List of Bank Holidays in Puducherry 2022

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Jun 9, 2022, 9:51

Puducherry (earlier known as Pondicherry) is an Indian union territory. It is located in the Indian Peninsula's southernmost region. This article details the Bank Holidays in Puducherry 2022.

Bank Holiday in Puducherry 2022

Holiday

Date & Day

Category

New Year's Day

1st January 2022 - Saturday

Other Notable Holiday

Pongal

14th January 2022 - Friday

Regional Holiday

Thiruvalluvar Day

16th January 2022 - Sunday

Regional Holiday

Republic Day

26th January 2022 - Wednesday

National Holiday

Good Friday

15th April 2022 - Friday

Other Notable Holiday

May Day

1st May 2022 - Sunday

Other Notable Holiday

Eid-ul-Fitr

3rd May 2022 - Tuesday

Religious Holiday

Bakri Id

10th July 2022 - Sunday

Religious Holiday

Independence Day

15th August 2022 - Monday

National Holiday

De Jure Transfer Day

16th August 2022 - Tuesday

Regional Holiday

Ganesh Chaturthi

31st August 2022 - Wednesday

Religious Holiday

Gandhi Jayanti

2nd October 2022 - Sunday

National Holiday

Maha Navami

4th October 2022 - Tuesday

Religious Holiday

Eid-e-Milad

9th October 2022 - Sunday

Religious Holiday

Diwali

24th October 2022 - Monday

Religious Holiday

Puducherry Liberation Day

1st November 2022 - Tuesday

Regional Holiday

Christmas Day

25th December 2022 - Sunday

Other Notable Holiday

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Some Important Regional Bank Holidays in Puducherry

Pongal: Pongal is observed from the 13th to the 16th of January. During this festival, the residents of Pondicherry paint their homes with Kolum designs and wear new attire to greet the new year. There is a regional bank holiday in Puducherry on 14th January for this festival.

Thiruvalluvar Day: Thiruvalluvar Day is observed by the Tamil Nadu government on 15th January (16th in leap years) in honour of the poet Thiruvalluvar as part of the Pongal celebrations. It is also proclaimed as a bank holiday in Puducherry.

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De Jure Transfer Day: On 16th August, Puducherry celebrates De Jure Transfer Day, a regional bank holiday in Puducherry. On this day in 1962, Puducherry officially joined the Indian Union.

Puducherry Liberation Day: Puducherry Liberation Day is an annual bank holiday in Puducherry that is celebrated on 1st November in the union territory. It commemorates the handover of French India's territory to the Republic of India in 1954.

There are many Bank Holidays 2022 Puducherry. Some of the common bank holidays in Puducherry are Thiruvalluvar Day, De Jure Transfer Day, and Puducherry Liberation Day.

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FAQs on Bank Holidays in Puducherry

Q1. For which occasion is there a Bank Holidays in Puducherry on 16th January 2022?

Ans. There is a Bank Holidays in Puducherry on 16th January 2022 for Thiruvalluvar Day.

Q2. For which occasion is there a Bank Holidays in Puducherry on 14th January 2022?

Ans. There is a Bank Holidays in Puducherry on 14th January 2022 to celebrate Pongal.

Q3. Why is there a Bank Holidays in Puducherry on 4th October 2022?

Ans. Maha Navami is observed on the 4th of October as a Bank Holidays in Puducherry.

Q4. For which occasion there is a Bank Holidays in Puducherry on 16th August 2022?

Ans. There is a Bank Holidays in Puducherry on 16th August 2022 for De Jure Transfer Day.

Q5. Why is 1st November a Bank Holidays in Puducherry?

Ans. Because Puducherry Liberation Day is observed and celebrated as a Bank Holidays in Puducherry on 1st November.