Holidays in India 2022

Festivals form an integral part of the Indian culture and vary from state to state, with each state or city having its own set of customs and traditions of celebrating a festival. Here’s a complete list of government, public, and bank holidays in 2022.

Government holidays are of two types:

  • Gazetted Holidays 2022

 A Gazetted holiday observed by schools, banks, and other organizations which includes both private as well as the public.


FestivalDateDay
Republic Day
26 January
Wednesday
Mahashivratri
1th March
Tuesday
Holi18th MarchFriday
Good Friday
15 April
Friday
Ram Navami10 AprilSunday
Mahavir Jayanti
15 April
Friday
Ramzan/Eid-ul-Fitr
2 MayMonday
Buddha Purnima
16 May
Monday
Bakr Id
10 JulySunday
Independence Day15th AugustMonday
Janmashtami
19 AugustFriday
Muharram
30 July
Saturdayy
Gandhi Jayanti
2nd October
Sunday
Dussehra
5th October
Wednesday
Diwali
24th October
Monday
Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti
8 November
Tuesday
Christmas
25 December
Sunday
  • Restricted Holidays 2022

It is an optional holiday and totally depends on an individual employee whether he or she is willing to take or not.


FestivalDateDay
New Year’s Day
1 January
Saturday
Guru Govind Singh Jayanti
2 January
Sunday
Lohri
13 JanuaryThursday
Pongal
14 January
Friday
Hazrat Ali Birthday14 FebruaryMonday
Holika Dahana
18 March
Friday
Easter day24 AprilSunday
Chaitra Sukladi/ Baisakhi
14th April
Thursday
Birthday of Rabindranath
7 May
Saturday
Jamat-UI-Vida
28 April
Thursday
Onam30 AugustTuesday
Rakshabandhan
11 August
Thursday
Ganesh Chaturthi
31st August
Wednesday
Maha Asthami
3 October
Monday
Maha Navami
4 October
Tuesday
Govardhan Puja
26 October
Wednesday
Bhai Duj
26 October
Wednesday
Chatt Puja
30 October
Saturday
Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day
24th November
Thursday

Observance Days 2022

There are also some observance days celebrated in India. The list of the same are as follows:


FestivalDateDay
Chinese New Year
1 February
Tuesday
Valentine’s Day
14 February
Monday
First Day of Passover
15  April
Friday
Maundy
14 April
Thursday
Ambedkar Jayanti
14th April
Thursday
May Day
01st May
Sunday
Mother’s Day
08 May
Sunday
Father’s Day
19 June
Sunday
Guru Purnima
13 July
Wednesday
Friendship Day
7 August
Sunday
Halloween Day
31st October
Sunday
Children’s day
14th November
Monday
First Day of Hanukah
18th November
Sunday
Last Day of Hanukah
26 December
Monday