Eid-ul-Fitr 2020 Moon Sighting: Date, Time, Chand Raat in India, All you need to know

Muslims all around the world are all set to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr which is the first day of the 10th Islamic month of Shawwal. The day marks the end of the holy month of Ramzan during which Muslims keep fast from sunrise to sunset. During this 30-days period, they offer prayers in Mosques and wish for their family's good health. The date and time of Eid-ul-Fitr depend on the sighting of the crescent moon in the sky. Hence, the date of the festival is different in different countries. The lunar cycle is used to calculate the Islamic Hijri era. The Shawwal moon is first sighted in Saudi Arabia which confirms the date of the festival in other countries.Disclaimer: This story is auto-aggregated by a computer program and has not been created or edited by Clicknow. Source:IndiaTV Business: Google News Feed

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