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Banks have 21 holidays out of 31 days in October!

September 25, 2021 11:59 IST
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Bank customers better brace for a whopping 21 bank holidays in October.

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As per the list of bank holidays on the RBI website, October has 14 bank holidays.

List of bank holidays in October Date
Half Yearly Closing of Bank Accounts 1
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 2
Mahalaya Amavasya 6
Mera Chaoren Houba of Lainingthou Sanamahi 7
Durga Puja (Maha Saptami) 12
Durga Puja (Maha Ashtami) 13
Durga Puja/Dussehra (Maha Navami)/Ayutha Pooja 14
Durga Puja/Dasara/Dusshera (Vijaya Dashmi) 15
Durga Puja (Dasain) 16
Kati Bihu 18
Id-E-Milad/Eid-e-Miladunnabi/Milad-i-Sherif (Prophet Mohammed's Birthday)/Baravafat 19
Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday/Lakshmi Puja/Eid-E-Milad 20
Friday following Eid-i-Miladunnabi 22
Accession Day 26

Add to this 5 Sundays, and 2 second Saturdays, the total number of bank holidays in the month comes to 21.

Leaving just 10 working days for banks.

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