The number of Russian schools was moved to 1 September for Eid
MOSCOW, 24 Aug — RIA Novosti. Some Russian schools will start the academic year from September 4, because the knowledge Day coincided with the feast of Eid al-Adha, the head of the Spiritual Council of Muslims of Russia, mufti Albir Krganov.
He noted that if Eid al-Adha coincided with some other secular holiday, and in this case the believers would go towards.
The situation that we are religious holidays in any way can not change. After all, this is related to fundamentals, principles of religion, and cannot be changed. This is not civil, it is a religious event.Albir Krganov, the head of the Spiritual Assembly of Russian Muslims
Later in the schools of petty-bourgeois area where there is the largest Moscow Cathedral mosque, denied the report.
“Of course, the first (of September), this is even to say nothing,” — said RIA Novosti on the question of what number will be the solemn Assembly at school № 2054.
In addition, in the Metropolitan school № 2107 also said that the ruler in Day of knowledge will take place, and the site of school No. 1297’ve already posted an announcement that the event will take place September 1 at 8:30 in the morning.
Previously, the government of Ufa invited the residents to decide whether to go the children to school on 1 September to mark the Muslim holiday. The majority of citizens supported the idea to start classes on the 4th of September. Eid al-Adha in Bashkiria — the official non-working day.