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Maha Shivaratri in Bangladesh

Is Maha Shivaratri a Public Holiday?

Maha Shivaratri 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.

Maha Shivaratri 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
2015TueFeb 17Maha ShivaratriOptional Holiday
2016MonMar 7Maha ShivaratriOptional Holiday
2017FriFeb 24Maha ShivaratriOptional Holiday
2018WedFeb 14Maha ShivaratriOptional Holiday
2019MonMar 4Maha ShivaratriOptional Holiday
2020FriFeb 21Maha ShivaratriOptional Holiday

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