Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir 2022

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Apr 27, 2022, 9:09

Jammu and Kashmir are a Union Territory in the northernmost part of India. It became so after the enforcement of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019. Its capitals are Srinagar and Jammu.

Of the various public holidays observed and celebrated in the territory, the Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir are when all private and public banking institutions remain closed.

The Bank Holidays 2022 Jammu and Kashmir include national and regional celebrations, as well as the second and fourth Saturday of each month.

Here are the Bank Holidays Jammu and Kashmir 2022.

Bank Holiday List 2022 Jammu and Kashmir

Sl. No.HolidayDateDay
1.Second SaturdayJanuary 08Saturday
2.Fourth SaturdayJanuary 22Saturday
3.Republic DayJanuary 26Wednesday
4.Second SaturdayFebruary 12Saturday
5.Fourth SaturdayFebruary 26Saturday
6.Maha ShivratriMarch 01Tuesday
7.Second SaturdayMarch 12Saturday
8.HoliMarch 18Friday
9.Fourth SaturdayMarch 26Saturday
10.Banks' Closing of AccountsApril 01Friday
11.UgadiApril 02Saturday
12.Second SaturdayApril 09Saturday
13.Mahavir Jayanti, Baisakhi, Tamil New Year's Day, Dr Ambedkar JayantiApril 14Thursday
14.Fourth SaturdayApril 23Saturday
15.Shab-I-Qadr, Jumat-ul-WidaApril 29Friday
16.Eid-UI-FitraMay 03Tuesday
17.Second SaturdayMay 14Saturday
18.Buddha PurnimaMay 16Monday
19.Fourth SaturdayMay 28Saturday
20.Second SaturdayJune 11Saturday
21.Guru Hargobind JayantiJune 15Wednesday
22.Fourth SaturdayJune 25Saturday
23.Second SaturdayJuly 09Saturday
24.Eid-ul-AdhaJuly 11Monday
25.Fourth SaturdayJuly 23Saturday
26.MuharramAugust 08Monday
27.Second SaturdayAugust 13Saturday
28.Independence DayAugust 15Monday
29.JanmashtamiAugust 19Friday
30.Fourth SaturdayAugust 27Saturday
31.Second SaturdaySeptember 10Saturday
32.Fourth SaturdaySeptember 24Saturday
33.Gandhi JayantiOctober 02Sunday
34.Durga Puja, DussheraOctober 05Wednesday
35.Eid-i-Milad-ul-nabi, Second SaturdayOctober 08Saturday
36.Friday following Eid-i-Milad-ul-NabiOctober 14Friday
37.Fourth SaturdayOctober 22Saturday
38.Naraka ChaturdashiOctober 24Monday
39.Diwali, Laxmi Puja, Accession DayOctober 26Wednesday
40.Guru Nanak JayantiNovember 08Tuesday
41.Second SaturdayNovember 12Saturday
42.Fourth SaturdayNovember 26Saturday
43.Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah JayantiDecember 05Monday
44.Second SaturdayDecember 10Saturday
45.Fourth SaturdayDecember 24Saturday
46.Christmas DayDecember 25Sunday

 

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Important Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir

  • Shab-i-Qadr

The regional Bank Holidays 2022 Jammu and Kashmir include Shab-i-Qadr, commemorating the day when the verses of the Quran were first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad.

  • Jumat-ul-Wida

Jumat-ul-Wida is one of the most important regional Bank Holidays Jammu and Kashmir 2022, to be celebrated on April 29. It is the final day of Ramadan.

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  • Accession Day

The Accession Day of Jammu and Kashmir is observed annually on October 26 and is one of the significant state Bank Holidays Jammu and Kashmir 2022. It is when Maharaja Hari Singh signed the Instrument of Accession to join the Dominion of India.

There are 46 Bank Holiday List 2022 Jammu and Kashmir. Martyr's Day used to be observed annually on July 13 in the state of Jammu & Kashmir but was removed from the list of public holidays in 2020. Therefore, it will not be observed as one of the Bank Holidays Jammu and Kashmir 2022.

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FAQs on Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir

Q1. What is the number of Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir in 2022?

Ans. There are 46 Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir in 2022.

Q2. Which is one of the most significant state Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir?

Ans. Accession Day is one of the most significant state Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir.

Q3. Which of the Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir mark the last day of Ramadan?

Ans. Jumat-ul-Wida is the Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir, marking the last day of Ramadan.

Q4. Which of the Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir is the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad?

Ans. Eid-i-Milad-ul-nabi is the Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir, marking the birth anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad.

Q5. Of the Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir, which is a significant national holiday?

Ans. Of the Bank Holidays in Jammu and Kashmir, Independence Day is a significant national holiday.