List of Bank Holidays in Bihar 2022

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Jun 8, 2022, 5:36

Located in Eastern India, Bihar shares borders with Nepal and the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, and West Bengal. Apart from many Hindu places of pilgrimage, Bihar has many Buddhist locations like the Bodhi Tree at Bodh Gaya, where Lord Buddha is believed to have meditated. The River Ganges flows through the middle of Bihar.

This article lists and discusses the Bank Holidays in Bihar.

Bank Holiday in Bihar 2022

The second and fourth Saturdays are Bank Holidays 2022 Bihar. Here is the list of the other bank holidays -

Holiday

Date & Day

Category

Republic Day

26 January 2022 - Wednesday

National

Holi

19 March 2022 - Saturday

Religious

Bihar Day

22 March 2022 - Tuesday

Regional

Yearly Closing of Bank Accounts

01 April 2022 - Friday

National

Ram Navami

10 April 2022 - Sunday

Religious

Good Friday

15 April 2022 - Friday

International

May Day

01 May 2022 - Sunday

International

Idul Fitr

03 May 2022 - Tuesday

Religious

Bakrid/Eid al Adha

10 July 2022 - Sunday

Religious

Muharram

30 July 2022 - Saturday

Religious

Independence Day

15 August 2022 - Monday

National

Janmashtami

18 August 2022 - Thursday

Religious

Gandhi Jayanti

02 October 2022 - Sunday

National

Maha Navmi

04 October 2022 - Tuesday

Religious

Vijaya Dashami

05 October 2022 - Wednesday

Religious

Diwali

24 October 2022 - Monday

Religious

Chhath Puja

30 October 2022 - Sunday

Regional

Chhath Puja Holiday

31 October 2022 - Monday

Regional

Christmas Day

25 December 2022 - Sunday

International

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Importance of Some Regional Bank Holidays in Bihar

Bihar Day

Bihar Day marks the day Bihar was formed out of the Bengal Presidency in British India on 22 March 1912. However, this day officially became a state festival in 2011.

On this Bank Holidays 2022 Bihar, functions are organised across the state, and a festival called Bihar Utsav is held that lasts a fortnight.

Chhath Puja

Chhath Puja is a festival celebrated since ancient times. This Bank Holidays Bihar 2022 were observed in Bihar, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, and Jharkhand.

It involves worshipping the sun god Surya to show thanks for life on earth. The day is marked with prayer and fasting.

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Vijaya Dashami

Also called Dussehra, Vijaya Dashami is a major Bank Holidays Bihar 2022 and many other parts of India. It marks the defeat of Lord Rama, who finally kills the demon Ravana to save his wife, Sita.

Janmashtami

Janmashtami, also called Gokulashtami, celebrates the birthday of Lord Krishna. Devotees mark the occasion by fasting, participating in community prayers, visiting temples, and preparing special food.

Houses are decorated with flowers and lights, and the night is spent with devotees chanting, “Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare, Hare."

The Bank Holiday List 2022 Bihar that we have provided you will help you if you plan to visit Bihar in 2022.

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FAQs on Bank Holidays in Bihar

Q1: Which of the Bank Holidays in Bihar involves devotees worshipping Surya?

During the Bank Holidays in Bihar, devotees worship Surya during Chhath Puja.

Q2: Which are the national Bank Holidays in Bihar?

The national Bank Holidays in Bihar are Republic Day, Yearly Closing of Bank Accounts, Independence Day, and Gandhi Jayanti.

Q3: Which are the two major Christian days that mark Bank Holidays in Bihar?

The two major Christian days that mark Bank Holidays in Bihar are Good Friday and Christmas.

Q4: What is one of the major Hindu Bank Holidays in Bihar?

One of the major Hindu Bank Holidays in Bihar is Vijaya Dashami.

Q5: Other than second and fourth Saturdays, how many Bank Holidays in Bihar are there in 2022?

Excluding second and fourth Saturdays, there will be 19 Bank Holidays in Bihar in 2022.