List of Bank Holidays in May 2022

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Jun 9, 2022, 6:47

May, the fifth month of the Gregorian calendar, has several regional and national holidays. There are many Bank Holidays in May for private as well as public sector banks.

This article provides details on the May Bank Holiday 2022.

Bank Holidays in May 2022

Holiday

Date & Day

Bank Holiday in States

May Day

Gujarat Day

Maharashtra Day

1st May 2022 - Sunday

May Day - Across the country

Gujarat Day - Gujarat

Maharashtra Day - Maharashtra

Ramzan Eid

2nd May 2022 - Monday

Several states

Id-ul-Fitr

Basava Jayanti

3rd May 2022 - Tuesday

Id-ul-Fitr - Several states

Basava Jayanti - Karnataka

Guru Rabindranath Jayanti

9th May 2022 - Monday

West Bengal, Tripura

Second Saturday

14th May 2022 - Saturday

National

State Day

Buddha Purnima

16th May 2022 - Monday

State Day - Sikkim

Buddha Purnima – Several states

Birthday of Kazi Nazrul Islam

24th May 2022 - Tuesday

Tripura

Fourth Saturday

28th May 2022 - Saturday

National

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

Significant Important Bank Holidays in May

May Day (Labor Day)

There is a May 2022 Bank Holidays for Labor Day all over India. It is also known as "Antarrashtriya Shramik Diwas" and is linked to labour movements. The date of Labor Day was chosen to memorialize the Haymarket incident, which happened on 4th May 1886 in Chicago.

Gujarat Day

The state of Gujarat was established on 1st May 1960. Various government events are hosted around the state, with the biggest event taking place at Ahmedabad's Sabarmati shoreline.

Maharashtra Day

This day is observed to celebrate the formation of the state of Maharashtra in 1960. The governor speaks to a large crowd in Shivaji Park on this occasion. The state administration also announces new initiatives and programs on this day.

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Ramzan Eid (Shab-e-Qadr)

There is a nationwide May Bank Holiday 2022 on this day to celebrate the night when God revealed the first verses of the Quran to Prophet Mohammed. The date falls during Ramadan, the Muslim holy month. On this day, people pray for forgiveness and read the Quran, the Islamic holy book.

Id-ul-Fitr

On this day, there is a nationwide May Bank Holiday 2022. It is the first day of the month of Shawwal, and it marks the end of Ramadan. It begins with a prayer known as "salat," which is usually said in an open field.

Rabindra Nath Tagore's Birth Anniversary

The famed Bengali poet, musician, and artist's birthday are observed on this May Bank Holiday 2022, which is observed in the states of West Bengal and Tripura. Several cultural programs and activities are conducted in his honour at various locations.

Buddha Purnima

This May 2022 Bank Holiday commemorates Lord Buddha's birth. It is celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu month of Vaisakh. At Sarnath (the site of Buddha's first sermon), a major fair is organized to mark the day.

State Day

A regional May Bank Holiday 2022 is observed on this day to honour Sikkim's emergence as India's 22nd state. Several government programs are held during the day. Also, the state government bestows the Sikkim State Civilian Awards to those who have contributed to the state's growth.

Kazi Nazrul Islam's Birthday

The Bengali poet, musician, writer, and revolutionary's birthday are observed on this day. There is a regional May Bank Holiday 2022 for this in the state of Tripura only.

The month of May has 31 days, and there are eight May 2022 Bank Holidays.

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 May

Q1. For which occasion is there a Bank Holidays in May on the first day?

Ans. There is a Bank Holidays in May on the 1st due to Labor Day.

Q2. When is there a Bank Holidays in May to celebrate Ramzan Eid?

Ans. There is a Bank Holidays in May on 2nd May 2022 to celebrate Ramzan Eid.

Q3. When is there a Bank Holidays in May to celebrate Buddha Purnima?

Ans. There is a Bank Holidays in May on 16th May 2022 to celebrate Buddha Purnima.

Q4. When will the second Saturday Bank Holidays in May 2022 occur?

Ans. The second Saturday Bank Holidays in May will occur on 14th May 2022.

Q5. When will the fourth Saturday Bank Holidays in May 2022 occur?

Ans. The fourth Saturday Bank Holidays in May will occur on 28th May 2022.