List of Government Holidays in India in 2022

What Are the Government Holidays in India in 2022?

Government Holidays in January 2022

Date

Day

Government Holidays

1st January

Saturday

New Year's Day (across the country)

2nd January

Sunday

New Year Holiday (Mizoram)

9th January

Sunday

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti (Chandigarh and Haryana)

11th January

Tuesday

Missionary Day (Mizoram)

12th January

Wednesday

Swami Vivekananda Jayanti (West Bengal)

14th January

Friday

Makar Sankranti (in most of the states) Magh Bihu (Assam)

15th January

Saturday

Thiruvalluvar Day or Pongal (Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry)

16th January

Sunday

Kanuma Panduga (Andhra Pradesh) Uzhavar Thirunal (Pondicherry and Tamil Nadu)

23rd January

Sunday

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti (West Bengal, Odisha and Tripura)

25th January

Tuesday

State Day (Himachal Pradesh)

26th January

Wednesday

Republic Day (National holiday)

31st January

Monday

Me-Dum-Me-Phi (Assam)

Government Holidays in February 2022

Date

Day

Government Holidays

2nd February

Wednesday

Sonam Losar (Sikkim)

5th February

Saturday

Vasant Panchami (Haryana, Punjab, West Bengal, Tripura and Odisha)

15th February

Tuesday

Lui-Ngai-Ni (Manipur) Hazrat Ali Jayanti (Uttar Pradesh)

16th February

Wednesday

Guru Ravidas Jayanti (Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh)

19th February

Saturday

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti (Maharashtra)

20th February

Sunday

State Day (Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram)

Government Holidays in March 2022

Date

Day

Government Holidays

1st March

Tuesday

Maha Shivaratri (in maximum states)

3rd March

Thursday

Losar (Sikkim)

5th March

Saturday

Panchayati raj Divas (Odisha)

18th March

Friday

Holi (in most of the states) Doljatra (West Bengal)

22nd March

Tuesday

Bihar Day (Bihar)

23rd March

Wednesday

S. Bhagat Singh's Martyrdom Day (Haryana)

Government Holidays in April 2022

Date

Day

Government Holidays

1st April

Friday

Odisha Day (Odisha)

2nd April

Saturday

Telugu New Year (Telangana) Gudi Padwa (Maharashtra, Daman and Diu, and Darda and Nagar Haveli)

4th April

Monday

Sarhul (Jharkhand)

5th April

Tuesday

Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanti (Telangana and Andhra Pradesh)

10th April

Sunday

Ram Navami (in many states)

13th April

Wednesday

Ugadi (in a few states) Bohag Bihu (Assam)

14th April

Thursday

Mahavir Jayanti (in maximum states), Bohag Bihu (Assam and Arunachal Pradesh), Vaisakh (Punjab and Jharkhand), Dr Ambedkar Jayanti (in most of the states), Maha Vishuba Sankranti (Odisha), Cheiraoba (Manipur), Tamil New Year (Tamil Nadu)

15th April

Friday

Good Friday (in maximum states) Bengali New Year (West Bengal and Tripura) Vishu (Kerala) Himachal Day (Himachal Pradesh)

16th April

Saturday

Easter Saturday (Nagaland)

17th April

Sunday

Easter Sunday (Nagaland and Kerala)

21st April

Thursday

Garia Puja (Tripura)

29th April

Friday

Shab-e-Qadr and Jumat-ul-Wida (Jammu and Kashmir)

Government Holidays in May 2022

Date

Day

Government Holidays

1st May

Sunday

May Day (in most of the states), Maharashtra Day (Maharashtra)

2nd May

Monday

Eid Ul Fitr (Kerala), Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti (Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh)

3rd May

Tuesday

Basava Jayanti (Karnataka) Eid Ul Fitr (National holiday)

4th May

Wednesday

Eid Ul Fitr Holiday (Telangana)

9th May

Monday

Guru Rabindranath Jayanti (West Bengal and Tripura)

16th May

Monday

Buddha Purnima (in most of the states) State Day (Sikkim)

24th May

Tuesday

Kazi Nazrul Islam Jayanti (Tripura)

Government Holidays in June 2022

Date

Day

Government Holidays

2nd June

Thursday

Maharana Pratap Jayanti (Rajasthan, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh)

3rd June

Friday

Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji's Martyrdom Day (Punjab)

14th June

Tuesday

Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti (Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh and Himachal Pradesh) Pahili Raja (Odisha)

15th June

Wednesday

YMA Day (Mizoram) Raja Sankranti (Odisha)

22nd June

Wednesday

Kharchi Puja (Tripura)

30th June

Thursday

Remna Ni (Mizoram)

Government Holidays in July 2022

Date

Day

Government Holidays

1st July

Friday

Ratha Yathra (Odisha)

5th July

Tuesday

Birthday of Guru Hargobind Ji (Jammu and Kashmir)

6th July

Wednesday

MHIP Day (Mizoram)

9th July

Saturday

Bakrid or Eid al Adha (Kerala)

10th July

Sunday

Eid al Adha or Bakrid (in most of the states)

11th July

Monday

Bakrid or Eid al Adha Holiday (Jammu and Kashmir)

