On the occasion of Janmashtami, an important Hindu festival celebrating the birthday of Lord Krishna, banks in various states of India will remain closed on September 6 and 7. Janmashtami is also known as Gokulashtami or Sri Krishna Jayanti and is celebrated on the eighth day of Krishna Paksha in the month of Bhadrapada.
On September 6, banks will be closed in Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar. On September 7, banks will be closed in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chandigarh, Telangana, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Jammu, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, and Srinagar.
In addition to Janmashtami, there are other bank holidays in September. On September 9, it is the second Saturday and a bank holiday nationwide. On September 10 and 17, it is Sunday and a week off, so there will be bank holidays across the country. On September 18, banks will be closed in Telangana for Ganesh Chaturthi. On September 19, banks are closed in Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bhubaneswar, Mumbai, Nagpur Bangalore, and Panaji due to Ganesh Chaturthi. On September 20, banks are closed in Kochi and Bhubaneswar due to Ganesh Chaturthi and Nuvakhai. On September 22, it is a bank holiday in Kochi, Panaji, and Thiruvananthapuram for Sri Narayana Guru Samadhi Day. On September 23, it is the second Saturday and a bank holiday nationwide. On September 24, it is Sunday and a week off, so there will be a bank holiday nationwide. On September 25, banks in Guwahati will be closed for Shrimantha Shankaradeva Jayanti. On September 27, Milad-e-Sharif is a bank holiday in Jammu, Kochi, Srinagar, and Trivandrum. On September 28, banks are closed in various cities including Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mumbai, and New Delhi for Eid-e-Milad. On September 29, Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi is a bank holiday in Gangtok, Jammu, and Srinagar.