Banks in India are closed on certain festivals, which vary from state to state. Many states observe Raksha Bandhan, which falls on August 11 and 12 depending on the state.
Here is a look at states where banks will be closed for Raksha Bandhan, i.e., August 11 and 12.
- August 11, 2022 (Thursday) Raksha Bandhan-Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh.
- August 12, 2022 (Friday)- Raksha Bandhan-Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh.
Long holiday weekend
It is a second Saturday on August 13, so banks will be closed. Further, on August 15, banks across the nation will be closed for Independence Day.
Owing to this, in a state like Maharashtra, banks will also be closed for five days starting on August 12 (Raksha Bandhan) and ending on August 16. (Parsi New Year).