Banks shut for three days this week


23 Nov 2018

Banks shut for three days this week: Details here

All Scheduled Commercial Banks including SBI (State Bank of India), PNB (Punjab National Bank), HDFC Bank and ICICI Bank, in several areas, witnessed three holidays this week, owing to different festivals.

The banks remained closed on Wednesday (November 21) due to Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi.

They were shut today (November 23) due to Guru Nanak Jayanti and won't work on Saturday (November 24), as it's the fourth Saturday.


The cities where banks were shut

The cities where banks were shut

The banks went about with their business on Thursday.

The places where banks employees enjoyed three days holidays are New Delhi, Mumbai (along with rest of Maharashtra), Hyderabad, Raipur, Ranchi, Dehradun, Jammu, Srinagar, Kanpur, and Lucknow.

In Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, and Chennai employees got leaves on Wednesday and will get one on Saturday. In these cities, offline facilities are functioning today.

In Kerala, no leave for Guru Nanak Jayanti

In Kerala, a holiday was observed on Wednesday, but banks will remain functional today and remain shut on Saturday. Notably, banks in Agartala, Aizawl, Bhubaneswar, Gangtok, Imphal, Patna (including rest of Bihar) and Goa, will remain closed only on Saturday.

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Bank Holidays


Punjab National Bank



Guru Nanak Jayanti



New Delhi


PNB (Punjab National Bank


Scheduled Commercial Banks

State Bank

State Bank of India

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