Public Holidays in Bangladesh in 2019

Bangladesh Upcoming Holidays in Bangladesh

Independence Day
Independence Day

26 March 2019 This National holiday is in 7 days. Commemorates the declaration of independence from Pakistan on 26 March 1971 by Sheikh ...

Bengali New Year
Bengali New Year

14 April 2019 This National holiday is in 26 days. Mughal Emperor Akbar introduced the Bengali calendar in 1556 (Gregorian calendar) to ma...

Shab e-Barat
Shab e-Barat

21 April 2019 This National holiday is in 33 days. Muslims believe that on the night of Shab-E-Barat God decides on the destinies of all m...

Bangladesh List of National Public holidays of Bangladesh in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Thursday February 21 Language Martyrs' Day International Mother Language Day
Sunday March 17 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's birthday Father of Nation of Bangladesh
Tuesday March 26 Independence Day Declaration of Independence from Pakistan in 1971
Sunday April 14 Bengali New Year Festival marking the start of the Bengali year
Sunday April 21 Shab e-Barat Night of Records. Celebrated on the 15th Sha'aban
Wednesday May 01 May Day International Labour Day
Sunday May 19 Buddha Purnima Birth of Buddha. Observed on the day of the full moon in May
Friday May 31 Jumatul Bidah Last Friday of the month of Ramadan
Saturday June 01 Night of Destiny Celebrated on the 27th day of Ramadan
Wednesday June 05 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Thursday June 06 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday
Monday August 12 Eid ul-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Tuesday August 13 Eid ul-Adha Day 2 Date varies on Lunar cycle
Wednesday August 14 Eid ul-Adha Day 3 Date varies on Lunar cycle
Thursday August 15 National Mourning Day
Saturday August 24 Janmashtami Restricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Tuesday September 10 Ashura 10th day of Muharram
Tuesday October 08 Durga Puja
Sunday November 10 Eid e-Milad-un Nabi
Monday December 16 Victory Day Commemorates the surrender of the Pakistani army to the Mukti Bahini
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day


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