With various festivals falling in the month of October, it would be prudent to know when banks will be closed during the month so that your financial matters are not disrupted. For instance, banks will be closed in various states for Durga Puja, Kati Bihu, and Id-E-Milad. Banks will also be closed on second and fourth Saturdays and Sundays.

Here is a look at the bank holidays across various states in October:

  • October 2 (Saturday): Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti; banks across the country will be closed
  • October 6 (Wednesday): Mahalaya Amavasye; banks will be closed in Tripura, Karnataka, West Bengal
  • October 7 (Thursday):Mera Chaoren Houba of Lainingthou Sanamahi; banks will be closed in Manipur
  • October 12 (Tuesday):Durga Puja (Maha Saptami); banks will be closed in Tripura, West Bengal
  • October 13 (Wednesday):Durga Puja (Maha Ashtami); banks will be closed in Tripura, Odisha, Assam, West Bengal, Manipur, Jharkhand
  • October 14 (Thursday):Durga Puja/Dussehra (Maha Navami)/Ayutha Pooja; banks will be closed in Tripura, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Meghalaya
  • October 15 (Friday):Durga Puja/Dasara/Dusshera (Vijaya Dashmi); banks will be closed in almost all states
  • October 16 (Saturday):Durga Puja (Dasain); banks will be closed in Sikkim
  • October 18 (Monday): Kati Bihu; banks will be closed in Assam
  • October 19 (Tuesday):Id-E-Milad/Eid-e-Miladunnabi/Milad-i-Sherif (Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday)/Baravafat; banks will be closed in most states
  • October 20 (Wednesday):Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday/Lakshmi Puja/Id-E-Milad; banks will be closed in Tripura, Karnataka, Chandigarh, J&K
  • October 22 (Friday):Friday following Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi; banks will be closed in J&K
  • October 26 (Tuesday):Accession Day; banks will be closed in J&K

Get the full list of bank holidays for 2021 here

Read more: EconomicTimes

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