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7 Days Off! How to Make the Most of September’s Bank Holidays

Bank Holiday List 2023: 

In a country as diverse as India, every region has its own set of holidays and occasions. September 2023 marks the beginning of the last week of the month, with nine days still to go. During these remaining days, various states across the country will observe bank holidays. Yes, you read that right; banks will remain closed for different reasons in different cities. Today, banks in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram are on holiday, but in other places, banking operations continue. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had already released a list of 16 days of bank holidays for this month even before it began. Let’s find out where banks will be closed between September 22 and September 30.

List of Holidays from September 22 to September 30

  1. September 22, 2023 – Due to Narayana Guru Samadhi Day, banks will remain closed in Kochi, Panaji, and Thiruvananthapuram.
  2. September 23, 2023 – On the fourth Saturday, banks across the country will remain closed.
  3. September 24, 2023 – On Sunday, which is a weekly holiday, banks nationwide will be closed.
  4. September 25, 2023 – Due to the birth anniversary of Shrimant Shankardev, banks in Guwahati will observe a holiday.
  5. September 27, 2023 – On Milad-un-Nabi, banks in Jammu, Kochi, Srinagar, and Thiruvananthapuram will remain closed.
  6. September 28, 2023 – On Eid-e-Milad, banks in Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Belapur, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chennai, Dehradun, Telangana, Imphal, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Raipur, and Ranchi will be closed.
  7. September 29, 2023 – On Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi, banks in Gangtok, Jammu, and Srinagar will remain closed.

Work Continues Even on Bank Holidays

Even though banks are closed during holidays, you may still have to wait for some services. However, you can complete your essential tasks through mobile or internet banking. If you need cash, you can use ATMs. It’s important to note that bank holidays are determined by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The holidays on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month apply to all banks in the country, including cooperative and rural banks. These holidays are applicable to both scheduled and non-scheduled banks.


In September 2023, as the month draws to a close, various regions in India will experience bank holidays for a range of reasons. It’s crucial to plan your banking activities accordingly and utilize digital banking services if needed.a holiday, consider using digital banking options such as mobile banking or ATMs for cash transactions.

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