List of Bank Holidays in Sikkim 2022

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Apr 19, 2022, 8:24

Sikkim, often known as the "Rice Valley," is the smallest (based on population) of all the Indian states. The biodiversity of the state is well-known. The state is one of three ecoregions in the country and is located in an ecological hotspot in the lower Himalayas.

There are many Bank Holidays in Sikkim for private as well as public sector banks. This article provides a list of Bank Holidays in Sikkim.

Bank Holiday List 2022 Sikkim

S. No.

Holiday

Date

Day

Category

1

New Year's Day

1st January 2022

Saturday

Other Notable Holiday

2

Losoong

4th January 2022

Tuesday

Regional Holiday

3

Makar Sankranti

14th January 2022

Friday

Religious Holiday

4

Republic Day

26th January 2022

Wednesday

National Holiday

5

Sonam Losar

2nd February 2022

Wednesday

Regional Holiday

6

Losar

3rd March 2022

Tuesday

Regional Holiday

7

Holi

18th March 2022

Friday

Religious Holiday

8

Holi

19th March 2022

Saturday

Religious Holiday

9

Ram Navami

10th April 2022

Sunday

Religious Holiday

10

Dr Ambedkar Jayanti

14th April 2022

Thursday

Other Notable Holiday

11

Good Friday

15th April 2022

Friday

Other Notable Holiday

12

Eid-ul-Fitr

3rd May 2022

Tuesday

Religious Holiday

13

State Day

16th May 2022

Monday

Regional Holiday

14

Bhanu Jayanti

13th July 2022

Wednesday

Regional Holiday

15

Tendong Lho Rum Faat

8th August 2022

Monday

Regional Holiday

16

Independence Day

15th August 2022

Monday

National Holiday

17

Janamashtami

19th August 2022

Friday

Religious Holiday

18

Hartalika Teej

29th August 2022

Monday

Religious Holiday

19

Indra Jatra

9th September 2022

Friday

Regional Holiday

20

Gandhi Jayanti

2nd October 2022

Sunday

National Holiday

21

Maha Ashtami

3rd October 2022

Monday

Religious Holiday

22

Maha Navami

4th October 2022

Tuesday

Religious Holiday

23

Vijaya Dashami

5th October 2022

Wednesday

Religious Holiday

24

Diwali

25th October 2022

Tuesday

Religious Holiday

25

Bhai Dooj

27th October 2022

Thursday

Religious Holiday

26

Lahbab Duchen

15th November 2022

Tuesday

Regional Holiday

27

Christmas Day

25th December 2022

Sunday

Other Notable Holiday

28

Losoong/Namsoong

26th December 2022

Monday

Regional Holiday

 

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Bank Holidays in Sikkim - Overview

  • Losoong

The Sikkimese New Year is known as Losoong. The Losoong festival is held in rural Sikkim to commemorate the conclusion of the harvest season and the tenth month of the Tibetan calendar. It is a regional Bank Holidays 2022 Sikkim.

  • Sonam Lochhar

Sonam Lochar is an annual festival in Sikkim that takes place between January and February. Sonam Lochar is an important Tamang celebration that celebrates the start of their new year. The festival will begin on February 2nd this year. There is a regional bank holiday in Sikkim on this day.

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  • Losar

This is the Tibetan New Year, and it marks the beginning of the Tibetan calendar year, which is based on a 12-month lunar calendar. It is a regional bank holiday in Sikkim.

  • State Day

The 16th of May is a state bank holiday in Sikkim. It commemorates the day when Sikkim became India's 22nd state in 1975.

  • Bhanu Jayanti

The birth anniversary of Bhanubhakta Acharya is commemorated on Bhanu Jayanti. According to the Nepali calendar, it occurs on the 29th day of the month of Ashad. In Sikkim, it is commemorated every year. There is a Bank Holidays in Sikkim 2022 on this day.

There are many regional and religious Bank Holidays 2022 Sikkim.

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FAQs on Bank Holidays in Sikkim

Q1.Why is 4th January 2022 a Bank Holidays in Sikkim?

Ans. 4th January 2022 is a Bank Holidays in Sikkim to celebrate the Losoong festival.

Q2. Why is 2nd February 2022 a Bank Holidays in Sikkim?

Ans. 2nd February 2022 is a Bank Holidays in Sikkim to celebrate Sonam Losar.

Q3. What is the reason for the Bank Holidays in Sikkim on 16th May 2022?

Ans. There is a Bank Holidays in Sikkim on 16th May 2022 for the celebration of Sikkim State Day.

Q4. Why is 13th July a Bank Holidays in Sikkim?

Ans. Bhanu Jayanti is marked on the 13th of July as a Bank Holidays in Sikkim.

Q5. Why is 26th December a Bank Holidays in Sikkim?

Ans. Namsoong is observed as a Bank Holidays in Sikkim on 26th December.