This article is based on the events and holidays which is celebrated or off in Pakistan. The events which are mentione here are those events for which we wrote and also will write an article in the near future. So keep visiting for increasing information about different events and also why it is celebrate in Pakistan?
There are different events which are celebrate in Pakistan. But all the events don’t have holidays. We are having two types of holidays
1) Public holiday
2) Optional holiday
Holidays in which the government offices, schools, colleges, and universities are off is called public holidays. Those days which is considere as public holidays are grante off for all the public by the government. None of the offices or schools are allowe to makes its employees or students to forcefully come.
There are different holidays which is an option for the people. It means you have the right to choose that in which holidays you want to take leave, and in which days you prefer to work. Let’s say like this you are a Hindu religion person, but as Pakistan is an Islamic country so Holi is not considere as a public holiday. So you being a Hindu has the right to make leave form work on Holi.
- Shab e Meraj Or Meraj’s Night
- Basant Panchami on 10 February| Kite Festival celebration and History
- Holi | A colorful And Joyful Day In India
- Kashmir Day | 5 February Celebrated as a Kashmir Solidarity Day
There is a list of holidays which is upcoming in Pakistan.
|Events In Pakistan||Date||Day||Holiday Type||Reason|
|Kashmir Day||5/02/2019||Tuesday||Public Holiday||Observed since 1990 on 5 February known as Kashmir solidarity day. It is not only a celebration but as well indeed, all activities will again be renewed.|
|Basant Panchami||10-Feb-19||Sunday||Optional Holiday||It is celebrated at the beginning of the Spring season which is known as Basant Panchami.|
|International Women Day||08-Mar-19||Friday||Optional Holiday||Women Day is celebrated worldwide to promote women's right and to appreciate women's achievements in a different field of life.|
|Holi||21-Mar-19||Wednesday||Optional Holiday||Holi A colorful and joyful Festival” is one of the India’s largest traditional festivals that is held annually at the beginning of the spring based on the Indian calendar.|
|Pakistan Resolution Day||23-Mar-19||Saturday||Public Holiday||Pakistan Day is a public holiday in Pakistan to remember the Lahore Resolution on March 23 each year.|
|Shab Meraj||03-Apr-19||Wednesday||Optional holiday||The event of Isra and Miraj took place in 27th of Rajab (Islamic Month) when Allah Almighty sent jebrail to the prophet Muhammad (PBUH) to bring him to Allah.|
|Shab e-Barat||20-Apr-19||Saturday||Optional holiday||Bara'a Night or Mid-Sha'ban is a holiday observed by various Muslim communities on the night between 14 and 15 Sha'ban.|
|Ramadan||06-Jun-19||Monday||Optional holiday||Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief.|
|Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1, 2, and 3||05-Jun-19 till 7 June||Wednesday, Thursday, Friday||Public Holiday||Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated on the first day of Islamic month Shawal by the end of Ramazan.|
|Eid ul Adha day 1, 2, and 3||12-Aug-19||Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday||Public Holiday||Eid al-Adha also called the "Festival of Sacrifice", is the second of two Islamic holidays celebrated worldwide each year.|
|Independence Day||14-Aug-19||Wednesday||Public Holiday||It commemorates the day when Pakistan achieved independence and was declared a sovereign state following the end of the British Raj in 1947.|
|Ashura and day after Ashura||09-Sep-19||Monday||Public holiday||Ashura is the tenth day of Muḥarram, it is a solemn day of mourning the martyrdom of Hussein in 680 AD at Karbala in modern-day Iraq.|
|Eid-i-Miladun Nabi||10-Nov-19||Sunday||Public Holiday||Eid Milad-un-Nabi, also known as the Prophet Muhammad's birthday, is a public holiday in Pakistan.|
|Quaid-i-Azam Day||25-Dec-19||Wednesday||Public Holiday||The birth anniversary of the founder of the nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah is celebrated on 25 December and it is a public holiday.|
|Chrismas Day||25-Dec-19||Wednesday||Optional holiday||Christmas is an annual festival, commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.|
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