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Is Guru Nanak Jayanti a Bank Holiday on Nov 27? Find out which states will have bank closures.

Bank Holiday Details for Guru Nanak Jayanti

On the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti, which is also known as Gurpurab and Guru Nanak’s Prakash Utsav, banks in several states will remain closed on Monday to mark the birth of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak. While some states have declared a holiday for this special day, there might be exceptions in other regions.

The holiday for banks on Guru Nanak Jayanti falls under the ‘Negotiable Instruments Act’ of 1881, where the central government categorizes holidays into different types. As per the list of bank holidays released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), banks will be closed in various regions such as Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, and many more.

It is important to check the full list of states and regions that have declared a bank holiday on Guru Nanak Jayanti before planning any financial tasks that require visiting bank branches. Online banking and other digital transactions will remain unaffected by the holiday.

In December, banks will also remain closed for several days, including regular holidays like Sundays and second and fourth Saturdays. It is advisable to stay informed about the holiday schedule in different states and regions to avoid any last-minute inconvenience.

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