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Bank Holidays in October 2020: Check State-Wise Holiday Lists

Here is a state-wise list of all bank holidays in the month of Ocotber 2020.

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Bank holidays in October 2020. This is a state-wise list of all bank holidays in the month of October 2020.
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In the midst of rising cases due to the exponential growth of COVID-19 across the country, many banks have reduced the working hours of their employees to flatten the curve and promote social distancing.

In the month of October, festivals like Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti, Maha Saptami, and Durga Ashtami will be celebrated due to which banks in certain states will remain closed.

Apart from the festivals and national holidays, second and fourth Saturday and Sunday are also declared as holidays in every bank, including SBI, Punjab National Bank, Axis Bank, and ICICI Bank.

Even as the bank branches will remain closed, customers can still complete transactions through online modes. Mobile and internet banking will remain functional as usual.

However, some ATMs might not disburse cash. If you are planning any major cash payments on the mentioned dates below, please withdraw money in advance.

People are advised to complete their bank work accordingly to avoid any delay. To check the bank holidays in the month of October, check the list given below:

DateDayHolidayCelebrated in
2 October 2020FridayMahatma Gandhi JayantiAcross the country
15 October 2020ThursdayBathukamma Starting DayIn many states
17 October 2020SaturdayMaharaja Agrasen JayantiHaryana and Rajasthan
22 October 2020ThursdayMaha SaptamiIn many states
24 October 2020SaturdayDurga Ashtami/Durga NavamiIn many states
29 October 2020ThursdayMawlid(Id-e-Milad)In many states
31 October 2020SaturdaySardar Patel’s Birthday/Lakshmi Puja/Maharishi Valmiki Birthday• Sardar Patel’s Birthday – Gujarat • Laxmi Puja– West Bengal, Odisha, and Tripura • Maharishi Valmiki Birthday – In many states

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