If there is any work to be performed at the bank in May, you need to plan for it now. You won’t have any problems on time if you do that. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced a list of bank holidays for May 2022.
Banks will be closed for four days at the beginning of the month
According to the RBI’s calendar, there will be four consecutive bank holidays starting in May. Holidays may vary from one state to another depending on the festival. Basically, the list of bank holidays is issued by the RBI on a four-year basis. These are the festivals celebrated across the country and state by state.
According to the state also some holidays
Apart from the national holidays, there are also some holidays in each state. A report states that out of 31 days in different zones in the month of May, banks will be closed for 13 days.
On behalf of banks, customers are encouraged to plan ahead for all holidays before going to the bank in May. Customers should note the important holidays on which branches will be closed in their city or state.
Bank Holidays in May 2022
1 May 2022: Labor Day / Maharashtra Day. Banks closed across the country. Sunday will also be a holiday on this day.
2 May 2022: Maharishi Parshuram Jayanti – Holiday in many states
3 May 2022: Eid-ul-Fitr, Basava Jayanti (Karnataka)
4th May 2022: Eid-ul-Fitr, (Telangana)
9 May 2022: Guru Rabindranath Jayanti – West Bengal and Tripura
14 May 2022: Bank holiday on second Saturday
16 May 2022: Mercury Full Moon
24 May 2022: Kazi Nazrul Ismal Birthday – Sikkim
28 May 2022: Banks holiday on 4th Saturday
List of Weekend Bank Holidays in May 2022
1 May 2022: Sunday
8 May 2022: Sunday
15 May 2022: Sunday
22 May 2022: Sunday
29 May 2022: Sunday