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Lailat al-Qadr in Russia

Laylat al-Qadr, also known as Shab-e-Qadr, Night of Decree, Night of Measures, is and Islamic observance that marks the anniversary of the night Mohammad received the first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran).

Is Lailat al-Qadr a Public Holiday?

Lailat al-Qadr is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

Many Muslims devote their time to reading the Koran during this period.

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About Lailat al-Qadr

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Lailat al-Qadr Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016SatJul 2Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2017WedJun 21Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2018SunJun 10Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2019FriMay 31Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2020TueMay 19Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2021SunMay 9Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2022ThuApr 28Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2023MonApr 17Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2024FriApr 5Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2025WedMar 26Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2026SunMar 15Lailat al-QadrMuslim

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