Bangladesh Holiday 2019 – Calendar of 2019 Bangladesh Vacations

Bangladesh Holiday 2019: The government released a list of government holiday in the year 2019. On 1 November, the Public Administration Ministry released the list of holidays.

In the new year, a total of 22 days of public holidays, including eight days, for the holidays and executive orders, have been held for just three days in a public holiday, on weekly holidays. On October 29, the cabinet approved the new year’s leave. 

Bangladesh Holiday 2019

In the year 228, the Bangladesh government holiday was 7 days in the weekends, 10 days between 22 days of 2017 and 22 days in 2016, the weekly holiday was Friday and Saturday.

Ministry of Public Administration has prepared a draft of the Bangladesh government holiday for the year 2019. The Meteorological Department, the Bangla Academy, and the Ministry of Religious Affairs are now waiting for approval in the Cabinet meeting. The Ministry of Public Administration said on October 29 the proposal could be approved in the cabinet meeting.

There will be a 22-day official leave for the next year, three days in which the weekly Bangladesh holiday 2019 is Friday and Saturday.

National Day and the important religious day of different communities will have 14 days of normal holidays. Weekend Bangladesh holiday 2019 (Friday and Saturday) read for 3 days in normal holidays. Apart from this, there are six days in the executive order of the Bengali New Year and on various important religious days. There is no vacancy on Friday and Saturday.

Bangladesh Holiday 2019
Bangladesh Holiday 2019

Bangladesh Holiday 2019 Calendar

Apart from this, optional holidays have also been set for diverse religious programs and minor ethnic groups.

The general holidays are: 21st February Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day, 17 March Birthday of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, March 26, Independence and National Day, May 1 May, 18th May Buddha Purnima, 31 May Jumatul Bida, 5th Eidul Fitr, 12 August Eidul Azha, August 15, National Mourning Day, 23 August Happy Birthday, 8 October Durga Puja (Vijaya Dashami), 10th November Eid Miladunnabi (Sm), 16th Dec Bara 5 December Victory Day and the birthday of Jesus Christ (Christmas).

Holidays in the executive order are April 14 April New Delhi, April 21, Shabberat, June 2, on Sunday, 4th and 6th June before Eidul Fitr and on the next day, 11th and 13th of August Eidul Azhar, before and next day and 10th September Ashura.

Optional holidays (Muslim episodes) are – 4th April Shababiraj, 7th day on the third day of Eidul Fitr, 14th day on the third day of Eid al-Azhar, on October 23 Akhari Chahar Swoba and 9th Fatehah-i-Yazdaham.

List of National Public holidays of Bangladesh in 2019

DayDateHolidayComments
 ThursdayFebruary 21Language Martyrs’ DayInternational Mother Language Day
SundayMarch 17Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthdayFather of Nation of Bangladesh
TuesdayMarch 26Independence DayDeclaration of Independence from Pakistan in 1971
SundayApril 14Bengali New YearFestival marking the start of the Bengali year
SundayApril 21Shab e-BaratNight of Records. Celebrated on the 15th Sha’aban
WednesdayMay 01May DayInternational Labour Day
SundayMay 19Buddha PurnimaBirth of Buddha. Observed on the day of the full moon in May
FridayMay 31Jumatul BidahLast Friday of the month of Ramadan
SaturdayJune 01Night of DestinyCelebrated on the 27th day of Ramadan
WednesdayJune 05Eid ul-FitrEnd of Ramadan
ThursdayJune 06Eid ul-Fitr Holiday
MondayAugust 12Eid ul-AdhaDate varies on Lunar cycle
TuesdayAugust 13Eid ul-Adha Day 2Date varies on Lunar cycle
WednesdayAugust 14Eid ul-Adha Day 3Date varies on Lunar cycle
ThursdayAugust 15National Mourning Day
SaturdayAugust 24JanmashtamiRestricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
TuesdaySeptember 10Ashura10th day of Muharram
TuesdayOctober 08Durga Puja
SundayNovember 10Eid e-Milad-un Nabi
MondayDecember 16Victory DayCommemorates the surrender of the Pakistani army to the Mukti Bahini
WednesdayDecember 25Christmas Day

The optional holidays of the Hindu period include Saraswati Puja on February 10, Shivratri Brat on 4th March, March 26, Dolphatra, April 3, Harichand Tagore’s arrival, 28th September Mahalaya, 7th October Durgapuja (ninth), Oct 13 Lakshmi Puja and Oct. 27 Shyamapuja.

