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Muharram 2024 in Bangladesh

The Islamic New Year is on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the lunar Islamic calendar, which differs from the Gregorian calendar.

Is Muharram a Public Holiday?

Muharram is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

A lantern is often used as a symbol for the month of Muharram, the Islamic month of mourning.


About Muharram

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Muharram Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2007–2025.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2007SatJan 20MuharramGovernment Holiday
2008ThuJan 10MuharramGovernment Holiday
2008MonDec 29MuharramGovernment Holiday
2009FriDec 18MuharramGovernment Holiday
2010WedDec 8MuharramGovernment Holiday
2011SunNov 27MuharramGovernment Holiday
2012ThuNov 15MuharramGovernment Holiday
2013TueNov 5MuharramGovernment Holiday
2014SatOct 25MuharramGovernment Holiday
2015ThuOct 15MuharramGovernment Holiday
2016MonOct 3MuharramGovernment Holiday
2017FriSep 22MuharramGovernment Holiday
2018WedSep 12MuharramGovernment Holiday
2019SunSep 1MuharramGovernment Holiday
2020ThuAug 20MuharramGovernment Holiday
2021TueAug 10MuharramGovernment Holiday
2022SatJul 30MuharramObservance
2023WedJul 19Muharram (Tentative Date)Government Holiday
2024MonJul 8Muharram (Tentative Date)Observance
2025FriJun 27Muharram (Tentative Date)Government Holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.