Bank Holiday List: Banks are going to be closed for 21 days in October 2021. These include the holidays of the second and fourth Saturdays and Sundays. In the month of October, there are many occasions like Gandhi Jayanti, Valmiki Jayanti, Navratri, Dussehra, Eid-e-Milad, which will be a holiday in banks. Although banks will be closed for 21 days everywhere in the country in the month of October, it is not so. Some of the holidays/festivals falling in the month are related to a particular state or region. Hence bank holidays may vary from state to state.
Here is the complete list of holidays
October 1 – Work will be affected due to half-yearly bank closing account in Gangtok
October 2 – Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti (banks closed in all states)
October 3 – Sunday
October 6 – Mahalaya Amavasya – Banks closed in Agartala, Bangalore, and Kolkata
October 7 – Mira Chaoren Houba of Liningthou Sanamhi – Bank closed in Imphal
October 9 – Second Saturday of the month
October 10 – Sunday
12 October – Durga Puja (Maha Saptami) – Banks closed in Agartala, Kolkata
October 13 – Durga Puja (Maha Ashtami) – Banks closed in Agartala, Bhubaneshwar, Gangtok, Guwahati, Imphal, Kolkata, Patna, and Ranchi
October 14 – Durga Puja / Dussehra (Maha Navami) / Ayuth Puja – Banks closed in Agartala, Bengaluru, Chennai, Gangtok, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Patna, Ranchi, Shillong, and Thiruvananthapuram
October 15- Durga Puja/Dussehra/Vijayadashmi- Banks closed in places other than Imphal and Shimla
16 October – Durga Puja (Dashain) – Bank closed in Gangtok
October 17 – Sunday
18 October – Kati Bihu – Bank closed in Guwahati
19 October- Eid-e-Milad/Eid-e-Miladunnabi/Milad-e-Sharif/Barawafat- Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bhopal, Chennai, Dehradun, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jammu, Kanpur, Kochi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Banks closed in Delhi, Raipur, Ranchi, Srinagar, and ThiruvananthapuramAlso read: Be prepared! October-November may come to IPO of these 30 companies, efforts will be made to raise 45000 crores
October 20 – Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki / Lakshmi Puja / Eid-e-Milad – Banks closed in Agartala, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Kolkata, and Shimla
22 October – Friday after Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi – Banks closed in Jammu and Srinagar
23 October – Fourth Saturday of the month
October 24 – Sunday
26 October – Merger Day – Banks closed in Jammu and Srinagar
October 31 – Sunday
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