New Delhi: Various festivals including Navratri and Dussehra will take place in October 2021. From today, banks in different cities will remain closed for a total of 13 days (bank holiday October) in this sequence. If you are also in such a situation and you also have important work, then first read this news.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has published a list of official bank holidays for the month of October, with a total of 21 holidays in the month. Banks in many Indian cities will remain closed indefinitely at this time. According to the rules of RBI, banks are closed on Sundays as well as on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month.
The list of holidays provided by RBI is divided into three categories: state-specific festivals, religious holidays and festival celebrations. As per the official classification, the RBI’s list of essential holidays has been divided into three categories: ‘Holidays under Negotiable Instruments Act,’ ‘Holidays under Negotiable Instruments Act and Real Time Gross Settlement Holidays’ and ‘Closing of Banks Account’ ‘. It is worth noting that most of the October holidays fall under the heading ‘Holidays under Negotiable Instruments Act’ with the first day of the month falling under the heading ‘Closing of accounts of banks’. Also read: LIC Jeevan Labh Policy: Now Invest Rs 233 Per Month Rs 17 Lakh. details here
Banks will remain closed for 13 days from today in various cities across the country. However, please be aware that not all banks in the country will remain closed for the entire 21-day period, as RBI holidays are also affected by regional festivals. In that instance, some holidays are observed only in certain states; Banking operations in other states will continue as usual. Not only this, some banks will remain open for five consecutive days in the coming month in certain places. Also read: Fact Check: The news of subsidy of Rs 5 lakh under PM Kisan Tractor Yojana is fake
Banks across the country are closed on the second Saturday of the month. That’s why tomorrow is a holiday. After this, the bank employees will be on the holidays of Mahasaptami, Mahaashtami and Dussehra. October 31 will be the last holiday of the month.
October 1 – Work will be affected due to the closure of half-annual bank account in Gangtok.
October 2 – Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti (banks closed in all states)
October 3 – Sunday (weekly holiday)
6 October – Mahalaya Amavasya – Banks closed in Agartala, Bangalore and Kolkata
7 October – Mira Chorel Hauba – Imphal Bank closed
9 October – Saturday (2nd Saturday of the month)
10 October – Sunday (weekly holiday)
12 October – Durga Puja (Maha Saptami) – Banks closed in Agartala, Kolkata
13 October – Durga Puja (Maha Ashtami) – Banks closed in Agartala, Bhubaneshwar, Gangtok, Guwahati, Imphal, Kolkata, Patna and Ranchi
14 October – Durga Puja / Dussehra (Maha Navami) / Ayuthi
Puja – Bank closed in Agartala, Bangalore, Chennai, Gangtok, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Patna, Ranchi, Shillong and Thiruvananthapuram October 15 – Durga Puja / Dussehra / Vijayadashmi – Banks closed in Imphal and Shimla other than
16 October – Durga Puja (Dasai) – Gangtok Bank closed
17 October – Sunday (weekly holiday)
18 October – Kati Bihu – Guwahati Bank closed
19 October- Eid-e-Milad/Eid-e-Miladunnabi/Milad-e-Sharif/Barawafat- Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bhopal, Chennai, Dehradun, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jammu, Kanpur, Kochi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Banks closed in Delhi, Raipur, Ranchi, Srinagar and Thiruvananthapuram
20 October – Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki / Lakshmi Puja / Eid-e-Milad – Banks closed in Agartala, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Kolkata and Shimla
22 October – Friday after Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi – Banks closed in Jammu and Srinagar
23 October – Saturday (fourth Saturday of the month)
24 October – Sunday (weekly holiday)
26 October – Merger Day – Jammu and Srinagar Bank. locked in
October 31 – Sunday (Weekly Holiday)