First day of Passover in India
Passover starts on the 15th day of Nisan in the Hebrew calendar and lasts for seven or eight days. It usually falls in April of the Gregorian calendar. It celebrates the Israelites' freedom from slavery and their exodus from Egypt, which happened around 3000 years ago, as told in the Haggadah (Haggada).
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First day of Passover Observances
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Quick FactsDuring Passover Jewish people remember the liberation of the Israelites from slavery, their exodus from Egypt, and that their first-born children were spared during the 10th plague, as told in the Haggadah.
First day of Passover 2016Saturday, April 23, 2016
2017 date to be announced
Other holidays in April 2016 in India
- Chaitra Sukhladi – Friday, April 8, 2016
- Vaisakhi – Wednesday, April 13, 2016
- Mesadi/Vaisakhadi – Thursday, April 14, 2016
- Rama Navami – Friday, April 15, 2016
- Mahavir Jayanti – Wednesday, April 20, 2016
- Hazarat Ali's Birthday – Thursday, April 21, 2016