Mumbai, October 18: The country is celebrating Maha Navami as well as Dussehra 2018 today. While it is a bank holiday in some parts of India today, other states will have their public holiday tomorrow, i.e., October 19, basis the Dussehra tithi. In several states including Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, the bank holiday for Maha Navami and Dussehra is today, i.e., October 18. The stock market and foreign exchange are also shut today on account of Dussehra. Dussehra 2018 Wishes and Dasara HD Images: Best WhatsApp Messages & Status, SMS, GIFs and Facebook Cover Photos to Send Happy Dussehra Greetings!
In several states of North India including Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and in Delhi, the bank holiday for Dussehra holiday is tomorrow, October 19, Friday, as per the Reserve Bank of India website. In West Bengal, banks will remain shut through this week in view of Durga Puja and Vijay Dashami. Banks in the country will remain open on Saturday, October 20, since it is the third Saturday of the month.
Meanwhile, there are a total of 11 bank holidays during the months of October and November 2018. In November, the first week will have bank holidays due to Diwali and banks will not function from November 7 to November 9. Banks are likely to remain closed on the occasion of Diwali followed by Govardhan puja and Bhaidooj. After this, November 10 is the second Saturday and November 11 is a Sunday so no banking transactions would be possible.