List of Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh 2022

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Jun 8, 2022, 8:55

Famous for majestic mountains and verdant valleys, Himachal Pradesh means the province of the snow-clad mountains. One of the 13 mountain states in India offering breathtaking scenery and adventure activities, Himachal Pradesh is a tourists' paradise.

If you are planning to visit Himachal Pradesh, here is the list of Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh in 2022 to help you plan a stress-free holiday.

Bank Holiday in Himachal Pradesh 2022

Holiday

Date & Day

Category

State Day

1 January 2022 - Saturday

State

Republic Day

26 January 2022 - Wednesday

National

Guru Ravidas Jayanti

16 February 2022 - Wednesday

State

Mahashivratri

1 March 2022 - Tuesday

Religious

Holi

19 March 2022 - Saturday

Religious

Ram Navami

10 April 2022 - Sunday

Religious

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Jayanti

14 April 2022 - Thursday

State

Good Friday

15 April 2022 - Friday

International

Himachal Day

15 April 2022 - Friday

State

Maharishi Parshuram Jayanti

2 May 2022 - Monday

State

Id-ul-Fitr

3 May 2022 - Tuesday

Religious

Buddha Purnima

16 May 2022 - Monday

Religious

Maharana Pratap Jayanti

2 June 2022 - Thursday

State

Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti

14 June 2022 - Tuesday

State

Eid-al-Adha/Bakri Eid

10 July 2022 - Sunday

Religious

Muharram

9 August 2022 - Tuesday

Religious

Independence Day

15 August 2022 - Monday

National

Janmashtami

19 August 2022 - Friday

Religious

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

2 October 2022 - Sunday

National

Vijaya Dashami

5 October 2022 - Wednesday

Religious

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti

9 October 2022 - Sunday

State

Diwali

25 October 2022 - Tuesday

Religious

Guru Nanak Jayanti

8 November 2022 - Tuesday

Religious

Christmas

25 December 2022 - Sunday

Religious

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Importance of Some Regional Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh

Guru Ravidas Jayanti

Sant Ravidas was a well-known spiritualist born in the 14th century in a lower caste family whose birthday is listed as one of the regional Bank Holidays 2022 Himachal Pradesh.

An important figure belonging to the Bhakti Movement, he spread the message of equality. His teachings and poems are a part of Sikh scriptures.

Ravidas Jayanti is included in the Bank Holidays 2022 Himachal Pradesh list and is celebrated by taking out processions in the state. Prayers are performed in the temples devoted to him, and his poems are recited from Sikh scriptures.

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Himachal Day

Himachal Day is celebrated on the 15th of April every year and is listed as a Bank Holiday in Himachal Pradesh in 2022.

On this day in 1948, Himachal Pradesh was formed by combining 28 princely states with Shimla as its capital. The day is celebrated with much gusto in the state. A grand parade is taken out in Shimla, and other events are organised to mark this day.

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti

Maharishi Valmiki was the author of Ramayana, and his birthday is celebrated as Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti with great fervour in the state of Himachal Pradesh. This day is included in the Bank Holidays Himachal Pradesh 2022 List.

Shobha Yatra' is taken out on this day, the needy are served food, and Saint Valmiki is worshipped by his followers.

You can check the above-mentioned list to know about the national, international, and regional Bank Holiday List 2022 Himachal Pradesh and plan your visit to the bank accordingly if you are located in Himachal Pradesh.

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FAQs on Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh

Q.1. Name the national holidays included in the Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh?

Ans: Republic Day (26 January 2022), Independence Day (15 August 2022), and Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti (2 October 2022) are the three national holidays included in the Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh.

Q.2. Why is there a Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh on 16th May 2022?

Ans: There is a Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh on 16th May 2022 on behalf of Buddha Poornima.

Q.3. Which are the important Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh for Christians?

Ans: Good Friday and Christmas are two Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh that are important for Christians.

Q.4. For which occasion is there a Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh on 5th October 2022?

Ans: There is a Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh on 5th October 2022 on behalf of Dussehra.

Q.5. Is Ram Navami a Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh?

Ans: Yes, Ram Navami is listed as a Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh.