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Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar in India

Eid-al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr, Eid ul-Fitr, Id-Ul-Fitr, Eid) is the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. It marks the end of Ramadan, which is a month of fasting and prayer. Many Muslims attend communal prayers, listen to a khutba (sermon) and give zakat al-fitr (charity in the form of food) during Eid al-Fitr.

Is Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar a Public Holiday?

Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Muslim child and mother expressing joy.

Many Muslims dress in fine clothing and children receive gifts on Eid al-Fitr.

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About Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar

Read more about Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar.

Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SunJul 19Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-FitarMuslim, Common local holiday
2016WedJul 6Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-FitarMuslim, Common local holiday
2017MonJun 26Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-FitarMuslim, Common local holiday
2018FriJun 15Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-FitarMuslim, Common local holiday
2018SatJun 16Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-FitarGazetted Holiday
2019WedJun 5Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-FitarGazetted Holiday
2020MonMay 25Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-FitarMuslim, Common local holiday

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