As per RBI’s website, bank holidays in June 2021 include Y.M.A. Day/Raja Sankranti, Guru Hargobind Ji’s Birthday
New Delhi: Banks across India will remain closed for total nine days in the month of June. As per the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) holiday calendar list, three of the nine holidays will be holidays for different occassions while other are weekly holidays. According to the RBI guideline, banks remain shut on public holidays while certain holidays vary from state to state. Only the gazetted holidays are observed by banks all over the country.
All-India holidays include Republic Day (January 26), Independence Day (August 15), and Gandhi Jayanti (October 2), Christmas Day (December 25). Festivals like Diwali, Christmas, Eid, Guru Nanak Jayanthi, Good Friday, and so on are also bank holidays. Aside from National Holidays, both private and public sector banks remain closed on the second, fourth Saturday, and all Sundays of each month.
RBI places its Holidays under three brackets –Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act; Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act and Real Time Gross Settlement Holiday; and Banks’ Closing of Accounts. Bank holidays vary in various states as well not observed by all the banking companies. Banking holidays also depend on the festivals being observed in specific states or notification of specific occasions in those states.
Bank Holidays in June 2021:
June 06 – Sunday (weekly holiday)
June 12 – Second Saturday (Banks are closed)
June 13 – Sunday (Weekly holiday)
June 15 – Y.M.A. Day/Raja Sankranti (banks will be closed in Izwal-Mizoram, Bhubaneswar)
June 20 – Sunday (Weekly Holiday)
June 25 – Guru Hargobind Ji’s Birthday (Bank of Jammu and Srinagar closed)
June 26 – Second Saturday
June 27 – Sunday Weekly Holiday)
June 30 – Remna Ni (banks will remain closed in Izwal only)
Bank customers planning a visit to their respective banks in the month of June are advised to plan their visit in accordance with the bank holidays. While the bank branches will remain closed on these days, mobile and internet banking will remain functional as usual. Customers can make transactions through online modes.