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Reserve Bank Announcement: As many as 21 bank holidays in October!


Posted on : 25/Sep/2021 12:55:33 PM

It is a routine for releasing the list of Bank Holidays every month!

Accordingly, the Reserve Bank of India has announced that banks will not function on certain days during October!

As per this, the official information mentions that there would be as many as 21 bank holidays in October!

Usually, the month of October is full of festivals and other holidays! This includes the festivals celebrated state-wise, religious festivals and others.

As such, the bank customers are advised to plan the proposed bank transactions ahead of these festival bank holidays in order to avail the bank services without any problems.

As per the Reserve Bank of India, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 6th, 7th, 9th, 10th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 20th, 22nd, 24th, 25th, 26th, and 31st October are declared as bank holidays.


The details:
  • 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 Mohammads Birthday)/Baravafat / (Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bhopal, Chennai, Dehradun, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jammu, Kanpur, Kochi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Raipur, Ranchi, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram)
  • October 20 - Maharishi Valmikis Birthday/Lakshmi Puja/Id-E-Milad (Agartala, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Shimla)
  • October 22 - Friday following Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi (Jammu, Srinagar)
  • October 23 - 4th Saturday
  • October 24 - Sunday
  • October 26 - Accession Day (Jammu, Srinagar)
  • October 31 - Sunday
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