Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) and Commercial Banks across the country remain closed on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month. Banks in Tamil Nadu observe both national and festival holidays during the calendar year. We have compiled the list of Tamil Nadu Bank Holidays in 2022.
Apart from the mandatory Tamil Nadu bank holidays calendar, festivals holidays are observed during the year as well. Banking transactions are not available during bank holidays in Tamil Nadu; however, with the advent of online transactions, customers can log in to their account and avail certain banking services.
We have compiled the list of bank holidays in Tamil Nadu with day, date and name:
|Saturday||01 January||New Years Day|
|Saturday||08 January||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||15 January||Pongal & Thiruvalluvar Day|
|Sunday||16 January||Uzhavar Thirunal|
|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|
|Friday||01 April||Annual Closing of Bank Accounts|
|Saturday||09 April||Second Saturday|
|Thursday||14 April||Tamil New Year, Mahavir Jayanti & Dr Ambedkar Jayanti|
|Friday||15 April||Good Friday|
|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|
|Sunday||10 July||Eid al Adha / Bakrid|
|Saturday||23 July||Fourth Saturday|
|Saturday||13 August||Second Saturday|
|Monday||15 August||Independence Day|
|Saturday||27 August||Fourth Saturday|
|Wednesday||31 August||Ganesh Chaturthi|
|Saturday||10 September||Second Saturday|
|Saturday||24 September||Fourth Saturday|
|Sunday||02 October||Gandhi Jayanti|
|Tuesday||04 October||Maha Navami & Ayudha Pooja|
|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 Tamil Nadu bank holidays is applicable across the state. Below are some of the cities:
Also, read: India Bank Holidays List 2022
Banking services remain unavailable during bank holidays in Tamil Nadu. Planning your visits to Tamil Nadu during long weekends will ensure you restrict the use of leaves. Here some of the best destinations that you may want to visit when you are holidaying in Tamil Nadu:
Thanjavur: The historic town of Tamil Nadu boasts of brilliant temple and monument architecture built during the 11th century. The Brihadeeshwarar Temple is a must visit if you are in Tamil Nadu.
Madurai: The skyline of the city is dotted with 14 colourful gopurams of the ancient Meenakshi Amman Temple. Millions of processions and ceremonies are held in the temple for the ardent devotees of Lord Vishnu and Goddess Meenakshi.
Mudumalai: Mudumalai is India’s first Biosphere Reserve and was declared a tiger reserve by the state government in 2007. Visitors are treated to wildlife safaris, eco-tourism, and you can also stay in the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve accommodation.
Chennai: The capital city of Tamil Nadu, Chennai is known as the gateway to south India. The city offers an insight into the traditions and culture of the Tamils. From movie theatres to beaches, Chennai is an excellent metro city with roots to its Tamil traditions.
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