Public Holidays 2022: Public Holidays 2022 Calendar

Public Holidays 2022 Public Holidays 2022 by AstroSage offers you a detailed table comprising dates, days, and Indian festivals falling in 2022. Apart from the Gregorian Calendar 2022, this list is also based on Hindu Panchang. Let us go ahead and know more about 2022 Public Holidays in India. The list of Public Holidays 2022 in India comprises of various holidays that are observed in different parts of the country, including-

Read in English - Public Holidays 2023

  • Government Holidays 2022
  • Hindu Holidays 2022
  • Bank Holidays 2022
  • Religious Holidays 2022
  • Islamic Holidays 2022
  • Christian Holidays 2022·
  • Parsi Holidays 2022

Without further ado, let’s check out the list of Public Holidays 2022.

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Public Holidays 2022 for January

Date Day Holiday
1 Jan Sat New Year's Day
2 Jan Sun New Year Holiday
9 Jan Sun Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
11 Jan Tue Missionary Day
12 Jan Wed Swami Vivekananda Jayanti
14 Jan Fri Makara Sankranti
14 Jan Fri Magh Bihu
15 Jan Sat Pongal
15 Jan Sat Thiruvalluvar Day
16 Jan Sun Kanuma Panduga
16 Jan Sun Uzhavar Thirunal
23 Jan Sun Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
25 Jan Tue State Day
26 Jan Wed Republic Day
31 Jan Mon Me-Dum-Me-Phi

Public Holidays 2022 for February

Date Day Holiday
2 Feb Wed Sonam Losar
5 Feb Sat Vasant Panchami
15 Feb Tue Lui-Ngai-Ni
15 Feb Tue Hazrat Ali Jayanti
16 Feb Wed Guru Ravidas Jayanti
19 Feb Sat Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti
20 Feb Sun State Day

Public Holidays 2022 for March

Date Day Holiday
1 Mar Tue Maha Shivaratri
3 Mar Thu Losar
5 Mar Sat Panchayati raj Divas
18 Mar Fri Doljatra
19 Mar Sat Holi
22 Mar Tue Bihar Day
23 Mar Wed S. Bhagat Singh's Martyrdom Day

Public Holidays 2022 for April

Date Day Holiday
1 Apr Fri Odisha Day
2 Apr Sat Telugu New Year
2 Apr Sat Gudi Padwa
4 Apr Mon Sarhul
5 Apr Tue Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanti
10 Apr Sun Ram Navami
13 Apr Wed Ugadi
13 Apr Wed Bohag Bihu Holiday
14 Apr Thu Mahavir Jayanti
14 Apr Thu Vaisakhi
14 Apr Thu Dr Ambedkar Jayanti
14 Apr Thu Tamil New Year
14 Apr Thu Vishu
14 Apr Thu Maha Vishuba Sankranti
14 Apr Thu Bohag Bihu
14 Apr Thu Cheiraoba
15 Apr Fri Good Friday
15 Apr Fri Bengali New Year
15 Apr Fri Himachal Day
16 Apr Sat Easter Saturday
17 Apr Sun Easter Sunday
21 Apr Thu Garia Puja
29 Apr Fri Shab-e-Qadr
29 Apr Fri Jumat-ul-Wida

Public Holidays 2022 for May

Date Day Holiday
1 May Sun Maharashtra Day
1 May Sun May Day
2 May Mon Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti
3 May Tue Eid Ul Fitr
3 May Tue Basava Jayanti
4 May Wed Eid Ul Fitr Holiday
9 May Mon Guru Rabindranath Jayanti
16 May Mon State Day
16 May Mon Buddha Purnima
24 May Tue Kazi Nazrul Islam Jayanti

Public Holidays 2022 for June

Date Day Holiday
2 Jun Thu Maharana Pratap Jayanti
3 Jun Fri Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji's Martyrdom Day
14 Jun Tue Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti
14 Jun Tue Pahili Raja
15 Jun Wed Raja Sankranti
15 Jun Wed YMA Day
22 Jun Wed Kharchi Puja
30 Jun Thu Remna Ni

