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Shab-e-qadr 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).

Is Shab-e-qadr a Public Holiday?

Shab-e-qadr is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Laylat Al Qadr

Many Muslims devote their time to reading the Koran during this period.

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About Shab-e-qadr

Read more about Shab-e-qadr.

Shab-e-qadr Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

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

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015WedJul 15Shab-e-qadrPublic Holiday
2016SunJul 3Shab-e-qadrPublic Holiday
2017ThuJun 22Shab-e-qadrPublic Holiday
2018MonJun 11Shab-e-qadrPublic Holiday
2019SunJun 2Shab-e-qadrPublic Holiday
2020TueMay 19Shab-e-qadrPublic Holiday

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