1st Muharram Date 2020

1st Muharram date is on 20 Aug 2020. 1st Muharram date will be expected in the Arabic world as on 19 Aug 2020 and in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and some other parts of the world on 20 Aug 2020.

Event Date Hijri Date
1st Muharram 20 Aug 2020 1 Muharram 1442 AH


1st Muharram Hijrih 1442 will be expected on 20 August 2020 according to the Gregorian calendar. In Pakistan, Bangladesh and India new Islamic year is starting from 1st Muharram which will be expected on August 20. But in Saudi Arabia and other Arabic countries, the expected date of 1st Muharram date will be 19 August 2020. The exact date of 1st Muharram depends on the sighting of the moon.

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and it’s also the most important month. In 2020 1st Muharram date will fall on 20th August which lasts for 29 or 30 days. It’s the most significant month of the Islamic calendar because in this month the grandson of Prophet Muhammad Hazrat Ali (R.A) was martyred. The 10th day of Muharram is called the Day of Ashura. It’s the most important date in Islamic history because Allah has created Adam (A.S) and Hawa (A.S) on this day. Allah also granted forgiveness to Adam (A.S) on this day and many more important events of Islam occurred. The month of Muharram is considered a month of peace and harmony.

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It is expected that 1st Muharram date 2020 will be on August 20. I am hopeful that this new Islamic year will bring more joy and happiness to us.

Shazia, Lahore Thu 23 Jul, 2020

The month of Muharram is much crucial for the whole Muslim Ummah. The reason is that the Hijri Year or new Islamic calendar starts from this holy month. Muslims plan all their festivities as per the Islamic calendar so it is much important for them to know about 1st Muharram date 2020 or any other important Islamic date.

mansoor, karachi Mon 20 Jul, 2020