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Martyrdom of Imam Ali in Iran

Is Martyrdom of Imam Ali a Public Holiday?

Martyrdom of Imam Ali is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Martyrdom of Imam Ali Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017FriJun 16Martyrdom of Imam AliNational holiday
2018WedJun 6Martyrdom of Imam AliNational holiday
2019SunMay 26Martyrdom of Imam AliNational holiday
2020ThuMay 14Martyrdom of Imam AliNational holiday
2021TueMay 4Martyrdom of Imam AliNational holiday
2022SatApr 23Martyrdom of Imam Ali (Tentative Date)National holiday
2023WedApr 12Martyrdom of Imam Ali (Tentative Date)National holiday
2024SunMar 31Martyrdom of Imam Ali (Tentative Date)National holiday
2025FriMar 21Martyrdom of Imam Ali (Tentative Date)National holiday
2026TueMar 10Martyrdom of Imam Ali (Tentative Date)National holiday
2027SunFeb 28Martyrdom of Imam Ali (Tentative Date)National holiday

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