Friday observed as the last fast of Ramadan, its end of Islamic holy month of fasting and it’s Eid 2015. All Muslims in India, Pakistan or Bangladesh and many other Asian countries will celebrate Eid ul Fitr on Saturday, 18th July 2015 after the moon was sighted on Friday night.
As per the Shahi imam of Jama Masjid has declared that Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on Saturday 18th July across India.
Reportedly, the moon of eid was sighted in Hyderabad, Bihar, Manipur and Tamil Nadu, according to the ANI news agency.
In other countries as Saudi Arabia, UK and the US all Islamic religion followers Muslims celebrated Eid al Fitr 2015 on Friday.
Reportedly, In many parts of the world Muslim are celebrating Eid e-milad on Friday. Although in India, where it is more commonly referred to as Eid ul-Fitr, it is likely to be observed on Saturday, that’s depending on the Eid new moon sighting.
Now it is official confirmation of the Eid ul-Fitr date in India will be announced after 8 pm on Friday, Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi, chief of the All India Imam Organisation told IBTimes India. “Eid ul fitr will most likely be on Saturday. However, we will have to wait till 8 pm to see if the moon has been sighted, after which we can make an official announcement,” he said.
Reportedly, Pakistan, Bangladesh along with India will be celebrate on Saturday
According to the local reports, “Pakistan and Bangladesh, too, will mark Eid ul-Fitr on Saturday, though people in some regions in the countries observed the festival on Friday”.
Bangladesh’s National Moon Sighting Committee gathered on Friday evening to check for reports of Eid full moon-sighting, according to The Dhaka Tribune. If the moon is not sighted on Friday, then Eid ul-Fitr will be marked on Sunday 18 July.
In Pakistan, the central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee will also meet on Friday to confirm if the Shawwal moon is sighted, according to Dawn.
As per report, “However, Muslims in several parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan are observing Eid on Friday”.
All Muslims in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and even in the United States and United Kingdom observed Eid al-Fitr on Friday.
Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court announced that the Shawwal new moon was sighted on Thursday night, which brought an end to Ramadan the holy month.
Eid al-Fitr, is celebrate as the ‘festival of breaking the fast’ after one holy month of observing Ramadan.