List of Bank Holidays in August 2022

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Jun 8, 2022, 11:04

August, the 8th month of the Gregorian calendar, has several regional and national holidays. There are many Bank Holidays in August for private and public sector banks.

Bank Holiday 2022 in August

Holiday

Date & Day

Bank Holiday in States

Tendong Lho Rum Faat

08 August 2022 - Monday

Sikkim

Muharram

09 August 2022 - Tuesday

Across several states

Raksha Bandhan

12 August 2022 - Friday

Across several states

Jhulan Purnima

12 August 2022 - Friday

Orissa, U.P., and West Bengal

Patriot’s Day

13 August 2022 - Saturday

Manipur

Independence Day

15 August 2022 - Monday

Across several states

De Jure Transfer Day

16 August 2022 - Tuesday

Pondicherry

Parsi New Year

16 August 2022 - Tuesday

Across several states

Janmashtami

19 August 2022 - Friday

Across several states

Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji

28 August 2022 - Sunday

Punjab

Hartalika Teej

29 August 2022 - Monday

Chhattisgarh, Sikkim

Ganesh Chaturthi

31 August 2022 - Wednesday

Across several states

Other than 2nd and 4th Saturdays, there are Bank Holidays in August 2022 that will be observed throughout the country, like Muharram, Raksha Bandhan, Independence Day, Parsi New Year, Janmashtami, and Ganesh Chathurthi.

There are also several state-wise Bank Holidays in August 2022 that are useful to note, especially if you are a frequent traveller to various states.

Check List of Bank Holidays in 2022 [January to December]

Importance of Some Regional Bank Holidays in August 2022

Each August Bank Holiday 2022 mentioned below is unique only to one or perhaps two or three states-

Tendong Lho Rum Faat (Sikkim)

This festival is celebrated by the Lepchas of Sikkim. According to the legend, there was a deluge that lasted for 40 days and 40 nights. But the Lepcha tribe was saved by the Tendong hill. The Sikkimese worship this holy hill at Namchi during the August Bank Holiday 2022.

Jhulan Purnima (Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal)

Jhulan Purnima is a Bank Holiday in August 2022 celebrated in the temples of Lord Jaganath across Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal. Lord Krishna is worshipped, and devotees play games that he is believed to have played in his childhood in Vrindavan.

Patriot’s Day (Manipur)

Patriot’s Day is one of the regional Bank holidays in August 2022. It is observed to commemorate those who lost their lives in the Anglo-Manipur War of 1891.

De Jure Transfer Day (Pondicherry)

De Jure Transfer Day is another one of the Bank Holiday August 2022 that has historical relevance. It commemorates the day that Puducherry was merged with the Indian Union on the 16th of August, 1962.

In the above list, we have provided the Bank Holidays in August 2022. If you plan to travel in August this year, you will find this list useful to know the days when banks will be closed around the country.

Check State-wise Bank Holidays in 2022

State-wise Bank Holidays in 2022
List of Bank Holidays in Arunachal PradeshList of Bank Holidays in Assam
List of Bank Holidays in BiharList of Bank Holidays in Chandigarh
List of Bank Holidays in ChhattisgarhList of Bank Holidays in Delhi
List of Bank Holidays in GoaList of Bank Holidays in Gujarat
List of Bank Holidays in HaryanaList of Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh
List of Bank Holidays in Jammu And KashmirList of Bank Holidays in Jharkhand
List of Bank Holidays in KarnatakaList of Bank Holidays in Kerala
List of Bank Holidays in LakshadweepList of Bank Holidays in Madhya Pradesh
List of Bank Holidays in MaharashtraList of Bank Holidays in Manipur
List of Bank Holidays in MeghalayaList of Bank Holidays in Mizoram
List of Bank Holidays in NagalandList of Bank Holidays in Orissa
List of Bank Holidays in PuducherryList of Bank Holidays in Punjab
List of Bank Holidays in RajasthanList of Bank Holidays in Sikkim
List of Bank Holidays in TamilnaduList of Bank Holidays in Telangana
List of Bank Holidays in TripuraList of Bank Holidays in Uttar Pradesh
List of Bank Holidays in UttarakhandList of Bank Holidays in West Bengal
List of Bank Holidays in Andaman and NicobarList of Bank Holidays in Andhra Pradesh

FAQs on Bank Holidays in August 2022

Q1: Which is a national Bank holiday in August?

Independence Day is a national Bank Holidays in August.

Q2: Out of the Bank Holidays in August, which is the one where devotees play games that Lord Krishna used to play in his childhood?

Jhulan Purnima is a Bank Holidays in August where devotees play games that Lord Krishna played as a child in Vrindavan.

Q3: Of the Bank Holidays in August, which is a prominent one celebrated in Sikkim?

Tendong Lho Rum Faat is one of the prominent Bank Holidays in August in Sikkim.

Q4: Which community celebrates its new year as a Bank Holidays in August?

Parsi New Year is the Bank Holidays in August when the Parsi community celebrates its new year.

Q5: Which is a Bank Holidays in August that is celebrated across several states in India?

Raksha Bandhan is a Bank Holidays in August celebrated in many states across India.