Post Office List of Holidays 2022 – Gazetted, Public and Bank Holidays in India

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Holidays are intended to allow individuals to take a break from their routine lives to celebrate festivals or events related to culture, tradition, or religious significance. 2022 has a long list of post office holidays that are set aside by the law or custom when normal activities like work, business, or school are suspended.

While some national holidays are applicable all over India, certain others are restricted holidays which are applicable only in some states. In this article, we talk about the detailed list of post office holidays in 2022 which includes bank holidays, public holidays and government holidays.

National Holiday 2022

India has three national holidays. The country celebrates Independence Day on 15th August, Republic Day on 26th January and Gandhi Jayanti on 2nd October every year, which are duly marked as national holidays for the entire country.

Public and Government Holidays List 2022

India has an extensive list of government and public holidays. These holidays range from the foundation day of different states to religious festivals as well as birthdays of famous people with historical significance. Let’s take a look at the list of Public and Gazetted post office holidays of India in 2022.

DateDayHolidayStatesNature of Holiday
1st January 2022SaturdayNew Year’s DayArunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram, Puducherry, Sikkim, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, TelanganaAll over India
2nd January 2022SundayNew Year HolidayMizoram
9th January 2022SundayGuru Gobind Singh JayantiChandigarh & Haryana
11th January 2022TuesdayMissionary DayMizoram
12th January 2022WednesdaySwami Vivekananda JayantiWest Bengal
14th January 2022FridayMakar SankrantiKarnataka, Gujrat, Sikkim, TelanganaRestricted Holiday
14th January 2022FridayPongalAndhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh, PuducherryRestricted Holiday
15th January 2022SaturdayMagh BihuAssam
15th January 2022SaturdayKanuma PandugaAndhra Pradesh
15th January 2022SaturdayUzhavar ThirunalPuducherry
16th January 2022SundayThiruvalluvar DayTamil Nadu
20th January 2022ThursdayGuru Gobind Singh JayantiChandigarh and HaryanaRestricted Holiday
23rd January 2022SundayNetaji Subhash Chandra Bose JayantiWest Bengal, Odisha, Tripura
25th January 2022TuesdayState DayHimachal Pradesh
26th January 2022WednesdayRepublic DayAll StatesAll Over India
31st January 2022MondayMe-Dum-Me-PhiAssam
2th February 2022WednesdaySonam LosarSikkim
5th February 2022SaturdayVasant PanchamiHaryana, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal and PunjabRestricted Holiday
15th February 2022TuesdayLui-Ngai-NiManipur
16th February 2022WednesdayGuru Ravidas JayantiHaryana, Himachal and PunjabRestricted Holiday
19th February 2022SaturdayChhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj JayantiMaharashtraRestricted Holiday
20th February 2022SundayState DayMizoram and Arunachal Pradesh
26th February 2022SaturdayHazrat Ali JayantiUttar PradeshRestricted Holiday
1st March 2022TuesdayMaha ShivaratriAll states except: Assam, Bihar, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Lakshadweep, Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur, Meghalaya, West Bengal, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Dadar and Nagar HaveliRestricted Holiday
3rd March 2022ThursdayLosarSikkim
5th March 2022SaturdayPanchayatiraj DivasOdisha
18th March 2022FridayHoli/Dol YatraDelhi/ West Bengal
19th March 2022SaturdayHoliNational Holiday except Karnataka, Delhi, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Manipur Puducherry, Tamil Nadu & West Bengal
22nd March 2022TuesdayBihar DiwasBihar
23rd March 2022WednesdayS.Bhagat Singh’s Martyrdom DayHaryana
1st April 2022FridayOdisha DayOdisha
2nd April 2022SaturdayTelugu New Year/Gudi PadwaTamil Nadu/Daman and Diu, DN & Maharashtra
4th April 2022MondaySarhulJharkhandRestricted Holiday
5th April 2022TuesdayBabu Jagjivan Ram JayantiTelangana and Andhra Pradesh
10th April 2022SundayRam NavamiBihar, Andhra Pradesh, Daman and Diu, Andaman and Nicobar, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujrat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Odisha, Sikkim, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Rajasthan and Telangana
13th April 2022WednesdayTelugu New YearTelangana
13th April 2022WednesdayUgadiAndhra Pradesh, Goa, Gujrat, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Telangana & Rajasthan
13th April 2022WednesdayBohag Bihu HolidayAssam
14th April 2022ThursdayTamil New YearTamil Nadu
14th April 2022ThursdayMahavir JayantiChandigarh, Gujrat, Haryana Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Punjab, West Bengal, Lakshadweep and Tamil NaduRestricted Holiday
