Utility: Banks will remain closed for a total of 12 days in the month of March, check the list


As March 2023 begins, it's time to check the bank holidays list for the month if you have important banking tasks to complete. This month, there are 12 bank holidays across India including the popular festival of Holi. Reserve Bank of India has released the list of holidays according to the states. Hence, it is important to be aware of the holidays to avoid any inconvenience.

Holidays in March 2023:

March is a month full of important festivals and banks remain closed on these occasions. Apart from Holi, Chaitra Navratri, Telugu New Year, Gudi Padwa and Rama Navami are among the major festivals celebrated during this month. Banks will remain closed for six days in March, which are regular weekly holidays.


List of Bank Holidays in March 2023:

1. March 03, 2023 - Chapchar Koot in Aizawl

2. March 05, 2023 - Sunday Holiday

3. March 07, 2023 - Holi / Holika Dahan / Dhulendi / Dol Jatra / Yaosang in various cities

4. March 08, 2023 - Dhulandi / Dol Jatra / Holi in many cities

5. March 09, 2023- Holi in Patna

6. March 11, 2023 - Second Saturday Holiday

7. March 12, 2023 - Sunday Holiday

8. March 19, 2023 - Sunday Holiday

9. March 22, 2023 - Gudi Padwa/Ugadi/Bihar Diwas/First Navratri/Telugu New Year in many cities

10. March 25, 2023 - Fourth Saturday

11. March 26, 2023 - Sunday Holiday

12. 30 March 2023 - Ram Navami in many cities

How to handle bank transactions during holidays:

If you have important banking transactions on a holiday, you can use an ATM to withdraw cash. You can also transfer funds through mobile banking, net banking, or UPI. Always remember that online net banking is available 24/7, so you can transact even when the bank is closed.