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Eid ul-Fitr in Bangladesh

Eid-al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr, Eid ul-Fitr, Id-Ul-Fitr, Eid) is the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. It marks the end of Ramadan, which is a month of fasting and prayer. Many Muslims attend communal prayers, listen to a khutba (sermon) and give zakat al-fitr (charity in the form of food) during Eid al-Fitr.

Is Eid ul-Fitr a Public Holiday?

Eid ul-Fitr is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Muslim child and mother expressing joy.

Many Muslims dress in fine clothing and children receive gifts on Eid al-Fitr.

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About Eid ul-Fitr

Read more about Eid ul-Fitr.

Eid ul-Fitr Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

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

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatJul 18Eid ul-FitrPublic Holiday
2016WedJul 6Eid ul-FitrPublic Holiday
2017TueJun 27Eid ul-FitrPublic Holiday
2018SatJun 16Eid ul-FitrPublic Holiday
2019WedJun 5Eid ul-FitrPublic Holiday
2020MonMay 25Eid ul-FitrPublic Holiday

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