List of Bank Holidays in Delhi 2022

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Jun 8, 2022, 8:36

Delhi, the capital city of India, is among the largest metropolitan cities in the country. It has a rich cultural heritage with numerous historical structures that date back to the Mughal era, like the Red Fort and the Jama Masjid Mosque. Another popular location in Delhi is Chandni Chowk which is a sprawling bazaar where food, sweets, and everything else in-between is available. Learn about Bank Holidays in Delhi through this listicle.

Bank Holidays 2022 in Delhi

The second and fourth Saturdays are Bank Holidays 2022 Delhi. 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

Yearly Closing of Bank Accounts

01 April 2022 - Friday

National

Mahavir Jayanti

14 April 2022 - Thursday

Religious

Good Friday

15 April 2022 - Friday

International

Eid al-Fitr

03 May 2022 - Tuesday

Religious

Buddha Purnima

16 May 2022 - Monday

Religious

Dussehra

05 July 2022 - Tuesday

Religious

Eid-al-Zuha

10 July 2022 - Sunday

Religious

Muharram

30 July 2022 - Saturday

Religious

Independence Day

15 August 2022 - Monday

National

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

02 October 2022 - Sunday

National

Eid-e-Milad

09 October 2022 - Sunday

Religious

Deepavali / Diwali

24 October 2022 - Monday

Religious

Christmas

25 December 2022 - Sunday

International

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Importance of Major Bank Holidays in Delhi 2022

Delhi being a metropolitan city has no regional bank holidays. However, here are some of Today's Bank Holidays in Delhi -

Eid ul Fitr

Eid-ul-Fitr or Ramzan Eid is the most important festival for followers of Islam. For 40 days before this Bank Holidays 2022 Delhi, devout Muslims fast from dawn till sunset and offer special prayers daily.

Ramzan marks the end of the days of fasting, and Muslims offer special prayers at the mosque and greet each other on this day. The devout also visit the graves of their departed loved ones.

Dussehra

Dussehra is a major Hindu festival all over India. It is a ten-day festival marking the triumph of good over evil, when Lord Rama slew the demon god Ravana, saving his wife.

Dussehra marks the triumphant victory of Lord Rama. On this Bank Holidays 2022 Delhi, Goddess Durga is worshipped with pomp and gaiety.

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This Delhi Bank Holidays 2022 also coincide with Navratri, the day that Goddess Durga killed the Asuras (demons) to save the earth. Idols of Goddess Durga are immersed in water bodies, symbolising her return to heaven, with a promise to return the following year.

Diwali

Diwali is also known as the Festival of Lights. On this Delhi Bank Holidays 2022, people light earthen and electric lamps, symbolising the triumph of good over evil. Diwali is celebrated to mark the return of exiled Lord Rama to his home city of Ayodhya.

On this day, poojas are performed in the morning. In the evening, people let off fireworks and share sweets.

This list of Bank Holidays 2022 Delhi should be of great help if you plan to visit or live there and you want to know when the banks will be closed.

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FAQs on Bank Holidays in Delhi

Q1: Which of the Bank Holidays in Delhi is called the Festival of Lights?

Of the Bank Holidays in Delhi, Diwali is called the Festival of Lights.

Q2: Which of the Bank Holidays in Delhi is related most to banks?

Yearly Closing of Bank Accounts is the day most related to banks from the list of Bank Holidays in Delhi.

Q3: Which are the most important Bank Holidays in Delhi for the followers of Islam?

Of the Bank Holidays in Delhi, Ramzan is the biggest holiday for the followers of Islam.

Q4: Which are two Bank Holidays in Delhi that marks the triumph of good over evil?

Two Bank Holidays in Delhi that mark the triumph of good over evil is Dussehra and Diwali.

Q5: Which are two of the most important Bank Holidays in Delhi for Christians?

Two of the most important Bank Holidays in Delhi for Christians are Good Friday and Christmas.