Government Holidays 2020 Bangladesh full list – Updated

Here is your Government Holidays 2020 Bangladesh full list. The Cabinet approved the list of official holidays for 2020.

The total leave is 22 days this year, together with general leave and executive order. Of these 22 days, there will be 8 days weekly leave.

The list was approved at a meeting of the cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Tejgaon on Today (28 October 2019).

Next year, the general holiday is 14 days and the executive order will be 8 days. Apart from this, optional holiday arrangements have also been made for the employees of different religions.

Of these, 5 days for Muslims, 8 days for Hindus, 5 days for Buddhists, and 8 days for Christians are optional holidays.


Apart from this, only two more days of optional holidays have been arranged for small communities in the Chittagong Hill Tracts.

Government Holidays 2020

Government Holidays 2020 (Public/ General Holidays)

DateDayName of the Holiday
21st FebruaryInternational Mother Language Day
17th MarchBangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Birthday
26th MarchIndependence and National Day
1st May May day
6th MayBuddha Purnima
22th MayJumatul Bida
25th MayEid-ul-Fitr
1st AugustEid-ul-Azha
11th AugustHappy Janmashtami
15th AugustNational Mourning Day
26th OctoberDurga Puja
30th OctoberEID-e-Milladunnabi
16th DecemberVictory Day
25th DecemberJesus Christ’s birthday

Vacation Holiday 2020 by executive order

DateDayName of the Holiday
9th AprilThursdayShab-E-Borat
14th AprilTuesdayBengali New Year
21st MayThursdayShab E Kodor
24th and 26th MaySunday & TuesdayBefore and After the Eid-Ul-Fitr
11th July and 2nd AugustFriday & SundayBefore and After the Eid-Ul-Azha
30th AugustSundayAshura

Muslim Festival Holiday 2020

DateDayName of the Holiday
23rd MarchMondayShab-E-Meraz
27th MayWednesdaySecond day of Eid Ul Fitr
03th AugustMondaySecond Day of Eid Ul Azha
14th OctoberWednesdayAkheri Chahar Somba
27th NovemberFridayFateha-e-Yazdahm
All Muslim additional holidays are dependent on seeing the moon.

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