Indian Money

Indian Public Holidays in May 2022


The Reserve Bank of India determines bank holidays each month, releasing a month-by-month schedule of such days off for private and public lenders at the start of the year. According to the list, all commercial and public sector banks will have 11 bank holidays in May 2022.

May 1SundayAll states
May 2MondayRamjan-Eid (Eid-UI-Fitr)Kerala
May 3TuesdayBhagvan Shree Parshuram Jayanti/Ramjan-Eid (Eid-UI-Fitr)/Basava JayantiAll states except Kerala
May 8SundayAll states
May 9MondayBirthday of Rabindranath TagoreWest Bengal
May 14SaturdaySecond SaturdayAll states
May 15SundayAll states
May 16MondayBuddha Purnima/VesakTripura, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, West Bengal, New, Delhi, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh
May 22SundayAll states
May 28SaturdayFourth SaturdayAll states
May 29SundayAll states

The Reserve Bank of India grants holidays to the bank under three categories that include Banks’ Closing of Accounts, Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act, Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act, and Real-Time Gross Settlement Holiday.

Disclaimer: All precautions have been taken to gather the most accurate information about the Bank Holiday dates for the month of May 2022. However, readers are advised to verify with their local branches to corroborate the same.