Ash Wednesday in Bangladesh
Ash Wednesday is known as the first day of Lent for many Christians worldwide. It is the beginning of the Lenten fast. The Lenten fast lasts for 40 days (excluding Sundays) and ends on Holy Saturday, which is the day before Easter Sunday.
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Ash Wednesday ObservancesNote: This day is an optional public holiday for the religious communities in Bangladesh.
Holiday currently only shown for years 2005–2017.
|Wed||Feb 17||2010||Ash Wednesday||Optional Holiday|
|Wed||Mar 9||2011||Ash Wednesday||Optional Holiday|
|Wed||Feb 22||2012||Ash Wednesday||Optional Holiday|
|Wed||Feb 13||2013||Ash Wednesday||Optional Holiday|
|Wed||Mar 5||2014||Ash Wednesday||Optional Holiday|
|Wed||Feb 18||2015||Ash Wednesday||Optional Holiday|
|Wed||Feb 10||2016||Ash Wednesday||Optional Holiday|
|Wed||Mar 1||2017||Ash Wednesday||Optional Holiday|
Quick FactsAsh Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
Ash Wednesday 2016Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Ash Wednesday 2017Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Other holidays in February 2017 in Bangladesh
- Valentine's Day – Tuesday, February 14, 2017
- Language Martyrs' Day – Tuesday, February 21, 2017
- Maha Shivaratri – Friday, February 24, 2017