Shab-e-Barat, a night of fortune, is celebrated by Muslims in Bangladesh with devotees looking for blessings of Almighty Allah for wellbeing of mankind. On this night each year, Muslims across the world raise their hands in solemn prayers. Special prayers are offered in the mosques and mazars, and special doas (Islamic Psalms) and milad-mahfils are also held. Many devotees spent the whole night offering prayers. Marking the occasion, Muslims distributes confectionary sweets among the neighbours and the destitute.
According to Muslim belief, Shab-e-Barat is a night when Allah, a Almighty, arranges a affairs of a following year. Shab-e-Barat additionally equates to a night of forgiveness. On this prominent night, Muslims urge to Allah both in credentials for a holy month of Ramadan as well as looking redemption of a sins committed.