There is no continuous holidays on Banks: AIBOC
CHENNAI: After several social media posts suggested that banks will remain shut for five consecutive days starting March 29 on account of upcoming holidays, the All India Bank Officers Confederation on Monday dismissed them as rumours.
"The banks will work on March 31 (Saturday) and there is no continuous holidays as per messages on the social media," D. Thomas Franco Rajendra Dev, General Secretary of the All India Bank Officers Confederation said.
Of late there have been messages on social media suggesting that the banks would remain shut for five consecutive days on account of the upcoming holidays, from March 29 to April 2, 2018. The posts on social media said that March 31 will be a holiday being the year closing day and the banks will also not work on April 2 for the annual closing.
List of upcoming Bank Holidays in March ending and April starting 2018:
Date - Day- Holiday
29-Mar-18- Thursday- Mahavir Jayanti
30-Mar-18- Friday- Good Friday
30-Mar-18- Friday- Hazrat Ali's Birthday
31-Mar-18 - Saturday - Working Day
02-Apr-18 - Sunday - Annual Closing of Bank Accounts