Calendar 2018: Bangladesh Government Public Holiday

Happy new year, 2018. 2017 was full of essential events in Bangladesh. We hope 2018 will be more eventful in our life. People are now searching for calendar 2018 with Government/Public/National holidays for Bangladesh.

From the last five years (2013-2017), MAXBANGLA.COM is traditionally providing the Bangladesh National Government Public Holiday Calendar PDF Download Links of 2013, 2014, 20152016, and 2017.

This time, MMAXBANGLA.COM is also providing you, the Happy New Year Calendar of 2018 with holidays in Bangladesh. I hope this calendar 2018 will be beneficial to all of you.

In 2018, there are altogether 22 Holidays plus 52 Fridays (Weekly Holiday). But, 4 of the holidays are also on Fridays. Again, there are some optional holidays. So, there are many holidays present in the calendar 2018, which is good news for all!

Day | Date | Holiday name | Holiday type

JANUARY:

Sunday | Jan 1 | New Year’s Day | Optional Holiday
Tuesday | Jan 10 | Fateha-e-Yazdaham | Optional Holiday


FEBRUARY:
Wednesday | Feb 1 | Saraswati Puja | Optional Holiday
Friday | Feb 10 | Maghi Purnima | Optional Holiday

Tuesday | Feb 21 | International Mother Language Day | Public Holiday
Friday | Feb 24 | Shivratri | Optional Holiday

MARCH:
Wednesday | Mar 1 | Ash Wednesday | Optional Holiday
Sunday | Mar 12 | Doljatra | Optional Holiday

Friday | Mar 17 | Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthday | Public Holiday
Sunday | Mar 26 | Independence Day + Harichand Thakur’s Birthday  | Public Holiday + Optional Holiday

APRIL:
Wednesday | Apr 12 | Small Ethnic Groups Cultural Program | Optional Holiday
Thursday | Apr 13 | Chaitra Sankranti + Maundy Thursday | Optional Holiday + Optional Holiday
Friday | Apr 14 | Bengali New Year + Good Friday | Public Holiday + Optional Holiday
Saturday | Apr 15 | Holy Saturday + Small Ethnic Groups Cultural Program | Optional Holiday + Optional Holiday
Sunday | Apr 16 | Easter Sunday | Optional Holiday
Sunday | Apr 15 | Shab-e-Meraj | Optional Holiday

MAY:
Monday | May 1 | May Day | Public Holiday
Wednesday | May 10 | Buddha Purnima/Baishakhi Purnima/Vesak | Public holiday
Friday | May 12 | Shab-e-Barat | Public Holiday

JUNE:
Friday | Jun 23 | Jumatul Bidah + Shab-e-Qadr | Public Holiday + Public Holiday
Sunday | Jun 17 | Eid-ul-Fitr | Public Holiday
Monday | Jun 18 | Eid-ul-Fitr | Public Holiday
Tuesday | Jun 19 | Eid-ul-Fitr | Public Holiday
Wednesday | Jun 20 | Eid-ul-Fitr | Optional Holiday

JULY:
Saturday | Jul 1 | Bank Holiday | Bank Holiday
Saturday | Jul 8 | Ashari Purnima | Optional Holiday

AUGUST:
Monday | Aug 14 | Janmashtami | Public Holiday
Tuesday | Aug 15 | National Mourning Day | Public Holiday
Thursday | Aug 23 | Eid-ul-Adha | Public Holiday
Friday | Aug 24 | Eid-ul-Adha | Public Holiday
Saturday | Au 25 | Eid-ul-Adha | Optional Holiday

SEPTEMBER:
Friday | Sep 1 | Eid-ul-Adha | Public Holiday
Tuesday | Sep 5 | Madhu Purnima | Optional Holiday
Tuesday | Sep 19 | Mahalaya | Optional Holiday
Friday | Sep 29 | Durga Puja (Navami) | Optional Holiday
Saturday | Sep 30 | Durga Puja (Vijaya Dashami) | Public Holiday

OCTOBER:
Sunday | Oct 1 | Ashura | Public Holiday
Wednesday | Oct 4 | Prabarana/Ashwini Purnima | Optional Holiday

Thursday | Oct 5 | Laxmi Puja + Prabarana/Ashwini Purnima | Optional Holiday
Thursday | Oct 19 | Shyama Puja | Optional Holiday

NOVEMBER:
Wednesday | Nov 15 | Akheri Chahar Shamba | Optional Holiday

DECEMBER:
Friday | Dec 1 | Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi | Public Holiday
Saturday | Dec 16 | Victory Day | Public Holiday

Sunday | Dec 24 | Christmas Day | Optional Holiday
Monday | Dec 25 | Christmas Day | Public Holiday
Tuesday | Dec 26 | Christmas Day | Optional Holiday
Saturday | Dec 30 | Fateha-e-Yazdaham | Optional Holiday

Sunday | Dec 31 | New Year’s Eve | Bank Holiday

Calendar 2018 Bangladesh Government Public Holiday

1. General leave = 14 days (including four days weekly holidays)

2. Official leave of executive order = 8 days (including three days weekly holidays)

3. Official leave of executive order = 8 days (including three days weekly holidays)

4. Optional leave (Muslim period) = five days (including one weekly holiday)

5. Optional leave (Hindu period) = eight days (Except for weekly holidays)

6. Optional Holiday (Christian period) = 8 Days (Including 2 Weekly Holidays)

7. Optional holidays (Buddhist period) = five days (including two weekly holidays)

8. Optional holidays (Chittagong Hill Tracts area and small ethnic groups period) = two days (Except for weekly holidays)

Thanks for reading this post about Calendar 2018.

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