Banks will remain closed for 17 days in the month of November
Banks will remain closed for 4 consecutive days due to Diwali and related festivals. Banks will remain closed for the next four days from Dhanteras. Although this will not happen at the national level, but in some states the work will definitely stop. As far as Thursday is concerned, Diwali or Deepawali is being celebrated all over the country, so the work of banks will be closed simultaneously. On Wednesday, a day before Diwali, some banks were also closed on the occasion of Dhanteras. Lord Dhanvantari is worshiped on the day of Dhanteras, who is considered to be the god of wealth, good health and good fortune.
Overall, private and government banks will remain closed for 17 days in November. Keeping these bank holidays in mind, if you want to do some bank related work, then you should take care of these bank holidays in November. However, you can do online banking which is open 24×7.
Reserve Bank of India has released the full year holiday calendar for banks. As per the RBI calendar, the holidays have been notified under three parts, namely ‘Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act’, Real Time Gross Settlement Holiday and ‘Closing Accounts of Banks’. All branches of banks including public sector, private sector, foreign banks, cooperative banks and regional banks will remain closed during these holidays.
When will the banks be closed this week
November 3: Naraka Chaturdashi. Banks remained closed in Bangalore.
November 4: Diwali Amavasya (Lakshmi Puja) / Deepawali / Kali Puja. Banks will remain closed in Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Belapur, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Gangtok, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jaipur, Jammu, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi. Banks will remain closed in Panaji, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar and Thiruvananthapuram.
November 5: Diwali (Bali Pratipada) / Vikram Samvant New Year’s Day / Govardhan Puja. Banks will remain closed in Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bangalore, Dehradun, Gangtok, Jaipur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mumbai and Nagpur.
6th November: Bhai Dooj/Chitragupta Jayanti/Lakshmi Puja/Deepawali/Ningol Chakkuba. Banks will remain closed in Gangtok, Imphal, Kanpur, Lucknow and Shimla.
7 November: Sunday. Banks will remain closed across the country.
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