Shab-e-Meraj in Bangladesh
Isra and Mi'raj, also known as Al Isra' wal Miraj, is observed on the 27th day of the month of Rajab, the seventh month in the Islamic calendar. This event marks the night that Allah (God) took Mohammad (also known as Mohamed or Muhammed) on a journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and then to heaven.
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Shab-e-Meraj ObservancesNote: This day is an optional public holiday for the religious communities in Bangladesh.
|Fri||Jul 9||2010||Shab-e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Wed||Jun 29||2011||Shab-e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Sun||Jun 17||2012||Shab-e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Thu||Jun 6||2013||Shab-e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Tue||May 27||2014||Shab-e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Sun||May 17||2015||Shab-e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|Thu||May 5||2016||Shab-e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
Quick FactsIsra and Mi'raj (Isra Me'raj, Israa and Mi'raaj, Laylat Al-Isra wa Al-Miraj, Lailat al Miraj, Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven) marks the night that the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven and returned.
Shab-e-Meraj 2015Sunday, May 17, 2015
Shab-e-Meraj 2016Thursday, May 5, 2016
Other holidays in May 2016 in Bangladesh
- May Day – Sunday, May 1, 2016
- Mothers' Day – Sunday, May 8, 2016
- Buddha Purnima/Vesak – Saturday, May 21, 2016