Out of the 12 bank holidays this month, five holidays are falling this week, according to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). This is the highest number of bandhs this month and will lead to the closure of banks for five days in a row in some cities.
This week, on September 8, banks will remain closed in Guwahati on account of Tithi of Srimanta Shankardev.
On September 9, banks will observe a holiday on the account of Haritalika Teej where Gangtok branches will remain closed.
On September 10, on the account of Ganesh Chaturthi, banks branches in Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Nagpur and Panaji, according to the RBI calendar.
On September 11 which is the second day of Ganesh Chaturthi will see banks in Panaji closed.
The following day will also see banks closed as it's a Sunday.
In the remaining days of the month, Karma Puja will be marked on September 17, leading to bank closure in Ranchi. Indrajatra will be celebrated in Gangtok on September 20, and Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram.
Apart from these holidays, September 25 will be the fourth Saturday and 19 and 26 will fall on Sunday.