Here is a list of bank holidays in October 2021

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Here is a list of bank holidays in October 2021
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October 2021 has quite a number of public holidays including regional and national holidays. Keeping track of bank holidays is essential to ensure that your banking functions and financial activities are not disturbed. Though we are fast shifting to online transactions, banks do play a very important role in our personal, professional, business and social lives.

In India, the functioning of banks is regulated by The Reserve Bank of India. Banks do not work on all Sundays. In addition, they remain closed on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month. The other bank holidays are due to the national and regional festivals and events. On 2October 2021, India will celebrate Gandhi Jayanti and the whole nation will observe a national holiday on that day. While festivals like Ayudha Puja and Vijayadashami are observed as public holidays throughout India, many other holidays are regional.

DateDayHoliday DescriptionApplicable in
2 October 2021SaturdayMahatma Gandhi JayantiAll over India
3 October 2021SundayWeekend holidayAll over India
6 October 2021WednesdayBathukamma Starting Day, MahalayaMany states in India
7 October 2021ThursdayMaharaja Agrasen Jayanti / GhatasthapanaHaryana, and in many states of India
9 October 2021SaturdaySecond SaturdayAll over India
10 October 2021SundayWeek end holidayAll over India
11 to 15 October 2021Monday to FridayDurga PujaOdisha and Sikkim
12 October 2021TuesdayMaha SaptamiIn some states of India
13 October 2021WednesdayMaha AshtamiIn Many states of India
14 October 2021ThursdayMaha NavamiIn many states of India
14 October 2021ThursdayAyudha PujaAll over India
15 October 2021FridayVijaya Dashami / DussehraAll over India
17 October 2021SundayWeekend holidayAll over India
18 October 2021MondayKati BihuAssam
19 October 2021TuesdayMawlid (Id-e-Milad)In many states of India
20 October 2021WednesdayMaharshi Valmiki JayantiIn many states of India
23 October 2021SaturdayFourth SaturdayAll over India
24 October2021SundayWeekend holidayAll over India
27 October 2021WednesdayLhabab DuchenSikkim
31 October 2021SundaySardar Patel’s BirthdayGujarat
31 October 2021SundayWeekend holidayAll over India


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