Today almost every Indian has a bank account. This was possible by the Modi Government’s initiative “Jan Dhan Yojana”- a scheme to open a basic savings a/c by every individual.Almost 99.98% bank accounts are active and are doing banking transactions for their needs.
Even though corporates and high-networth individuals use online banking facility, instead of visiting bank branch, small savers(customers)have to visit bank branches to fulfill their needs. They have to know the bank holidays in advance to plan their activities accordingly.
As per the official gazette there are 11 bank holidays in February 2022(Holidays may vary according to the regional festivals).
2022 Bank Holidays–
|Bank Holiday||Reason For Holiday||Applicable States|
|February 12th,2022||2nd Saturday||All States|
|February 15th,2022||Hazrat Ali Jayanti/ Louis Naigai-Ni||Uttar Pradesh, Manipur|
|February 16th,2022||Guru Ravidas Jayanti||Punjab, Haryana, Himachal and Chandigarh|
|February 18th,2022||Dhol Yatra||West Bengal|
|February 19th,2022||Chatrapati Shivaji Jayanti||Maharashtra|
|February 20th,2022||Sunday||All States|
|February 23rd,2022||Bank Strike||All States(*Tentative)|
|February 24th,2022||Bank Strike(Tentative*)||All States|
|February 26th,2022||4th Saturday||All States|
|February 27th,2022||Sunday||All States|
So plan your banking transactions accordingly