As September draws to a close in just a few days, it’s important to be aware that banks are scheduled to be closed for four days starting this week. The specific bank holiday may vary from state to state, following the Reserve Bank of India’s holiday list. In total, September has seen a total of 16 bank holiday, including Sundays and the second and fourth Saturdays.
Coming Bank Holidays
Several cities around the country will have these bank holidays due to different festivals and regional events. However, it’s important to know that bank branches will remain open during these festive times.
Even though the local bank branches will be closed temporarily, you can still count on seamless online banking services. This means you can carry out your banking transactions, check your account balances, and handle essential banking tasks without any hassle.
The Reserve Bank of India categorizes bank holiday into three groups: Holidays under the Negotiable Instruments Act, Holidays under the Negotiable Instruments Act and Real-Time Gross Settlement Holiday, and Banks’ Closing of Accounts.
Bank holiday differ from state to state based on the specific festivals and occasions celebrated in each region.
Here’s the List of Coming Six Days Bank Holidays:
- September 25: Janmotsav of Srimanta Sankardeva/Karma Puja
- September 27: Milad-i-Sherif (Birthday of Prophet Muhammed)
- September 28: Eid-E-Milad/Eid-e-Milad Un Nabi – (Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday) (Barawafat)
- September 29: Indrajatra/Friday following Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi
- October 1: Sunday
- October 2: Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti