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First day of Passover in India

Passover starts on the 15th day of Nisan in the Hebrew calendar and lasts for 7 or 8 days, usually in April. It celebrates the liberation of the Israelites from slavery and their exodus from Egypt, almost 3000 years ago, as told in the Haggadah (Haggada).

Is First day of Passover a Public Holiday?

First day of Passover is not a public holiday. It falls on Saturday, April 20, 2019 and most businesses follow regular Saturday opening hours in India.

Unleavened bread or <em>Matzoh</em> commemorates the Israelites' hasty departure from Egypt.

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About First day of Passover

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First day of Passover Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatApr 4First day of PassoverObservance
2016SatApr 23First day of PassoverObservance
2017TueApr 11First day of PassoverObservance
2018SatMar 31First day of PassoverObservance
2019SatApr 20First day of PassoverObservance
2020ThuApr 9First day of PassoverObservance

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