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May 7 Bank Holiday: Banks will remain closed in these states on Tuesday, see the list here

Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Public Holidays: On Tuesday, May 7, 2024, banks in several states of the country will be closed. This closure coincides with the third phase of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, which will see voting for 95 Lok Sabha seats spread across 12 states and union territories.

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The previous voting phases took place on April 19 and 26, with bank closures also taking place in many cities on those days.

List of constituencies voting in phase 3 of the Lok Sabha elections

Voting Day Holiday: Cities where banks are closed for elections on May 7

  • Assam: Dhubri, Kokrajhar, Barpeta, Gauhati
  • Bihar: Jhanjharpur, Supaul, Araria, Madhepura, Khagaria
  • Chhattisgarh: Sarguja, Raigarh, Janjgir-Champa, Korba, Bilaspur, Durg, Raipur
  • Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu
  • Goa: North Goa, South Goa
  • Gujarat: Kachchh, Banaskantha, Patan, Mahesana, Sabarkantha, Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad East, Ahmedabad West, Surendranagar, Rajkot, Porbandar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Amreli, Bhavnagar, Anand, Kheda, Panchmahal, Dahod, Vadodara, Chhota Udaipur, Bharuch, Bardoli , Navsari, Valsad
  • Karnataka: Chikkodi, Belgaum, Bagalkot, Bijapur, Gulbarga, Raichur, Bidar, Koppal, Bellary, Haveri, Dharwad, Uttara Kannada, Davangere, Shimoga
  • Madhya Pradesh: Morena, Bhind, Gwalior, Guna, Sagar, Vidisha, Bhopal, Rajgarh, Betul
  • Maharashtra: Baramati, Raigad, Dharashiv, Latur, Solapur, Madha, Sangli, Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg, Kolhapur, Hatkanangle
  • Uttar Pradesh: Sambhal, Hathras, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Firozabad, Mainpuri, Etah, Budaun, Aonla, Bareilly
  • West Bengal: Maldaha Uttar, Maldaha Dakshin, Jangipur, Murshidabad

List of public holidays in May 2024

List of remaining public holidays in May 2024

Date Occasion/festival/event Holiday in the United States
May 8th Rabindra Tagore Jayanti West Bengal
May 10th Akshaya Tritiya Festival/Basava Jayanti Karnataka
11 May Second Saturday Throughout India
May 12th Sunday Throughout India
May 16 Sikkim Day Sikkim
May 18 Sunday Throughout India
May 23 Buddha Purnima In big cities
May 26 Sunday Throughout India

Here are some more aspects to consider:

  • Online banking: Although physical branches may close, online banking services are typically accessible 24 hours a day. You can handle account management, transfers and invoice payments electronically.
  • ATMs: ATMs generally remain operational seven days a week, including public holidays. You can use your debit card to withdraw cash or check your account balance.
  • Branch opening hours: Banks may have shorter opening hours on Saturdays compared to weekdays. It is advisable to verify weekend hours with your specific branch. This information is available on the bank’s website or mobile app.

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    first print: May 5, 2024 11:02 IST