Shawwal moon not sighted, Eid-ul-Fitr on Saturday
Srinagar: Eid-ul-Fitr would be celebrated in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday as the Shawwal moon has not been sighted.
On Thursday evening, Pakistan’s central Ruet-i-Hilal Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman announced that Shawwal moon was not sighted and that Eid-ul-Fitr would be celebrated on Saturday.
Shawwal moon was also not sighted in any part of India.
Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated on first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal, marking the culmination of month-long Ramadhan.
Shawwal is the 10th month of the lunar Islamic calendar.
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