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Bank Holidays in October 2021 in Kerala

In October, the Kerala government has announced holidays on the following days. October 2, on account of Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti; October 10, the second week of Saturday as Bank Holiday; October 24, on account of Maha Navami; October 25, on account of Vijaya Dashami; October 29, on account of Eid e Milad.

  • October - 2021

    • SUN
    • MON
    • TUE
    • WED
    • THU
    • FRI
    • SAT
    • 1
    • 2
      Gandhi Jayanti
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
      Second Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 10
    • 11
    • 12
    • 13
    • 14
      Maha Navami
    • 15
      Vijaya Dashami
    • 16
    • 17
    • 18
    • 19
      Eid e Milad
    • 20
    • 21
    • 22
    • 23
      Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday
    • 24
    • 25
    • 26
    • 27
    • 28
    • 29
    • 30
    • 31
Date & Month Day Holiday
October 2 Saturday Gandhi Jayanti
October 9 Saturday Second Saturday Bank Holiday
October 14 Thursday Maha Navami
October 15 Friday Vijaya Dashami
October 19 Tuesday Eid e Milad
October 23 Saturday Fourth Saturday Bank Holiday

Bank Holidays in Kerala during October

All the banks in Kerala will remain closed on the above mentioned days.

The banks will not perform the usual functioning on these days. All the banks including Central Bank of India, Bandhan Bank, South Indian Bank, Yes Bank will remain closed on the bank holidays.

Mahanavami: It is a Hindu festival. It falls on the ninth day during the nine-day celebrations of Navratri festival. On this day, Goddess Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge is worshiped. Most of the temples carry out special pujas and rituals on this day. Prominent temples which celebrate Mahanavami are Attukal Bhagavathy temple located in Thiruvananthapuram, Panachikkadu Saraswathy Temple situated in Kottayam, Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple located in Thrissur and so on.

Vijaya Dasami: It is a Hindu festival. The day marks the victory of Goddess Durga over demon Mahishasura. The day is considered as auspicious to start anything new. People celebrate Vidyarambham – ceremony of introducing letters to the young kids. This ceremony will be performed in temples wherein the child will be made to write the first letters on rice with the help of a guru. It is believed that starting any kind of learning on this day will lead to success.

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