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July Holidays : Holidays help us get away from the daily hustle and bustle. Given this fact, we all look forward to the holidays. Here, we have compiled the list of upcoming public and bank holidays in the month of July 2022. Read on to know a little more about the dates and about the festivals.

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July Holidays
List of Public Holidays in July 2022

In the month of July, many festivals are celebrated in different parts of the country. Listed in the table below are the festivals that will be celebrated in the month of July for 2022:

Date Day July Holiday 2022 Celebrated in
1 July 2022 Friday Ratha Yatra Orissa
5 July 2022 Tuesday Guru Hargobind Ji’s Birthday Jammu & Kashmir
6 July 2022 Wednesday MHIP Day Mizoram
7 July 2022 Thursday Kharchi Puja Tripura
9 July 2022 Saturday Id-Ul-Ad’ha All states
11 July 2022 Monday Eid-ul-Azha All states
13 July 2022 Wednesday Martyr’s Day Jammu & Kashmir
13 July 2022 Wednesday Bhanu Jayanti Sikkim
14 July 2022 Thursday Ben Dienkhlam Meghalaya
16 July 2022 Saturday Harela Uttarakhand
17 July 2022 Sunday U Tirot Sing Day Meghalaya
26 July 2021 Tuesday Ker Puja Tripura
31 July 2022 Sunday Hariyali Teej Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand
31 July 2022 Sunday Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham Singh Punjab and Haryana

List of Monthly Holidays 2022

Bank Holidays in July 2022:

Banks operating in the country remain closed on every second and fourth Saturday of the month as per the instructions of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Checking bank holidays in advance will help you plan your bank trips in advance and make it more productive. Here is the list of Bank Holidays in the month of June 2022:

Date Day Holiday Celebrated in
1 July 2022 Friday Ratha Yatra Orissa
7 July 2022 Thursday Kharchi Puja Tripura
9 July 2022 Saturday 2nd Saturday All states
9 July 2022 Saturday Id-Ul-Ad’ha All states
11 July 2022 Monday Eid-ul-Azha All states
23 July 2022 Saturday 4th Saturday All States

Uttar Pradesh July Holidays 2022

Date Day Holiday Celebrated in
9 July 2022 Saturday 2nd Saturday UP
9 July 2022 Saturday Id-Ul-Ad’ha UP
11 July 2022 Monday Eid-ul-Azha UP
23 July 2022 Saturday 4th Saturday UP

July Holidays 2022 In Orissa :

Date Day Holiday Celebrated in
1 July 2022 Friday Ratha Yatra Orissa
9 July 2022 Saturday 2nd Saturday Orissa
9 July 2022 Saturday Id-Ul-Ad’ha Orissa
11 July 2022 Monday Eid-ul-Azha Orissa
23 July 2022 Saturday 4th Saturday Orissa

July Holidays 2022 In Bihar:

Date Day Holiday Celebrated in
9 July 2022 Saturday 2nd Saturday Bihar
9 July 2022 Saturday Id-Ul-Ad’ha Bihar
11 July 2022 Monday Eid-ul-Azha Bihar
23 July 2022 Saturday 4th Saturday Bihar

Description of Holidays in July 2022

  • Behdienkhlam – This festival is celebrated for good health, prosperity and a big harvest. The festival begins with the sacrifice of a pig to ‘Niya Pirathat’ (Thunder). The priest then rings a brass bell on the side of the main road from where the forest begins. As part of the festival, long, round and polished trunks of trees are cut and left in the forest for two days. Later the logs are brought to the town with great pomp. After performing the ritual, the log is thrown into the river. A game called ‘Dad-Lavacore’ is played at the end of the festival.
    Guru Hargobind’s Birthday – Also known as Guru Hargobind Jayanti, this day is celebrated to commemorate the birthday of Guru Hargobind, the sixth Nanak in Sikhism. On the day of the festival, people visit Gurudwaras and participate in Shabd Kirtan and eat langar served on the occasion. At night, Rehas is recited followed by Kirtan. Some Gurudwaras organize processions to mark the occasion.
  • MHIP Day – This day is celebrated to commemorate the establishment of Mizo Hameche Insuihkham Pawl (MHIP), the only women’s voluntary organization in Mizoram. To mark the occasion, special celebrations are organized across the state. These include community services such as cleaning roads and other surroundings. MHIP, the state’s largest charitable organization, fights for women who face atrocities, helps the needy and provides family counseling.
  • Bhanu Jayanti – This festival is celebrated to commemorate the birthday of Bhanubhakta Acharya. Acharya was a Nepali poet, translator and writer. To mark the occasion, literary seminars and events are organized.
    Martyrs’ Day – This day is celebrated in tribute to those killed in Jammu and Kashmir on 13 July 1931. On this day tribute is paid to the martyrs. That day, 22 Kashmiri people were massacred outside the Central Jail by Dogra state forces on the orders of Maharaja Hari Singh.
  • Bonalu – Basically a Hindu festival, Bonalu is celebrated during the month of Ashadha which falls in the month of July or August. During the festival, Goddess Mahakali is worshipped. On this occasion rice is prepared in clay or brass utensils using milk and jaggery. The food is decorated with neem leaves, turmeric and vermilion. The women later carry the pot on their heads and offer it to the goddess along with saris and bangles.
  • U Tirot Sing Day – This day is celebrated to commemorate the death of one of the chiefs of the Khasi people named U Tirot Sing Siem, who was hanged by the British. On this day, tribute is paid to the brave Khasi Raja, who stood up against the British in 1929.
  • Karkidaka Vavu – On the occasion of Karkidaka Vavu, people perform the ritual of ‘Bali Tharpanam’ to pay homage to their departed ancestors. In the day, people wake up early and reach the Bali Tharpanam centres. Rituals are conducted in the holy rivers, beaches and temples in the state of Kerala. On this day, the person performing the rituals observes a fast. Cooking of non-vegetarian food is prohibited on this occasion and a special dish called ‘Vavu Ada’ is prepared.
  • Hariyali Teej – Known as the swing festival, Hariyali Teej is celebrated in the Hindu month of Shravan. On this occasion, married women dress up as brides and observe a fast. This festival signifies happiness, prosperity and growth in the married life of the couples. This festival is also celebrated by unmarried girls.
  • Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham Singh – This day is celebrated to commemorate the death anniversary of Shaheed Udham Singh. On that day, tribute is paid to the Indian revolutionary who avenged the Jallianwala Bagh massacre by killing Michael O’Dwyer.
  • Bakrid – This festival is celebrated in memory of the sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim. This festival is celebrated after the Hajj pilgrimage. As part of the festival, feasts are held. Friends and family members also meet on the occasion of Bakrid.

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