Thursday, September 9, 2010

Eid-ul-Fitr on Saturday, no holiday tomorrow.

Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in the National Capital Region (NCR) on Saturday.
This was announced by Mufti Mohd Mukkaram Ahmed, the Shahi Imam of Fatehpuri Masjid,

here this evening after a meeting of Royat Hilal Committee.
"The moon of Shawwal was not sighted today. Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on Saturday," he said.
Syed Ahmed Bhukari, Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, said the moon was not sighted from anywhere as yet and "therefore I announce that the 1st of Shawwal (Eid-ul-Fitr) falls on Saturday."
The celebrations culminates fasting by devotees for a month during Ramzan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar.
The faithful wake up early morning for the pre-dawn 'sehri' meal renouncing food and water during the day before breaking their fast in the evening. The evening meal is known as 'iftaar'.

Source : PTI

1 comment :

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