List of Bank Holidays in Goa 2022

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Jun 8, 2022, 5:01

Goa is a tiny state on India’s west coast. It was ruled by the Portuguese until 1961. Goa became the 25th state of India in 1987.

Goa is well-known for its beautiful churches and beaches. It is a major tourist destination in India. Learn about the Bank Holidays in Goa through this listicle.

Bank Holiday in Goa 2022

The second and fourth Saturdays are Bank Holidays Goa 2022, 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

Ugadi

13 April 2022 - Wednesday

Regional

Dr Ambedkar Jayanti

14 April 2022 - Thursday

National

Good Friday

15 April 2022 - Friday

International

May Day

01 May 2022 - Sunday

National

Id-ul-Fitr

03 May 2022 - Tuesday

Religious

Bakrid/Eid al Adha

10 July 2022 - Sunday

Religious

Independence Day

15 August 2022 - Monday

National

Ganesh Chaturthi

31 August 2022 - Wednesday

Religious

Ganesh Chaturthi

01 September 2022 - Thursday

Religious

Gandhi Jayanti

02 October 2022 - Sunday

National

Vijaya Dashami

05 October 2022 - Wednesday

Religious

Deepavali

24 October 2022 - Monday

Religious

Feast of St. Francis Xavier

03 December 2022 - Saturday

Religious

Liberation Day

19 December 2022 - Monday

Regional

Christmas Day

25 December 2022 - Sunday

International

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Significance of Important Regional Bank Holidays in Goa 2022

Good Friday

Good Friday is a day of prayer and fasting. It is the day that Jesus Christ was crucified on the cross. Devotees participate in the enaction of the crucifixion of Lord Jesus.

The churches across Goa hold services, and people throng to worship in great numbers.

Feast of St. Francis Xavier

The Feast of Francis Xavier is one of the major Bank Holidays 2022 Goa. There are great celebrations at the Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa, which holds the relics of St. Francis Xavier. Devotees celebrate this holiday with great fervour.

During the feast of St. Francis Xavier, decorations are put up throughout Goa, and the roads look festive.

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Liberation Day

Goa did not achieve independence on 15 August 1947. Instead, it continued to be ruled by the Portuguese until 1961, when it was liberated due to an armed conflict.

Liberation Day is one of the major Bank Holidays 2022 Goa. It is celebrated to mark the liberation of Goa which occurred on 19 December 1961, when it joined the Indian Union, ending centuries of Portuguese rule.

The people of Goa mark this Bank Holidays Goa 2022 with great solemnity as they remember those who gave their lives to liberate Goa.

Christmas Day

Christmas needs no introduction to most of us. It is the day Jesus Christ was born. The celebrations for this Bank Holidays Goa 2022 usually begin the night before Christmas, which we call Christmas Eve. On this night, church services are held throughout Goa.

On Christmas day, again, congregations gather in churches to celebrate the birth of Christ. The churches are gaily adorned with decorations and Christmas trees. On Christmas day, people share sumptuous meals, exchange gifts, and greet each other to behold the Glory of God.

With this Bank Holiday List 2022 Goa, you should find it easy to know when the banks will be closed on those days.

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FAQs on Bank Holidays in Goa

Q1: Which are the most prominent Bank Holidays in Goa?

The most prominent Bank Holidays in Goa is Christmas.

Q2: Of the Bank Holidays in Goa, which is a day of fasting and prayer?

Of the Bank Holidays in Goa, Good Friday is a day of fasting and prayer.

Q3: How many national Bank Holidays in Goa are there?

There are five National Bank Holidays in Goa.

Q4: Of the Bank Holidays in Goa, what does Liberation Day signify?

Liberation Day is a Bank Holidays in Goa that signifies the end of Portuguese rule in the state.

Q5: On which of the Bank Holidays in Goa are the streets beautifully decorated?

The Bank Holidays in Goa when the streets are beautifully decorated is the Feast of St. Francis Xavier.