New Delhi: In the second half of January 2022, private and government banks in India will stay closed for 7 days. Apart from weekends, banks will stay closed in various states due to holidays. In January alone, the banks will be closed for a total of 16 days.Also Read - Fake Currency News: Two-Fold Rise In Fake Rs 500 Notes; Fake Rs 2,000 Notes Up 50 Per Cent, Says RBI

The list of the bank holidays in January 2022, was published on RBI’s website. According to a notification, on Republic Day, January 26, 2021, the banks will stay open in Agartala, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Guwahati, Kochi and Srinagar. Also Read - Rs 100 Note Is The Darling Of Indians, Rs 2000 Note? Not So Much

Here is a list of bank holidays in the second half of January 2022

  • January 15: Uttarayaana Punyakaala Makar Sankranti Festival/Maghe Sankranti/ Sankranti/ Pongal/ Thiruvalluvar Day
  • January 18: Thai Poosam, Chennai
  • January 26: Republic Day – Across the country except in Imphal, Jaipur, Srinagar, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, and Agartala

Weekend offs in January 2022

  • January 16, 2022: Weekly off (Sunday)
  • January 22, 2022: Fourth Saturday
  • January 23, 2022: Weekly off (Sunday)
  • January 30, 2022: Weekly off (Sunday)
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