May 2022 holiday calendar with major festivals and events: Eid ul-Fitr, Akshaya Tritiya, Mother’s Day, Buddha Purnima; Check the date sheet of all important dates and Indian holidays for the month

India is a land of diverse cultures, beliefs and traditions, which are celebrated throughout the year with great enthusiasm and fervor. The majority of the observances we mark come from our rich ancient history and some often coincide with seasonal changes. According to the Hindu calendar, Vaisakha and Jyaistha are the lunar months corresponding to the month of May. The Hindu month Vaishakha coincides with the Gregorian month of May. The fifth month of the year also holds a variety of festivals and events important to a particular ethnic group, religion or region. From the State Day to auspicious festivals and international events, the month of May held many surprises! To kick off the new month, we have brought you the May 2022 Holiday Calendar with major festivals and events, which will give you an overview of all the major days, holidays and events that deserve your attention. Dry days in 2022 in India, free PDF download: see the full list in the New Year calendar with dates of festivals and events when alcohol will not be available for sale in bars, pubs and shops. ‘alcohol.

May will begin with one of the most important days in the Islamic calendar, Eid. A month of fasting, perseverance and prayers, Ramadan will culminate with the Eid al-Fitr celebration which will begin on the evening of Monday May 2 in India and end on May 3, 2022. Followed by this, the Hindu observance of Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akti or Akha Teej, will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. This day is observed regionally as an auspicious day by Hindus, Jains and Jharkhand tribes in India and Nepal. Along with these festivals, the month also has annual celebrations like International Workers’ Day, Mother’s Day, Press Freedom Day, and National Technology Day. Let’s look at the full date sheet for May 2022, so you can plan your vacation accordingly.

May 2022 Holiday Date Sheet

Date Day Parties/Events
May 1 Sunday International Workers Day, World Laughter Day, Maharashtra Day, Gujarat Day
May 2 Monday Eid al-Fitr
May 3 Tuesday Akshaya Tritiya, Parashurama Jayanti, Press Freedom Day
May 6 Friday Parashurama Jayanti, Surdas Jayanti, Ramanujacharya Jayanti
May 7 Saturday Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
May 8 Sunday Mother’s Day, Ganga Saptami, World Red Cross Day
May 10 Tuesday Sita Navami
May 11 Wednesday Thrissur Pooram
May 14 Saturday Narasimha Jayanti
May 15 Sunday Kurma Jayanti, Vrishabha Sankranti
May 16 Monday Buddha Purnima
May 17 Tuesday Narada Jayanti
May 30 Monday Shani Jayanti, Wat Savitri Vrat
May 31st Tuesday world no tobacco day

Holidays in May 2022

Date Day Parties/Events Region
May 2 Sunday Eid al-Fitr Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram
May 3 Monday Bhagvan Shree Parshuram Jayanti, Eid ul-Fitr, Basava Jayanti, Akshaya Tritiya All India except Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram
May 9 Monday Anniversary of the birth of Rabindranath Tagore Kolkata
May 16 Monday Buddha Purnima

Along with the occasions, there will be two additional days off for banks which fall on the second and fourth Saturday of the month, i.e. May 14 and 28. The month also has many annual events like World Thalassemia Day, National Technology Day, and International Day of Families, which may be regional or public holidays depending on origin.

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