Bihar Bank Holiday List 2022

Published on 4 Aug, 2021, 12:58 PM IST
Updated on 6 Jun, 2022, 11:27 AM IST

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Bank holidays in Bihar consists of festivals, national and state-specific holidays. Indian banks also observe their mandatory holidays during the month. Read on to find out the list of Bihar Bank Holidays in 2022, festivals and other important days observed by the state.

Bihar Bank Holiday

Bank Holidays Calendar in Bihar:

Banks, be it public or private sector, observe mandatory holidays on second and fourth Saturdays of the month apart from the regular Sundays. They are also closed on account of festivals and national holidays during the calendar year. Banking transactions are unavailable during bank holidays calendar in Bihar; however, the internet has made it easier for bank customers to perform certain banking transactions such as transfer of funds.

List of Bank Holidays in Bihar 2022:

Below is day, date and name of holidays observed by banks in Bihar during the calendar year 2022:

Bank Holidays in Bihar During January 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Saturday 08 January Second Saturday
Saturday 22 January Fourth Saturday
Wednesday 26 January Republic Day

Bank Holidays in Bihar During February 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Saturday 12 February Second Saturday
Saturday 26 February Fourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Bihar During March 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Saturday 12 March Second Saturday
Friday 18 March Holi
Saturday 19 March Holi Second Day
Tuesday 22 March Bihar Day
Saturday 26 March Fourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Bihar During April 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Friday 01 April Annual Closing of Bank Accounts
Saturday 09 April Second Saturday
Sunday 10 April Ram Navami
Thursday 14 April Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti
Friday 15 April Good Friday
Saturday 23 April Fourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Bihar During May 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Sunday 01 May May Day
Tuesday 03 May Eid-ul-Fitr
Saturday 14 May Second Saturday
Saturday 28 May Fourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Bihar During June 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Saturday 11 June Second Saturday
Saturday 25 June Fourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Bihar During July 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Saturday 09 July Second Saturday
Sunday 10 July Bakrid / Eid al Adha
Saturday 23 July Fourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Bihar During August 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Tuesday 09 August Muharram
Saturday 13 August Second Saturday
Monday 15 August Independence Day
Friday 19 August Janmashtami
Saturday 27 August Fourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Bihar During September 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Saturday 10 September Second Saturday
Saturday 24 September Fourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Bihar During October 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Sunday 02 October Gandhi Jayanti
Tuesday 04 October Maha Navami
Wednesday 05 October Vijaya Dashami
Saturday 08 October Second Saturday
Saturday 22 October Fourth Saturday
Monday 24 October Diwali
Sunday 30 October Chhath Puja
Monday 31 October Chhath Puja Holiday

Bank Holidays in Bihar During November 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Saturday 12 November Second Saturday
Saturday 26 November Fourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Bihar During December 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Saturday 11 December Second Saturday
Saturday 24 December Fourth Saturday
Sunday 25 December Christmas

Note: The list of Bihar bank holidays is applicable across the state including the cities listed below:

  • Patna

  • Nalanda

  • Gaya

  • Darbhanga

  • Muzaffarpur

  • Kishunganj

  • Saharsa

  • Bihar Sharif

  • Munger

  • Katihar

Also, read: India Bank Holidays List 2022

Places to Visit During Holidays in Bihar:

Bihar is known for its religious and cultural history. Several religious sites especially the Buddhist places are popular for travellers from across the globe. Below are some of the attractions in Bihar:

Bodhgaya and The Mahabodhi Temple: Bodhgaya is considered as the most important pilgrimage site in the world since this is where Buddha was enlightened while meditating under a Bodhi tree. In the same location stands the Mahabodhi temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you are interested to know more about Buddhism, there are several retreats and courses that may enlighten you.

Ruins of Nalanda University: Dating back to the 5th century, the Nalanda university once boasted of more than 10,000 monks and students survived until the 12th century before it was destroyed by invaders. The important aspect of the ruins is the Stupa of Sariputra, which is a pyramid-shaped stupa offering a mesmerising experience. In 2016, it was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

Sonepur Fair: The Sonepur fair is an annual rural festival. From religious festivities to animal trading, the fair showcases the culture and traditions still followed by the local populace. The performance of tantriks, elephants, and other pilgrims is certainly mesmerising.

Vishwa Shanti Stupa (World Peace Pagoda): Located in Rajgir, Vishwa Shanti Stupa is one of the seven Peace Pagodas in India. The structure was built in 1969 and the mainstay of the Peace Pagoda is the four statues of Buddha representing birth, enlightenment, teaching and death of Buddha’s life.

Other States Bank Holiday List 2022:

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