Banks in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata will remain shut for several days in November, including Diwali and Guru Nanak Jayanti.
According to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) guidelines, all banks in the country—including public sector, private sector, foreign banks, cooperative banks and regional banks—are shut on every Sunday and on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month.
Additionally, there are several other festivals for which the holidays vary from state to state.
Here's the full list of bank holidays in the four metros in November 2020:
|Sunday||8-Nov||Public holiday||Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai|
|Saturday||14-Nov||Diwali Amavasaya (Laxmi Pujan)/Kali Puja||Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai|
|Sunday||15-Nov||Public holiday||Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai|
|Monday||16-Nov||Diwali (Balipratipada)/Laxmi Puja/Bhaidooj/Chitragupt Jayanti/Vikram Samvat New Year Day||Mumbai|
|Sunday||22-Nov||Public holiday||Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai|
|Saturday||28-Nov||Public holiday||Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai|
|Sunday||29-Nov||Public holiday||Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai|
|Monday||30-Nov||Guru Nanak Jayanti/Kartika Purnima/Rahasa Purnima||Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata|
In Patna, banks will remain shut on November 20 and 21 for Chhath Puja, while in Ranch it will remain closed on November 20 for Chhath Puja, according to the RBI.
Banks will also remain closed on November 17 in Gangtok and Imphal on account of Laxmi Puja/Deepawali/Ningol Chakkouba. In Shillong, banks will be shut on November 23 on account of Seng Kutsnem.
(Edited by : Ajay Vaishnav)