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List of public, and national holidays observed in Bangladesh in 2021.

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Public Holidays in Bangladesh 2021

Government of Bangladesh observed various national holidays which are declared keeping in mind important historical dates as well as culture and traditions. Explore list of public, bank and national holidays in Bangladesh in year 2021.

Independence Day of Bangladesh - People of Bangladesh also known as Bangladeshis celebrate Independence Day every year on 26th March. On this day in the year 1971, Bangladesh got its Independence from Pakistan with sacrifices of several Bangladeshis lives. Bangladeshis celebrate this day with Great Spirit and respect. Throughout the nation parades, fairs, concerts, and ceremonies, and political speeches are organized to celebrate history and traditions of Bangladesh. Patriotic songs are sung in honor of Independence Day by the local people. Streets and markets across Bangladesh are decorated with National Flag to celebrate this national holiday. Special ceremonies are held at important landmarks in the country to honor the leaders and freedom fighters who sacrifice their lives for Independence of Bangladesh.


National Holidays in Bangladesh 2021

Day Date Holiday Name Type
Sunday Language Martyrs' Day (International Mother Language Day) National Holiday
Wednesday Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's birthday National Holiday
Friday Independence Day National Holiday
Tuesday Shab e-Barat (15 Sha'aban) National Holiday
Wednesday Bengali New Year National Holiday
Saturday Labour Day National Holiday
Friday Jumatul Bidah (Last Friday of the month of Ramadan) National Holiday
Monday Shab-e-Qadr (Celebrated on the 27th day of Ramadan) National Holiday
Thursday Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) National Holiday
Friday Eid al-Fitr Holiday National Holiday
Saturday Eid al-Fitr Holiday National Holiday
Wednesday Buddha Purnima (Birth of Buddha) National Holiday
Tuesday Eid-ul-Azha (Feast of the Sacrifice) National Holiday
Wednesday Eid-ul-Azha Holiday (Feast of the Sacrifice) National Holiday
Thursday Eid-ul-Azha Holiday (Feast of the Sacrifice) National Holiday
Sunday National Mourning Day National Holiday
Thursday Ashura (10 Muharram) National Holiday
Monday Janmashtami National Holiday
Friday Durga Puja National Holiday
Tuesday Maulud Nabi (Birthday of Prophet Muhammad) National Holiday
Thursday Victory Day National Holiday
Saturday Christmas Day National Holiday

Public Holidays in 2021


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