GUWAHATI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released its holiday schedule for Assam on its official website for the year 2021.
Banks would remain closed for a total of 17 days in 2021. Banks across India will remain closed for more than 40 days throughout the year, as per RBI.
According to RBI, bank holidays differ from state to state and be different in various banks. RBI has advised customers to plan their bank visits accordingly in order to avoid inconvenience.
While the bank branches would remain closed on these dates, mobile and internet banking will remain functional. The bank holidays has been declared under the Negotiable Instruments Act.
Here is the list of bank holidays:
|15||Thiruvalluvar Day/Magh Bihu and Tusu Puja||•|
|1||To enable Banks to close their yearly accounts||•|
|14||Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti/Tamil New Year’s Day/Vishu/Biju Festival/Cheiraoba/Bohag Bihu||•|
|15||Himachal Day/Bengali New Year’s Day/Bohag Bihu||•|
|1||May Day (Labour Day)||•|
|14||Bhagvan Shree Parshuram Jayanti/Ramjan-Eid (Eid-UI-Fitra)||•|
|21||Bakri Id (Id-Ul-Zuha) (Eid-UI-Adha)||•|
|8||Tithi of Srimanta Sankardeva||•|
|2||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti||•|
|13||Durga Puja (Maha Ashtami)||•|
|14||Durga Puja/Dussehra (Maha Navami)/Ayutha Pooja||•|
|15||Durga Puja/Dasara/Dusshera (Vijaya Dashmi)||•|
|4||Diwali Amavasaya (Laxmi Pujan)/Deepavali/Kali Puja||•|