The solar eclipse has inspired many mythical stories and influenced human behavior. Even today, eclipses of the Sun are considered bad omens in many cultures. more
Isra and Mi'raj, also known as Al Isra' wal Miraj, is observed on the 27th day of the month of Rajab, the seventh month in the Islamic calendar. This event marks the night that Allah (God) took Mohammad (also known as Mohamed or Muhammed) on a journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and then to heaven.
Is Shab e-Meraj a Public Holiday?
Shab e-Meraj is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.
About Shab e-MerajRead more about Shab e-Meraj.
Shab e-Meraj Observances
Holiday currently only shown for years 2010–2018.
Note: A limited number of optional holidays are granted to workers. They are denominational and should not result in any work dislocation.
|2010||Fri||Jul 9||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|2011||Wed||Jun 29||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|2012||Sun||Jun 17||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|2013||Thu||Jun 6||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|2014||Tue||May 27||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|2015||Sat||May 16||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|2016||Thu||May 5||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|2017||Mon||Apr 24||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|2018||Fri||Apr 13||Shab e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
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