Bank holidays in December 2022: Banks to remain closed for 14 days, check full list here
Banks will be closed for up to 14 days in December. Those who are planning to visit banks this month should go through the holiday calendar first to avoid any inconvenience.
Both private and government banks will be shut for 14 days in the upcoming month but online banking services will be available on all occasions. Banks holidays may differ from state to state. Goa Liberation Day, Christmas, and Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s birthday are some of the occasions when banks will be closed.
Here’s the list of bank holidays in December 2022.
December 3: Banks will remain closed in Panaji, Goa on the occasion of the Feast of St Francis Xavier. December 4: First Sunday of the month.
December 10: Second Saturday of the month. December 11: Second Sunday of the month.
December 12: Banks will remain closed in Shillong and largely around Meghalaya, to commemorate Pa-Togan Nengminja Sangma on the Garo tribe leader’s death anniversary.
December 18: Third Sunday of the month.
December 19: Banks in Panaji (Goa) are listed to remain shut on the occasion of Goa Liberation Day.
December 24: While banks in Shillong and around Meghalaya are listed to remain shut on the occasion of the Christmas Festival (Christmas Eve), banks in other parts of the country will also be non-operational as the day is the fourth Saturday of the month.
December 25: Fourth Sunday of the month.
December 26: In Aizawl (Mizoram), Gangtok (Sikkim), and Shillong (Meghalaya) banks will remain closed on Christmas Celebration/Losoong/Namsoong.
December 29: Banks across Chandigarh will be shut to mark Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday.
December 30: On U Kiang Nangbah banks will be closed in and around Shillong to commemorate the freedom fighter.
December 31: Banks in Aizawl and across Mizoram will be shut to mark the celebration of New Year’s Eve.
RBI has divided holidays into three categories: Holiday under the Negotiable Instruments Act, Holiday under the Negotiable Instruments Act and Real-Time Gross Settlement Holidays, and Banks’ Closing of Accounts.