Diwali bank holidays: Banks to remain closed for 6 days; check state-wise list
Banks across several states in the country will remain closed for six days in view of the Diwali festival – starting with Dhanteras on November 12 and ending with Bhai Dooj on November 15. However, internet banking services and ATM services will remain functional as usual.
List of six bank holidays and the states:
November 10, Friday: Banks are closed in Meghalaya for Wangala festival
November 11, Saturday: Banks are closed across the country
November 12, Sunday: Banks are closed across the country in view of Sunday, and the first day of Diwali
November 13, Monday: Banks are closed in Tripura, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Manipur, Rajasthan, UP, and Maharashtra for Govardhan Puja
November 14, Tuesday: Banks are closed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Sikkim for Diwali
November 15, Wednesday: Banks are closed in Sikkim, Manipur, Uttar Pradesh, Bengal, and Himachal Pradesh for Bhai Dooj
Meanwhile, overall, banks are scheduled to remain shut for 15 days in the month of November in view of festivals and national events.
Remaining bank holidays in November
November 20, Monday – Banks closed in Bihar and Rajasthan in view of Chhath (Morning Arghya)
November 23, Tuesday – Banks closed in Uttarakhand and Sikkim in view of Seng Kutsnem or Egaas-Bagwaal
November 27, Monday – Banks shut in Tripura, Mizoram, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Chandigarh, Uttarakhand, Hyderabad – Telangana, Rajasthan, Jammu, Uttar Pradesh, Bengal, Maharashtra, New Delhi, Bihar, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh in view of Guru Nanak Jayanti/Karthika Purnima/Rahas Purnima
November 30, Thursday – Banks closed in Karnataka in view of Kanakadasa Jayanthi