Bank Holiday: Banks closed in several states on Shivratri, what are the rules for Kolkata? get to know –

Bank Holidays: Nowadays banks have become an integral part of the life of common man. As a result, if the bank is closed, it affects the common people in a special way. Banks are open on the first and third Saturdays of the month. But usually closed on second and fourth Saturdays and every Sunday. Apart from this, banks are also closed in certain states on special festivals. Banks are also closed on national holidays.

Mahashivratri is being celebrated in a grand manner on Saturday 18 February 2023. Banks will be closed in many states of the country on this occasion. If you have any work related to banks, you need to know, are banks open or closed in your city?

Banks will be closed in any city on the occasion of Shivratri?

Shivaratri is a religious festival. Har-Parvati is worshiped on this day. This Shivratri is celebrated with great pomp in almost every state of the country. Shivaratri is celebrated with grandeur especially in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Banks will remain closed in Lucknow, Ranchi, Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Dehradun, Hyderabad, Jammu and Kashmir, Kanpur, Kochi, Nagpur, Raipur, Shimla, Srinagar and Thiruananthapuram on the occasion of Shivaratri.

In which states are banks open?

Banks are functioning as usual in several states. Banks are open in Delhi, Goa, Bihar, Tripura, Mizoram, Chandigarh, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Assam, Manipur, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Meghalaya.

What other days in February are banks closed?

Banks are closed on Sunday, February 19. Banks in Mizoram will remain closed on February 20 as a state day. Banks in Sikkim will be closed on February 21 as a Losa day. Then February 25 falls on the fourth Saturday. On the other hand, 26 February is also a holiday on Sunday.

How to handle bank holiday work?

If there is a bank holiday, many of the common people’s jobs can get stuck. In such circumstances customers can avail banking services through net banking, ATMs and other mobile apps during bank holidays. Also now is the era of UPI. UPI can be used to transfer money from one account to another. Credit and debit cards can also be used at the same time.

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