunday, 2 April- Banks of all states will be closed
Tuesday, 4 April- Mahavir Jayanti- Banks are closed in Gujarat, Mizoram, Maharastra, Karnataka, Madhya
Wednesday, 5 April- Babu Jagjivan Ram's Birthday- Banks of Hyderabad will be closed.
Friday, 7 April- Good Friday- Holiday in most states except Assam, Jammu, Srinagar, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Tripura
Saturday, 8 April- Second Saturday- All banks across all states will be closed
Sunday, 9 April- All banks across all states will be closed
Friday, 14 April- Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti/Bohag Bihu/Cheiraoba/Vaisakhi/Baisakhi/Tamil New Year's Day/Maha Bisubha Sankranti/Biju Festival/Buisu Festival- Holiday in most states except Chhattisgarh, New Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, MizoramApril 15Vishu/Bohag Bihu/Himachal Day/Bengali New Year's Day (Nababarsha)Assam, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, and Tripura
Saturday, 15 April- Vishu/Bohag Bihu/Himachal Day/Bengali New Year’s Day (Nababarsha)- Banks are closed in Tripura, Assam, Kerala, Bengal, Himachal Pradesh.
Sunday, 16 April- Banks across all states will be closed
Tuesday, 18 April- Shab-l-Qadr- Banks are closed in Jammu and Srinagar.
Friday, 21 April- Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Eid)/Garia Puja/Jumat-ul-Vida- Banks are closed in Tripura, Jammu and Srinagar, Kerala.
Saturday, 22 April- Ramzan Eid (Eid-Ul-Fitr): Banks are closed on account of fourth Saturday.
Sunday, 23 April- Banks across all states will be closed
Sunday, 30 April- Banks in all states will remain closed
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