The government of Bangladesh has approved the list of Government holiday calendar 2022 Bangladesh. The list was released by the Ministry of Public Administration on 31 October 2022 after approval in the Cabinet meeting on 28 October. According to him, next year as per the general and executive orders the leave will be 22 days. Although there is a total of 22 days of general and executive order holidays, there are 6 days of weekly holidays on Friday and Saturday.
There will be a 14-day general holiday on National Day and important religious days of different communities. Of these, 3 days an employee may be allowed to enjoy three days of optional leave in a year with general, executive order, and weekly leave according to his / her religion.
Offices, agencies, and institutions whose holidays are regulated by their own laws or whose jobs have been declared as essential by the government, the concerned offices, agencies, and institutions will declare leave in accordance with their own laws and regulations considering the public interest.
Government Holiday Calendar 2022 Bangladesh
The table below contains a holidays calendar in Bangladesh 2022. Check back regularly for updates.
Total 14 days
- February 21 is International Mother Language Day
- March 17 is the birthday of the father of the nation
- March 26 is Independence Day
- April 29 Jumatul Bida *
- May 1 is May Day
- May 3 Eid-ul-Fitr *
- May 15 Buddha full moon *
- July 10 Eid-ul-Azha *
- August 15 is National Mourning Day
- Happy Janmashtami on 18th August
- October 5 Vijaya Dashami (Durga Puja)
- October 9 Eid Miladunnabi *
- December 16 is Victory Day
- December 25 is Christmas
Leave in the executive order
Total 8 days
- March 19 Shab-i-Barat *
- April 14 is the Pohela Baishakh
- April 29 Shab-i-Qadr *
- May 2 and May 4 Eid al-Fitr (the day before and after Eid) *
- 9th July and 11th July Eid-ul-Azha (before and after Eid) *
- 9 August Ashura *
Optional leave (Muslim)
Total 5 days
- March 1 Shab-i-Miraj *
- May 5 is the 3rd day of Eid-ul-Fitr (the second day after Eid) *
- July 12 is the 3rd day of Eid-ul-Azha (the second day after Eid) *
- 21 September Akheri Chahar Somba *
- 7 November Fateha-i-Yazdaham *
Optional leave (Hindu)
Total 8 days
- Saraswati Puja on 5th February
- March 1 Shivratri vows
- March 18 Dolayatra
- The appearance of Harichand Tagore on 30th March
- September 25 Mahalaya
- October 4 Durga Puja (Ninth)
- October 9 Lakshmi Puja
- October 24 Shyama Puja
Optional leave (Christian)
Total 7 days
- January 1 is the English New Year
- Ashes on Wednesday, March 2
- April 14 is a holy Thursday
- April 15 is Good Friday
- April 16 is a Holy Saturday
- April 17 Easter Sunday
- Birthday of Jesus Christ on December 24 and 26 (before and after Christmas)
Optional leave (Buddhist)
Total 5 days
- 16th February Maghi full moon *
- April 13 Chaitra Sankranti
- July 12 Asadhi full moon *
- 9th September Madhu Purnima (Bhadra Purnima) *
- October 9 Pravarana Purnima (Ashwini Purnima) *
Optional leave (for employees belonging to minority ethnic groups in and outside the CHT area)
Total 2 Days
- April 12 and 15 Social festivals similar to Vaisabi and other small ethnic groups in the Chittagong Hill Tracts
Optional holidays for employees belonging to minority ethnic groups in and around the Chittagong Hill Tracts include April 12 and 15, social festivals similar to Vaisabi and other small ethnic groups in the CHT.
The leaving order states that an employee may be allowed to enjoy no more than three days of optional leave per year, depending on his religion. Each employee must obtain the prior approval of the appropriate authority to enjoy three days of optional leave as per his / her religion at the beginning of the year.
The order further said that the general leave, the executive order may be allowed to enjoy optional leave in conjunction with government leave and weekly leave. In the case of offices whose, schedules and holidays are regulated by their own laws and regulations, or in the offices, agencies, and institutions whose jobs have been declared as essential by the government, the concerned offices, agencies, and institutions shall consider the leave in accordance with their own rules and regulations.
Note: The marked stars (*) depend on the sighting of the moon.
Download PDF Government Holiday Calendar 2022 Bangladesh
If you want to download the calendar with the holiday of 2022 in PDF file format, you can easily download it from the link below.
In conclusion, since every day of the year is important for mankind, I hope that by downloading the Government Holiday Calendar 2022 Bangladesh, you will spend every day according to the plan of the whole year with the blessings of the great Creator.