Ram Navami 2024 bank holiday: Banks to remain closed on April 17 for Ram Navami in several states; check list

Apr16,2024



April 2024 Bank Holidays: Banks in many states across India will remain closed on Wednesday, April 17, to commemorate Ram Navami, the Hindu festival celebrating the birth of Lord Rama. According to the list of holidays of the Reserve Bank of India, banks will remain closed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa and other states on this occasion.
Ram Navami is an important festival for Hindus, with celebrations being held at Ram temples in various parts of the country, including Ayodhya. Apart from Ram Navami, there are other upcoming holidays in April that will impact banking operations in various sectors.
For example, Lok Sabha general elections 2024 will be held in Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Meghalaya and Tamil Nadu on April 19. Meanwhile, banks will remain closed in Tripura for Gariya Puja on April 20. Additionally, elections will be held in Bengaluru on April 26, an ET report said.
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holiday details Day
Enabling banks to close their annual accounts 1
Birthday of Babu Jagjivan Ram/Jumaat-ul-Vida 5
Gudi Padwa/Ugadi Festival/Telugu New Year Day/Sajibu Nongmapanaba (Cheiraoba)/First Navratri 9
Ramzan-Eid (Eid-ul-Fitr) 10
Ramadan-Eid (Eid-ul-Fitr) (1st Shawwal) 11
Bohag Bihu/Cheiraoba/Baisakhi/Biju Festival 13
Bohag Bihu/Himachal Day/Shad Suk Mainsiem 15
Shri Ram Navami (Chaite Dasain) 17
lok sabha general election 2024 19
Gariya Pooja 20
lok sabha general election 2024 26

It is important to note that bank holidays may vary from state to state depending on local festivals and events. The Reserve Bank of India classifies bank holidays into three categories: Negotiable Instruments Act holidays, Real Time Gross Settlement holidays, and bank account closing holidays.
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election 2024 bank holidays

The elections will be held in seven phases on different dates in 2024: 19 April, 26 April, 7 May, 13 May, 20 May, 25 May and 1 June.
The Rajasthan government has announced a paid holiday for government and private sector employees on the day of Lok Sabha elections in the state.
In Shillong, all state government offices and educational institutions will remain closed on April 19, 2024, for the Lok Sabha elections.



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