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Navigating October’s 15 Bank Holidays: A Festive Banking Guide

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October is packed with festivities and bank holidays, offering both a chance for celebration and potential banking inconveniences. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has scheduled a total of 15 holidays for October, including weekends. These holidays vary by state, with national holidays fixed by the Central government and regional ones determined by individual states.

To ensure your banking needs are met despite these closures, it’s advisable to plan ahead. Here’s a glimpse of the upcoming bank holidays in October:

  1. October 2, 2023 (Monday) – Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
  2. October 12, 2023 (Sunday) – Naraka Chaturdashi (celebrated in several states)
  3. October 14, 2023 (Second Saturday) – Mahalaya (Observed mainly in Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, and West Bengal)
  4. October 15, 2023 (Sunday) – Ghatasthapana (celebrated in several states) and Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti (Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan)
  5. October 18, 2023 (Wednesday) – Kati Bihu (Assam)
  6. October 19, 2023 (Tuesday) – Samvatsari Festival (Gujarat)
  7. October 21, 2023 (Saturday) – Durga Puja (Maha Saptami)
  8. October 22, 2023 (Sunday) – Maha Ashtami (Observed in many states across India)
  9. October 23, 2023 (Monday) – Maha Navami / Ayudha puja
  10. October 24, 2023 (Tuesday) – Dussehra/Vijayadashami/Durga Puja
  11. October 25, 2023 (Wednesday) – Durga Puja (Dasai)
  12. October 26, 2023 (Thursday) – Durga Puja (Dasai)/Accession Day
  13. October 27, 2023 (Friday) – Durga Puja (Dasai)
  14. October 28, 2023 (Fourth Saturday) – Lakshmi Puja and Pargat Diwas
  15. October 31, 2023 (Tuesday) – Birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

With this knowledge, you can plan your banking activities accordingly and enjoy the festive season hassle-free.

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