Shab-e-Barat to be observed on May 1. According to Islamic belief, Shab-e-Barat is the night when the Almighty writes the destinies of human beings for the coming year by taking into account their past deeds.
On Tuesday, the moon of the holy month of Shaaban was observed in Bangladesh said The National Moon Sighting Committee.
On 1st May the holy lailatul Barat will be celebrated throughout the country. There will be a public holiday on May 2.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the National Moon Meeting Committee in the hall of the Islamic Foundation in the Baitul Mukarram Mosque on Tuesday evening.
The meeting was chaired by Islamic Foundation joint secretary Dr. Moazzem Hossain.
Joint Secretary Moazzem Hossain told the meeting that according to information received from all the district administration, Islamic Foundation’s head office, divisional and district offices, Bangladesh Meteorological Department, aerospace research and remote sensing center, the moon of Hijri Shaban was seen in the sky in Bangladesh.
Known as the ‘fateful night’, the significant night of Shaheb Barat was celebrated by the Muslims of different countries like Bangladesh.
Next day after shab-e-Barat there is a public holiday in the executive order in Bangladesh.
Muslims from different countries including Bangladesh Pray the whole night, Pray Nafal Namaz, Read Quran and pass the night with worship of Allah.