Muslims Festivals in India are celebrated all throughout the year based on Islamic Calendar. Know more on famous Muslims/Islam Festivals in India for year 2016 and 2017.
Muslim Festivals Calender - Muslims forms an important part of India's unique culture and tradition. 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 Islam Calendar and there dates keep on changing every year. Some of these festivals are marked by death anniversaries and birth of prominent Muslims like Prophet Muhammad.
The famous Muslim festivals that are celebrated in India are Ramzan (Ramadan), Muharram, Id-e-Milad and Bakr-id. Prayers are offered in the mosques and sweets are distributed among friends and relatives. 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. 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.
Muslim Festival Calendar 2016
|April||21, Thursday||Hazarat Ali's Birthday|
|June||07, Tuesday||Ramadan Begins|
|07, Thursday||Eid-Ul-Fitr, Ramadan Ends|
|October||12, Wednesday||Al-Hijira/ Muharram begins|
|31, Monday||Muharram Ends|
|December||13, Tuesday||Milad un-Nabi|
|17, Saturday||Milad un Nabi (Shia)|
Muslim Holidays in 2017
|Tuesday||April 11, 2017||Hazarat Ali's Birthday|
|Sunday||May 28, 2017||Ramadan (begins)|
|Monday||June 26, 2017||Eid-Ul-Fitr, Ramadan Ends|
|Saturday||September 2, 2017||Eid-Ul-Adha|
|Friday||September 22, 2017||Al-Hijira/ Muharram begins|
|Sunday||October 1, 2017||Ashura|
|Saturday||December 02, 2017||Milad un-Nabi|
* Subject to appearance of Moon