14th April 2022ThursdayVaisakhPunjab, Haryana, Jammu and KashmirRestricted Holiday
14th April 2022ThursdayDr. Ambedkar JayantiNational except Andaman and Nicobar Island, Daman and Diu, Delhi, Assam, Lakshawadeep, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Puducherry, Tripura,
14th April 2022ThursdayVishuKerala
14th April 2022ThursdayMaha Vishuba SankrantiOdishaRestricted Holiday
14th April 2022ThursdayBohag BihuAssam and Arunachal PradeshRestricted Holiday
14th April 2022ThursdayCheiraobaManipur
15th April 2022FridayBengali New YearWest Bengal and TripuraRestricted Holiday
15th April 2022FridayHimachal DayHimachal Pradesh
15th April 2022FridayGood FridayNational except Haryana & Jharkhand
16th April 2022SaturdayEaster SaturdayNagaland
17th April 2022SundayEaster SundayKerala & Nagaland
21st April 2022ThursdayGaria PujaTripura
29th April 2022FridayJumat-ul-WidaJharkhand
29th April 2022FridayShab-e-QadrJharkhandRestricted Holiday
1st May 2022SundayMaharashtra DayMaharashtra
1st May 2022SundayMay DayGoa, Assam, Bihar, Kerala, Karnataka, Puducherry, Manipur, Telangana, Tripura, Tamil Nadu and West BengalRestricted Holiday
2nd May 2022MondayMaharshi Parasuram JayantiGujrat, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh
3rd May 2022TuesdayIdul FitrNational
3rd May 2022TuesdayBasava JayantiKarnataka
4th May 2022WednesdayIdul Fitr HolidayTelangana
9th May 2022MondayGuru Rabrindranath JayantiTripura and West Bengal
16th May 2022MondayState DaySikkim
16th May 2022MondayBuddha PurnimaAndaman and Nicobar, Chandigarh, Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Jharkhand, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tripura, Mizoram, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand & West Bengal
24th May 2022TuesdayKazi Nazrul Islam JayantiTripura
2nd June 2022ThursdayMaharana Pratap JayantiHaryana, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan
3rd June 2022FridaySri Guru Arjun Dev Ji’s Martyrdom DayPunjab
14th June 2022TuesdayPahili RajaOdisha
14th June 2022TuesdaySri Guru Kabir JayantiPunjab, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh & Haryana
15th June 2022WednesdayRaja SankrantiOdisha
15th June 2022WednesdayYMA DayMizoram
22th June 2022WednesdayKharchi PujaTripura
30th June 2022ThursdayRemna NiMizoram
1st July 2022FridayRatha YathraOdisha
5th July 2022TuesdayGuru Hargobind Ji’s BirthdayJammu and Kashmir
6th July 2022WednesdayMHIP DayMizoram
10th July 2022SundayBakrid/Eid al AdhaNationalexcept Arunachal Pradesh, Daman and Diu, Puducherry & Sikkim
11th July 2022MondayBakrid/Eid al AdhaJharkhand
13th July 2022WednesdayMartyrs DayJammu and Kashmir
13th July 2022WednesdayBhanu JayantiSikkim
17th July 2022SundayKharchi PujaTripura
17th July 2022SundayU Tirot Sing DayMeghalaya
24th July 2022SundayBonaluTelangana
31st July 2022SundayShaheed Udham Singh’s Martyrdom DayHaryana
8th August 2022MondayTendong Lho Rum FaatSikkim
9th August 2022TuesdayMuharramAll States except: Daman and Diu, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Goa, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland, Punjab, Puducherry, Uttrakhand, Sikkim and West BengalAll over India
12th August2022FridayRaksha BandhanChandigarh, Daman and Diu, Haryana, Gujrat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan & Uttar Pradesh
12th August2022FridayJhulan PurnimaOdisha
13th August 2022SaturdayPatriots DayManipur
15th August 2022MondayIndependence DayAll StatesAll over India
16th August 2022TuesdayDe Jure Transfer DayPuducherry
16th August 2022TuesdayParsi New YearMaharashtra, Gujarat, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu
19th August 2022FridayJanmashtamiAll states except: Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Lakshadweep, Puducherry, Manipur, Mizoram and West BengalAll over India
28th August 2022SundayParkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib JiPunjabRestricted Holiday
29th August 2022MondayHartalika TeejSikkim and chandigarh
31st August 2022WednesdayGanesh ChaturthiDaman and Diu, Andhra Pradesh, Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Maharashtra, Gujrat, Goa, Odisha, Telangana, Puducherry and Tamil NaduAll over India
1st September 2022ThursdayNuakhaiOdisha
1st September 2022ThursdayGanesh Chaturthi HolidayGoa
6th September 2022TuesdayRamdev JayantiRajasthan
6th September 2022TuesdayTeja DashmiRajasthan
7th September 2022WednesdayFirst OnamKerala
8th September 2022Thursday 2022ThiruvonamKerala
9th September 2022FridayIndra JatraSikkim
10th September 2022SaturdaySree Narayana Guru JayantiKerala
10th September 2022SaturdaySamvatsari FestivalGujarat
21st September 2022WednesdaySree Narayana Guru SamadhiKerala
23rd September 2022FridayHeroes’ Martyrdom DayHaryana
25th September 2022SundayFirst Day of BathukammaTelangana
25th September 2022SundayMahalaya AmavasyaKarnataka, Odisha, West Bengal, Tripura
26th September 2022MondayMaharaja Agrasen JayantiHaryana
