1st Muharram 2021

1st Muharram date is on 09 August 2021. 1st Muharram date will be expected in the Arabic world as on 08 August 2021 and in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and some other parts of the world on 09 August 2021.

1st Muharram (Arab countries & followed regions)

EventDateHijri Date
1st Muharram08 August 20211 Muharram 1443 AH

1st Muharram (Pakistan, India & followed countries)

EventDateHijri Date
1st Muharram09 August 20211 Muharram 1443 AH


1st Muharram Hijrih 1443 is on 10 August 2021 according to the Gregorian calendar. In Pakistan, Bangladesh and India new Islamic year is starting from 1st Muharram which will be expected on August 11. But in Saudi Arabia and other Arabic countries, the date of 1st Muharram is 10 August 2021. 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 2021 1st Muharram date will fall on 10th 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 (SAW), Hazrat Imam Hussain (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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Latest Reviews

The new Islamic year 1442 Ah is in progress as the 1st Muharram began on August 20 in Pakistan.

Huzaifa, Peshawar Thu 27 Aug, 2020

As the new Islamic year begins from 1st Muharram we should remain updated about its date.

Nadeem, Lahore Mon 17 Aug, 2020

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