Important Days of Bangladesh
|International Mother Language Day
February 21,1952 – the day when students demonstrating for recognition of their language, Bengali, were shot and killed by police.
Póhela Boishakh occurring on 14th April, is the first day of the Bengali calendar.
The day commemorates the country’s declaration of independence from Pakistan on late hours of 25 March 1971.
|National Mourning Day
On 15th August,1975 the Father of the Nation of Bangladesh, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was assassinated.
On December 16,1971, the Pakistani Army surrendered to the Indo-Bangladeshi High Command in Dhaka, ending Bangladesh Liberation War.
Eid al-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.
Eid al-Adha is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims to honour the willingness to sacrifice as an act of submission to God’s command.
Durga Puja is an annual Hindu festival that celebrates worship of the Hindu goddess Durga.
Buddha Purnima encompasses the birth, enlightenment, and death of Gautama Buddha.
The birth of Jesus Christ is also celebrated by the Christian communities in Bangladesh.