Bank Holiday October 2022: Only 5 days are left for the start of October 2022 and there will be work in banks for a few days this month. Let us tell you that bank holidays are different in states and cities. Banking holidays also depend on the festivals celebrated in different states or other events taking place in those states.
Bank Holiday October 2022: The festive season has started in the country. Navratri festival is going to start from Monday. Apart from this, due to many festivals including Dussehra-Diwali, there will be a lot of holidays in the banks (October 2022 Bank Holiday) in the month of October. If you have some very important work related to the bank and you are thinking of completing it next month, then instead of doing it, settle it this month. We are saying this because the month of October is starting with a 9-day bank holiday and there will be no work in the banks for a total of 21 days in the whole month.
October is full of festivals
Along with the abundance of festivals, October 2022 will also see a plethora of Bank Holidays. If we look at RBI’s October holiday calendar, banks will be closed on many occasions this month including Durga Puja, Dussehra, Diwali, Eid. Banks will not work on the day of Gandhi Jayanti and on this day Sunday is also a weekly holiday. In such a situation, it will be beneficial for you that before leaving the house to settle the bank related work next month, definitely keep an eye on the Bank Holiday List.
Online banking services will remain operational
Bank holidays differ in states and cities. Actually, banking holidays also depend on the festivals celebrated in different states or other events taking place in those states. Even though the branches of banks remain closed during the festive season, during this time you can complete your banking related work in online mode. Online banking service will be available on all days.
Complete list of bank holidays in October (Bank Holiday October 2022)
|1 October||half yearly closing||Sikkim|
|2 October||Gandhi Jayanti, Sunday||Everywhere|
|October 3||Durga Puja (Maha Ashtami)||Sikkim, Tripura, West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Meghalaya, Kerala, Bihar and Manipur|
|4 October||Durga Puja/Dussehra||Karnataka, Odisha, Sikkim, Kerala, Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, Jharkhand and Meghalaya|
|5 October||Durga Puja / Dussehra (Vijay Dashami) / Shrimant Sankardev Birthday||All over India except Manipur|
|6 October||Durga Puja (Dasain)||gangtok|
|7 October||Durga Puja (Dasain)||gangtok|
|8 October||second saturday||Everywhere|
|13 October||karva chauth||Shimla|
|14 October||Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi||Jammu and Srinagar|
|18 October||Kati Bihu||Assam|
|22 October||fourth saturday||Everywhere|
|24 October||Kali Puja / Deepawali / Laxmi Puja / Hell Chaturdashi||Everywhere except Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal|
|25 October||Lakshmi Puja/Deepawali/Govardhan Puja||Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal and Jaipur|
|26 October||Govardhan Puja/Vikram Samvat New Year||Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bangalore, Dehradun, Gangtok, Jammu, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Shimla and Srinagar|
|27 October||Bhai Dooj||Gangtok, Imphal, Kanpur and Lucknow|
|31 October||Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti||Ranchi, Patna and Ahmedabad|