In November, the Uttar Pradesh government has announced holidays on the following days. November 14, the second week of Saturday as Bank Holiday and Diwali; November 15, on account of Govardhan Puja; November 16, on account of Bhai Dooj; November 28, the fourth week of Saturday as Bank Holiday and November 30, on account of Guru Nanak Jayanti and.
|Date & Month||Day||Holiday|
|November 5||Friday||Deepavali Holiday|
|November 6||Saturday||Bhai Dooj|
|November 13||Saturday||Second Saturday Bank Holiday|
|November 19||Friday||Guru Nanak Jayanti|
|November 27||Saturday||Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday|
All the banks in Uttar Pradesh will remain closed on the above mentioned days.
The banks will not perform the usual functioning on these days. All the banks including HSBC Bank, Dena Bank, Lakshmi Vilas Bank, RBL Bank will remain closed on the bank holidays.
Deepawali: It is a Hindu festival. It is popularly known as the festival of lights. The festival is celebrated over a period of five days starting from Dhanteras, Narak Chaturdashi, Laxmi Pooja, Govardhan Puja and Bhai Dooj. To mark the occasion of Deepawali, earthen lamps will be illuminated and set to float on the River Ganges in Benaras. People wake up early in the morning, wear new clothes, visit temple, friends and relatives and exchange sweet delicacies with near and dear ones on this day. As the day marks the beginning of new year, any kind of important new beginnings will be done on this day. Mouthwatering sweets like Kaju katli, Khaja, Shrikhand, Jalebi will be prepared on this day.