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Muslims across India celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Wednesday

PTI New Delhi | Updated on June 05, 2019 Published on June 05, 2019

Members of Dawoodi Bohra community offer prayers on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr festival in Bhopal   -  PTI

The festival is marked with feasts and the faithful offers prayers at mosques as well as idgahs

Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the culmination of the fasting month of Ramzan, is being celebrated across the country on Wednesday as the moon was sighted here on Tuesday evening.

An illuminated view of the market near Charminar on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr in Hyderabad   -  PTI

Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari made the announcement after a meeting of the moon-sighting committee here.

President Ram Nath Kovind  greeted fellow citizens Eid.

 

Home Minister Amit Shah extended also Eid greetings and hoped the festival would bring peace and happiness for everyone.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday greeted people on Id-ul-Fitr, saying may this day ignite the spirit of harmony.

People go shoppping ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid-ul-Fitr in Srinagar   -  The Hindu

Eid-ul-Fitr symbolises peace and brotherhood. The festival is marked with feasts and the faithful offers prayers at mosques as well as idgahs to seek blessings of the divine.

Families are busy with last minute shopping for the Eid-ul-Fitr which marks the end of Ramadan   -  The Hindu

People, especially children dress up in their traditional fineries to mark the festival.

Published on June 05, 2019

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