Shab-e-Meraj in Bangladesh
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.
The Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, pictured above.
About Shab-e-MerajRead more about Shab-e-Meraj.
Holiday currently only shown for years 2016–2022.
Note: This day is an optional public holiday for the religious communities in Bangladesh.
|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|
|2019||Wed||Apr 3||Shab-e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|2020||Sun||Mar 22||Shab-e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|2021||Thu||Mar 11||Shab-e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
|2022||Tue||Mar 1||Shab-e-Meraj||Optional Holiday|
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