Banks to remain shut for 17 days in November; Check dates
Bhubaneswar: All banks around the country will remain closed for as many as 17 days next month i.e. November amid festive season.
The customers need to check the holiday dates before planning to visit any bank branches in November.
According to an official list released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the number of holidays is 11 and the remaining are Sundays and second and fourth Saturdays.
The list of holidays has been categories into three — state-wise celebrations, religious holidays and festival celebrations.
As per the RBI mandate, no bank opens on Republic Day (January 26), Independence Day (August 15), and Gandhi Jayanti (October 2), Christmas Day (December 25).
The branches remain closed on festivals like Diwali, Christmas, Eid, Guru Nanak Jayanthi, Good Friday. Besides, the banks close their operation on Sundays, second and fourth Saturdays every month.
Here is the full list of bank holidays (state-wise) for the month of November 2021:
November 1: Kannada Rajyostsava/Kut – Bengaluru, Imphal
November 3: Naraka Chaturdashi – Bengaluru
November 4: Diwali Amavasaya (Laxmi Pujan)/Deepavali/Kali Puja -Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Belapur, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Gangtok, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jaipur, Jammu, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Panaji, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar and Thiruvananthapuram
November 5: Diwali (Bali Pratipada)/Vikram Samvant New Year Day/Govardhan Pooja – Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bengaluru, Dehradun, Gangtok, Jaipur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mumbai, and Nagpur
November 6: Bhai Duj/Chitragupt Jayanti/Laxmi Puja/Deepawali/Ningol Chakkouba – Gangtok, Imphal, Kanpur, Lucknow, and Shimla
November 10: Chhath Puja/Surya Pashti Dala Chhath (Sayan ardhya) – Patna, Ranchi
November 11: Chhath Puja – Patna
November 12: Wangala Festival – Shillong
November 19: Guru Nanak Jayanti/Karthika Purnima – Aizawl, Belapur, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar, Jaipur, Jammu, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Raipur, Ranchi, Shimla, and Srinagar
November 22: Kanakadasa Jayanthi – Bengaluru
November 23: Seng Kutsnem – Shillong
Apart from state-wise holidays, the banks across the country will remain closed on following days in the month of November:
November 7: Sunday
November 13: Second Saturday
November 14: Sunday
November 21: Sunday
November 27: Fourth Saturday
November 28: Sunday