List of Bank Holidays in March 2022

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Apr 11, 2022, 5:58

March is the third month of the Georgian Calendar and the last month of the Financial Year. The government of India has scheduled some fixed Bank Holidays in March like the Second Saturday on 12th March 2022, Holi on 18th and 19th March of the year 2022, and the Fourth Saturday on 26th March 2022.

List of Bank Holidays in March 2022

S. No.

Holiday

Date

Day

Bank Holiday in

1

Maha Shivarathri

1st March 2022

Tuesday

Several states

2

Losar

3rd March 2022

Thursday

Sikkim

3

Chapchar Kut

4th March 2022

Friday

Mizoram

4

Second Saturday

12th March 2022

Saturday

All States

5

Holika Dahan

17th March 2022

Thursday

Several states

6

Holi/Dhuleti/Doljatra

18th March 2022

Friday

Several states

7

Holi/Yaosang

19th March 2022

Saturday

Several states

8

Bihar Day

22nd March 2022

Tuesday

Bihar

9

Fourth Saturday

26th March 2022

Saturday

All States

 

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Bank Holidays in March - Overview

  • Mahashivratri

Maha Shivaratri is a national Bank Holidays in March that is celebrated in India. It is a prominent Hindu event held once a year to celebrate God Shiva.

  • Losar

Losar is the Tibetan New Year, and it marks the beginning of the Tibetan calendar year, which is based on a 12-month lunar calendar. Each year, astrologers in Dharmsala (India) designate the date through their calculations. This day is a regional bank holiday in March in the state of Sikkim.

  • Chapchar Kut

On a specific Friday in early March, the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram observes Chapchar Kut. This renowned spring event is one of the largest and most celebrated festivals in the Mizo calendar.

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  • Holika Dahan

Holi Dahan, the day before Holi, is considered a festival in various states. It is celebrated every year on the full moon in early March. There is a nationwide Bank Holidays in March on this day.

  • Dhuleti (Doljatra)

Doljatra often spelled Dolyatra, is a regional Bank Holidays in March in West Bengal, India. In Assam and Odisha, it is known as Dol Purnima. It is celebrated on the same day as Holi, the Hindu calendar's last full moon, and is also known as the "Festival of Colors." It is distinct from Holi in that it occurs at the conclusion of the Bengali calendar year and is based on a different narrative than Holi.

  • Holi

Holi, the Hindu' festival of colours,' takes place on the final full moon day of the Hindu lunisolar calendar month, which is normally in early March. There is a nationwide Bank Holidays in March for this festival.

  • Bihar Divas

On 22nd March, the Indian state of Bihar observes Bihar Divas (Bihar Day). Bihar was created from the Bengal Presidency of British India on 22nd March 1912.

On the 28th and 29th of March 2022, a two-day countrywide strike was announced in opposition to the government's plan to privatize public sector banks and the Banking Laws Amendment Bill 2021. They also demanded a rise in deposit interest rates and a reduction in service fees. Due to the countrywide strike, there was no banking activity on these days, and they were counted as bank Holidays March 2022.

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FAQs on Bank Holidays in March

Q1. Which state has a Bank Holidays in March for Losar?

Ans. Sikkim has a Bank Holidays in March for Losar.

Q2. When is there a Bank Holidays in March to celebrate Maha Shivarathri?

Ans. There is a Bank Holidays in March on the 1st to celebrate Maha Shivarathri.

Q3. When is there a Bank Holidays in March to celebrate Holi?

Ans. There are Bank Holidays in March on the 18th and 19th of the month to celebrate Holi.

Q4. When did the second Saturday Bank Holidays in March occur in 2022?

Ans. The second Saturday Bank Holidays in March occurred on 12th March 2022.

Q5. When is there a Bank Holidays in March to celebrate Bihar Day?

Ans. There is a Bank Holidays in March on the 22nd to celebrate Bihar Day.