Bank Holidays: Banks will be closed for 21 days in October, customers can see the complete list

There are only a few days left for the month of September to end and October to begin. The festive season is also going to start in October. Because of this, there will be a bank holiday for 21 days in the coming month.

There will be a bank holiday for 21 days in the coming month.

Bank Holidays in October 2022: There are only a few days left for the month of September to end and October to begin. The festive season is also going to start in October. Because of this, there will be a bank holiday for 21 days in the coming month. These holidays also include Saturday and Sunday. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the list of bank holidays for the month of October. According to the guidelines, all bank public holidays will be accompanied by some regional holidays, depending on the state. The regional holidays are decided by the respective state government.

Hence, customers should check the list of holidays before visiting the bank branches. Some of the holidays included in the list are only for certain states.

There are 21 days bank holidays in the month of October. The first holiday of these is on October 2, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. Talking about other holidays, Durga Puja and Dussehra or Vijayadashami will be celebrated on 5th October. At the same time, Diwali or Deepawali will be celebrated on 24 October. And this holiday will be almost everywhere except a few states in India. Let us once see the complete list of holidays coming in the month of October.

full list of bank holidays

  • October 1 – Half-yearly closing of bank accounts
  • October 2 – Sunday and Gandhi Jayanti
  • October 3 – Durga Puja (Maha Ashtami)
  • October 4 – Durga Puja / Dussehra (Maha Navami)
  • October 5 – Durga Puja / Dussehra (Vijay Dashami)
  • 6 October – Durga Puja
  • 7 October – Durga Puja
  • October 8 – Second Saturday and Milad-e-Sharif/Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi
  • October 9 – Sunday
  • 13 October – Karva Chauth
  • October 14 – Friday after Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi
  • October 16 – Sunday
  • 18 October – Kati Bihu
  • 22 October – Fourth Saturday
  • 23 October – Sunday
  • October 24 – Kali Puja / Deepawali / Diwali (Lakshmi Puja / Narak Chaturdashi)
  • 25 October – Laxmi Puja / Deepawali / Govardhan Puja
  • 26 October – Govardhan Puja / Vikram Samvat New Year’s Day / Bhai Beej / Bhai Dooj / Diwali (Bali Pratipada) / Lakshmi Puja
  • 27 October – Bhai Dooj / Chitragupta Jayanti / Laxmi Puja / Deepawali
  • 30 October – Sunday
  • 31 October – Birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel / Chhath Puja

Let us tell you that the list of bank holidays in India is issued by the Reserve Bank of India. The list of holidays is issued several months in advance so that people can plan for the work related to the bank. There was no such situation on the last occasion that the day of the holiday was not known. As far as holidays are concerned, the Reserve Bank divides it on three grounds. This includes national, regional and religious holidays. Keeping these holidays in mind, customers should make plans to go to the bank and settle their work. More work may get stuck in the future because it is constantly falling.