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Good Friday in Bangladesh

Many Christians around the world observe Good Friday on the Friday before Easter Sunday. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion, and death, which is told in the Christian Bible. It is the day after Maundy Thursday.

Is Good Friday a Public Holiday?

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

In 2020 it falls on a Friday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Friday opening hours.

Good Friday commemorates Jesus' death on the cross.

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About Good Friday

Read more about Good Friday.

Good Friday Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

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

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015FriApr 3Good FridayOptional Holiday
2016FriMar 25Good FridayOptional Holiday
2017FriApr 14Good FridayOptional Holiday
2018FriMar 30Good FridayOptional Holiday
2019FriApr 19Good FridayOptional Holiday
2020FriApr 10Good FridayOptional Holiday

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