Shawwal moon not sighted, Eid to be celebrated on Saturday

Srinagar: Chairman Ruet-i-Hilal Committee on Thursday announced that the moon for the month of Shawwal was not sighted on Thursday, and that Eidul Fitr will be celebrated on Saturday.

Since the crescent moon which marks the new lunar month was not sighted today, Friday will therefore be the 30th and final day of Ramazan.

Eidul Fitr celebrations mark the culmination of the Holy month of Ramazan during which Muslims all over the world observe 30 days of fasting.

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