Bank holiday in December 2021, Banks to remain close upto 12 days

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 In the month of December, before visiting your bank branch, you must take a note of the important days during which several bank branches will remain closed in the country. Following a series of months in a row with plenty of bank holidays thanks to numerous events, the month of December has fewer days off.

The only national holiday on which banks will be closed is Christmas Day, which falls on December 25. (Saturday). There are also a few state-specific holidays. Banks will remain closed upto 12 days in the month of December as per the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) holiday calendar list and the remaining days are that of weekends.

Bank Holiday List

  • December 3 (Friday): Feast of St. Francis Xavier; banks will be closed in Goa
  • December 5 : Sunday
  • December 11 : Second Saturday of the month
  • December 12 : Sunday
  • December 18 (Saturday): Feast of St. Francis Xavier; banks will be closed in Meghalaya
  • December 19 : Sunday
  • December 24 (Friday): Christmas Eve; banks will be closed in Mizoram and Meghalaya
  • December 25 (Saturday): Christmas; banks across the country will be closed
  • December 26 : Sunday
  • December 27 (Monday): Christmas Celebration banks will be closed in Mizoram
  • December 30 (Thursday): U Kiang Nangbah; banks in Meghalaya will be closed
  • December 31 (Friday): New Year’s Eve; banks in Mizoram will be closed.

However, you must note that the banks will NOT be closed for 12 days in all states or regions. This is the total number of days when banks in different parts of the country will remain closed for state-observed holidays. Thus, it must be noted that the 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.

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