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Banks to remain shut for the next six days on account of Diwali, Dhanteras — Check details

Banks to remain shut for the next six days on account of Diwali, Dhanteras — Check details

Banks to remain shut for the next six days on account of Diwali, Dhanteras — Check details
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By Anshul  Oct 21, 2022 1:14:41 PM IST (Updated)

Bank and market holidays: Here is the full list of holidays so you can plan your tasks without trouble.

With the festive season kicking in, there would be several bank and market holidays starting Saturday, i.e October 22. However, these holidays may vary from state to state and will not be consecutive at all places.

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Bank holidays
Banks will remain shut on October 22 across the country on Saturday due to Dhanteras. Also, it is the fourth Saturday of the month. All the banks will be closed on October 23 too as it falls on Sunday.
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 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.
The banks will be closed across India on December 24 due to Diwali except in Sikkim capital Gangtok and Manipur capital Imphal.
On October 25, banks will remain shut in Gangtok, Imphal, Jaipur on account of Laxmi Puja/Govardhan Pooja. On October 26th again, banks will be shut in Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bengaluru, Dehradun, Gangtok, Jammu, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Shimla and Srinagar on account of Govardhan Pooja/Vikram Samvant New Year Day/Bhai Bij/Bhai Duj/Diwali (Bali Pratipada)/Laxmi Puja/Accession Day.
Banks will not be working in Gangtok, Imphal, Kanpur and Lucknow on October 27 due to Bhaidooj/Chitragupt Jayanti/Laxmi Puja/Deepawali/Ningol Chakkouba.
Here's the full list of bank holidays in the four metros starting October 22:
DayDateHolidayMetro cities
SaturdayOctober 22Public holiday + DhanterasDelhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai
SundayOctober 23Public holidayDelhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai
MondayOctober 24DiwaliDelhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai
TuesdayOctober 25--
WednesdayOctober 26Govardhan Pooja/Vikram Samvant New Year Day/Bhai Bij/Bhai DujMumbai
(Source: RBI)
However, customers shouldn't expect any difficulties with bank-related tasks since ATMs, cash deposits, internet banking, and mobile banking will all continue to run.
Market holidays
The BSE and NSE will remain closed on October 24, Monday, for Diwali / Laxmi Puja and on October 26, Wednesday on account of Diwali Balipritipada.
Meanwhile, the Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) will be closed for trading on October 24 and 26 in the first half of the day’s trading session (between 9 and 5 pm).
Also, the agriculture commodity exchange NCDEX (National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited) will remain closed for trading in the morning (9 am – 5 pm) and evening sessions (5-9 pm) on October 26.
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