Banks closed 18 days

December 2023 brings extended bank closures, with a total of 18 days when banks will be closed. For those with urgent banking matters, it’s crucial to take note of the specified holidays. However, internet banking services will remain accessible nationwide throughout the month.

The All India Bank Employees’ Association (AIBEA) has declared a 6-day nationwide strike in December, impacting various banks on different dates:

– December 4: PNB, Punjab and Sindh Bank, SBI
– December 5: Bank of Baroda, Bank of India
– December 6: Canara Bank, Central Bank of India
– December 7: Indian Bank, UCO Bank
– December 8: Union Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra
– December 11: All Private Banks

Additionally, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has identified specific holidays in December affecting bank closures:

– December 1: Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland (State Inauguration Day)
– December 3: First Sunday of the month
– December 4: Goa (St. Francis Xavier Festival)
– December 9: Second Saturday of the month
– December 10: Sunday
– December 12: Meghalaya (Pa-Togan Nengminja Sangma)
– December 13: Sikkim (Losung/Namsung)
– December 14: Sikkim (Losung/Namsung)
– December 17: Sunday
– December 18: Meghalaya (Death anniversary of U Soso Tham)
– December 19: Goa (Liberation Day)
– December 23: Fourth Saturday of the month
– December 24: Sunday
– December 25: Christmas (Nationwide)
– December 26: Christmas celebrations (Mizoram, Nagaland, Meghalaya)
– December 27: Nagaland (Christmas)
– December 30: Meghalaya (U Kiang Nangbah)
– December 31: Sunday

Furthermore, weekends and second Saturdays contribute to additional bank branch closures on specific dates in December.

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