13th July

Wednesday

Martyrs' Day (Jammu and Kashmir)

17th July

Sunday

U Tirot Sing Day (Meghalaya)

24th July

Sunday

Bonalu (Telangana)

31st July

Sunday

Shaheed Udham Singh's Martyrdom Day and Hariyali Teej (Haryana)Shaheed Udham Singh's Martyrdom Day and Hariyali Teej (Haryana)

Government Holidays in August 2022

Date

Day

Government Holidays

8th August

Monday

Tendong Lho Rum Faat (Sikkim)

9th August

Tuesday

Muharram (in most of the states)

12th August

Friday

Raksha Bandhan (in many states) Jhulan Purnima (Odisha)

13th August

Saturday

Patriots Day (Manipur)

15th August

Monday

Independence Day (National holiday)

16th August

Tuesday

Parsi New Year (Maharashtra, Daman and Diu, and Darda and Nagar Haveli) De Jure Transfer Day (Pondicherry)

19th August

Friday

Janmashtami (in most of the states)

28th August

Sunday

Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji (Punjab)

29th August

Monday

Hartalika Teej (Sikkim and Chhattisgarh)

31st August

Wednesday

Ganesh Chaturthi (in most states)

Government Holidays in September 2022

Date

Day

Government Holidays

1st September

Thursday

Ganesh Chaturthi Holiday (Goa) Nuakhai (Odisha)

6th September

Tuesday

Ramdev Jayanti and Teja Dashmi (Rajasthan)

7th September

Wednesday

First Onam (Kerala)

8th September

Thursday

Thiruvonam (Kerala)

9th September

Friday

Indra Jatra (Sikkim)

10th September

Saturday

Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti (Kerala)

21st September

Wednesday

Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi (Kerala)

23rd September

Friday

Heroes' Martyrdom Day (Haryana)

25th September

Sunday

First Day of Bathukamma (Telangana) Mahalaya Amavasya (in few states)

26th September

Monday

Ghatasthapana (Rajasthan) Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti (Haryana)

28th September

Wednesday

S. Bhagat Singh Ji Jayanti (Punjab)

Government Holidays in October 2022

Date

Day

Government Holidays

2nd October

Sunday

Gandhi Jayanti (National holiday) Maha Saptami (in some states)

3rd October

Monday

Maha Ashtami (in maximum states)

4th October

Tuesday

Maha Navami, Navaratri (in many states)

5th October

Wednesday

Vijaya Dashami, Dussehra (in most of the states)

8th October

Saturday

Eid-e-Milad (Kerala)

9th October

Sunday

Lakshmi Puja (West Bengal, Odisha and Tripura) Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti (in a few states) Eid e Milad (in some of the states)

24th October

Monday

Diwali (in some states)

25th October

Tuesday

Diwali (in most states) Vikram Samvat New Year (Gujarat)

26th October

Wednesday

Deepavali Holiday (in some states)

27th October

Thursday

Bhai Dooj (in many states)

30th October

Sunday

Chhath Puja (Bihar, Jharkhand and Chandigarh)

31st October

Monday

Chhath Puja Holiday (Bihar)

Government Holidays in November 2022

Date

Day

Government Holidays

1st November

Tuesday

Puducherry Liberation Day (Pondicherry) Haryana Day (Haryana) Kut (Manipur) Kannada Rajyotsava (Karnataka)

8th November

Tuesday

Guru Nanak Jayanti (in most states) Karthika Purnima (in some of the states)

11th November

Friday

Kanakadasa Jayanti (Karnataka)

15th November

Tuesday

Lhabab Duchen (Sikkim)

22nd November

Tuesday

Kanakadasa Jayanti (Karnataka)

23rd November

Wednesday

Seng Kut Snem (Meghalaya)

28th November

Monday

Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji's Martyrdom Day (Punjab)

Government Holidays in December 2022

Date

Day

Government Holidays

1st December

Thursday

Indigenous Faith Day (Arunachal Pradesh)

3rd December

Saturday

Feast of St Francis Xavier (Goa)

5th December

Monday

Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah Jayanti (Jammu and Kashmir

12th December

Monday

Pa Togan Nengminza Sangma (Meghalaya)

18th December

Sunday

Guru Ghasidas Jayanti (Chandigarh) Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham (Meghalaya)

19th December

Monday

Liberation Day (Goa and Daman and Diu)

24th December

Saturday

Christmas Eve (Mizoram and Meghalaya)

25th December

Sunday

Christmas Day (in maximum states)

26th December

Monday

Shaheed Udham Singh Jayanti (Haryana)

29th December

Thursday

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti (Haryana and Chandigarh)

30th December

Friday

U Kiang Nangbah (Meghalaya) Tamu Losar (Sikkim)

31st December

Saturday

New Year's Eve (Manipur)

These tables show all the government holidays in 2022, where some were national, but most were state holidays. However, the Public offices inside and outside of Delhi do not enjoy all of these holidays. 14 among those holidays apply for government offices outside of Delhi, along with three additional holidays. On the other hand, government offices in New Delhi will enjoy 17 central government holidays in 2022

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