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Bank Holidays 2022: Banks will be closed for 21 days in October, here is the complete list of holidays Personal finance news

New Delhi: If you are a regular bank customer, then this news is important for you. Banks will be closed for 21 days this October including public holidays and weekends. RBI has published the list of bank holidays in October as per the guidelines.

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You should check the list so that you do not face any difficulty in availing bank services throughout the month The first holiday starts from Gandhi Jayanti on 2nd October. Other important holidays are Durga Puja and Dussehra or Vijayadashami on 5 October. Banks will remain closed in many states on October 24 to observe Diwali.

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Here is the full list of bank holidays in October 2022

October 1 – Semi-annual closing of bank accounts
October 2 – Sunday and Gandhi Jayanti holiday
October 3 – Durga Puja (Maha Ashtami)
4 October – Durga Puja/Dussehra (Maha Navami)/Ayudha Puja/Shrimanta Shankardeva’s birthday
October 5 – Durga Puja/Dussehra (Vijaya Dashami)/Shrimanta Shankardeva’s birthday
October 6 – Durga Puja (Dashain)
October 7 – Durga Puja (Dashain)
October 8 – Second Saturday holiday and Milad-e-Sharif/Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi (Prophet Muhammad’s birthday)
October 9 – Sunday
October 13 – Karva Chauth
14 October – Friday after Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi
October 16 – Sunday
October 18 – Kati Bihu
October 22 – Fourth Saturday
October 23 – Sunday
24 October – Kali Puja/Diwali/Diwali (Lakshmi Pujan)/Norka Chaturdashi)
25 October – Lakshmi Puja/Diwali/Govardhan Puja
26 October – Govardhan Puja/Vikram Sambant New Year’s Day/Bhai Bij/Bhai Duj/Diwali (Bali Pratipada)/Lakshmi Puja/Takingover Day
October 27 – Vaiduj/Chitragupta Jayanti/Lakshmi Puja/Diwali/Ningol Chakkuba
October 30 – Sunday
31 October – Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Birthday/Surya Pasti Dala Chhat (Morning Half)/Chhat Puja

Note that online internet banking services will be available for customers as usual. Customers cannot physically deposit or withdraw cash from the bank.


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