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New Year's Day in Bangladesh

New Year’s Day, which is on January 1, marks the start of the year in the Gregorian calendar and it's a public holiday in many countries. Count down to the New Year, no matter where you are.

Is New Year's Day a Public Holiday?

New Year's Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2022, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Day is celebrated worldwide on January 1.

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About New Year's Day

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New Year's Day Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2005–2024.

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

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2005SatJan 1New Year's DayOptional Holiday
2006SunJan 1New Year's DayOptional Holiday
2007MonJan 1New Year's DayOptional Holiday
2008TueJan 1New Year's DayOptional Holiday
2009ThuJan 1New Year's DayOptional Holiday
2010FriJan 1New Year's DayOptional Holiday
2011SatJan 1New Year's DayOptional Holiday
2012SunJan 1New Year's DayOptional Holiday
2013TueJan 1New Year's DayOptional Holiday
2014WedJan 1New Year's DayOptional Holiday
2015ThuJan 1New Year's DayOptional Holiday
2016FriJan 1New Year's DayOptional Holiday
2017SunJan 1New Year's DayOptional Holiday
2018MonJan 1New Year's DayOptional Holiday
2019TueJan 1New Year's DayOptional Holiday
2020WedJan 1New Year's DayOptional Holiday
2021FriJan 1New Year's DayOptional Holiday
2022SatJan 1New Year's DayOptional Holiday
2023SunJan 1New Year's DayOptional Holiday
2024MonJan 1New Year's DayOptional 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.