Eid Bank Holidays 2024: Is there a long weekend ahead for banks? Check details for extended off here

Bank Holidays this week: Eid is likely to be celebrated on Monday, 17 June, after a Sunday off. Besides this, all public and private banks in India, including the State Bank of India, will be closed for at least 12 days this month.

Jocelyn Fernandes
First Published14 Jun 2024, 10:21 AM IST
Bank Holidays in June 2024: Banks will be closed for around 12 days this month
Bank Holidays in June 2024: Banks will be closed for around 12 days this month(Mint)

Bank Holidays this week: This week and the one ahead may see an extended weekend off for bank customers, depending on their state of residence. June 15 being the third Saturday of the month is a working day across India. 

June 16 is a Sunday, which is a bank holiday across the country, followed by June 17 which is marked as Eid holiday for banks across India by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Some states such as Jammu & Kashmir also have an extra Eid off on June 18. 

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Bank Holidays in June 2024

June 2024 will has at least 12 bank holidays scheduled for religious festivities, regional holidays and the weekend offs. This includes the second and fourth Saturdays in the month and all Sundays off. This month in particular has five Sundays. The holidays will be applicable for all nationalised and private banks across India, including the State Bank of India (SBI).

The RBI and state governments together set the banks' annual holiday schedule. Thus, schedules may differ across states depending on the local requirements.

Customers must note that since holidays vary across India, they must confirm all listed holidays with their nearest bank branch to plan better.

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To ensure customer convenience, online banking facilities will remain as usual and users can access the banks' websites, mobile apps, or ATMs for urgent transactions. 

Upcoming Bank Holidays

  • Bank holiday on June 17: On the occasion of Bakri Eid banks will remain closed across India.
  • Bank holiday on June 18: On the occasion of Bakri Eid banks will remain closed in Jammu & Kashmir.
  • Bank holiday on June 21: Banks across many states will be closed for Vat Savitri Vrat.

Also Read | Are SBI branches near you open today? Here's when the bank will remain closed on Saturdays in 2024

  • Banks will be closed on the fourth Saturday across India on June 22.
  • Bank holidays on Sundays across India on these dates: June 16, 23 and 30.

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First Published:14 Jun 2024, 10:21 AM IST
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