The festive season is here and with it come the celebrations and major festivals. This is the holiday season and everyone waits for it in India.

As you enjoy and make merry during the holidays, the banks and their employees too would be joining you, meaning the banks would be closed too.

Hence, to facilitate your bank related activities, we share with you the dates when the banks would be closed so that you can carry out your undertakings by planning well in advance.

Bank Holidays in October: 

16 Oct         Tuesday      Maha Saptami (Sikkim, West Bengal, Odisha, Tripura)

17 Oct         Wednesday Maha Ashtami (Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Sikkim, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Tripura, Maharashtra)

18 Oct         Thursday    Maha Navami (Meghalaya, Odisha, Puducherry, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Jharkhand)

19 Oct         Friday         Vijaya Dashami (National, except Puducherry, Manipur)

19 Oct         Friday         Dussehra/ Durga Puja

23 Oct          Tuesday      Lakshmi Puja (Tripura,  Odisha,  West Bengal)

24 Oct         Wednesday Maharashi Valmiki Jaynati (Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Chhatisgarh)

26 Oct         Friday         Prakash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji (Punjab)

30 Oct         Tuesday      Lhabab Duchen (Sikkim)

31 Oct         Wednesday Sardar Vallabhabhai Patel Jayanti (Gujarat)

Bank Holidays in November:

01 Nov       Thursday    Puducherry Liberation Day (Puducherry)

01 Nov       Thursday    Haryana Day (Haryana)

01 Nov       Thursday    Kannada Rajyosthsava (Karnataka)

01 Nov       Thursday    Kut (Manipur)

6 Nov         Tuesday        Deepavali (restricted) Karnataka, Goa, Telangana, Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu

07 Nov       Wednesday Diwali (Nationalm barring a few states)

08 Nov       Thursday    Vikram Samvat New Year (Gujarat)

09 Nov       Friday         Bhai Dooj (Uttar Pradesh, Sikkim, Uttarakhand, Gujarat)

09 Nov       Friday         Wangala Festival (Meghalaya)

13 Nov       Tuesday      Chhath Puja (Jharkhand, Bihar)

14 Nov       Wednesday Chhath Puja Holiday (Bihar)

16 Nov       Friday         Sahidi Diwas S Kartar Singh Sarabha Ji (Punjab)

21 Nov       Wednesday Eid e Milad (National except Sikkim, Meghalaya, Punjab, Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar, Bihar, Goa, Himachal Pradesh)

23 Nov       Friday         Friday Following Eid e Milad (Jammu & Kashmir)

23 Nov       Friday         Guru Nanak Jayanti (National except Goa, Karnataka, Nagaland, Odisha, Puducherry, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura)

23 Nov       Friday         Karthika Purnima (Telangana, Odisha, Meghalaya)

24 Nov       Saturday     Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji’s Martyrdom Day (Punjab)

26 Nov       Monday      Kanakadas Jayanti (Karnataka)

Disclaimer: All precautions have been taken to gather the most accurate information about the Bank Holiday dates for the months of October and November 2018. However, readers are advised to verify with their local branches to corroborate the same.