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Idu'l Fitr 2019

National and Public Holidays in India Regional Holiday in India

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When is Idu'l Fitr?

How long until Idul Fitr ?
This holiday next takes place in 317 Days.
Dates of Idul Fitr
Year Weekday Date
2019 Wednesday
2018 Saturday
2018 Saturday
2017 Monday
2017 Sunday
Duration
1 Day
Summary
Marks the end of the fasting period of the Islamic month of Ramadan

In India, this festival is known as Idu'l Fitr and marks the end of the fasting period of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

It is a holiday in all states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh.

Traditions of Idu'l Fitr

The festival is a time for feasting, rejoicing and thankfulness.

The preparations for the festival start at the beginning of Ramadan.

When the day finally arrives and the period of fasting ends, children receive many gifts, there are fairs with street bazaars selling festive goods and traditional foods.

Many attend religious ceremonies and visit with friends and family.

This is one of the most anticipated holidays on the Muslim calendar.

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