Public and private sector banks in Nagaland and other states of the country remain closed on the occasion of a major festival, national or state-centric holidays. Banking transactions at the branch are unavailable during these days; however, customers can use the bank’s net banking or mobile app to perform certain transactions such as transfer of funds. Read ahead to know about the Nagaland Bank Holiday List 2022.
Bank holidays in Nagaland 2022 include Sundays, second and fourth Saturdays of each month. They also observe festivals, national and state holidays. Below is the list of Nagaland bank holidays:
Below is the day, date and name of holidays observed by banks in Nagaland during the calendar year 2022:
|Saturday||1 January||New Year’s Day|
|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|
|Friday||15 April||Good Friday|
|Saturday||16 April||Easter Saturday|
|Sunday||17 April||Easter Sunday|
|Saturday||23 April||Fourth Saturday|
|Tuesday||3 May||Eid Ul Fitr|
|Saturday||14 May||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||28 May||Fourth Saturday|
|Saturday||11 June||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||25 June||Fourth Saturday|
|Saturday||9 July||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||23 July||Fourth Saturday|
|Saturday||13 August||Second Saturday|
|Monday||15 August||Independence Day|
|Friday||19 August||Sri Krishna Janmashtami|
|Saturday||27 August||Fourth Saturday|
|Saturday||10 September||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||24 September||Fourth Saturday|
|Sunday||2 October||Gandhi Jayanti|
|Saturday||4 October||Maha Navami|
|Wednesday||5 October||Vijaya Dashami|
|Saturday||8 October||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||22 October||Fourth Saturday|
|Tuesday||8 November||Guru Nanak Jayanti|
|Saturday||12 November||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||26 November||Fourth Saturday|
|Saturday||10 December||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||24 December||Fourth Saturday|
Note: The list of Nagaland bank holidays is applicable across the state including the cities listed below:
Also, read: India Bank Holidays List 2022
The northeastern state of India, Nagaland is a mountainous region and home to several indigenous tribes. Nagaland is home to diverse hill stations, festivals, fairs and other tourist attractions. Below are some of the places to visit in Nagaland:
Dimapur: Considered as the entry point of Nagaland for tourists and travellers, Dimapur is well connected by air, rail and road. The city was once ruled by the Kachari tribe until the Nagas came down the hills and took over the city. As a tourist, you can visit the Kachari ruins, the Dimapur Jain temple, among others.
Kohima: Kohima is Nagaland’s capital and is also its second-largest city. You can get an insight into the city’s rich history by visiting the World War II Cemetery or the Cathedral of Reconciliation. You could visit the museum or the zoo. The place is also popular for the famous Hornbill Festival held during the first week of December.
Mokokchung: Mokokchung is home to the Ao tribe. The tribe holds the annual Moatsu Festival in May every year. You can witness the rich traditions and culture of the indigenous tribe through their attire, dance and songs. Some of the popular sightseeing places in Mokokchung are Longkhum, Langpangkong, Chuchuyimlang and Mopungchukit.
Mon: Known as the land of Konyaks, former headhunters, the Mon district offers an insight into the semi-traditional villages and tattooed warriors. It is an opportunity to get a glimpse of the lifestyle of the Nagas and their culture. During early April, the Konyak tribe celebrate the Aoleang Monyu Festival that you should not miss if you are visiting Nagaland.
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