Public holidays January 2022: From today, banks will be closed for 6 days this month; consult the important dates before visiting the branch | Personal finance news

New Delhi: Before visiting your bank branch in the rest of January 2022, you should take note of the important days that several bank branches will remain closed in the country.

Banks will be closed for 6 days in the remainder of this month, although online banking will continue to operate. However, you should note that the banks will NOT be closed for said 6 days in all states or regions. This is the total number of days that banks in different parts of the country will remain closed for public holidays. For example, bank branches may be closed for Thai Poosam in Chennai but not closed for the same festival in Assam.

Here is the list of public holidays for the rest of January 2022. Check out the list.

January 18: Thai Poosam Tuesday (Chennai)
January 22: Saturday fourth Saturday of the month
January 23: Sunday Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Jayanti, rest week across the country
January 25: Tuesday State Foundation Day Himachal Pradesh
January 26: Republic Day Wednesday will be a national holiday
January 31: Monday will be a public holiday in Assam

Reserve Bank of India places its holidays under three brackets –Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act; Public holiday under the Negotiable Instruments Act and real-time gross settlement holiday; and closure of bank accounts. However, it should be noted that public holidays vary by state and are not observed by all banking companies. Public holidays also depend on festivals observed in specific states or notification of specific occasions in those states.


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