List of Bank Holidays 2022: How Many Days Bank Closed in April 2022

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Mar 4, 2022, 12:50

The Bank Holidays in India are listed by the State Government, Central Government, and the Union Territories under the Negotiable Instruments Act 1881. In India, nationally, banks remain closed on three days of the year viz; 26th January (Republic Day), 15th August (Independence Day), and 2nd October (Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti). Apart from these three days, banks in India remain shut on government holidays (Pertaining to the respective states) and on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month.

List of Bank Holidays in April 2022

  1. April 1 - Yearly Closing of Bank Account
  2. April 2 - Gudi Padwa, Ugadi Festival, Telugu New Year's Day
  3. April 3 - Sunday
  4. April 4 - Sarhul Bank holiday
  5. April 5 - Babu Jagjivan Ram’s Birthday
  6. April 9 - Second Saturday
  7. April 10 - Sunday
  8. April 14 - Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti
  9. April 15 - Good Friday
  10. April 16 - Bohag Bihu
  11. April 17 - Sunday
  12. April 21 - Garia Puja
  13. April 23 - Fourth Saturday
  14. April 24 - Sunday
  15. April 29 - Shab-I-Qadr/Jumat-ul-Vida

Types of Bank Holidays

India observes two kinds of bank holidays. They are:

  • National Holidays, also known as Gazetted holidays.
  • Government Holidays are further bifurcated as State Government bank holidays and Central Government bank holidays. Where the former differ from state to state, the latter is commonly observed all across the country.
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List of Major Bank Holidays in 2022

Date

Day

Holiday

1 January 2022

Saturday

New Year's Day

13 January 2022

Thursday

Bhogi

14 January 2022

Friday

Makara Sankranti

15 January 2022

Saturday

Surya Pongal

16 January 2022

Sunday

Mattu Pongal

17 January 2022

Monday

Kaanum Pongal

26 January 2022

Wednesday

Republic Day

5 February 2022

Saturday

Vasant Panchami

1 March 2022

Tuesday

Maha Shivaratri

19 March 2022

Saturday

Holi

10 April 2022

Sunday

Ram Navami

13 April 2022

Wednesday

Ugadi

14 April 2022

Thursday

Dr Ambedkar Jayanti, Mahavir Jayanti, Baisakhi, Tamil New Year's Day, Cheiraoba, Biju Festival, Bohag Bihu

15 April 2022

Friday

Good Friday

1 May 2022

Sunday

May Day

2 May 2022

Monday

Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti

3 May 2022

Tuesday

Idul Fitr

16 May 2022

Monday

Buddha Purnima

14 June 2022

Tuesday

Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti

10 July 2022

Sunday

Bakrid / Eid al Adha

9 August 2022

Tuesday

Muharram

12 August 2022

Friday

Raksha Bandhan

15 August 2022

Monday

Independence Day

16 August 2022

Tuesday

Parsi New Year

19 August 2022

Friday

Janmashtami

31 August 2022

Wednesday

Ganesh Chaturthi

25 September 2022

Sunday

Mahalaya Amavasya

2 October 2022

Sunday

Gandhi Jayanti

3 October 2022

Monday

Maha Ashtami

4 October 2022

Tuesday

Maha Navami

5 October 2022

Wednesday

Vijaya Dashami

9 October 2022

Sunday

Eid e Milad

24 October 2022

Monday

Diwali

25 October 2022

Tuesday

Diwali

27 October 2022

Thursday

Bhai Dooj

08 November 2022

Tuesday

Guru Nanak Jayanti

25 December 2022

Sunday

Christmas Day

Apart from the above-mentioned bank holidays, banks all across India remain shut on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. However, if there are five Saturdays in a month, the fifth Saturday is declared a bank holiday.

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FAQs on Bank Holidays in India

Q1. How many national bank holidays are there in India?

India has three national bank holidays in total, 26th January, 15th August, and 2nd January.

Q2. Are all state holidays applicable to all the banks?

No, not all state holidays are applicable and accepted as a holiday by all the banks.

Q3. Is New Year's Day a holiday for all the banks?

No, New Year's Day is not a public holiday for all the banks in India.

Q4. How Many Leaves are there for Banks in April 2022?

There are 15 Holidays for Banks across India in April Month 2022