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Night of Destiny in Bangladesh

Laylat al-Qadr, also known as Shab-e-Qadr, Night of Decree, Night of Measures, is and Islamic observance that marks the anniversary of the night Mohammad received the first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran).

Laylat Al Qadr
Many Muslims devote their time to reading the Koran during this period.
Many Muslims devote their time to reading the Koran during this period.
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About Night of Destiny

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Night of Destiny Observances

Note: Government offices and most businesses are closed during a public holiday.

Holiday currently only shown for years 2005–2017.

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
TueSep 72010Night of DestinyPublic Holiday
SunAug 282011Night of DestinyPublic Holiday
ThuAug 162012Night of DestinyPublic Holiday
TueAug 62013Night of DestinyPublic Holiday
SatJul 262014Night of DestinyPublic Holiday
WedJul 152015Night of DestinyPublic Holiday
SunJul 32016Night of DestinyPublic Holiday
ThuJun 222017Night of DestinyPublic Holiday

Quick Facts

Laylat al-Qadr commmemorates the time when Mohammad received the first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran).

Night of Destiny 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

2018 date to be announced


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Note: Government offices and most businesses are closed during a public holiday.

List of dates for other years

Other holidays in June 2017 in Bangladesh

Fun Holiday on June 22, 2017

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