India to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Tuesday

Saudi Arabia to celebrate the Eid-ul-Fitr on May 2

Hyderabad: In India, Eid-ul-Fitr which is one of the two major festivals celebrated by Muslims will be celebrated on Tuesday as the crescent was not been sighted today.

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In Hyderabad, the Markazi Ruet-e-Hilal Committee (Moon Sighting Committee) that held its monthly meeting to declare the date of Eid-ul-Fitr confirmed that India will celebrate the festival on Tuesday.

Earlier, the committee had requested the people to contact them if they sight the crescent. People were asked to contact the committee on phone numbers, 040-24576832, 040-24513246, or 040-24521088.

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7: 46 pm: Crescent was not sighted and Eid-ul-Fitr in India will be celebrated on Tuesday.

7:39 pm: So far, the crescent has not been sighted. However, Moon Sighting Committee in Hyderabad is still waiting to make official confirmation.

Meeting of Markazi Ruet-e-Hilal Committee

7: 00 pm: Crescent was sighted in the Philippines and Malaysia. People of the countries will celebrate the festival on Monday.

6: 50 pm: Brunei, an Island country in South East Asia, to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday, May 2.

6: 20 pm: Various moon sighting committees across India are waiting for the confirmation of crescent sighting.

Eid-ul-Fitr in Saudi Arabia

As the crescent was not sighted yesterday, the people of Saudi Arabia are observing the fast today. They will celebrate the Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday, May 2.

Other Middle East countries including the UAE, Qatar, and Bahrain will also celebrate the festival on Monday.

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