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Muslim Festivals In India | Muslim Festivals List

 Muslim Festivals in India- As we know that India is the hub of spirituality, culture and religions. Therefore, festival celebration in India is frequently seen throughout the year. 

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Muslim Festivals In India
Though majority of Indian population follow Hinduism, but the second largest religious followers are Muslim in India. i.e. – 300 million people.  Therefore Muslims forms an important part of India's unique culture and tradition. Obviously we can say that Muslim festivals are also celebrated with much pomp joy and brotherhood.


India maintains the diversity in culture and religion, people used to celebrate each other’s festival. We can easily see that on the day of Eid a Hindu visits their Muslim friend’s home for festival wishes and sweets are served with brotherhood, compassion and love from their Muslim friends.


Muslims in India follow and celebrate all famous Muslim holidays that are celebrated in different parts of the world. These Muslim Holidays in India are based on Islamic Calendar and there dates keep on changing every year. 

 

The famous Muslim festivals that are celebrated in India are Ramzan (Ramadan), Muharram, Id-e-Milad and Bakr-id.


Ramzan is the most important Muslim festival in India celebrated with lots of enthusiasm and fun. This festival starts with fasting for 30 days. Muslims areas in India becomes lively and bright towards the night as compared to day time. Eid prayers are offered for 4 to 5 times in a day.


Prayers are offered in the mosques and sweets are distributed among friends and relatives.  Almost all the institutions, colleges and universities including government offices in India remains closed on this Muslim Holidays. Ramzan is the most important of these holidays in India. India is the second most populous Muslim country in Asia.

 List of Muslim Festivals with Date

S.N.

Festival Name

Date(2021)

Day

1

Hazarat Ali's Birthday

February 25,

Thursday

2

Ramadan (begins)

Begins in Evening of April 12, (Ramadan Holy fasting begins all over India)

Monday

3

Jamat Ul-Vida

May 07,

Friday

4

Chaand Raat

May 12,

Wednesday

5

Eid-Ul-Fitr, Ramadan Ends

May 13, (Holy month of fasting ends)

Thursday

6

Eid-Ul-Adha

July 20,

Tuesday

7

Al-Hijra / Islamic New Year

August 10,

Tuesday

8

Day of Ashura / Muharram

August 19,

Thursday

9

Milad un-Nabi

October 19,

Tuesday

 

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