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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?

Government offices and most businesses are closed during this holiday.

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

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About Shab-e-qadr

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Shab-e-qadr Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2005–2024.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2005SunOct 30Shab-e-qadrGovernment Holiday
2006ThuOct 19Shab-e-qadrGovernment Holiday
2007MonOct 8Shab-e-qadrGovernment Holiday
2008SatSep 27Shab-e-qadrGovernment Holiday
2009WedSep 16Shab-e-qadrGovernment Holiday
2010TueSep 7Shab-e-qadrGovernment Holiday
2011SunAug 28Shab-e-qadrGovernment Holiday
2012ThuAug 16Shab-e-qadrGovernment Holiday
2013TueAug 6Shab-e-qadrGovernment Holiday
2014SatJul 26Shab-e-qadrGovernment Holiday
2015WedJul 15Shab-e-qadrGovernment Holiday
2016SunJul 3Shab-e-qadrGovernment Holiday
2017ThuJun 22Shab-e-qadrGovernment Holiday
2018MonJun 11Shab-e-qadrGovernment Holiday
2019SunJun 2Shab-e-qadrGovernment Holiday
2020TueMay 19Shab-e-qadrGovernment Holiday
2021MonMay 10Shab-e-qadrGovernment Holiday
2022FriApr 29Shab-e-qadr (Tentative Date)Government Holiday
2023TueApr 18Shab-e-qadr (Tentative Date)Government Holiday
2024SatApr 6Shab-e-qadr (Tentative Date)Government Holiday

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