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Bangladesh October 1st Elections Public Holiday

Source: United News of Bangladesh (Dhaka)
Posted: Tuesday, September 25, 2001

The Government of Bangladesh has declared the date of the upcoming general elections, Monday, October 1st, 2001, as a one-off public holiday.

The 2 main parties of Bangladesh each have an emotionally charged public holiday that they plan to maintain (August 15 for the Awami League; 1996-07-01) or cancel (November 7 for the Bangladesh Nationalist Party).

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