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Holidays and Observances in Bangladesh in 2018

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Holidays and Observances in Bangladesh in 2018

Date NameType
Jan 1MondayNew Year's DayOptional Holiday
Jan 10WednesdayBangabandhu Homecoming DayObservance
Jan 21SundaySaraswati PujaOptional Holiday
Jan 31WednesdayMaghi PurnimaOptional Holiday
Feb 14WednesdayMaha ShivaratriOptional Holiday
Feb 14WednesdayAsh WednesdayOptional Holiday
Feb 14WednesdayValentine's DayObservance
Feb 21WednesdayLanguage Martyrs' DayPublic Holiday
Mar 1ThursdayDoljatraOptional Holiday
Mar 2FridayHoliHindu Holiday
Mar 2FridayNational Flag DayObservance
Mar 17SaturdaySheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthdayPublic Holiday
Mar 20TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 26MondayIndependence DayPublic Holiday
Mar 29ThursdayMaundy ThursdayOptional Holiday
Mar 30FridayGood FridayOptional Holiday
Mar 31SaturdayHoly SaturdayOptional Holiday
Apr 1SundayEaster DayOptional Holiday
Apr 2MondayEaster MondayOptional Holiday
Apr 13FridayChaitra SankrantiOptional Holiday
Apr 13FridayShab-e-MerajOptional Holiday
Apr 14SaturdayBengali New YearPublic Holiday
Apr 29SundayBuddha Purnima/VesakNational holiday
May 1TuesdayMay DayPublic Holiday
May 1TuesdayShab e-BaratPublic Holiday
May 13SundayMothers' DayObservance
Jun 11MondayShab-e-qadrPublic Holiday
Jun 15FridayJumatul BidahPublic Holiday
Jun 16SaturdayEid ul-FitrPublic Holiday
Jun 17SundayEid ul-Fitr HolidayPublic Holiday
Jun 17SundayFathers' DayObservance
Jun 18MondayEid ul-Fitr HolidayPublic Holiday
Jun 19TuesdayEid ul-Fitr HolidayOptional Holiday
Jun 21ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 1SundayJuly 1 Bank HolidayBank Holiday
Jul 27FridayAshari PurnimaOptional Holiday
Aug 15WednesdayNational Mourning DayPublic Holiday
Aug 22WednesdayEid al-AdhaPublic Holiday
Aug 23ThursdayEid al-Adha Day 2Public Holiday
Aug 24FridayEid al-Adha Day 3Public Holiday
Aug 25SaturdayEid al-Adha Day 4Optional Holiday
Aug 26SundayRaksha BandhanHindu Holiday
Sep 2SundayJanmashtamiPublic Holiday
Sep 13ThursdayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday
Sep 21FridayAshuraPublic Holiday
Sep 23SundaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 25TuesdayMadhu PurnimaOptional Holiday
Oct 8MondayMahalayaOptional Holiday
Oct 10WednesdayFirst Day of NavaratriHindu Holiday
Oct 19FridayDurga PujaPublic Holiday
Oct 24WednesdayLakshmi PujaOptional Holiday
Oct 24WednesdayPrabarana PurnimaOptional Holiday
Oct 31WednesdayHalloweenObservance
Nov 6TuesdaySri Shayama PujaOptional Holiday
Nov 7WednesdayAkhari Chahar SombaOptional Holiday
Nov 20TuesdayEid e-Milad-un NabiPublic Holiday
Dec 16SundayVictory DayPublic Holiday
Dec 19WednesdayFateha-i-YajdahamOptional Holiday
Dec 22SaturdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24MondayChristmas EveOptional Holiday
Dec 25TuesdayChristmas DayPublic Holiday
Dec 26WednesdayBoxing DayOptional Holiday
Dec 30SundayElection DayPublic Holiday
Dec 31MondayNew Year's EveBank Holiday

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