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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, over 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 Sunday, March 28, 2021 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in India.

Unleavened bread, Matzoh, commemorates the Israelites' hasty departure from Egypt.

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First day of Passover Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
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
2021SunMar 28First day of PassoverObservance
2022SatApr 16First day of PassoverObservance
2023ThuApr 6First day of PassoverObservance
2024TueApr 23First day of PassoverObservance
2025SunApr 13First day of PassoverObservance
2026ThuApr 2First day of PassoverObservance

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