Banks Will Be Closed For 16 Days In January, 2022: Full List Of Bank Holidays In January

Online banking transactions will continue to function.

The RBI has released its list of bank holidays in 2022, which include the second and fourth Saturdays and all Sundays.

These are the seven weekly offs.

Aside from that, different states will observe different bank holidays as per their customs. 

Bank branches will remain closed on specific dates but online banking transactions will continue to function.

Republic Day

India observes three national holidays i.e. on January 26 (Republic Day), August 15 (Independence Day), and October 2 (Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti).

Most states’ banks will be closed on January 26, 2022, in honour of Republic Day.

But the cities where the banks will be open on January 26 are:

  • Agartala
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Chandigarh
  • Guwahati
  • Kochi
  • Srinagar

Types Of Holidays

The Reserve Bank of India classifies the holidays in three categories:

  • Holiday under the Negotiable Instruments Act
  • Holiday under the Negotiable Instruments Act and Real-Time Gross Settlement Holiday
  • Banks’ Closing of Accounts

Bank Holidays In January 2022

  • 01 January 2022: New Year’s Day

Only Aizawl, Chennai, Gangtok, and Shillong banks will be closed on this date.

  • 03 January 2022: New Year’s Celebration/Losoong

Banks in Aizawl and Gangtok will be closed on this date.

  • 04 January 2022: Losoong

Only banks in Gangtok will be closed on this date.

  • 11 January 2022: Missionary Day

Only banks in Aizawl will be closed on this date.

  • 12 January 2022: Birthday of Swami Vivekananda

Only banks in Kolkata will be closed on this date.

  • 14 January 2022: Makar Sankranti/Pongal

Banks in Ahmedabad and Chennai will be closed on this date.

  • 15 January 2022: Uttarayaana Punyakaala Makar Sankranti Festival/Maghe Sankranti/Sankranti/Pongal/Thiruvalluvar Day

Banks in Bengaluru, Chennai, Gangtok, and Hyderabad will be closed on this date.

  • 18 January 2022: Thaipusam

Banks in Chennai will be closed on this date.

  • 26 January 2022: Republic Day

Weekend Holidays In January

  • 02 January 2022: Weekly off (Sunday)
  • 08 January 2022: Second Saturday
  • 09 January 2022: Weekly off (Sunday)
  • 16 January 2022: Weekly off (Sunday)
  • 22 January 2022: Fourth Saturday
  • 23 January 2022: Weekly off (Sunday)
  • 30 January 2022: Weekly off (Sunday)

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