Also on 1 January English New Year, March 6th, Wednesday, April 18, Pure Friday, April 19 April, Friday April 20 April Saturn, 21 April Easter Sunday and December 24 and December 26 Birth of Christ (Christmas day before and after Christmas) is optional for the Christian episode Leave.

Optional holidays (Buddhist episodes) are – February 19th, Maghi Purnima, Chaitrechni on 13th April, Ashadhhi Purnima on 16th July, Madhu Purnima on 13th September and Prabarana Purnima on 13th October.

There are optional holidays for the employees of the minority community in the CHT region and beyond – similar social gatherings of Baisabi and other small ethnic groups of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) on 12 and 15 April.

Ministry of Public Administration has prepared a draft of the government holiday for the year 2019. The Meteorological Department, the Bangla Academy, and the Ministry of Religious Affairs are now waiting for approval in the Cabinet meeting. The Ministry of Public Administration said on October 29 the proposal could be approved in the cabinet meeting.

There will be a 22-day official leave for the next year, three days in which the weekly holiday is Friday and Saturday.

National Day and the important religious day of different communities will have 14 days of normal holidays. Weekend holidays (Friday and Saturday) read for 3 days in normal holidays. Apart from this, there are six days in the executive order of the Bengali New Year and on various important religious days. There is no vacancy on Friday and Saturday.

Apart from this, optional holidays have also been set for diverse religious programs and minor ethnic groups.

The general holidays are: 21st February Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day, 17 March Birthday of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, March 26, Independence and National Day, May 1 May, 18th May Buddha Purnima, 31 May Jumatul Bida, 5th Eidul Fitr, 12 August Eidul Azha, August 15, National Mourning Day, 23 August Happy Birthday, 8 October Durga Puja (Vijaya Dashami), 10th November Eid Miladunnabi (Sm), 16th Dec Bara 5 December Victory Day and the birthday of Jesus Christ (Christmas).

Holidays in the executive order are April 14 April New Delhi, April 21, Shabberat, June 2, on Sunday, 4th and 6th June before Eidul Fitr and on the next day, 11th and 13th of August Eidul Azhar, before and next day and 10th September Ashura.

Optional holidays (Muslim episodes) are – 4th April Shababiraj, 7th day on the third day of Eidul Fitr, 14th day on the third day of Eid al-Azhar, on October 23 Akhari Chahar Swoba and 9th Fatehah-i-Yazdaham.

The optional holidays of the Hindu period include Saraswati Puja on February 10, Shivratri Brat on 4th March, March 26, Dolphatra, April 3, Harichand Tagore’s arrival, 28th September Mahalaya, 7th October Durgapuja (ninth), Oct 13 Lakshmi Puja and Oct. 27 Shyamapuja.

Also on 1 January English New Year, March 6th, Wednesday, April 18, Pure Friday, April 19 April, Friday April 20 April Saturn, 21 April Easter Sunday and December 24 and December 26 Birth of Christ (Christmas day before and after Christmas) is optional for the Christian episode Leave.

Optional holidays (Buddhist episodes) are – February 19th, Maghi Purnima, Chaitrechni on 13th April, Ashadhhi Purnima on 16th July, Madhu Purnima on 13th September and Prabarana Purnima on 13th October.

There are optional holidays for the employees of the minority community in the CHT region and beyond – similar social gatherings of Baisabi and other small ethnic groups of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) on 12 and 15 April.

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