Public holidays 2021: People who have urgent banking work or a large bank transaction are advised to complete them before the coming week, as banks in several parts of India will remain closed most days of next week.
It should be noted that all online banking and mobile transactions will remain uninterrupted during this period, but customers will not be able to physically visit banks for important works as several branches will remain closed.
A two-day strike has been called by banking unions next week to protest the proposed bank privatization. Due to this bank strike, bank branches will remain closed for two days, December 16 (Thursday) and December 17 (Friday).
All customers should note that banks will not be closed for the four days in all states of India. Other than the two-day bank strike, banks will only be closed on the other two days in several states due to local holidays.
List of public holidays for next week
- December 16- Banking union strike
- December 17 – Banking union strike
- December 18- Anniversary of the death of U SoSo Tham (in Shillong)
- December 19- Sunday
In a recent statement, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said two public sector banks would be privatized in the current fiscal year, a move that sparked a backlash from several bank workers across the board. the country.
According to PTI reports, Sanjay Das, secretary general of the All India Bank Officers Confederation (AIBOC), said that in addition to the two-day strike, a series of other agitation programs will be carried out if the government does not not give up on the idea of privatizing the banks.