Public holidays in November 2021: All banks, including private and public sector banks, will remain closed for up to five consecutive days this week, starting Wednesday, November 10, as festivities across the country continue to be celebrated. November is usually the month of Diwali or Deepavali, which was observed last week this year. During these weeks, various other festivals, like Chhath Puja in Bihar and Jharkhand, and the Wangala festival in Shillong will be observed, starting on Wednesday. Private and public sector banks will remain closed for up to 17 days during the month of November. Keeping this in mind, if you want to do any banking related work, you should take note of those holidays in November to complete the work.
In this regard, you should also keep in mind that this should not be a major concern as these holidays are state dependent. For this, only certain branches of banks in the respective states will remain closed on the aforementioned days. They are usually not uniform in nature except for a few days. For example, there will be a public holiday today in Patna and Ranchi on the account of Chhath Puja // Surya Pashti Dala Chhath (Sayan Ardhya) in Bihar and Jharkhand, but the services will be available in other parts of the country. Thus, bank customers are generally advised to visit the nearest branch for the full list of public holidays.
Public holidays come into effect according to a list published by the Reserve Bank of India or RBI. According to a central bank list, the number of public holidays has been set at 11 this month. The others are weekend holidays. This includes every Sunday of the month, as well as the second and fourth Saturdays. Banks remain open on the first and third Saturday of each month. The RBI’s list of holidays falls into three categories. These are state celebrations, religious holidays, and festival celebrations.
The central bank notification for public holidays was notified under three categories, including “Holidays under the Tradable Instruments Act”, “Holidays under the Tradable Instruments Act, and gross on-time settlement holidays. real ”and“ Closure of bank accounts ”. On these notified holidays, all bank branches, which include the public sector, private sector, foreign banks, cooperative banks and regional banks, will remain closed.
According to the RBI list, the next time almost all banks will be closed across the country (except weekends) is November 19 for Guru Nanak Jayanti. On that note, let’s take a look at the list of holidays the banks will be closed on this week, so you can make a schedule accordingly.
Here is a full list of public holidays this week, starting November 11, 2021
November 10: Chhath Puja // Surya Pashti Dala Chhath (Sayan Ardhya) – Patna, Ranchi
November 11th: Chhath Puja – Patna
12 november: Wangala Festival – Shillong
Excluding public holidays which vary by state. Banks will remain closed on certain weekend days. It should be noted in this regard that weekend holidays are uniform in nature across India. These are mentioned below:
November 13: Second Saturday of the month
14 november: Sunday
So if you have bank work pending or want to withdraw money, you need to go to your nearest branch at the earliest as the banks will be closed as there is a long trail of public holidays, to from October 12. However, ATMs work continuously during the holidays mentioned above.