List of Bank Holidays in West Bengal 2022

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Jun 10, 2022, 5:00

West Bengal is a state in eastern India that lies between the Himalayas and the Bay of Bengal. The capital of West Bengal is Kolkata (also known as Calcutta). It is the fourth-most populous state in India, with over 91 million residents. This article provides a list of Bank Holidays in West Bengal.

Bank Holidays in West Bengal 2022

Holiday

Date & Day

Category

New Year's Day

1 January 2022 - Saturday

Other Notable Holiday

Vivekananda Jayanti

12 January 2022 - Wednesday

Regional Holiday

Makara Sankranti

14 January 2022 - Friday

Religious Holiday

Netaji Jayanti

23 January 2022 - Sunday

Regional Holiday

Republic Day

26 January 2022 - Wednesday

National Holiday

Shree Panchami

5 February 2022 - Saturday

Regional Holiday

Doljatra

18 March 2022 - Friday

Regional Holiday

Dr B.R. Ambedkar Jayanthi

14 April 2022 - Thursday

Other Notable Holiday

Good Friday

15 April 2022 - Friday

Other Notable Holiday

Bengali New Year

15 April 2022 - Friday

Regional Holiday

May Day

1 May 2022 - Saturday

Other Notable Holiday

Id-ul-Fitr

3 May 2022 - Tuesday

Religious Holiday

Tagore Jayanti

9 May 2022 - Monday

Regional Holiday

Buddha Purnima

16 May 2022 - Monday

Religious Holiday

Id-Ud-Zoha (Bakrid)

10 July 2022 - Sunday

Religious Holiday

Muharram

9 August 2022 - Tuesday

Religious Holiday

Independence Day

15 August 2022 - Monday

National Holiday

Mahalaya

25 September 2022 - Tuesday

Regional Holiday

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

2 October 2022 - Sunday

National Holiday

Durga Puja - Saptami

2 October 2022 - Sunday

Religious Holiday

Durga Puja - Ashtami

3 October 2022 - Monday

Religious Holiday

Durga Puja - Nabami

4 October 2022 - Tuesday

Religious Holiday

Durga Puja - Vijaya Dasami

5 October 2022 - Wednesday

Religious Holiday

Lakshmi Puja

20 October 2022 - Wednesday

Religious Holiday

Diwali

24 October 2022 - Monday

Religious Holiday

Guru Nanak Jayanti

8 November 2022 - Tuesday

Religious Holiday

Christmas Day

25 December 2022 - Sunday

Other Notable Holiday

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Important Significant Bank Holidays in West Bengal

Birthday of Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda's birthday is celebrated as a regional Bank Holidays 2022 West Bengal on the 12th of January each year. This festival honours Swami Vivekananda, who was born on this day in 1863.

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti

On 23rd January, this day is marked as a regional Bank Holidays 2022 West Bengal. It is the birthday of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, a key figure in India's independence war.

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Bengali New Year

The first day of the Bengali calendar, also known as 'Shubho Nabo Barsho' or 'Pohela Boishakh,' is the Bengali New Year. Poila signifies 'first,' and Boishakh is the Bengali calendar's first month. There is a regional Bank Holidays 2022 Kolkata on this day.

Mahalaya

Mahalaya is observed on the Sarvapitri Amavasya (new moon) in Bhadrapada month. It is the largest festival of the year in West Bengal and the most important cultural event in Bengali Hindu society. There is a regional Bank Holidays 2022 Kolkata to celebrate this day.

Above is the national, public, and Bank Holidays in West Bengal 2022, which residents of the state can take advantage of throughout the calendar year.

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FAQs on Bank Holidays in West Bengal

Q1. For which occasion is there a Bank Holidays in West Bengal on 12th January?

Ans. There is a Bank Holidays in West Bengal on the 12th of January 2022 for Swami Vivekananda's birthday.

Q2. When is there a Bank Holidays in West Bengal to celebrate Shree Panchami?

Ans. There is a Bank Holidays in West Bengal on 5th February 2022 to celebrate Shree Panchami.

Q3. When is there a Bank Holidays in West Bengal to celebrate Mahalaya?

Ans. There is a Bank Holidays in West Bengal on 25th September 2022 to celebrate Mahalaya.

Q4. What is the reason for the Bank Holidays in West Bengal on 9th May 2022?

Ans. There is a Bank Holidays in West Bengal on 9th May 2022 to celebrate Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti.

Q5. Why is 15th April 2022 a Bank Holidays in West Bengal?

Ans. There is a Bank Holidays in West Bengal on 15th April 2022 to celebrate Bengali New Year.