Bank holidays in March 2023: Banks to remain closed for 12 days

Bank holidays in March

Bank holidays in March: The month of March 2023 will witness 12 bank holidays, as per the holiday list released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Banks will be closed on all public holidays with some regional holidays, depending on the particular state. Regional holidays are decided by the respective state governments; they are not mentioned on RBI’s official website. 

A number of regional festivals like Bihar Divas, Gudi Padwa, and Telugu New Year’s Day, will be celebrated in specific cities.

List of bank holidays in March 2023

March 3 – Chapchar Kut (Aizawl, Mizoram)
March 5 – Sunday
March 7 – Holi/Holi (Second Day)/Holika Dahan/Dhulandi/Dol Jatra (Belapur, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad – Telangana, Jaipur, Jammu, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji, Ranchi and Srinagar regions)
March 8 – Holi/Holi 2nd Day – Dhuleti/Yaosang 2nd Day (Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Gangtok, Imphal, Kanpur, Lucknow, New Delhi, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Shillong and Shimla)
March 9 – Holi (Patna)
March 11 – Second Saturday
March 12 – Sunday
March 19 – Sunday
March 22 – Gudi Padwa/Ugadi Festival/Bihar Divas/Sajibu Nongmapanba (Cheiraoba)/Telugu New Year’s Day/1st Navratra (Belapur, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad – Telangana, Imphal, Jammu, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji, Patna and Srinagar)
March 25 – Fourth Saturday
March 26 – Sunday
March 30 is Shree Ram Navami (Chaite Dashain) in the following cities: Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Gangtok, Hyderabad – Telangana, Jaipur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Ranchi, and Shimla.

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It’s important to note that even though the physical branches of banks will remain closed on these holidays, online and net banking services will remain functional. So customers can still carry out their transactions and access banking services through digital channels.

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