Banks to remain closed on THESE dates in Uttar Pradesh this week
Visiting a bank in the month of October is no less than a task as this month is full of festivals. Diwali festivities have begun on Monday and will go on till Thursday. People who are planning to visit the bank in Uttar Pradesh have to go through the calendar first to avoid seeing a lock on the bank shutters.
Of the remaining five days, the bank will be closed for three days. Bank customers are advised to plan their bank visits accordingly to avoid any inconvenience.
Here are the bank holidays in Uttar Pradesh
October 26: As per the RBI’s list of bank holidays in October 2022, banks will remain closed on this date for Govardhan Pooja/Vikram Samvant New Year Day/Bhai Bij/Bhai Duj/Diwali (Bali Pratipada)/Laxmi Puja/Accession Day.
October 27: Banks will remain closed on this date for Bhaidooj/Chitragupt Jayanti/Laxmi Puja/Deepawali/Ningol Chakkouba.
October 30: Bank will be closed because of Sunday.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the list of bank holidays in October 2022 according to the guidelines. The RBI divides holidays into three categories-Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act and Real-Time Gross Settlement Holiday, Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act, and Banks’ Closing of Accounts.
According to the central bank of India, in October, both private and public sector banks remain closed for 21 days due to multiple festivals including Durga Puja/Dussehra, Diwali, and Chhath Puja including the second and fourth Saturdays and Sundays.
It is recommended that bank customers plan their bank-based work with all of these holidays in mind to avoid any confusion. However, internet banking will work even on the days of festivals.