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Maundy Thursday in Bangladesh

Maundy Thursday commemorates Jesus Christ’s institution of the Eucharist during the Last Supper, which is described in the Christian bible. The day is also known as Passion Thursday, Paschal Thursday or Sheer (or Shere) Thursday. It is the day before Good Friday and occurs during Holy Week.

Is Maundy Thursday a Public Holiday?

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

Stained Glass of the Last Supper

Maundy Thursday remembers Jesus Christ's institution of the Eucharist during the Last Supper.

©iStockphoto.com/sedmak

About Maundy Thursday

Read more about Maundy Thursday.

Maundy Thursday 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
2015ThuApr 2Maundy ThursdayOptional Holiday
2016ThuMar 24Maundy ThursdayOptional Holiday
2017ThuApr 13Maundy ThursdayOptional Holiday
2018ThuMar 29Maundy ThursdayOptional Holiday
2019ThuApr 18Maundy ThursdayOptional Holiday
2020ThuApr 9Maundy ThursdayOptional Holiday

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