Bank Holidays in September 2021: Banks in India will be closed for up to 12 days in September, including second and fourth Saturdays and Sundays.
Besides six weekly offs, public and private sector banks across several states will be shut in view of different festivals and public holidays.
Certain holidays vary from state to state, while all banks remain shut on public holidays. Across the country, banks only observe gazetted holidays.
Under three brackets, the RBI has placed the holidays – Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act; Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act and Real-Time Gross Settlement Holiday; and Banks’ Closing of Accounts
The bank will be shut in Guwahati September 8 on account of Tithi of Srimanta Sankardeva.
Banks will be closed in Gangtok on September 9 and September 20 on account of Teej (Haritalika) and Indrajatra respectively.
The major holiday of the month is Ganesh Chaturthi which starts on September 10 and banks will remain closed in Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Nagpur and Panaji.
Banks will continue to remain close on the second day of Ganesh Chaturthi in Panaji and also in other places as it falls on second Saturday.
On September 17, banks will remain closed in Ranchi on account of Karma Puja. On September 21, banks will remain closed in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram on account Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day.
List of bank holidays in September 2021
September 5: Sunday.
September 8: Banks will remain shut in Guwahati to observe the Tithi of Srimanta Sankardeva.
September 9: Banks in Gangtok will be closed on account of Teej (Haritalika).
September 10: Banks in most states will suspend operations that day on account of Ganesh Chaturthi/Samvatsari.
September 11: Second Saturday of the month.
September 12: Sunday.
September 17: Banks in Panaji will be shut on account of Karma Puja.
September 19: Sunday.
September 20: Banks in Gangtok will be shut that day because of Indrajatra/Yenya.
September 21: Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram will observe a bank holiday due to Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day.
September 25: Fourth Saturday of the month.
September 26: Sunday.
It should be noted that due to these holidays, customers will not be able to physically visit bank branches to deposit or withdraw money. However, all bank customers will be free to use ATM services, mobile banking services, and other online bank services. In case of any queries, you may contact your bank’s customer care number.