Raksha Bandhan 2022 bank holiday: Are banks open today? Check Rakhi holiday in your city

Image Source : PTI/REPRESENTATIVE Banks closed on different dates on Raksha Bandhan this year


  • This year, some cities are celebrating Raksha Bandhan on August 11, while some on August 12
  • Depending upon your city, the bank holiday for Raksha Bandhan may vary
  • In total, banks are closed for 18 days in the month of August

Raksha Bandhan 2022 bank holiday: Owing to a number of festivals and national holidays, banks will remain closed for the public for several days in the month of August. This year, the festival of Raksha Bandhan is being celebrated on two days — in some states on August 11, in other states on August 12.

In case you are planning to visit a bank for some financial work, you must know that this year, all banks will not have a uniform holiday on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.

Here is when Raksha Bandhan is being celebrated in different cities.

August 11 (Thursday) – Ahmedadabad, Bhopal, Dehradun, Jaipur and Shimla

August 12 (Friday) – Kanpur, Lucknow

Other than on Sundays, and on second and fourth Saturdays, banks this month are closed on several other occasions.

Full list of bank holidays in August 2022

August 1: Drukpa Tshe-zi—Gangtok

August 8: Muharram (Ashoora) — Jammu, Srinagar

August 9: Muharram (Ashoora) — Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Belapur, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Raipur and Ranchi

August 11: Raksha Bandhan — Ahmedadabad, Bhopal, Dehradun, Jaipur and Shimla

August 12: Raksha Bandhan — Kanpur and Lucknow

August 13: Patriot’s Day—Imphal

August 15: Independence Day — All over India

August 16: Parsi New Year (Shahenshahi) — Belapur, Mumbai, and Nagpur

August 18: Janmashtami — Bhubaneswar, Dehradun, Kanpur and Lucknow

August 19: Janmashtami (Shravan Vad-8)/ Krishna Jayanthi — Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gangtok, Jaipur, Jammu, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Shillong and Shimla

August 20: Sri Krishna Ashtami—Hyderabad

August 29: Tithi of Srimanta Sankardeva — Guwahati

August 31: Samvatsari (Chaturthi Paksha)/Ganesh Chaturthi/ Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata/ Vinayakar Chathurthi — Ahmedabad, Belapur, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Nagpur and Panaji

Weekend holidays this month

August 7: First Sunday

August 13: Second Saturday + Patriot’s Day

August 14: Second Sunday

August 21: Third Sunday

August 27: Fourth Saturday

August 28: Fourth Sunday

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