Meghalaya Bank Holiday List 2022

Published on 5 Aug, 2021, 12:02 PM IST
Updated on 6 Jun, 2022, 11:09 AM IST

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Banks, be it public or private, in Meghalaya, remain closed on festivals, national or state-centric holidays. Banking transactions at the branch are unavailable during bank holidays in the state. However, customers can use online banking to perform certain transactions like transfer of funds. Read on to discover the Meghalaya bank holiday list 2022 to plan your visits to the bank branch.

Meghalaya Bank Holidays

Bank Holidays Calendar in Meghalaya:

Apart from Sundays, festivals, national or state-specific, bank holidays in Meghalaya 2022 includes the mandatory second and fourth Saturdays as well. Below is the list of Meghalaya bank holidays:

List of Bank Holidays in Meghalaya 2022:

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

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During January 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Saturday 1 January New Year’s Day
Saturday 8 January Second Saturday
Saturday 22 January Fourth Saturday
Wednesday 26 January Republic Day

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During February 2022

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

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During March 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Saturday 12 March Second Saturday
Saturday 19 March Holi
Saturday 26 March Fourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During April 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Saturday 9 April Second Saturday
Friday 15 April Good Friday
Saturday 23 April Fourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During May 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Tuesday 3 May Eid-ul-Fitr
Saturday 14 May Second Saturday
Saturday 28 May Fourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During June 2022

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

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During July 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Saturday 9 July Second Saturday
Sunday 10 July Bakrid
Sunday 17 July U Tirot Sing Day
Saturday 23 July Fourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During August 2022

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

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During September 2022

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

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During October 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Sunday 2 October Gandhi Jayanti
Tuesday 4 October Maha Navmi
Wednesday 5 October Vijaya Dashami
Saturday 8 October Second Saturday
Saturday 22 October Fourth Saturday
Tuesday 25 October Diwali

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During November 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Saturday 12 November Second Saturday
Wednesday 23 November Seng Kut Snem
Saturday 26 November Fourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Meghalaya During December 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Saturday 10 December Second Saturday
Monday 12 December Pa Togan Nengminza Sangma
Sunday 18 December Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham
Saturday 24 December Christmas Holiday/ Fourth Saturday
Saturday 25 December Christmas
Saturday 26 December Christmas Holiday
Friday 30 December U Kiang Nangbah

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

  • Shillong

  • Tura

  • Jowai

  • Nongstoin

  • Cherrapunji

  • West Garo Hills

  • Williamnagar

  • Dawki

  • Mawlynnong

  • Baghmara

  • Jorabat

  • Nongthymmai

  • Mawsynram

Also, read: India Bank Holidays List 2022

Places to Visit in Meghalaya:

Meghalaya means “the abode of clouds” in Sanskrit. The hilly region of Meghalaya is considered as one of the wettest places on earth. The state boasts of spectacular waterfalls, valleys, dense forests and the rich cultural heritage of the people of Meghalaya. Below are some of the popular places to visit in Meghalaya:

Cherrapunji: Without a doubt, Cherrapunji should be on your list of places to visit in the world. This is the second wettest place on earth after Mawsynram which is about 15kms from Cherrapunji. You can visit several waterfalls such as Nohkallikai, Dain-Thlen, Kynrem, Nohsngithiang or you could visit the spectacular caves.

Shillong: The capital city of Meghalaya is the most populous city and was called by the British as the “Scotland of East” because the landscape of the city resembles that of Scotland. Apart from the Autumn festival that you must experience, you can also visit several waterfalls, lakes, botanical gardens, caves, parks, etc.

Williamnagar: If you are a bird watcher or an adventure seeker, Williamnagar will not disappoint you. There are several unexplored forests for nature lovers to explore the lands of Meghalaya. One can hike or trek in some of the best places in the city. Some of the popular places in Williamnagar are the Simsang river, Napak lake, Domre falls, and the Tasek lake.

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