Bank Holidays- In addition to the public holidays there are bank holidays as well in the country. A bank holiday is a day when banks remain closed. It shall remain closed on the below mentioned days as Bank Holiday in October 2020.
Bank Holiday in October 2020- In the month of October, there are no major public holidays except the Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti on 2nd October. On this public holiday, the bank will remain closed across the country.
However, It is a raining festival in October 2020. Given the fact, the number of working days in the month of October is fewer than the other month of the year.
There are several other religious festivals, which may or may not be a bank holiday, it depending on the state in which you live. Except for the second, fourth Saturday, and all Sundays, banks will largely be working on all days.
As per the Reserve bank of India guidelines, all the banks will remain shut on public holidays while certain holidays depending on the religious festivals.
Also Check:- Complete list of Bank Holidays in November 2020
Bank Holidays in October 2020- Complete list of Bank Holiday
|S. No.||Date||Day||Festival/Holiday||Festival Celebration|
|1||October 2, 2020||Friday||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti||Across the Country|
|2||October 15, 2020||Thursday||Bathukamma Starting Day||In Many State|
|3||October 17, 2020||Saturday||Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti||Haryana and Rajasthan|
|4||October 22, 2020||Thursday||Maha Saptami||In Many State|
|5||October 24, 2020||Saturday||Durga Ashtami/ Durga Navami||In Many State|
|6||October 29, 2020||Thursday||Mawlid (Id-e-Milad)||In Many State|
|7||October 31, 2020||Saturday||Sardar Patel’s Birthday||Gujarat|
|Lakshmi Puja||West Bengal, Odisha, and Tripura|
|Maharishi Valmiki Birthday||In Many State|
Note:- Kati Bihu and Vijaya Dashmi will be celebrated on October 18, 2020, and October 25, 2020, which are Sundays.
Please authenticate the dates with the holiday list issued by Reserve Bank of India.
The above bank holiday list of October 2020 also depends on the state in which you live. On a particular religious festival/holiday bank will remain closed as per the direction of the RBI.
As per the Reserve bank of India guidelines, all the banks will remain shut on public holidays (Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti in October 2020) while certain holidays depending on the religious festivals.
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