Zil Hajj crescent not sighted, Eid-ul-Adha on Sept 13

, 9:26 PM IST

The Eid-ul-Adha will be celebrated across Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on September 13 as the crescent for Zil Hajj was not sighted on Friday.

This was announced by a team of noted Islamic Scholars under the aegis of the Central Ruiyat-e-Hilal Committee – Hyderabad Deccan. The Committee which met at the Hussaini Building at Moazzam Jahi Market on Friday evening, made the announcement after getting confirmation from all the districts and neighbouring States, that the crescent has not been sighted. Therefore, Saturday will be the 30th of Dhu al-Qa’dah, the 11th month of Islamic calender and Eid-ul-Adha will be celebrated on September 13.

The meeting was attended by Majlis-e-Ulema-e-Deccan Secretary-General and Muslim Personal Law Board member Moulana Syed Qubul Pasha Shuttari and other noted clerics. (INN)