Bangladesh Public Holidays Calendar 2021

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Updated: Holy Ashura on Friday, August 20, 2021

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Holiday Name Date Day
Language Martyrs’ Day February 21, 2021 Sunday
Mujib’s Birthday & Children’s Day March 17, 2021 Wednesday
Genocide Remembrance Day March 25, 2021 Thursday
Independence Day March 26, 2021 Friday
Bengali New Year’s Day April 14, 2021 Wednesday
May Day May 01, 2021 Saturday
End of Ramadan (Eid al-Fitr) May 13, 2021 Thursday
Buddha’s Birthday May 19, 2021 Wednesday
Feast of the Sacrifice (Eid al-Adha) July 20, 2021 Tuesday
National Mourning Day August 15, 2021 Sunday
Day of Ashura August 20, 2021 Wednesday
Krishna Janmashtami August 24, 2021 Tuesday
Durga Puja October 08, 2021 Friday
Birthday of Muhammad (Mawlid) October 18, 2021 Monday
Armed Forces Day November 21, 2021 Sunday
Martyred Intellectuals Day December 14, 2021 Tuesday
Victory Day December 16, 2021 Thursday
Christmas Day December 25, 2021 Saturday

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Notes: Friday and Saturday are weekends

National Public holidays in Bangladesh

National holidays

Standard calendar Date Bengali Date
(as revised 2019)
Bengali name English name Commemorates
21 February 8 Falgun শহীদ দিবস (Shôhid Dibôs) Language Martyrs’ Day
International Mother Language Day
Protests and sacrifices to protect Bengali as a national language during Bengali Language Movement of 1952.
17 March 2 Choitro মুজিব জয়ন্তী (Mujib jaẏantī) Mujib’s Birthday & Children’s Day Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’ Birthday, founder of Bangladesh and National Children’s Day.
26 March 12 Choitro স্বাধীনতা দিবস (Shadhinôta Dibôs) Independence Day Proclamation of Independence and the start of the Liberation War.
14 April 1 Boishakh পহেলা বৈশাখ (Pôhela Bôishakh) Bengali New Year’s Day The start of the Bengali calendar year.
1 May 18 Boishakh মে দিবস (Me Dibôs) May Day International Workers’ Solidarity Day
15 August 31 Srabon জাতীয় শোক দিবস (Jatiyô shok dibôs) National Mourning Day Assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
16 December 1 Poush বিজয় দিবস (Bijôy Dibôs) Victory Day Surrender of Pakistan, ending of the Liberation War.

Religious holidays

Islamic holidays

Hijri date Gregorian calendar date Bengali name English name Commemorates
10 Muharram আশুরা (Ashura) Ashura Death of the grandson of Muhammad
12 Rabi’ al-awwal ঈদে মিলাদুন্নবী (Īdē milādunnabī) Eid-e-Miladun-Nabi Birth of the Prophet Muhammad
1-3 Shawal ঈদুল ফিতর (Īdul phitar) Eid ul-Fitr End of the month of Ramadan. (Festival of Fastbreaking)
10-12 Dhu al-Hijjah ঈদুল আযহা (Īdul ājahā) Eid ul-Adha “Sacrifice Feast”, the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.

Hindu holidays

Bengali Date Gregorian date Bengali name English name Commemorates
X Bhadro X August জন্মাষ্টমী (Jônmashṭômi) Krishna Janmashtami The birth of Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu.
X Ashwin or X Kartiko X September or X October দুর্গা পূজা (Durga Puja) Durga Puja The battle of goddess Durga with the shape-shifting, deceptive and powerful buffalo demon Mahishasura, and her emerging victorious.

Christian holidays

Bengali Date Gregorian date Bengali name English name Commemorates
11 Poush 25 December বড়দিন (Bôṛôdin) Christmas Day Jesus Christ’s birthday.
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Buddhist holidays

Bengali Date Gregorian date Bengali name English name Commemorates
X Boishakh or X Joishtho X May or X June বুদ্ধ পূর্ণিমা (Buddhô Purnima) Buddha’s Birthday The birth of the Prince Siddhartha Gautama, later the Gautama Buddha and founder of Buddhism.

Partial holidays or national days

Date Name Commemorates
25 March Genocide Remembrance Day The Bengali Genocide of 1971.
21 November Armed Forces Day The day in 1971, when the members of Army, Navy and Air force of the Bangladesh liberation war forces were fully operational and launched a coordinated offensive against the Pakistani Army.
14 December Martyred Intellectuals Day 1971 killing of Bengali intellectuals by Pakistani forces and their collaborators during the 1971 Liberation War, particularly on 25 March and 14 December 1971.

References: wikipedia