Bank Holidays May 2021: Govt, private banks to stay shut on these days, check details here
New Delhi | Jagran Business Desk: Coronavirus cases are rising unprecedently in India, prompting state and union territory (UT) authorities to impose restrictions again to control the massive surge of infection in the country. Several states and UTs -- Delhi, Maharashtra, Punjab, Haryana, Goa and Odisha -- have imposed lockdowns and weekend curfews to break the chain of the pandemic.
Looking at the current COVID situation in the country, all private and government banks are offering most of their services online so that their customers don't need to come to their branches which might get them exposed to the deadly coronavirus infection.
However, there are several works like cheque clearance, loan-related services, customers still have to visit the bank branch. Now amid the increasing fears due to COVID-19, people are advised to step out of their houses only when needed. In such a situation, to avoid any hindrance in your work bank-related work, here's the list of bank holidays in May.
May 1, 2021: This day is celebrated as Labour Day and Maharashtra Day. Due to this, banks will have a holiday in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Telangana, Manipur, Kerala, Goa and Bihar.
May 2, 2021: Sunday weekly off.
May 7, 2021: Due to the occasion of Good Friday, banks will have a holiday in Jammu and Kashmir.
May 8, 2021: Banks will have a holiday on this day as it will be the second Saturday.
May 9, 2021: Sunday weekly off
May 13, 2021: Due to Eid-ul-Fitr, banks in Maharashtra, Jammu, Kashmir, Kerala and several other states will have a holiday.
May 14, 2021: This day marks the birth anniversary of Lord Parshuram. Apart from Maharashtra, Jammu, Kerala and Kashmir, banks will have a holiday on this day.
May 16, 2021: Sunday weekly off
May 22, 2021: Banks will have a holiday on this day being the fourth Saturday.
May 23, 2021: Sunday weekly off
May 26, 2021: Due to the occasion of Buddha Purnima banks will have a holiday in Tripura, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh and Kashmir.
May 30, 2021: Sunday weekly off
Posted By: Talibuddin Khan