Published On : Mon, Mar 26th, 2018

Bank holidays for five days on trot?

Nagpur: According to ‘confusing’ messages being circulated in the social media, banks will remain closed for five days on trot. Beginning with Thursday, March 29 (Mahavir Jayanti), the banks will remain closed on Friday, March 30 (Good Friday), Saturday, March 31 (Last day of financial year), Sunday, April 1 and Monday, April 2 (Annual closing of accounts).

However, according to a bank union leader, the banks will not remain closed for five consecutive days starting from Thursday. Banks will, however, work on Saturday, which is the last day of the financial year and there is no continuous holidays as per messages in the social media, the union leader said.

On 2nd April, the banks will remain closed for annual closing of accounts. Many bankers, however, confirmed that they are waiting for an announcement to be made whether banks would work on Saturday, till then it is presumed that they would work on Saturday.