The festive season has gained momentum across the country. Dussehra or Durga Puja is starting from 15th October. This series of festivals is going to continue. Dussehra or Durga Puja is a festival which is celebrated in some form or the other in almost every part of the country. It is natural that on the occasion of this festival, along with festive fever, the excitement of holidays is also in full swing across the country. Especially in banks, there are going to be a lot of holidays on the occasion of Dussehra.
Situation being created due to Dussehra
Due to the festival of Dussehra, such a situation is being created in many places, which is similar to that of October. It is being called a long weekend. The reason for this is that banks in the affected places are going to remain closed for 4 consecutive days. Generally banks have a weekly holiday of one or two days. Apart from all Sundays of the month, there are bank holidays on the second and fourth Saturdays also. For this reason, there is a two-day weekend in banks every second week.
Long weekend next week
However, this time the situation is going to be a little different. In many states, there will be a bank holiday for four consecutive days from October 21 to October 24. 21st October is the third Saturday of the month, but on that day there will be a bank holiday in many states due to Maha Saptami. Banks will remain closed in Tripura, Assam and West Bengal on October 21. After that, if October 22 is Sunday, banks will remain closed in the entire country.
Banks will remain closed in these 3 states
On Monday, October 23, on the occasion of Dussehra or Vijayadashami, banks will remain closed in Tripura, Assam and The functioning of banks will remain closed in West Bengal. After that, on Tuesday, October 24, banks will remain closed in Tripura, Assam and West Bengal on the occasion of Dussehra or Durga Puja. In this way, the functioning of banks will be affected for four consecutive days in the three states Tripura, Assam and West Bengal.
The month started with holidays
This time the month of October is anyway busy in terms of holidays. Is proving to be special. The month has started with a long holiday. There was a bank holiday in the entire country due to the first date of the month i.e. 1st October being Sunday. After that, banks remained closed across the country on October 2 due to the national holiday of Gandhi Jayanti. After that, now this 4-day weekend has come.
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