Maharashtra Holidays 2022 List

Maharashtra is one of the largest states of Western India that observes a large number of festivals and holidays. The state observes all the secular holidays like Republic Day, Independence Day & Gandhi Jayanti and major festivals like Holi, Dussehra and Diwali too. Other than this, there are some festivals like Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti, Gudi Padwa, Ganesh Chaturthi that are specific holidays of the Maharashtra state only. Dates for some holidays are fixed while for others it keep changing. In this article, Maharashtra Holidays 2022 List is provided to give you an idea of the day-offs you will be getting in the upcoming year.

Government Holidays in Maharashtra 2022

Government holidays comprise of secular holidays along with some national and regional holidays are they vary from one state to another. All the listed Government holidays are observed in every bank, school and public office of the state. Most private offices observe these days too, but there can be some exceptions. Details of Government Holidays in Maharashtra 2022 like the day and date on which they are going to be observed are provided below. In case any change in the specified dates occur, the same will be reflected in the table below.

Festival Date Day
Republic Day 26 January 2022 Wednesday
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti 19 February 2022 Saturday
Maha Shivaratri 1 March 2022 Tuesday
Holi 19 March 2022 Saturday
Gudi Padwa 2 April 2022 Saturday
Rama Navami 10 April 2022 Sunday
Mahavir Jayanti 14 April 2022 Thursday
Dr B R Ambedkar Jayanti 14 April 2022 Thursday
Good Friday 15 April 2022 Friday
Maharashtra Day 1 May 2022 Sunday
Eid-al-Fitr 3 May 2022 Tuesday
Buddha Purnima 16 May 2022 Monday
Bakrid/ Eid-al-Adha 10 July 2022 Sunday
Muharram 9 August 2022 Tuesday
Raksha Bandhan 12 August 2022 Friday
Independence Day 15 August 2022 Monday
Parsi New Year 16 August 2022 Tuesday
Ganesh Chaturthi 31 August 2022 Wednesday
Janmashtami 19 August 2022 Friday
Gandhi Jayanti 2 October 2022 Sunday
Vijaya Dashami 5 October 2022 Wednesday
Eid-e-Milad/ Milad-un-Nabi 9 October 2022 Sunday
Diwali 24 October 2022 Monday
Bhai Dooj 27 October 2022 Thursday
Guru Nanak Jayanti 8 November 2022 Tuesday
Christmas 25 December 2022 Sunday

Maharashtra Bank Holidays 2022 List

Banks in Maharashtra observes all the Government holidays that have been mentioned above. In addition to these, every Sunday and every second and fourth Saturdays are also holidays in banks. Although, banks will not be opened physically on these days, it is still possible to use services of ATM and online payment services like NEFT & IMPS. Below here is presented a list of all the second and fourth Saturdays that will be observed in the year 2022.

January 2022

  • 8th January 2022: Second Saturday
  • 22nd January 2022: Fourth Saturday

February 2022

  • 12th February 2022: Second Saturday
  • 26th February 2022: Fourth Saturday

March 2022

  • 12th March 2022: Second Saturday
  • 26th March 2022: Fourth Saturday

April 2022

  • 9th April 2022: Second Saturday
  • 23rd April 2022: Fourth Saturday

May 2022

  • 14th May 2022: Second Saturday
  • 28th May 2022: Fourth Saturday

June 2022

  • 11th June 2022: Second Saturday
  • 25th June 2022: Fourth Saturday

July 2022

  • 9th July 2022: Second Saturday
  • 23rd July 2022: Fourth Saturday

August 2022

  • 13th August 2022: Second Saturday
  • 27th August 2022: Fourth Saturday

September 2022

  • 10th September 2022: Second Saturday
  • 24th September 2022: Fourth Saturday

October 2022

  • 8th October 2022: Second Saturday
  • 22nd October 2022: Fourth Saturday

November 2022

  • 12th November 2022: Second Saturday
  • 26th November 2022: Fourth Saturday

December 2022

  • 10th December 2022: Second Saturday
  • 24th December 2022: Fourth Saturday

Maharashtra Schools Holidays in 2022

Just like banks, most schools of Maharashtra will also observe all the listed government holidays. Schools are closed on every Sunday too whereas Saturday off may or may not be granted. Details about the specific holidays that will be observed by any school can be found from the school’s annual calendar. Interested parents can get the school calendar either from the prospectus of the school or its official website.

How to spend a holiday in Maharashtra?

Talk about beaches or hills or forests or waterfalls, you can find everything when in Maharashtra. So, if a holiday is coming up, there is so much to do and so many places to visit in this state. If you are a fan of beaches, some popular beaches where you can go for a walk and enjoy your Bhelpuri are Marine Drive, Gorai Beach, Chowpatty Beach, Tarkarli Beach and Guhagar Beach. Those who are a fan of hills can go visit Lonavala, Lavasa, Khandala, Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani. Visting some renowned forests and waterfalls like Kanakeshwar Forest, Pench Tiger Reserve, Malshej Falls, Dhobi Waterfall, Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary, Pandavkada Waterfall, Randha Falls, Phansad BIRD Sanctuary and Chinaman’s Fallscan also be a great way to spend your holidays.

Not only beaches and hills but many historical places to visit in Maharashtra are also there. Some famous historical places in Maharashtra include Ajanta Caves, Ellora Caves, Daulatabad Fort, Maharaja Palace, Rajabai Clock Tower, Elephanta Caves, Aurangabad Caves and Gateway of India. Religious places such as Siddhivinayak Temple, Mumba Devi Temple, Haji Ali ki Dargah, St. Michael Church, Mahalakshmi Temple, etc are also there in Maharashtra that can be visited on holidays.

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  1. Mohini Maru

    Please mail me the Holiday List

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