Based on the information provided, the bank holidays in July 2023 are as follows:
- Sunday, July 2: Banks will be closed on this day.
- Saturday, July 8: Banks will be closed on the second Saturday.
- Sunday, July 9: Banks will be closed on this day.
- Saturday, July 15: Banks will be closed on the fourth Saturday.
- Sunday, July 16: Banks will be closed on this day.
- Sunday, July 23: Banks will be closed on this day.
- Sunday, July 30: Banks will be closed on this day.
Please note that the exact holidays may vary depending on the region or state. It’s always a good idea to check with your local bank for specific holiday closures.
In addition to the regular weekly holidays, there are a few specific holidays in July 2023. These holidays are observed due to major festivals and events celebrated across different regions. The holidays may vary depending on the specific state or region. It’s important to note that the following information is based on general guidelines and may not be applicable to all locations:
Guru Hargobind Ji’s Birthday: This holiday is observed on a specific date in July to commemorate the birth anniversary of Guru Hargobind Ji, the sixth Sikh Guru. The exact date may vary depending on the lunar calendar followed by the Sikh community. It is advisable to check with your local bank or Sikh community for the specific date of this holiday.
Bhanu Jayanti: Bhanu Jayanti is a significant festival celebrated in certain regions. It marks the birth anniversary of Bhanubhakta Acharya, a renowned Nepali poet and translator. The date for this holiday may vary based on the lunar calendar or regional customs. Please consult your local bank or community for the exact date of this holiday.
MHIP Day: MHIP Day stands for “Mizo Hmeichhe Insuihkhawm Pawl Day,” which is observed in Mizoram, a state in northeastern India. This day celebrates the contributions and achievements of women in the state. The specific date for this holiday may vary, so it’s advisable to verify with your local bank or authorities for the correct date.
Muharram (Tazia): Muharram is an important month in the Islamic calendar, and the day of Ashura, which falls in Muharram, is observed by Muslims worldwide. Tazia refers to the mourning processions and rituals conducted during this period. The exact date of Muharram and Ashura may vary based on the sighting of the moon and regional practices. It is recommended to confirm the date of this holiday with your local bank or Islamic authorities.
During these holidays, physical bank branches may remain closed, but online banking services and ATM facilities will generally continue to operate. It’s advisable to utilize online services for tasks such as fund transfers, opening fixed deposits, or checking your account balance. ATM services will also be available for cash withdrawals and deposits as usual.
To ensure accuracy and to account for regional variations, it is always recommended to check with your specific bank or refer to local sources for the precise dates of bank holidays in your area during July 2023.( INVC NEWS New Delhi )