Public Holidays in Bangladesh in 2017

Bangladesh List of National Public holidays of Bangladesh in 2017

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


National Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • Friday and Saturday are weekends

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