Bank Holidays in October 2021: Customers need to know these details

Bhubaneswar: As banks will remain closed for 21 days in the month of October 2021, it would be wise for bank customers to go for net banking and mobile banking to avail the services. During this festive month, banks holidays will vary from one State to another.

The bank holidays include second and fourth Saturday and all Sundays.

According to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the bank holidays have been categorized as follows:
Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act

Holiday under the Negotiable Instruments Act and Real-Time Gross Settlement Holiday

Banks Closing of Accounts

Here’s a list of holidays in October:
October 1: Half Yearly Closing of Bank Accounts (Gangtok)
October 2: Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti (All States)
October 3: Sunday
October 6: Mahalaya Amavasye (Agartala, Bengaluru, Kolkata)
October 7: Mera Chaoren Houba of Lainingthou Sanamahi (Imphal)
October 9: 2nd Saturday
October 10: Sunday
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 17: Sunday
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-Millad (Agartala, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Shimla)
October 22: Friday following Eid-i-Milad-Nabi (Jammu, Srinagar)
October 23: 4th Saturday
October 24: Sunday
October 26: Accession Day (Jammu, Srinagar)
October 31: Sunday

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