Banks Holidays in October 2021. October is a major holiday month for PAN India. Festivals like Dussehra, Dura Puja and Eid-e-Milad-u-nabi. Banks will to remain closed for 21 days in October 2021.
Weekend holidays, second Saturday and Fourth Saturday are also included in these holidays. However, these holidays will differ state wise.
Furthermore, the official list of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has 14 days of holidays.
Find below the whole list of Holidays
October 1 – Half Yearly closing of bank Accounts (Sikkim)
October 2 – Gandhi Jayanti (PAN India)
October 3 – Sunday
October 6 – Mahalaya Amavasya (West Bengal, Tripura, Karnataka)
October 7 – Mera Chaoren Houba of Lainingthou Sananmahi (Tripur, West Bengal, Meghalaya)
October 9 – Second Saturday
October 10 – Sunday
October 12 – Durga Puja or Maha Saptami (West Bengal, Tripura)
Ocotber 13 – Durga Puja or Maha Ashtami (West Bengal, Sikkim, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Manipur, Tripura, Assam).
October 14 – Durga Puja, Dussehra or MahaNavami, Ayutha Pooja (West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Tripura, Tamil nadu, sikkim, Puducherrry, Odisha, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Kerala, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Bihar and Assam)
October 15 – Durga Puja , Dussara, Dussehra or Vijaya Dasami (PANIndia except for Manipur and Himachal Pradesh)
October16 – Durga Puja or Dasain (Sikkim)
October 17 – Sunday
October 18 – Kati Bihu (Assam)
October 19 – Eid e- Milad Or Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday (PAN India)
October 20 – Maharishi Valmiki’s birthday, Laksmi puja, eid-e-Milad (Tripura, Punjab, West Bengal, Karnataka, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh
October 22 – Friday – Following Eid-e-Milad -un-Nabi (Jammu and Kashmir)
October 23 – Fourth Saturday
October 24 – Sunday
October 26 – Accession Day (Jammu and Kashmir)
October 31 – Sunday (Weekly off)