Bank Holidays Oct 2021: Only 9 days of work

Bank Holidays Oct 2021: Only 9 days of work

Bank Holidays on OCT 2021: Banks work only for 9 days 

If you are a bank employee it’s a month to cherish but if you are customer, you need to plan better.

This year October 2021, it’s raining holiday for bank employees. If you are a bank employee and looking for a short break from your routine work. This is the right month for your exotic travel plans.

It happened coincidentally that 21 days are off for the month. Before, seeing the list of holidays. First, let’s understand the holiday categories.

  • Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act

  • Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act and Real-Time Gross Settlement Holiday

  • Bank’s Closing of Accounts

Surprisingly, now almost 20 days fall into the holiday under the Negotiable Instruments Act. The exception is Half Yearly Closing of Bank Account holiday (Oct 1) for Gangtok.

The twist in the tale is that, out of 21 days- Only 14 days RBI announced ones. Others include Saturday and Sunday holidays. The rest state-specific ones, and state-wise celebration days.

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So, Here’s the list of bank holidays for October 2021.

Date

Day

Holiday

Location

1 Oct 2021

Friday

Half Yearly Closing of Bank Accounts

Gangtok

2 Oct 2021

Saturday

Gandhi Jayanthi

Pan India

3 Oct 2021

Sunday

 

Pan India

6 Oct 2021

Wednesday

Mahalaya Amavasye

Agartala, Karnataka, West Bengal

7 Oct 2021

Thursday

Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti/Ghatasthapana

Haryana,Imphal

9 Oct 2021

Saturday

2nd Saturday

Pan India

10 Oct 2021

Sunday

 

Pan India

12 Oct 2021

Tuesday

Durga Puja

West Bengal, Agartala, Orrisa, Sikkim

13 Oct 2021

Wednesday

Maha Astami

West Bengal, Agartala, Orrisa, Sikkim, Jharkhand

14 Oct 2021

Thursday

Maha Navami

West Bengal, Agartala, Orrisa, Sikkim, Jharkhand

15 Oct 2021

Friday

Vijaya Dashmi

Pan India except Imphal and Shimla

16 Oct 2021

Saturday

Durga Puja

Gangtok

17 Oct 2021

Sunday

 

Pan India

18 Oct 2021

Monday

Kati Bihu

Gawahati

19 Oct 2021

Tuesday

Mawlid (Id-e-Milad)

Almost Pan India

20 Oct 2021

Wednesday

Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday/Lakshmi Puja

Agartala, Karnataka, Haryana, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh

22 Oct 2021

Friday

Friday following Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi

Jammu and Kashmir

23 Oct 2021

Saturday

4th Saturday

Pan India

24 Oct 2021

Sunday

 

Pan India

26 Oct 2021

Tuesday

Accession Day

Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh

31 Oct 2021

Sunday

Sardar Patel Jayanthi

Pan India

To keep this short, 5 October,8 October, 11 October, 21 October, 25 October, 27 October, 28 October, 29 October and 30 October is the working day for almost all banks. And, Customers you can plan banking activities on these days.

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