Ramazan 2020 India Moon Sighting Highlights: Fasts to begin tomorrow in India. PM Modi wishes Ramzan Mubarak
The holiest month for Muslims all around the world, Ramadan, has begun in most parts of the world where the crescent moon has been sighted including Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Indonesia, Kuwait, Qatar, and the states of Kerala and Karnataka in India. Today is the first day of fasting in these countries and states.In India, the Markazi Ruet-e-Hilal Committee (Central Moon Sighting Committee) headed by Majlis Ulama-e-Deccan will be holding a meeting today to sight the new moon in order to decide the first day of Ramadan. Hazrat Maulana Syed Mohammed Qubool Pasha Quadri Al-Shuttari, the President Majlis Ulama-e-Deccan, will be supervising the meeting which will be held on Friday, April 24, 2020 at 6 pm at Khanqah-e-Kaamil, Dabeerpura in Hyderabad.If members of the general public do spot the moon they have been appealed to inform on the phone numbers 24521099, 24513246, 24576832, 9000008138 and 9866112393, 9391964951, 9885151354, so that if the moon has been sighted for sure an announcement can be made for the commencement of fasting in India. Also read| Ramazan 2020: Arrangements in place for low-key Ramazan festivities in HyderabadFor the first time, Ramadan is beginning all around the world amidst global lockdowns and bans on mass gatherings, prayers, Taraweeh prayers and community iftars on account of the coronavirus pandemic that has shut down most of the world. While some countries are easing lockdowns, most are still following stringent policies. In India, the Shahi imams of Jama Masjid and Fatehpuri Masjid in Delhi have appealed to Muslims to offer namaz during the holy month of Ramzan at home and follow lockdown guidelines to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Syed Ahmed Bukhari, the shahi imam of Jama Masjid, in a video message asked people not to venture outside unnecessarily and remain indoors during Ramzan for prayers.Also read| Ramazan 2020: Pakistan’s Sindh province bans prayer at mosques“Two days later auspicious Ramzan is commencing. Namaz and Tarabi(ritual prayer) should be offered at home. Care should be taken that not more than three-four people read Tarabi because large numbers can be harmful for the families and the society in view of the pandemic,” Bukhari said.The holy month of Ramzan marked by fasting by followers of Islam is expected to start from Saturday as per the lunar calendar.Shahi Imam of Fatehpuri Masjid Mufti Mukarram Ahmed said those who are under quarantine and unable to observe ‘Roza” (fast) can compensate for it through ‘Qaza’.Such persons can observe fast later on, he said.Ahmed urged authorities to make necessary arrangements so that people in Muslim-dominated areas could go out in the evenings and early mornings to buy food items to break fasts during Ramzan.“Lockdown has been imposed due to coronavirus and people have been restricted to their homes. But during Ramzan, authorities should allow shops and vendors in Muslim areas so those observing ‘Roza’ could buy food for Iftari and Sehri,” he said.The mosques in Delhi are shut due to the nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus.The Delhi Waqf Board that administers over 200 mosques in the city has already issued an advisory for imams regarding Ramzan.It has asked imams to disseminate official guidelines for coronavirus containment through loudspeakers.
Ramzan Mubarak! I pray for everyone’s safety, well-being and prosperity: PM Narendra Modi
Ramzan Mubarak! I pray for everyone’s safety, well-being and prosperity. May this Holy Month bring with it abundance of kindness, harmony and compassion. May we achieve a decisive victory in the ongoing battle against COVID-19 and create a healthier planet.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 24, 2020
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Ramazan 2020 India Moon Sighting LIVE updates: Imam Eidgah Lucknow announces sighting of crescent moon
Maulana Khalid Rasheed Farangi, the president of Markazi Chand Committee, Imam Eidgah Lucknow has announced the sighting of the moon on Friday, April 24. The first day of fasting in India will be on Saturday, April 25. It has also been announced by the Hilal Committees in Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai and Kolkata. In Kerala and Karnataka fasting began today.19:34 IST
Ramazan 2020 India Moon Sighting LIVE updates: Moon sighting confirm in Delhi by Shahi Imam of Fatehpuri Masjid
I appeal to all, do not invite your neighbours to your house to offer prayers during Ramzan: Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid
Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari said, “I appeal to all, do not invite your neighbours to your house to offer prayers during #Ramzan. Ensure, there are not more than 3 people in 1 room even while offering prayers with family. #COVID19 will end only when we’ll unite.”
