Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh 2022

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Apr 27, 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 List 2022 Himachal Pradesh

S. No.

Holiday

Date

Day

Category

1

State Day

1 January 2022

Saturday

State

2

Republic Day

26 January 2022

Wednesday

National

3

Guru Ravidas Jayanti

16 February 2022

Wednesday

State

4

Mahashivratri

1 March 2022

Tuesday

Religious

5

Holi

19 March 2022

Saturday

Religious

6

Ram Navami

10 April 2022

Sunday

Religious

7

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Jayanti

14 April 2022

Thursday

State

8

Good Friday

15 April 2022

Friday

International

9

Himachal Day

15 April 2022

Friday

State

10

Maharishi Parshuram Jayanti

2 May 2022

Monday

State

11

Id-ul-Fitr

3 May 2022

Tuesday

Religious

12

Buddha Purnima

16 May 2022

Monday

Religious

13

Maharana Pratap Jayanti

2 June 2022

Thursday

State

14

Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti

14 June 2022

Tuesday

State

15

Eid-al-Adha/Bakri Eid

10 July 2022

Sunday

Religious

16

Muharram

9 August 2022

Tuesday

Religious

17

Independence Day

15 August 2022

Monday

National

18

Janmashtami

19 August 2022

Friday

Religious

19

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

2 October 2022

Sunday

National

20

Vijaya Dashami

5 October 2022

Wednesday

Religious

21

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti

9 October 2022

Sunday

State

22

Diwali

25 October 2022

Tuesday

Religious

23

Guru Nanak Jayanti

8 November 2022

Tuesday

Religious

24

Christmas

25 December 2022

Sunday

Religious

 

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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 Holidays Himachal Pradesh 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.