Four Day Bank Holiday Starts From Thursday

Banks are trying to ensure that ATMs remain operational during these days so that people don\'t have any cash problem.

Published: 21st March 2016 08:11 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st March 2016 08:43 PM   |  A+A-

Successive festivities this week will mean that customers won't be able to conduct bank transaction for four days from March 24 till 28.

The holidays begin with Holi on Thursday, followed by Good Friday. Banks are closed on second and fourth Saturdays every month. Hence, bank employees will have a four consecutive days of leave.

Banks are trying to ensure that ATMs remain operational during these days so that people don't have any cash problem, a senior public sector bank official said.

Eight day worry for IDBI customers

IDBI customers face the prospect of being without the bank services for eight straight days till the end of the month in the wake of a four day country wide strike called by IDBI Bank employees' unions beginning from March 28.

The strike has been called to oppose the government's move to dilute its stake in the bank announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while presenting budget 2016-17 last month.


(With inputs from PTI and IANS)


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