Public Holidays 2022 for July

Date Day Holiday
5 Jul Tue Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday
6 Jul Wed MHIP Day
10 Jul Sun Bakrid / Eid al Adha
11 Jul Mon Bakrid / Eid al Adha Holiday
13 Jul Wed Martyrs' Day
13 Jul Wed Bhanu Jayanti
17 Jul Sun U Tirot Sing Day
24 Jul Sun Bonalu
31 Jul Sun Hariyali Teej
31 Jul Sun Shaheed Udham Singh's Martyrdom Day

Public Holidays 2022 for August

Date Day Holiday
8 Aug Mon Tendong Lho Rum Faat
9 Aug Tue Muharram
12 Aug Fri Raksha Bandhan
12 Aug Fri Jhulan Purnima
13 Aug Sat Patriots Day
15 Aug Mon Independence Day
16 Aug Tue De Jure Transfer Day
16 Aug Tue Parsi New Year
19 Aug Fri Janmashtami
28 Aug Sun Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
29 Aug Mon Hartalika Teej
31 Aug Wed Ganesh Chaturthi

Public Holidays 2022 for September

Date Day Holiday
1 Sep Thu Nuakhai
1 Sep Thu Ganesh Chaturthi Holiday
6 Sep Tue Ramdev Jayanti
6 Sep Tue Teja Dashmi
7 Sep Wed First Onam
8 Sep Thu Thiruvonam
9 Sep Fri Indra Jatra
10 Sep Sat Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti
21 Sep Wed Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi
23 Sep Fri Heroes' Martyrdom Day
25 Sep Sun Mahalaya Amavasya
25 Sep Sun First Day of Bathukamma
26 Sep Mon Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti
26 Sep Mon Ghatasthapana
28 Sep Wed S. Bhagat Singh Ji Jayanti

Public Holidays 2022 for October

Date Day Holiday
2 Oct Sun Maha Saptami
2 Oct Sun Gandhi Jayanti
3 Oct Mon Maha Ashtami
4 Oct Tue Maha Navami
5 Oct Wed Vijaya Dashami
9 Oct Sun Lakshmi Puja
9 Oct Sun Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti
9 Oct Sun Eid e Milad
14 Oct Fri Friday Following Eid e Milad
24 Oct Mon Deepavali
25 Oct Tue Diwali
25 Oct Tue Vikram Samvat New Year
26 Oct Wed Govardhan Puja
27 Oct Thu Bhai Dooj
30 Oct Sun Chhath Puja
31 Oct Mon Chhath Puja Holiday
31 Oct Mon Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti

Public Holidays 2022 for November

Date Day Holiday
1 Nov Tue Kut
1 Nov Tue Puducherry Liberation Day
1 Nov Tue Haryana Day
1 Nov Tue Kannada Rajyotsava
8 Nov Tue Karthika Purnima
8 Nov Tue Guru Nanak Jayanti
11 Nov Fri Kanakadasa Jayanti
15 Nov Tue Lhabab Duchen
22 Nov Tue Kanakadasa Jayanti
23 Nov Wed Seng Kut Snem
28 Nov Mon Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji's Martyrdom Day

Public Holidays 2022 for December

Date Day Holiday
1 Dec Thu Indigenous Faith Day
3 Dec Sat Feast of St Francis Xavier
5 Dec Mon Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah Jayanti
12 Dec Mon Pa Togan Nengminza Sangma
18 Dec Sun Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham
18 Dec Sun Guru Ghasidas Jayanti
19 Dec Mon Liberation Day
24 Dec Sat Christmas Eve Holiday
25 Dec Sun Christmas Day
26 Dec Mon Shaheed Udham Singh Jayanti
26 Dec Mon Christmas Holiday
29 Dec Thu Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
30 Dec Fri U Kiang Nangbah
30 Dec Fri Tamu Losar
31 Dec Sat New Year's Eve

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Public Holidays 2022 In India: Indian Holidays And Observances In 2022

Out of various kind of observances and Public Holidays in 2022, some important ones are mentioned below:

National Holidays 2022

National Holidays refer to the public holidays that are observed throughout the country. These holidays hold great political significance in all States and union territories. The three main National Holidays that are observed annually in India are-

  1. Republic Day, 26 January
  2. Independence Day, 15 August
  3. Gandhi Jayanti, 02 October

Religious Holidays 2022

Some of the main religious holidays and their significance in India are mentioned below-

Good Friday- This day falls just before Easter and perpetuates the final hours, crucifixion, and death of Jesus Christ. Good Friday is a part of Holy Week that also includes Jesus’ Last Supper and Palm Sunday.

