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Bank Holidays: Banks to Remain Shut for 12 Days in September 2021

M Kanika
M Kanika
Bank Holidays in September 2021
Bank Holidays in September 2021

Banks in India will remain closed for up to Twelve Days in September 2021, including the second & forth Saturdays & all Sundays. Apart from this, there are six week offs. The banks will remain shut in different states on an account of different holidays.

Banks in most of the states will observe a holiday on 10th September 2021, on an account Ganesh Chaturthi/Samvatsari. Since there are state-specific holidays for different occasions, the banks will not be shut for all six days for all the states in September 2021. Also 11th September’s leave overlaps with Second Saturday.

The Reserve Bank of India has categorized the holidays under three categories and these are- Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act & Real-Time Gross Settlement Holiday, Holiday under Negotiable Instrument Act and Banks Closing of Accounts.

The list of the Holidays mentioned below has been notified by the Reserve Bank of India.

Bank Holidays in September 2021

  • 8th September, 2021: Tithi of Srimanta Sankardeva

  • 9th September, 2021: Teej (Haritalika)

  • 10th September, 2021: Ganesh Chaturthi/Samvatsari (Chaturthi Paksha)/Vinayakar Chathurthi/Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata

  • 11th September, 2021:  Ganesh Chaturthi (2nd day)

  • 17th September, 2021: Karma Puja

  • 20th September, 2021: Indrajatra

  • 21st September, 2021: Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day

Only banks in Guwahati will observe the holiday on 8th September 2021 is due to the Tithi of Srimanta Sankardeva. Banks in Gangtok will remain closed on 9th September 2021, on an account of Teej (Haritalika). Banks in most of the states will remain shut on 10th September 2021, expect in Aizawl, Agartala, Chandigarh, Jammu, Jaipur, Bhopal, Kochi, Kanpur, Kolkata, New Delhi, Lucknow, Patna, Ranchi, Raipur, Shimla, Shillong, Srinagar & Thiruvananthapuram.

On 11th September 2021, banks in Panaji will observe a holiday on an account of Karma Puja. While only Ranchi will remain shut on 20th September on an account of Indrajatra. Only Thriuvananthapuram & Kochi will observe a bank holiday on 21st September 2021, due to Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day.

Weekend Holidays in September 2021

  • 5th September, 2021: Weekly off (Sunday)

  • 11th September, 2021: Second Saturday

  • 12th September, 2021: Weekly off (Sunday)

  • 19th September, 2021: Weekly off (Sunday)

  • 25th September, 2021: Fourth Saturday

  • 26th September, 2021: Weekly off (Sunday)

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