List of National Public Holidays of Bangladesh in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday Feb 21 Language Martyrs’ Day International Mother Language Day
Friday Mar 17 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthday Father of Nation of Bangladesh
Sunday Mar 26 Independence Day Independence from Pakistan in 1971
Friday Apr 14 Bengali New Year Optional holiday marking the start of the Bengali year
Monday May 1 May Day International Labour Day
Wednesday May 10 Buddha Purnima Birth of Buddha. Observed on the day of the full moon in May
Friday May 12 Shab e-Barat Night of Records. Celebrated on the 15th Sha’aban
Friday Jun 23 Night of Destiny Celebrated on the 27th day of Ramadan
Friday Jun 23 Jumatul Bidah Last Friday of the month of Ramadan
Sunday Jun 25 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Monday Jun 26 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday
Tuesday Jun 27 Eid ul-Fitr Holiday
Monday Aug 14 Janmashtami Restricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Tuesday Aug 15 National Mourning Day Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family were killed in 1975
Friday Sep 1 Eid ul-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle

Saturday Sep 2 Eid ul-Adha Day 2 Date varies on Lunar cycle
Sunday Sep 3 Eid ul-Adha Day 3 Date varies on Lunar cycle
Saturday Sep 30 Durga Puja
Sunday Oct 1 Ashura 10th day of Muharram
Friday Dec 1 Eid e-Milad-un Nabi
Saturday Dec 16 Victory Day Commemorates the surrender of the Pakistani army to the Mukti Bahini
Monday Dec 25 Christmas Day