Banks are the foundation of any country’s economy. Banks provide a variety of financial services in the economy on behalf of the country, enterprise entities, corporations, organisations, and people. Accepting deposits, making loans, wealth management, currency exchange, money transfers, safe deposit boxes, and other services are among the many that banks provide. Banks are classified into three types: investment banks, retail banks, and commercial banks.

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Banks in India base their policies and procedures on the Reserve Bank of India‘s directives. Even bank holidays adhere to the general norms established by the RBI. Banks in India do not operate on national or regional public holidays. While national holidays are observed throughout the country, regional holidays are observed in certain states in response to events of local significance.

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Because regional holidays in a specific state may differ depending on the gazette issued by the relevant state, it is critical that you also review official announcements made by the state government on local holidays. Sundays are a day off for Indian banks. The second and fourth Saturdays of each month are also regular bank holidays. The following is a comprehensive list of Indian bank holidays for April 2022.

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Date Day Holiday Description Applicable in states
1 April 2022 Friday Odisha Day/ Maundy Thursday Odisha/Many States
2 April 2022 Saturday Telegu New Year/Gudi Padwa Many States
4 April 2022 Monday Sarhul Jharkhand
5 April 2022 Tuesday Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanti Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
9 April 2022 Saturday Second Saturday All-over India
10 April 2022 Sunday Ram Navami Many States
13 April 2022 Wednesday Ugadi, Bohag Bihu Many States, Assam
14 April 2022 Thrusday Mahavir Jayanti/Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti/Tamil New Year/Vishu/Vaishakh/Bohag Bihu/Maha Vishubha Sankranti/Cheiraoba Many States
15 April 2022 Friday Good Friday, Bengali New Year & Himachal Day All over India except in Jharkhand and Haryana, West Bengal and Tripura, Himachal Pradesh
17 April 2022 Sunday Easter Sunday Nagaland and Kerala
21 April 2022 Thursday Garia Puja Tripura
29 April 2022 Friday Shab-i-Qadr, Jumat-ul-Wida All states
30 April 2022 Saturday Fourth Saturday All states

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Keep track of the list of bank holidays in April 2022 so that you can plan your bank visits and critical banking operations on working days. Though certain critical banking activities may be impacted by bank holidays, you may always access ATMs 24 hours a day, seven days a week for basic banking functions such as cash deposits and withdrawals.