Bank holidays in October 2021: October is the 10th month of the year. According to the Bank’s Holiday calendar of the Reserve Bank of India which was released earlier this year, banks in India will remain closed for up to 21 days in October 2021. Banking aspirants, employees, and customers must know about these dates thoroughly. In this article, we have provided the list of holidays in October 2021 as notified by RBI.
Bank Holidays In October 2021
Including second and fourth Saturdays and Sundays, Banks in India will remain closed for 21 days. Candidates must note that banks will not be closed for all 21 days for all the states across India, as there are some state-specific holidays for different occasions. Let us look at the detailed bank holidays in October 2021 From the table mentioned below
Bank Holidays In October 2021
|S.No||Dates of Bank Holidays||Event|
|1||1 October 2021||Half Yearly Closing of Bank Accounts (Gangtok)|
|2||2 October 2021||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti (All States)|
|3||3 October 2021||Sunday|
|4||6 October 2021||Mahalaya Amavasye (Agartala, Bengaluru, Kolkata)|
|5||7 October 2021||Mera Chaoren Houba of Lainingthou Sanamahi (Imphal)|
|6||9 October 2021||2nd Saturday|
|7||10 October 2021||Sunday|
|8||12 October 2021||Durga Puja (Maha Saptami) / (Agartala, Kolkata)|
|9||13 October 2021||Durga Puja (Maha Ashtami) / (Agartala, Bhubaneswar, Gangtok, Guwahati, Imphal, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi)|
|10||14 October 2021||Durga Puja/Dussehra (Maha Navami)/Ayutha Pooja (Agartala, Bengaluru, Chennai, Gangtok, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Patna, Ranchi, Shillong, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram)|
|11||15 October 2021||Durga Puja/Dasara/Dusshera (Vijaya Dashmi) / (All Banks except those in Imphal and Shimla)|
|12||16 October 2021||Durga Puja (Dasain) / (Gangtok)|
|13||17 October 2021||Sunday|
|14||18 October 2021||Kati Bihu (Guwahati)|
|15||19 October 2021||Id-E-Milad/Eid-e-Miladunnabi/Milad-i-Sherif (Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday)/Baravafat / (Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bhopal, Chennai, Dehradun, Hyderabad, Imphal, Jammu, Kanpur, Kochi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Raipur, Ranchi, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram)|
|16||20 October 2021||Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday/Lakshmi Puja/Id-E-Milad (Agartala, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Shimla)|
|17||22 October 2021||Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi (Jammu, Srinagar)|
|18||23 October 2021||4th Saturday|
|19||24 October 2021||Sunday|
|20||26 October 2021||Accession Day (Jammu, Srinagar)|
|21||31 October 2021||Sunday|
List Of Important Days & Dates 2021
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Bank Holidays In October 2021: FAQs
Q1. How many bank holidays are there in October 2021?
Ans: According to the Holiday calendar of RBI, there are a total of 21 holidays in October 2021 including weekend holidays.
Q2. Is there any holiday in October 2021?
Ans: October, the tenth month of the year, has 1 national holiday. The Bank Holidays and other events are mentioned in the article above.
Q. When is the National Holiday in India in October?
Ans: 2nd October 2021 is a National Holiday In India on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti.