Bank holidays are generally public holidays. These are the days when Banks & other Financial Institutions don't operate. In India bank holidays are declared under the Negotiable Instruments Act. These are also called 'Gazetted Holidays under NI Act'
India is a multicultural and multireligious society and celebrates holidays and festivals of various religions. There are three national holidays in India: Independence Day, Republic Day and Gandhi Jayanti. In addition, many states and regions have local festivals depending on religious and linguistic demographics.
This is the most comprehensive listing of bank holidays. India is a federal union of states. This exclusive section provides bank holidays for all the twenty-eight states and seven union territories. Please note that in addition to Sunday, Indian Banks & FIs are not operational on the second and fourth Saturdays.
Bank Holidays In India For The Month Of October 2016
|56||Durga Pooja Saptami||08/10/2016||Saturday||West Bengal.|
|57||Maha Navami Ayudhapooja/Durga Puja/Dashehara||10/10/2016||Monday||Mizoram, Kanataka, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Assam, Uttar Pradesh, West bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Kerala.|
|58||Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi)/Durga Puja||11/10/2016||Tuesday||All states and territories.|
|59||Moharram/Durga Puja (Dasain)||12/10/2016||Wednesday||Maharashtra, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Telangana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Delhi.|
|60||Lakshmi Puja/Mahrshi Valmiki Jayanti||15/10/2016||Saturday||Karnataka, West Bengal|
|61||Karva Chauth||19/10/2016||Wednesday||Himachal Pradesh.|
|62||Naraka Chaturdashi/Deepavali/Kali Puja||29/10/2016||Saturday||Karnataka, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Assam, West Bengal, Goa, Kerala, Meghalaya|
|63||Diwali (Balipratipada)/Deepavali/Vikram Samvant New Year Day/Govardhan Pooja||31/10/2016||Monday||Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh,|
* May change due to sighting of moon.