Is Maha Shivaratri a Public Holiday in Bangladesh?
Maha Shivaratri is a public holiday for the general population according to Holidays 2023. This means, offices, colleges, schools, universities, and several other academic institutions remain closed on this day.
Why is Maha Shiv Ratri Celebrated in Bangladesh?
Maha Shivratri in Bangladesh is also celebrated to appease Lord Shiva. The festival is literally referred to as ‘The Great Night of Shiva’. As per the most strongest of beliefs, devotees believe that Maha Shivratri happened to be the day when Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati consummated their marriage.
It usually arrives during the month of Phalgun according to the Hindu Calendar and in between the months of February and March, according to the Gregorian calendar. Devotees are seen observing fasts on this and appeasing the Lord to bless them with a happy and prosperous life.
Maha Shivaratri Observances
|ವರ್ಷ||ವಾರದ ದಿನಗಳು||ದಿನಾಂಕ||ಹೆಸರು||ರಜೆಯ ಪ್ರಕಾರಗಳು|
|2019||ಸೋಮ||4 ಮಾರ್ಚ್||Maha Shivaratri||ಪರ್ಯಾಯ ರಜೆ|
|2020||ಶಕ್ರ||21 ಫೆಬ್ರವರಿ||Maha Shivaratri||ಪರ್ಯಾಯ ರಜೆ|
|2021||ಗುರು||11 ಮಾರ್ಚ್||Maha Shivaratri||ಪರ್ಯಾಯ ರಜೆ|
|2022||ಮಂಗಳ||1 ಮಾರ್ಚ್||Maha Shivaratri||ಪರ್ಯಾಯ ರಜೆ|
|2023||ಶನಿ||18 ಫೆಬ್ರವರಿ||Maha Shivaratri||ಪರ್ಯಾಯ ರಜೆ|
|2024||ಶಕ್ರ||8 ಮಾರ್ಚ್||Maha Shivaratri||ಪರ್ಯಾಯ ರಜೆ|
|2025||ಮಂಗಳ||25 ಫೆಬ್ರವರಿ||Maha Shivaratri||ಪರ್ಯಾಯ ರಜೆ|
Also Read: Maha Shivaratri Celebrations in India
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