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Ash Wednesday in Bangladesh

Quick Facts

Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.

Local names

NameLanguage
অ্যাশ বুধবারBengali
Khāka budhabāraBengali (latin)
Ash WednesdayEnglish
AschermittwochGerman

Ash Wednesday 2014

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Ash Wednesday 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Note: This day is an optional public holiday for the religious communities in Bangladesh.
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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.

Ash is an important symbol of Ash Wednesday in many Christian churches.

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About Ash Wednesday

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Ash Wednesday Observances

Note: This day is an optional public holiday for the religious communities in Bangladesh.
WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
WedFeb 92005Ash WednesdayOptional Holiday
WedMar 12006Ash WednesdayOptional Holiday
WedFeb 212007Ash WednesdayOptional Holiday
WedFeb 62008Ash WednesdayOptional Holiday
WedFeb 252009Ash WednesdayOptional Holiday
WedFeb 172010Ash WednesdayOptional Holiday
WedMar 92011Ash WednesdayOptional Holiday
WedFeb 222012Ash WednesdayOptional Holiday
WedFeb 132013Ash WednesdayOptional Holiday
WedMar 52014Ash WednesdayOptional Holiday
WedFeb 182015Ash WednesdayOptional Holiday

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