Holidays in April 2022: All private and public banks will remain closed for 15 days this month, including second and fourth Saturdays and Sundays, according to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) holiday calendar.
Of the 15 public holidays in April, only six are public holidays due to public holidays.
According to the RBI, holidays are divided into three main categories: Holidays under the Transferable Instruments Act; Holidays under the Act on Transferable Instruments and Gross Settlement Holidays in Real Time; and the banks’ closure of accounts.
There are no national holidays in April, but there will be several festivals and long weekends. From April 1-3, banks will remain closed in several parts of India. Banks will be closed on April 1 due to the annual closure of bank accounts. Meanwhile, the banks will be closed on April 2 for Gudi Padwa / Ugadi Festival / 1st Navratra / Telugu New Year’s Day / Sajibu Nongmapanba (Cheiraoba). April 3, it’s Sunday, so the banks will remain closed from Friday to Sunday.
Furthermore, the banks will be closed on April 4 and 5 due to the birthdays of Sarhul and Babu Jagjivan Ram in certain regions of India.
The banks will also be closed from April 14 to April 16 due to the following festivals such as Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti, Mahavir Jayanti, Baisakhi, Vaisakhi, Tamil New Year’s Day, Cheiraoba, Biju Festival, Good Friday, Bengali New Year’s Day (Nababarsha), Himachal Day, Vishu. April 16, which is also the third Saturday for banks, will have a holiday due to Bohag Bihu.
Banks will also be closed on April 21 due to Garia Puja, and on April 29 due to Shab-I-Qadr / Jumat-ul-Vida.
Banks will be closed two Saturdays (April 9, April 23) and four Sundays (April 3, 10, 17 and 24). Banks are usually open on the first and third Saturday of a month.
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