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Ashura in Bangladesh

Is Ashura a Public Holiday?

Ashura is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2021, it falls on a Friday, and some businesses may choose to follow Friday opening hours.

Ashura Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2007–2022.

Note: Government offices and most businesses are closed during a public holiday.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2007TueJan 30AshuraPublic Holiday
2009MonDec 28AshuraPublic Holiday
2010FriDec 17AshuraPublic Holiday
2011TueDec 6AshuraPublic Holiday
2012SunNov 25AshuraPublic Holiday
2013ThuNov 14AshuraPublic Holiday
2014TueNov 4AshuraPublic Holiday
2015SatOct 24AshuraPublic Holiday
2016TueOct 11AshuraPublic Holiday
2017SunOct 1AshuraPublic Holiday
2018FriSep 21AshuraPublic Holiday
2019TueSep 10AshuraPublic Holiday
2020SunAug 30AshuraPublic Holiday
2021FriAug 20AshuraPublic Holiday
2022MonAug 8Ashura (Tentative Date)Public Holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.