New Delhi: General public and business establishments could face some inconvenience in their banking needs as all banks, including private sector lenders, would remain closed for two straight days on April 5 and 6.
The two-day holiday immediately follows closure on Monday for public on annual book checking. In effect, bank are closed for public dealing for three days this week.
Banks will remain closed on April 5 on account of Mahavir Jayanti, while April 6 is Good Friday.
According to a senior public sector bank official, lenders are taking adequate measures to ensure that cash withdrawals from ATMs are not hit during the holidays.
However, transaction through bank branches cannot take place in these two days, the official added.
There would not be much of activity on corporate side either as they are also likely to observe holidays, the official added. Banks would be functioning normal on April 7. Equity, forex and money markets will also be shut on April 5 and 6.