Independence Day 2021 in Afghanistan

Independence Day 2021 in Afghanistan is observed as a national holiday for the general masses and commemorates Afghanistan’s independence from the British Rule in 1919 after signing the Anglo-Afghan Treaty. With this treaty, a completely neutral relation between Britain and Afghanistan came into light. On this national occasion, Afghanistan’s national flag is hoisted on top of several landmarks, both national and international.

When is Independence Day in 2021?

19

अगस्त, 2021

(गुरुवार)

Independence Day in Afghanistan

Is Independence Day a Public Holiday in Afghanistan?

Independence Day is a public holiday for the general population according to Holidays 2021. This means, offices, colleges, schools, universities, and several other academic institutions remain closed on this day.

Afghan Independence Day Celebrations

Celebrations on Independence Day in Afghanistan are marked with official military displays and speeches by important political figures in the capital of Kabul. The Tri-Color Flag of Afghanistan is hoisted on several important monuments and buildings. On this marvellous day, “Jeshn” is carried out, which is the concept initiated by Afghans regarding national celebrations. Usually, Jeshn is carried out not on 19 August but on the first day of Sonbola, which is regarded as one of the months in the Hejrah-e-Shamsi Islamic Calendar. Therefore, the period of observance usually falls at August-end when the weather is considered favourable for outdoor celebrations.

Independence Day Observances

साल सप्ताह के दिन दिनांक नाम छुट्टी का प्रकार
2019 सोम 19 अगस्त Independence Day सार्वजनिक अवकाश
2020 बुध 19 अगस्त Independence Day सार्वजनिक अवकाश
2021 गुरु 19 अगस्त Independence Day सार्वजनिक अवकाश
2022 शुक्र 19 अगस्त Independence Day सार्वजनिक अवकाश
2023 शनि 19 अगस्त Independence Day सार्वजनिक अवकाश
2024 सोम 19 अगस्त Independence Day सार्वजनिक अवकाश
2025 मंगल 19 अगस्त Independence Day सार्वजनिक अवकाश

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त्वरित तथ्य

इस वर्ष: गुरु, 19 अगस्त 2021
अगले वर्ष: शुक्र, 19 अगस्त 2022
अंतिम वर्ष: बुध, 19 अगस्त 2020
प्रकार : Public Holiday