Bank Holidays in February 2022 : The month of February is almost upon us. If you have bank-related tasks to do in February, it’s critical that you know when the banks will be closed in the following month.
According to the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) list, a total of 12 days of shuttered banks will be closed next month. These holidays, however, will not be available in all states. In such a circumstance, check the Bank Holidays List before leaving the house to attend to bank business.
Bank holidays are different in different states of the country. The month of February this year will be having several holidays on the occasion of many festivals. Some of these holidays belong to a particular state or region. So make sure to check the list of bank holidays before going to the bank for your work. This will help you with any inconvenience.
Bank Holidays In February 2022
- February 2 – Sonam Lhochhar (Banks in Gangtok to remain closed)
- February 5 – Saraswati Puja/ Shri Panchami/Shri Panchami Basant Panchami (Banks closed in Agartala, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata)
- February 6 – First Sunday
- February 12 – Second Saturday of the month
- February 13 – Second Sunday
- February 15 – Mohammad Hazrat Ali Birthday/Louis-Nagai-Ni (Bank closed in Imphal, Kanpur, Lucknow)
- February 16 – Guru Ravidas Jayanti (Banks in Chandigarh to remain closed)
- February 18 – Doljatra (Banks in Kolkata to remain closed)
- February 19 – Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti (Banks in Belapur, Mumbai, Nagpur will remain closed)
- February 20 – Third Sunday
- February 26 – Fourth Saturday of the month
- February 27 – Fourth Sunday
All the banks in February will remain closed on the above mentioned days. The banks will not perform the usual functioning on these days.
All the banks including Corporation Bank, Indian Bank, IDBI Bank and Punjab and Sind Bank will remain closed on these bank holidays.
Both the second week of Saturday and the fourth week of Saturday are declared as a central government holiday.
Central Excise Day: In February, Central Excise Day will be celebrated on February 24. It holds a distinct significance in the list of festivals observed in India.
This day holds high importance as it marks the ratification of the Central & Excise Salt Act of 1944.
The day is not declared as a bank holiday in Delhi. Delhi, being the capital city of India is also a cultural hub and a center of cultural activities.
Various fairs and festivals are celebrated in Delhi all throughout the year.