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When is Ramadan (रमजान, رمضان) in 2016

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If yes, you have come to the right place. Ramadan (रमजान, رمضان) in 2016 will be observed on Monday, 6th June.

As per Islamic calendar, Ramadan (रमजान, رمضان) is ninth and the holiest month of the year.

Ramadan (रमजान, رمضان), also known as Ramazan, is the ninth month of Muslim Year also referred as the month of fasting. Muslims all over the world fast for the entire month and do not eat or drink anything from sunrise to sunset. On one hand it is a month of fasting, prayers and religious activities and on the other hand it is a month to relish on the delicious cuisine. During the month of Ramadan / Ramazan (रमजान, رمضان), people of the Muslim community visit Mosques daily and pray for their well-being.

Ramadan (रमजान, رمضان) is the month when fasting is mandatory for adult Muslims. However it excludes people who are traveling, ill, pregnant, diabetic or going through menstrual bleeding. Ramadan (रमजान, رمضان) begins on the same day every year as per the Islamic calendar. The dates on Gregorian calendar varies from year to year. However Ramadan (रमजान, رمضان) in 2016 will begin from Monday, 6th June.

Suhoor and Iftar are an important part of Ramadan (रमजान, رمضان) month. Suhoor refers to pre-fast meal in the morning and Iftar refers to the fast-breaking meal. In between Suhoor and Iftar, consuming food, drinks, alcohol, cigarettes etc. is strictly prohibited. Eid ul-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan (रमजान, رمضان) and beginning of next Islamic calendar month.