Andaman and Nicobar Islands, like all other states in India, get many bank holidays. The Bank Holidays in Andaman and Nicobar consist of national holidays and holidays specific to the state. This article lists the most popular Bank Holidays 2022 Andaman and Nicobar.
List of Bank Holidays in Andaman and Nicobar
26 January 2022
19 March 2022
10 April 2022
15 April 2022
3 May 2022
16 May 2022
9 August 2022
15 August 2022
19 August 2022
2 October 2022
5 October 2022
25 October 2022
Guru Nanak Jayanti
8 November 2022
25 December 2022
Besides the holidays mentioned in the list of Bank Holidays 2022 Andaman and Nicobar, public and private sector banks will remain closed on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month.
Now that you know about the most popular Bank Holidays 2022 Andaman and Nicobar let’s learn about the significance of some of these holidays.
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Significance of Some Bank Holidays in Andaman and Nicobar 2022
The following is a brief description of the Bank Holiday List 2022 Andaman and Nicobar -
Republic Day is a national Bank Holidays Andaman and Nicobar 2022. On this day in 1950, the Indian Constitution was adopted by the Indian Parliament. The three wings of defence, namely the Army, Air Force, and Navy, hold magnificent parades at New Delhi’s Janpath to commemorate the event.
Holi is popularly known as the festival of colours. The people of Andaman and Nicobar observe this event by throwing colours at friends and relatives. Various cultural programs are also held on this day.
Ram Navami is a venerated Hindu festival. On this day, Lord Rama took birth. Hindus take out elaborate processions and offer prayers to the Lord on these Bank Holidays Andaman and Nicobar 2022. Every year, the ninth day of Chaitra month’s Shukla Paksha is observed as Ram Navami.
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Good Friday refers to the day when Jesus Christ was crucified. Christians observe this day with prayers and processions.
Eid-ul-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, a month-long ceremony observed by Muslims through fasting from dawn to dusk. The festival date falls on Shawwal’s first day.
Lord Gautama Buddha was born, attained enlightenment, and died on this day. The Buddhist community of Andaman and Nicobar observes this day with various events and prayers.
Also known as Dussehra, this is a major Bank Holidays Andaman and Nicobar 2022. It is held after the Navratri celebration ends. The event is held to show that good always prevails over evil.
Guru Nanak Jayanti
On this day, the first Sikh guru was born. This day is celebrated by the Sikh community with much fanfare.
Most holidays mentioned in the Bank Holiday List 2022 Andaman and Nicobar in 2022 are also holidays in other states of India.
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FAQs on Bank Holidays in Andaman and Nicobar
Q.1) When are there Bank Holidays in Andaman and Nicobar to celebrate Buddha Purnima?
There is a Bank Holidays in Andaman and Nicobar on 16th May 2022 to celebrate Buddha Purnima.
Q.2) When is there a Bank Holidays in Andaman and Nicobar to celebrate Janmashtami?
There is a Bank Holidays in Andaman and Nicobar on 19th August 2022 to celebrate Janmashtami.
Q.3) When is there a Bank Holidays in Andaman and Nicobar in 2022 for Muharram?
There is a Bank Holidays in Andaman and Nicobar on 9th August 2022 for Muharram.
Q.4) When is there a Bank Holidays in Andaman and Nicobar to celebrate Vijaya Dashami?
There is a Bank Holidays in Andaman and Nicobar on 5th October 2022 to celebrate Vijaya Dashami.
Q.5) When is there a Bank Holidays in Andaman and Nicobar to celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti?
There is a Bank Holidays in Andaman and Nicobar on 8th November 2022 to celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti.