List of Bank Holidays in January 2022

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Jun 8, 2022, 12:57

Bank holidays are the days when public and private banking institutions close their operations, barring their online services. They usually include national or regional holidays, as well as the second and fourth Saturday of each month.

Bank Holidays in January are a mix of important national holidays and religious or regional holidays. Keep reading to know all the January 2022 Bank Holidays.

Bank Holidays in January 2022

HolidayDate & DayCelebrated in State
New Year's DayJanuary 01 - SaturdayAcross the country
Mannam JayanthiJanuary 02 - SundayKerala
LosoongJanuary 04 - TuesdaySikkim
Guru Gobind Singh JayantiJanuary 09 - SundayChandigarh, Haryana
Missionary DayJanuary 11 - TuesdayMizoram, Sikkim
Swami Vivekananda JayantiJanuary 12 - WednesdayWest Bengal
BhogiJanuary 13 - ThursdaySeveral states
Makar Sankranti/Pongal/Imoinu IratpaJanuary 14 - FridayGujarat, Tamil Nadu, Manipur
Makar Sankranti/ Pongal/Thiruvalluvar Day/ Gaan-Ngai/Magh BihuJanuary 15 - SaturdayTamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry
Kanuma Panduga, Uzhavar Thirunal, Mattu PongalJanuary 16 - SundayAndhra Pradesh, Pondicherry, and Tamil Nadu
Kaanum PongalJanuary 17 - MondayTamil Nadu
Thai PoosamJanuary 18 - TuesdayTamil Nadu
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose JayantiJanuary 23 - SundayWest Bengal, Tripura, Odisha, and Assam
Statehood DayJanuary 25 - TuesdayHimachal Pradesh
Republic DayJanuary 26 - WednesdayAll over the country
Me-Dam-Me-PhiJanuary 31 - MondayAssam

Check List of Bank Holidays in 2022 [January to December]

Important Bank Holidays in January

Mannam Jayanthi

Mannam Jayanti is one of the regional January 2022 Bank Holidays, celebrated in the state of Kerala. It marks the birth anniversary of renowned social reformer Mannath Padmanabhan.

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti

This marks the birth anniversary of the 10th Guru of the Sikhs. It is celebrated in the states of Chandigarh and Haryana.

Missionary Day

Missionary Day is another one of the regional January 2022 Bank Holidays. It is celebrated in Mizoram on January 11 to commemorate the arrival of two Welsh Christian missionaries in 1894 that established the Presbyterian and Baptist Church of Mizoram.

Bhogi

Bhogi is the first of four days in the festival of Pongal. It is one of the Bank Holidays in January 2022 in the states of Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

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Tusu Puja

Tusu Puja is a festival in rural Assam and West Bengal. It is a celebration of a bountiful harvest and the people worship Goddess Tusu.

Kaanum Pongal

Kaanum Pongal is the fourth and last day of the Pongal festivities. Pongal is a harvest festival in south India and Sri Lanka. The festival is dedicated to Lord Surya and corresponds to the Indian festival of Makar Sankranti.

Himachal Pradesh Statehood Day

The Statehood Day of Himachal Pradesh falls on January 25 when in 1971, the Parliament passed the State of Himachal Pradesh Act. It made Himachal Pradesh the 18th state in India.

Republic Day

Republic Day is the most significant national holiday in January. It is celebrated on January 26, marking the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect and the country became a republic.

Me-Dam-Me-Phi

Me-Dam-Me-Phi is a state holiday in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, where the people perform ancestor worship in the memory of the departed. Ethnic communities of the states observe this festival.

There are 16 Bank Holidays in January 2022. Additionally, the second and fourth Saturday Bank Holidays in January 2022 fall on 8 and 22 January respectively.

Check State-wise Bank Holidays in 2022

State-wise Bank Holidays in 2022
List of Bank Holidays in Arunachal PradeshList of Bank Holidays in Assam
List of Bank Holidays in BiharList of Bank Holidays in Chandigarh
List of Bank Holidays in ChhattisgarhList of Bank Holidays in Delhi
List of Bank Holidays in GoaList of Bank Holidays in Gujarat
List of Bank Holidays in HaryanaList of Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh
List of Bank Holidays in Jammu And KashmirList of Bank Holidays in Jharkhand
List of Bank Holidays in KarnatakaList of Bank Holidays in Kerala
List of Bank Holidays in LakshadweepList of Bank Holidays in Madhya Pradesh
List of Bank Holidays in MaharashtraList of Bank Holidays in Manipur
List of Bank Holidays in MeghalayaList of Bank Holidays in Mizoram
List of Bank Holidays in NagalandList of Bank Holidays in Orissa
List of Bank Holidays in PuducherryList of Bank Holidays in Punjab
List of Bank Holidays in RajasthanList of Bank Holidays in Sikkim
List of Bank Holidays in TamilnaduList of Bank Holidays in Telangana
List of Bank Holidays in TripuraList of Bank Holidays in Uttar Pradesh
List of Bank Holidays in UttarakhandList of Bank Holidays in West Bengal
List of Bank Holidays in Andaman and NicobarList of Bank Holidays in Andhra Pradesh

FAQs on Bank Holidays in January

Q1. Which are the second and fourth Saturday Bank Holidays in January?

Ans. The second and fourth Saturday Bank Holidays in January fall on 8 and 22 January respectively.

Q2. What is the total number of Bank Holidays in January?

Ans. There are 16 Bank Holidays in January.

Q3. Of the Bank Holidays in January, which is a significant national holiday?

Ans. Of the Bank Holidays in January, Republic Day on January 26 is a significant national holiday.

Q4. Of the Bank Holidays in January, which is the harvest festival of Tamil Nadu?

Ans. Of the Bank Holidays in January, Pongal is the harvest festival of Tamil Nadu.

Q5. On which of the Bank Holidays in January did Himachal Pradesh become a state?

Ans. Among the Bank Holidays in January, Himachal Pradesh became a state on Statehood Day observed on January 25.