Banks in India will be shut for up to 21 days in October 2022, including second and fourth Saturdays, and Sundays. According to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), banks will remain closed across different states, as per the holidays' list. It must be noted that banks remain open on the first and third Saturdays every month.
Bank holidays in October 2022
October 1 (Saturday): Banks will be closed in Sikkim on account of Half yearly closing
October 2 (Sunday): Gandhi Jayanti (National Holiday)
October 3 (Monday): Durga Puja- Maha Ashtami: Banks will be closed in Sikkim, Tripura, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Meghalaya, Kerala, and Manipur
October 4 (Tuesday): Durga Puja/Maha Navami: Banks will be closed in Karnataka, Odisha, Sikkim, Kerala, Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, Jharkhand, and Meghalaya
October 5 (Wednesday): Durga Puja/Dussehra: Banks will be closed across India, except in Manipur
October 6 (Thursday): Durga Puja/ Dasain: Banks will be closed in Gangtok, Sikkim
October 7 (Friday): Banks will be closed in Gangtok, Sikkim
October 8 and October 22: Banks will be closed (second and fourth Saturdays)
October 9,16,23 and 30 (Sunday): All banks will be closed
October 22-24: Banks will be closed for a long weekend during Diwali, except in Sikkim, Telangana and Manipur
October 25-27: Banks will be closed in Gangtok, Sikkim on account of Diwali
Branches of all public sector and private sector banks, foreign banks, cooperative banks and regional banks will remain shut on the bank holidays notified by the RBI. The holidays will come into effect under three categories, including ‘Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act’, ‘Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act and Real Time Gross Settlement Holiday’ and ‘Banks’ Closing of Accounts’.
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