Banks throughout India will experience an extended period of closure in the upcoming month, in accordance with the annual bank holiday list issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
The list of bank holidays in November 2023 reveals that Indian banks will be closed for up to 15 days, coinciding with various national and regional celebrations. These holidays encompass a diverse range of festivities, including Diwali, Bhaidooj, Laxmi Puja, and several others.
Bank Holidays in November 2023 will align with events such as Diwali, Bhaidooj, Wangala Festival, Laxmi Puja, Chhath, and Karva Chauth, among others. It is worth noting that these holidays may not be uniformly observed across all states and regions, as some are specific to certain areas.
November 1: Celebration of Kannada Rajyothsava/Kut/Karva Chauth
November 10: Wangala Festival
November 13: Observance of Govardhan Pooja/Laxmi Puja (Deepawali)/Diwali
November 14: Diwali (Bali Pratipada)/Deepavali/Vikram Samvant New Year Day/Laxmi Puja
November 15: Bhaidooj/Chitragupt Jayanti/Laxmi Puja (Deepawali)/Ningol Chakkouba/Bhratridwitiya
November 20: Chhath (Morning Arghya)
November 23: Seng Kutsnem/Egaas-Bagwaal
November 27: Guru Nanak Jayanti/Karthika Purnima/Rahas Purnima
November 30: Kanakadasa Jayanthi
In addition, banks will be closed on weekends, including the second and fourth Saturdays, as well as Sundays:
November 5: Sunday
November 11: Second Saturday
November 12: Sunday
November 19: Sunday
November 25: Fourth Saturday
November 26: Sunday