Public Holidays in Bangladesh in 2017

Bangladesh List of National Public holidays of Bangladesh in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday February 21 Feb 21 Language Martyrs' Day International Mother Language Day
Friday March 17 Mar 17 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's birthday Father of Nation of Bangladesh
Sunday March 26 Mar 26 Independence Day Independence from Pakistan in 1971
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Bengali New Year Festival marking the start of the Bengali year
Monday May 01 May 1 May Day International Labour Day
Wednesday May 10 May 10 Buddha Purnima Birth of Buddha. Observed on the day of the full moon in May
Friday May 12 May 12 Shab e-Barat Night of Records. Celebrated on the 15th Sha'aban
Thursday June 22 Jun 22 Night of Destiny Celebrated on the 27th day of Ramadan
Friday June 23 Jun 23 Jumatul Bidah Last Friday of the month of Ramadan
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Tuesday June 27 Jun 27 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday
Monday August 14 Aug 14 Janmashtami Restricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Tuesday August 15 Aug 15 National Mourning Day Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family were killed in 1975
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Eid ul-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Saturday September 02 Sep 2 Eid ul-Adha Day 2 Date varies on Lunar cycle
Sunday September 03 Sep 3 Eid ul-Adha Day 3 Date varies on Lunar cycle
Saturday September 30 Sep 30 Ashura 10th day of Muharram
Saturday December 16 Dec 16 Eid e-Milad-un Nabi
Saturday December 16 Dec 16 Victory Day Commemorates the surrender of the Pakistani army to the Mukti Bahini
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day


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