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Banks Will Be Closed For 3 Days This Week In Some Cities


Bank holidays are state-specific and also depends on whether it is a public or private bank. If you have plans to visit your bank this week, you should be aware of the three days that the branch in your locality could be closed.

Banks Will Be Closed For 3 Days This Week In Some Cities

The bank holidays are on account Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (21 November), Guru Nanak Jayanti (23 November) and the fourth Saturday of the month (24 November). Please note that these holidays vary from state to state.

On Guru Nanak Jayanti, business will be closed in cities like Mumbai, Chandigarh, New Delhi, Hyderabad, and some cities in the north of India.

As for Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Bengaluru, Chennai and Kerala, Guru Nanak Jayanti will be a working day. This means that the banks will only be closed for 2 days in these cities this week. Also note that Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi will be observed as an holiday in Kerala on 20 November, unlike 21 November in the other states.

As for the states of North-East India, Goa, Orissa and Bihar, banks will operate on Guru Nanak Jayanti as well as Eid-e-Milad and only be closed on 24 November.

Banks across India are closed on every second and fourth Saturday of the month. Bank holidays do not affect their digital services like ATM cash withdrawals, net banking or other internet-based services.

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Story first published: Monday, November 19, 2018, 14:39 [IST]
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