Bank holidays in Kerala include both festivals and national holidays. Apart from these holidays, public and private banks are closed on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. In this article, we have listed the Kerala Bank Holidays in 2022.
Bank holidays calendar in Kerala consists of the mandatory, festival and national holidays. During these days banking transactions are unavailable to customers. However, with the advent of the internet, bank customers can perform certain transactions like transfer of funds through the online mode.
Below is day, date and name of holidays observed by banks in Kerala during the calendar year 2022:
|Saturday||08 January||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||22 January||Fourth Saturday|
|Wednesday||26 January||Republic Day|
|Saturday||12 February||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||26 February||Fourth Saturday|
|Tuesday||01 March||Maha Shivaratri|
|Saturday||12 March||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||26 March||Fourth Saturday|
|Friday||01 April||Yearly Closing of the Banks|
|Saturday||09 April||Second Saturday|
|Thursday||14 April||Vishu & Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti|
|Friday||15 April||Good Friday|
|Sunday||17 April||Easter Sunday|
|Saturday||23 April||Fourth Saturday|
|Sunday||01 May||May Day|
|Saturday||14 May||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||28 May||Fourth Saturday|
|Saturday||11 June||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||25 June||Fourth Saturday|
|Saturday||09 July||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||23 July||Fourth Saturday|
|Saturday||13 August||Second Saturday|
|Monday||15 August||Independence Day|
|Saturday||27 August||Fourth Saturday|
|Wednesday||07 September||First Onam|
|Saturday||10 September||Second Saturday & Shree Narayana Guru Jayanti|
|Wednesday||21 September||Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi|
|Saturday||24 September||Fourth Saturday|
|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|
|Saturday||12 November||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||26 November||Fourth Saturday|
|Saturday||10 December||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||24 December||Fourth Saturday|
Note: The list of Kerala bank holidays is applicable across the state including the cities listed below:
Also, read: India Bank Holidays List 2022
Are you planning a trip to Kerala? Then you should visit some of the below-mentioned places:
Alappuzha (Alleppey): Alappuzha, which was earlier called Alleppey, is popularly referred to as the Backwater Capital of India. Located on the banks of Vembanad lake, Alappuzha is known for its serene location. You can book a houseboat and enjoy nature and savour delicacies of Kerala. You can also visit Ayurvedic centres or take a village walk to learn about the culture and traditions of the state of Kerala.
Wayanad: Wayanad is part of the beautiful western ghats and it does not cease to amaze with its pristine jungle and mountains. There are several homestays and resorts in different locations where you can unwind from a hectic work-life.
Kochi: Kochi was previously called Cochin and is a famous trading city of Kerala. Apart from the serene beaches, the city also boasts of several religious monuments such as the Jewish synagogue. Kochi is served by an airport and the city railway station.
Munnar: Munnar is a hill station closer to the city of Kochi. The tea plantations and the weather is excellent for a vacation to a hill station in southern India. Newly married couples choose Munnar as their honeymoon destination.
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Thiruvananthapuram is the capital city of Kerala. It is the cultural centre of the state of Kerala. One can visit the city to witness the famous Kathakali performance or visit one of the centres for ayurvedic treatment for body, mind and soul.
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