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Bank Holidays: Banks to remain shut on these dates in october; check full list here

All public and private banks will be closed for 21 days, including second and fourth Saturdays and Sundays in October, owing to festivals, as per the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) calendar.

October is a major holiday month with pan India level festivals like Dussehra, Durga Puja and Eid-e-Miladunnabi.

Apart from this, Gandhi Jayanti is also observed on October 2, which is a national holiday to mark the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. There are quite a few regional holidays when banks in some particular states will remain closed, during the month.

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Full list of holidays for the month of October 2021:

October 1 – Half Yearly Closing of Bank Accounts (Gangtok)

October 2 – Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti (All States)

October 6 – Mahalaya Amavasye (Agartala, Bengaluru, Kolkata)

October 7 – Mera Chaoren Houba of Lainingthou Sanamahi (Imphal)

October 12 – Durga Puja (Maha Saptami) / (Agartala, Kolkata)

October 13 – Durga Puja (Maha Ashtami) / (Agartala, Bhubaneswar, Gangtok, Guwahati, Imphal, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi)

October 14 – Durga Puja/Dussehra (Maha Navami)/Ayutha Pooja (Agartala, Bengaluru, Chennai, Gangtok, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Patna, Ranchi, Shillong, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram)

October 15 – Durga Puja/Dasara/Dusshera (Vijaya Dashmi) / (All Banks except those in Imphal and Shimla)

October 16 – Durga Puja (Dasain) / (Gangtok)

October 18 – Kati Bihu (Guwahati)

October 19 – Id-E-Milad/Eid-e-Miladunnabi/Milad-i-Sherif (Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday)/Baravafat / (Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bhopal, Chennai, Dehradun, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jammu, Kanpur, Kochi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Raipur, Ranchi, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram)

October 20 – Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday/Lakshmi Puja/Id-E-Milad (Agartala, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Shimla)

October 22 – Friday following Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi (Jammu, Srinagar)

October 26 – Accession Day (Jammu, Srinagar)

Weekend Bank Holidays in October:

October 3 – Sunday

October 9 – 2nd Saturday

October 10 – Sunday

October 17 – Sunday

October 23 – 4th Saturday

October 24 – Sunday

October 31 – Sunday

(For more updates stay tuned with DNP India)

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