Public and private sector banks in Jammu and Kashmir observe holidays on the occasion of a festival or on national or state holidays. During these days, banking transactions at the bank’s branch are unavailable to customers. However, customers can still perform certain transactions such as cash withdrawals at the bank’s ATM or transfer funds via online or net banking. Read on to discover the Jammu and Kashmir bank holiday list 2022.
Apart from the regular public holidays, bank holidays in Jammu and Kashmir 2022 also includes mandatory holidays on the second and fourth Saturdays. Below is the list of Jammu and Kashmir bank holidays:
Below is the day, date and name of holidays observed by banks in Jammu and Kashmir during the calendar year 2022:
|Saturday||8 January||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||22 January||Fourth Saturday|
|Wednesday||26 January||Republic Day|
|Saturday||12 February||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||26 February||Fourth Saturday|
|Saturday||12 March||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||26 March||Fourth Saturday|
|Saturday||9 April||Second Saturday|
|Thursday||14 April||Vaisakh & Dr Ambedkar Jayanti|
|Saturday||23 April||Fourth Saturday|
|Friday||29 April||Shab-i-Qadr & Jumat-ul-Wida|
|Saturday||14 May||Second Saturday|
|Monday||16 May||Buddha Purnima|
|Saturday||28 May||Fourth Saturday|
|Saturday||11 June||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||25 June||Fourth Saturday|
|Tuesday||5 July||Guru Hargobind Ji’s Birthday|
|Saturday||9 July||Second Saturday|
|Monday||11 July||Bakri-Eid Holiday|
|Wednesday||13 July||Martyrs' Day|
|Saturday||23 July||Fourth Saturday|
|Saturday||13 August||Second Saturday|
|Monday||15 August||Independence Day|
|Saturday||27 August||Fourth Saturday|
|Saturday||10 September||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||24 September||Fourth Saturday|
|Sunday||2 October||Gandhi Jayanti|
|Wednesday||5 October||Vijaya Dashami|
|Saturday||8 October||Second Saturday|
|Friday||14 October||Friday Following Eid e Milad|
|Saturday||22 October||Fourth Saturday|
|Tuesday||8 November||Guru Nanak Jayanti|
|Saturday||12 November||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||26 November||Fourth Saturday|
|Monday||5 December||Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah Jayanti|
|Saturday||10 December||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||24 December||Fourth Saturday|
|Sunday||25 December||Christmas Festival|
Note: The list of Jammu and Kashmir bank holidays is applicable across the state including the cities listed below:
Also, read: India Bank Holidays List 2022
Visiting Jammu and Kashmir should definitely be part of your bucket list of best places to visit in India. From snow-capped mountains to scenic valleys, Jammu and Kashmir will leave you in awe of its beauty. Below are some of the popular places to visit in Jammu and Kashmir:
Srinagar: Being the capital of the Union Territory (UT), Srinagar is also the tourism capital of the UT. Be it the Shikara ride on the beautiful Dal Lake or a vacation for your honeymoon, Srinagar will not disappoint you. You can visit the floating market to get a glimpse of the local produce or handicrafts or local attires, Srinagar offers something interesting for every type of tourist.
Gulmarg: The hill station is mainly known as the most popular skiing destination in India. The biggest attraction is the snowfall which makes it ideal for winter adventure sports such as snowboarding, skiing, among others.
Pahalgam: Located on the banks of River Lidder, Pahalgam is located about 7,200 feet above sea level making it an ideal destination. However, Pahalgam is known more for the Amarnath yatra. Devotees from across the country culminate annually for the yatra.
Jammu: Being the winter capital of the UT, Jammu is famous for pilgrims. Devotees make it a point to visit Vaishno Devi temple. Well connected by rail, Jammu has a lot to offer that ranges from temples to parks.
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