I appeal to all, do not invite your neighbours to your house to offer prayers during #Ramzan. Ensure, there are not more than 3 people in 1 room even while offering prayers with family. #COVID19 will end only when we'll unite: Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari pic.twitter.com/1IJkrRtpVA— ANI (@ANI) April 24, 2020
Ramazan 2020 India Moon Sighting LIVE updates: Crescent sighted in Mumbai by multiple sources, yet to confirmed by Hilal committee
Ramazan 2020 India Moon Sighting LIVE updates: Crescent sighted in Hyderabad
The blessed Crescent moon of Ramzan is sighted in Hyderabad.— Syed Abdahu Kashaf (@syedKashaf95) April 24, 2020
The blessed month of Ramzan begins sirens echoes around the country. #ramadankareem
Ramazan 2020 India Moon Sighting LIVE updates: Crescent sighted in Bhagalpur
Ramzan Mubarak to all. Moon has been sighted in Bhagalpur today.— AIMIM Bhagalpur (@OFC_AIMIMBIHAR) April 24, 2020
Tomorrow will be the first day of Ramzan.
Allah hum sabhi ko apne hifz o amaan mein rakhe.#RamadanMubarak @asadowaisi @Akhtaruliman5 @AadilHasanAdv1 @News18Bihar @ZeeBiharNews pic.twitter.com/SDZRJk6OVT
Ensure availability of fruits, essentials during Ramadan: National Commission for Minorities Chairperson Syed Ghayorul Rizvi writes to Chief Secretaries of States/UTs
The National Commission for Minorities Chairperson Syed Ghayorul Rizvi writes to Chieff Secretaries of States/UTs requesting to issue instructions to all District Magistrates to ensure availability of fruits and other essential items during #Ramzaan.
The National Commission for Minorities Chairperson Syed Ghayorul Rizvi writes to Cheif Secretaries of States/UTs requesting to issue instructions to all District Magistrates to ensure availability of fruits and other essential items during #Ramzaan. pic.twitter.com/nUuyufP2qY— ANI (@ANI) April 24, 2020
Actor Emraan Hashmi extends Ramadan wishes
This Ramazan is not the same anywhere in the world: Shahid Choudhary, District Magistrate, Srinagar
The District Magistrate of Srinagar added, “But we are trying to make it less difficult in #Srinagar. 50,000 Ramazan food/essentials kits ready for dispatch.”
This Ramazan is not the same anywhere in the world, but we are trying to make it less difficult in #Srinagar. 50,000 Ramazan food/essentials kits ready for dispatch: Shahid Choudhary, District Magistrate, Srinagar #JammuandKashmir pic.twitter.com/SaW6ZhFp6X— ANI (@ANI) April 24, 2020
Ramadan 2020 Moon Sighting LIVE Updates: Delhi Police PRO appeals to people to offers prayers at home during Ramadan
MS Randhawa, Delhi Police PRO appeals to people to offers prayers at home during Ramadan, saying “Azaan should be offered as per guidelines of National Green Tribunal.” Read the whole story here.
I wish people on #Ramzan & appeal to people to offers prayers & have 'sehri' (pre-dawn meal) at home during the holy month. Azaan should be offered as per guidelines of National Green Tribunal. Please do not venture out of your homes during lockdown: MS Randhawa, Delhi Police PRO pic.twitter.com/yheUEXlQ3F— ANI (@ANI) April 24, 2020
Ramadan 2020 Moon Sighting LIVE Updates: Nora Fatehi wishes everyone a blessed Ramadan
Ramadan 2020 Moon Sighting LIVE Updates: Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid urges people to offer prayers at home during Ramadan
As the holy month of Ramzan is likely to begin from April 25, the religious leaders of the Muslim community have appealed people to offer prayers at home and avoid any kind of social gatherings amid the coronavirus outbreak in the country. Read here.16:00 IST
Ramadan 2020 Moon Sighting LIVE Updates: Jammu and Kashmir religious leaders urge people to pray at home in Ramadan
In the wake of coronavirus pandemic, the holy month of Ramzan will be different in Kashmir as there won’t be any big congregations or religious gatherings. Read here.15:38 IST
Ramadan 2020: Wishes, messages, SMS, Whatsapp messages for friends and family
Ramadan is the holy month of worship which is a time of spiritual reflection and devotion. Muslims all over the world keep roza, which is a fast that is observed from sunrise to sunset. Read here.15:36 IST
Ramadan 2020: The meaning of iftar and sehri
During Ramadan, many Muslims pray to Allah and fast, which is called roza. These fasts symbolise the devotion of these people towards the almighty. Read here.15:30 IST
Ramadan 2020: History, significance and when does Ramadan begin
During the period of Ramadan, millions of Muslims fast for a month every year. It is one of the most important festivals of the Islamic calendar. Read here.