Mahavir Jayanti- This religious holiday in 2022 is observed by the devout Jains to honor the birth and life of Lord Mahavira, along with his teaching. As per the Gregorian calendar, Mahavir Jayanti falls in either late March or early April.

Id-ul-Fitr- This is a prominent Islamic Holiday that marks the end of the holy month of fasting called Ramadan. During this time, Muslims across the world gather together with their families and friends and show gratitude towards Allah.

Buddha Purnima- This religious holiday commemorates Gautam Buddha’s extraordinary life. Also known as Vesak, this day is observed in May on a full moon. The followers of Buddhism spend their time in Buddhist temples on this day, where monks cite verses.

Id-ul Zuha- This day is the most prominent feast according to the Islamic Calendar. Id-ul-Zuha (the Feast of Sacrifice) is based on three major teachings of Prophet Muhammad- offer grace before sunrise, wear the best clothes available to you, and celebrate morality and integrity.

Muharram- As per the Islamic Calendar, Muharram is the first month, which is considered to be sacred. Out of the 30 days of Muharram, the 10th day holds the most significance. The Shia Muslims observe this day to mourn Husayn Ibn Ali’s demise, and the Sunni Muslims celebrate this day to commemorate Moses’ victory over Egyptian Pharaoh.

Dussehra- Dussehra is an eminent religious as well as public holiday in 2022 according to the Hindu calendar. Also known as Vijaydashmi, this day marks Lord Rama’s triumph over Ravana and signifies the victory of good over evil.

Diwali- The exact day of Diwali (Deepavali), the festival of lights, is decided according to the Hindu calendar every year. This day celebrates the returning of Lord Rama with his wife after 14 years of exile. People light candles and diyas on this day and exchange sweets to express their joy.

Guru Nanak's Birthday- Guru Nanak Jayanti is observed all over India by the followers of Sikhism. According to the Hindu Calendar 2022, this day falls on a full moon day of Kartik month.

Christmas- Christians celebrate Christmas Day on 25th December every year. On this day, the people of the Christian community go to the church with their friends and family to attend special church services. In the evening, they celebrate the day by eating festive meals and exchanging gifts.

Maha Shivratri- Shivratri means “The mega night of Lord Shiva”. On this day, the prayers are offered to Lord Shiva to commemorate the time when he saved the world from ignorance. There are 12 Shivratri festivals observed according to the Hindu calendar, out of which Maha Shivratri is the most significant and holy.

Holi- The festival of colors, Holi, is celebrated in India with utmost enthusiasm and joy. This festival commemorates the demise of Holika and also marks the arrival of the spring season.

Ram Navami- This religious holiday in 2022 is observed to celebrate the birthday of the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu, Lord Rama. On this day, people of the Hindu community observe a fast and seek Lord Rama’s blessings.

Janmashtami- This day is celebrated as the birth anniversary of one of the most worshipped deities in the Hindu communities, Lord Krishna. Janmashtami falls in the month of Shravan and is celebrated nationwide with devotional songs, pujas, dance, and blowing of the Conch.

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Traditional Holidays 2022

Some traditional holidays in India are seldom observed as an off day by the central government and businesses. Some examples of these traditional holidays in 2022 are- B.R. Ambedkar Jayanti, Bihu, Onam, and many others.

Bank Holidays 2022

Some holidays in India are shortlisted by the State Government, Central Government, and Union Territories, and are treated as Bank Holidays in 2022. These Bank Holidays are issued by the Department of Economic Affairs.

Here's hoping that the list of Public Holidays 2022 helps you pre-plan your holiday, and you can spend it being productive. AstroSage wishes you all the best for 2022!

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