Public and private banks will remain closed on six out of seven days in the upcoming week during Durga Puja or Navratri celebrations. The festive season has begun which means it is time to spend money on gifts and celebrations for your family and friends. However, if you have any important bank-related work during this period, it must be completed at the earliest as many days between October 11 and October 17 have been listed as a bank holiday, as per the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) calendar.
Here’s the full list:
October 12 – Durga Puja (Maha Saptami) – Agartala, Kolkata
October 13 – Durga Puja (Maha Ashtami) – Agartala, Bhubaneswar, Gangtok, Guwahati, Imphal, Kolkata, Patna, and Ranchi
October 14 – Durga Puja/Dussehra (Maha Navami)/Ayutha Pooja – Agartala, Bengaluru, Chennai, Gangtok, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Patna, Ranchi, Shillong, and Thiruvananthapuram
October 15 – Durga Puja/Dasara/Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi) – All banks except those in Imphal and ShimlaOctober 16 – Durga Puja (Dashain) – GangtokOctober 17 – Sunday – All banks