Before visiting your bank branch in November, make a list of important days when banks will be closed.

Private and public sector banks across the country will be closed for more than half of November, although online banking services will continue to function.

Banks would be closed for as many as 17 days out of the 30 days in the second last month of the year, due to ongoing festivities in India as well as weekends. So, if you want to visit any bank branches in November, make a note to avoid any inconvenience and do your work efficiently.

You should also keep in mind that holidays are state-specific, and only certain branches of banks in different states will be closed on certain days.

For example, on Kannada Rajyostsava, banks in Bengaluru will be closed, but services will be available in other areas of the country. Bank branches in Bihar may be closed for Chhath Puja.

The number of holidays has been declared at 11 by the Reserve Bank of India, according to an official list. All of the month's Sundays, as well as the second and fourth Saturdays, are included. The list of holidays provided by the RBI is divided into three groups. State-level celebrations, religious holidays, and festival celebrations are all included.

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Here's the complete list of holidays for the month of November 2021, as mandated by the RBI:

November 1: Kannada Rajyostsava/Kut

November 3: Naraka Chaturdashi

November 4 : Diwali Amavasaya (Laxmi Pujan)/Deepavali/Kali Puja

November 5: Diwali (Bali Pratipada)/Vikram Samvat New Year Day/Govardhan Pooja

November 6: Bhai Duj/Chitragupt Jayanti/Laxmi Puja/Deepawali/Ningol Chakkouba

November 10: Chhath Puja/Surya Pashti Dala Chhath (Sayan ardhya)

November 11: Chhath Puja

November 12: Wangala Festival

November 19: Guru Nanak Jayanti/Karthika Purnima

November 22: Kanakadasa Jayanthi

November 23: Seng Kutsnem

Besides the state-by-state variations in holidays, the banks will be shut on weekends.

November 7, 14, 21 and 28: Sunday

November 13 and 27: Second Saturday and Fourth Saturday of the month, respectively.

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