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Maundy Thursday in Bangladesh

Maundy Thursday commemorates Jesus Christ’s institution of the Eucharist during the Last Supper, which is described in the Christian bible. The day is also known as Passion Thursday, Paschal Thursday or Sheer (or Shere) Thursday. It is the day before Good Friday and occurs during Holy Week.

Stained Glass of the Last Supper
Maundy Thursday remembers Jesus Christ's institution of the Eucharist during the Last Supper.
Maundy Thursday remembers Jesus Christ's institution of the Eucharist during the Last Supper.
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About Maundy Thursday

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Maundy Thursday Observances

Note: This day is an optional public holiday for the religious communities in Bangladesh.
WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
ThuApr 12010Maundy ThursdayOptional Holiday
ThuApr 212011Maundy ThursdayOptional Holiday
ThuApr 52012Maundy ThursdayOptional Holiday
ThuMar 282013Maundy ThursdayOptional Holiday
ThuApr 172014Maundy ThursdayOptional Holiday
ThuApr 22015Maundy ThursdayOptional Holiday
ThuMar 242016Maundy ThursdayOptional Holiday

Quick Facts

Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.

Maundy Thursday 2016

Thursday, March 24, 2016

2017 date to be announced


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Note: This day is an optional public holiday for the religious communities in Bangladesh.

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