BD Govt Holidays List 2019, Bank holidays and Public National Holidays. We are human being. Now a day we are too much busy about work. Day by day we are becoming mechanical. So we really need to BD Govt Holidays in 2019. The holidays carry a lot of happiness & peace toward our busy lives. We all obviously want to take pleasure in our holidays. But getting holiday is very tough.

Particularly, who are working in private companies, they get Public holidays on the odd occasion. However, there are some required holidays from the government, which are to be pursued by all the public and private companies. There are many people in our country who do not have enough ideas regarding Public Holiday.

BD Govt Holidays List 2019

On 29th October (Monday) 2018, the cabinet of Bangladesh has been approved the list of holidays for the year of 2019. In the next year 2019, there will be total 22 days of holidays, including holidays in the general and executive order like this year 2018. From them, it has been three days in the weekly holiday on Friday and Saturday.

At the Prime Minister’s Office, 2019 year’s holidays are approved in the Cabinet meeting on Monday October 29th, 2018. This meeting is held by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. After the meeting, the Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam told the press briefing at the secretariat office.

Bangladesh All Holidays in 2019

The cabinet secretary said that, “National Day and the important religious days of different communities will have 14 days in normal holidays. Weekly holidays (Friday and Saturday) are in 3 days in normal holidays. Apart from this, there are six days in the executive order of the Bengali New Year and on various important religious days. These BD Govt Holidays will not are on Friday and Saturday.

BD Holiday Calendar 2019
BD Holiday Calendar 2019

Apart from this, there have also been optional holidays for different religious ceremonies and small ethnic groups.

Public/ General Holidays 2019

  • On 21st February, Shahid Day and International Mother Language Day,
  • On 17th March, the birthday of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman,
  • On 26th March Independence and National Day, Day of May 1,
  • On 18th May Buddha Purnima,
  • On 31st May Jumatul Bida,
  • On 5th June Eid-ul-Fitr,
  • On 12th August Eid-ul-Azha,
  • On 15th August National Mourning Day
  • On 23rd August Happy Janmashtami,
  • On 8th October Durga Puja (Bijoya Doshomi),
  • On 10th November, EID-e-Milladunnabi (peace be upon him)
  • On 16th December Victory Day of and
  • On 25th December Jesus Christ’s birthday (Christmas)

Vacation Holiday 2019 by executive order:

DateDayName of the Holiday   Total Holiday
14th AprilSundayBengali New Year01
21st AprilSundayShab-E-Borat01
2nd JuneSundayShab E Kodor01
4th and 6th JuneTuesday & ThursdayThe days before and after the Eid-Ul-Fitr02
11th and 13th AugustSunday & TuesdayThe days before and after the Eid-Ul-Azha02
10th SeptemberTuesdayAshura01

Muslim Festival Holiday 2019

DateDayName of the Holiday   Total Holiday
4th AprilThursdayShab-E-Meraz01
7th JuneFridayThe Second day of Eid Ul Fitr01
14th AugustWednesdayThe Second Day of Eid Ul Azha01
23rd OctoberWednesdayAkheri Chahar Somba01
9th DecemberMondayFateha-e-Yazdahm01


  • All Muslim additional holidays are dependent on seeing the moon.
  • A Muslim employee can choose maximum of 3 days additional holidays.

Hindu Festival Holidays In Bangladesh

DateDayName of the Holiday   Total Holiday
10th FebruarySundaySri Sri Saraswati Puja01
4th MarchMondaySri Sri Shibratri Broto01
21st MarchThursdayShuvo Dolzatra01
3rd AprilWednesdayArrival Day of Sri Sri Harichand Tagore01
28th SeptemberSaturdayShuvo Mohaloya01
7th OctoberMondaySri Sri Durga Puja (Nobomi)01
13th OctoberSundaySri Sri Laxmi Puja01
27th OctoberSundaySri Sri Shema Puja01

Christian Festival Holidays 2019

DateDayName of the Holiday   Total Holiday
1st JanuaryTuesdayEnglish New Year01
6th MarchWednesdayAsh Wednesday01
18th AprilThursdayGlory on Thursday01
19th AprilFridayGlory On Friday,01
20th AprilSaturdayGlory On Saturday01
21st AprilSundayEaster Sunday01
24th & 26th DecemberTuesday & Thursdaythe birth anniversary of Jesus Christ (before and after Christmas)02

Buddhist Festival Holidays 2019

DateDayName of the Holiday   Total Holiday
19th FebruaryTuesdayMaghi Purnima01
13th AprilSaturdayChaitroshongkranti01
16th JulyTuesdayAshari Purnima01
13th SeptemberFridayModhu Purnima01
13th OctoberSundayProbarona Purnima01

Optional leave (for the employees of the minority community in the Chittagong Hill Tracts area and beyond): On 12th and 15th April, Baisabi and other small ethnic groups of the Chittagong Hill Tracts are similar social festivals.

Bangladesh Government Holiday Calendar 2019 PDF

There were 22 days also of official leaves in this running year 2018; from them, seven days have passed on the weekly holiday. So in the next year 2019, the government officers and employees can enjoy the BD Govt Holidays 2019 for a long time, said by Shafiul Alam.

Note that in the year 2018, there were total 22 days leave for holidays with the general and executive order. There had been 7 days including Friday and Saturday.

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