Bangladesh government approved 22 public holidays for the year 2016. List of BD government holidays 2016 are finalized after consultations with Bangla Academy, Religious Affairs Ministry and Meteorological Department.
According to the approved public holidays lists 2016, there would be 14 public holidays. In addition, there would be another eight holidays, which would be observed on executive order from the government of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Govt Holidays 2016 have 14 general holidays which will include four weekly holidays — two Fridays and two Saturdays — while out of the 8 (eight) holidays by executive order of the government, there would be no weekly holidays.
Apart from the 22 days of Bangladesh government holidays in 2016, there will also be three-day optional holidays for various religious communities of the country.
Besides, there will also be optional holidays on 29th of Chaitra and 2nd of Boishakh for the people living in the Chittagong hill tract districts marking the “Boishabi” festival of the ethnic minority groups.
Plan your holidays according to Bangladesh Public Holidays 2016 and have a great year 2016.
Bangladesh Public Holidays 2016 List
Bangladesh Government Holidays 2016
|1||21 February||Sunday||Language Martyrs’ Day (শহীদ দিবস)|
|2||17 March||Thursday||Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibar Rahman’s Birthday|
|3||26 March||Saturday||Independence Day (স্বাধীনতা দিবস)|
|4||14 April||Thursday||Bengali New Year (Bangla Noboborsho 1423/বাংলা নববর্ষ ১৪২৩)|
|5||01 May||Sunday||International Labour Day (May Day)|
|6||21 May||Saturday||Buddha Purnima (বুদ্ধ পূর্ণিমা)|
|7||23 May||Monday||Shab-e–barat (শব-ই-বরাত)|
|8||01 July||Friday||Jummatul Bidah (জুম্মা-তুল-বিদা)|
|9||03 July||Sunday||Shab-e-Qadr (শব-ই-কদর)|
|10||05 July||Tuesday||Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday|
|11||06 July||Wednesday||Eid-ul-Fitr (রোজার ঈদ)|
|12||07 July||Thursday||Eid-ul-Fitr Holiday|
|13||15 August||Monday||National Mourning Day (জাতীয় শোক দিবস)|
|14||25 August||Thursday||Janmashtami (জন্মাষ্টমী)|
|15||11 September||Sunday||Eid-ul-Azha Holiday|
|16||12 September||Monday||Eid-ul-Azha (কোরবানির ঈদ)|
|17||13 September||Tuesday||Eid-ul-Azha Holiday|
|18||11 October||Tuesday||Durga Puja (বিজয়া দশমী)|
|19||12 October||Wednesday||Ashura (আশুরা/মুহররম)|
|20||12 December||Monday||Eid-e-Milad-un Nabi (ঈদ-ই-মিলাদুন্নবী)|
|21||16 December||Friday||Victory Day (বিজয় দিবস)|
|22||25 December||Sunday||Christmas Day (ক্রিসমাস ডে)|
Bangladesh Calendar 2016
Please note that Bangladesh Holidays Calendar 2016 are sometimes subject to arbitrary last minute changes by local authorities, just as in any other part of the world. Although, effort has been made to present an accurate list of holidays for the year 2016, we cannot accept responsibility for any errors or omission of data herein. Therefore, you can verify the above dates with the official government announcements. Moreover, all the Islamic festivals are based on Islamic calendar, determined by various moon phase sighting.