As indicated by the Hindi Panchang, the Ekadashi date of Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month will start from 11:03 pm on Friday, 1 October and it will get completed on Saturday, October 02, at 11.10 pm and this is why Indira Ekadashi fast will be kept on 02 October.
Importance of Indira Ekadashi fastingAccording to strict convictions, the fasting of Indira Ekadashi is viewed as best in every family. Since whoever notices the fast of Indira Ekadashi and devotes its worthy advantages to his progenitors, then, at that point, his precursors who are experiencing the punishment of Yamraj in Yamlok, they get salvation because of its impact
If you keep this fast, your progenitors will be freed from the difficulties of the hell world and they will get a place at the feet of Lord Vishnu. With this, the ancestors are pleased and bless you with happiness, peace, harmony, family development, progress, regard, and status.