26th September 2022MondayGhatasthapanaRajasthan
28th September 2022WednesdayS. Bhagat Singh Ji JayantiPunjab
2nd October 2022SundayMaha SaptamiOdisha, Sikkim, Tripura & West Bengal
2nd October 2022SundayMahatma Gandhi JayantiAll StatesAll over India
3rd October 2022MondayMaha AshtamiArunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Manipur, Jharkhand, Manipur, Rajasthan, Odisha, Telangana, Sikkim, West Bengal & Tripura
4th October 2022TuesdayMaha NavamiBihar, Assam, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Meghalaya, Odisha, Nagaland, Sikkim, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Tripura and West BengalRestricted Holiday
5th October 2022WednesdayVijaya DashamiAll states except: Manipur and PuducherryRestricted Holiday
9th October 2022SundayLakshmi PujaTripura, Odisha and West Bengal
9th October 2022SundayMaharishi Valmiki JayantiHimachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka, Punjab
9th October 2022SundayEid e MiladAll states except: Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bihar, Assam, Goa, Chandigarh, Manipur, Himachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Punjab, West Bengal and ManipurAll over India
14th October 2022FridayFriday following Eid e MiladJharkhand
24th October 2022MondayDiwaliDelhi, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Goa, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu & Telangana
25th October 2022TuesdayDiwaliNational except Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Goa, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu & Telangana
25th October 2022TuesdayVikram Samvat New YearGujarat
26th October 2022WednesdayDeepavali HolidayHaryana, Daman and Diu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Uttrakhand, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh
27th October 2022ThursdayBhai DoojGujarat, Rajasthan, Uttrakhand, Sikkim & Uttar Pradesh
30th October 2022SundayChhath PujaChandigarh, Bihar & jharkhand
31st October 2022MondaySardar Vallabhbhai Patel JayantiGujarat
31st October 2022MondayChhath Puja HolidayBihar
1st November 2022TuesdayKutManipur
1st November 2022TuesdayPuducherry Liberation DayPuducherry
1st November 2022TuesdayHaryana DayHaryana
1st November 2022TuesdayKannada RajyotsavaKarnataka
8th November 2022Tuesdaykarthika PurnimaOdisha & Telangana
8th November 2022TuesdayGuru Nanak JayantiAll States except: Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Daman and Diu, Kerala, Karnataka, Meghalaya, Manipur, Odisha, Mizoram, Sikkim, Puducherry, Tripura and Tamil NaduAll over India
15th November 2022TuesdayLhabab DuchenSikkim
22nd November 2022TuesdayKanakadasa JayantiKarnataka
23rd November 2022TuesdaySeng kut SnemMeghalaya
28th November 2022MondaySri Guru Teg Bahadur ji’s Martyrdom DayPunjab
1stDecember 2022ThursdayIndigenous Faith DayArunachal Pradesh
3rd December 2022SaturdayFeast of St Francis XavierGoa
5th December 2022MondaySheikh Muhammad Abdullah JayantiJammu and Kashmir
12th December 2022MondayPa Togan Nengminza SangmaMeghalaya
18th December 2022SaturdayDeath Anniversary of U SoSo ThamMeghalaya
18th December 2022SaturdayGuru Ghasidas JayantiChandigarh
19th December 2022MondayLiberation DayGoa, Daman and Diu
24th December 2022SaturdayChristmas HolidayMizoram and MeghalayaRestricted Holiday
25th December 2022SundayChristmas DayAll statesAll over India
26th December 2022MondayShaheed Udham Singh JayantiHaryana
26th December 2022MondayChristmas HolidayMizoram, Meghalaya and TelanganaRestricted Holiday
29th December 2022FridayGuru Gobind Singh JayantiHaryana & Meghalaya
30th December 2022FridayU Kiang NangbahMeghalaya
30th December 2022FridayTamu LosarSikkim
31st December 2022SaturdayNew Year’s EveManipur

As one of the most populated countries in the world, India has a rich cultural heritage. With many different religions, traditions and languages, our country is blessed with many festivals as all faiths are embraced in this land. To be a part of these festivals, you can make use of the above-mentioned holiday calendar to take a break from routine life and plan a trip- or event.

FAQs
Are government and public holidays the same across all states in India?
No, the list of government or public holidays is not the same across different states in India. While some government and public holidays are common to all states, there are many holidays that are specific to the history and culture of each state.
Is New Year a public holiday in different states in India?
Many states have declared New Year as a public holiday. The new year is also considered a bank holiday.
How many National holidays are there in India?
India has three national holidays that is Republic Day, which falls on 26th January, Independence Day that falls on 15th August, Gandhi Jayanti which falls on 2nd October.
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