Bank Holidays in February 2022: Banks to remain shut for 12 days, check important dates
In total, banks will remain closed for 12 days in February 2022. However, not all banks in the country will remain closed for all 12 days.
- Banks will remain closed for 12 days next month.
- Banks in a few states will remain closed for select days.
- RBI places its Holidays under three brackets.
New Delhi: Banks will remain closed for 12 days in the month of February 2022. According to the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) list of holidays for February, banks in separate parts of the country will remain closed on select days, including Saturday and Sunday holidays.
In the month of February, banks will be closed on occasions such as Basant Panchami and Guru Ravidas Jayanti. Banks will also remain closed in the various states due to their own festivals.
In total, banks will remain closed for 12 days next month. However, not all banks in the country will remain closed for all 12 days. Banks in a few states will remain closed for select days while banks in other states will remain shut on other days, as holidays belong to particular states or regions.
Here’s the list of bank holidays in February 2022:
February 2 - Sonam Lhochhar (Gangtok)
February 5 - Saraswati Puja/ Shri Panchami/Shri Panchami Basant Panchami (Agartala, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata)
February 6 – First Sunday
February 12 – Second Saturday
February 13 - Second Sunday
February 15 - Mohammad Hazrat Ali Birthday/Louis-Nagai-Ni (Imphal, Kanpur, Lucknow)
February 16 - Guru Ravidas Jayanti (Chandigarh)
February 18 - Doljatra (Kolkata)
February 19 - Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti (Belapur, Mumbai, Nagpur)
February 20 – Third Sunday
February 26 – Fourth Saturday of the month
February 27 – Fourth Sunday. Also Read: LIC Policy: Invest Rs 233 daily to get Rs 17 lakh on maturity, check how
RBI places its Holidays under three brackets – Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act; Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act and Real Time Gross Settlement Holiday; and Banks’ Closing of Accounts. However, bank holidays vary from state to state. The holidays are also not observed by all various banking companies. Also Read: PLI scheme for textiles: Centre extends deadline for applications till Feb 14