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Buddha Purnima/Vesak in Bangladesh

Is Buddha Purnima/Vesak a Public Holiday?

Buddha Purnima/Vesak is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2019 it falls on a Saturday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Buddha Purnima/Vesak Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SunMay 3Buddha Purnima/VesakNational holiday
2016SatMay 21Buddha Purnima/VesakNational holiday
2017WedMay 10Buddha Purnima/VesakNational holiday
2018SunApr 29Buddha Purnima/VesakNational holiday
2019SatMay 18Buddha Purnima/VesakNational holiday
2020ThuMay 7Buddha Purnima/VesakNational holiday

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