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Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting highlights: Crescent seen in Kerala, Ladakh, J&K. Eid in rest of India on April 11

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting highlights India: Kerala, Ladakh, J&K to mark Eid tomorrow; Muslims in Lucknow, Delhi, Bangalore etc to continue Ramadan fasting
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Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting highlights: Muslims throughout India, Pakistan, Australia, Singapore, Bangladesh and other South Asian countries geared up to sight the new crescent moon on the evening of Tuesday, April 09, 2024 corresponding to Ramadan 29, 1445 Hijri, that would mark the end of Ramadan and the onset of the month of Shawwal with Eid-ul-Fitr as its first day. Since the Shawwal crescent moon was not sighted by Muslims in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, Turkey, Iran, USA, United Kingdom and other countries in the Middle East and West on April 8 evening, they continued to fast today and will mark chand raat on Tuesday evening while Muslims in South Asian countries including India, Pakistan, Australia, Singapore, Bangladesh etc looked for the Shawwal crescent after breaking the fast this evening and maghrib prayers.

Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated on the first day of Shawwal, the tenth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, after the sighting of the new moon or crescent moon. It is a major Islamic festival where "Eid" means "celebration" and "Fitr" means "breaking of the fast" and is celebrated by Muslims worldwide but the exact date of the festival varies each year, as Islam follows a lunar calendar that is based on the sighting of the new moon and this year, Ramadan in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Australia, Singapore etc is expected to get over on either Tuesday, April 09 or Wednesday, April 10, 2024 as the crescent was sighted in different regions while is was not visible in a majority of states in India.

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting live: India, Pakistan, Australia Muslims to sight Shawwal crescent with Saudi Arabia, UAE
Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting live: India, Pakistan, Australia Muslims to sight Shawwal crescent with Saudi Arabia, UAE

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting highlights: The crescent moon of Shawwal was sighted tonight in two states in India and some cities in Pakistan while the Muslims in rest of our country to continue fasting along with Bangladesh and other South Asian countries as Eid-ul-Fitr will now be celebrated on Thursday, April 11, except in Kerala, Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir, where the crescent was sighted tonight hence, they will celebrate together with the Muslims in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, Turkey, Iran, USA, United Kingdom and other countries in the Middle East and West. Chand raat in Kerala, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan will be tonight i.e. on Wednesday, April 09 while Eid-ul-Fitr for rest of India will be celebrated on Thursday, April 11, 2024, indicating that Muslims here will observe a 30-day fast like their brethren in Middle East and West this Ramadan, instead of 29 days of fasting....Read More

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Apr 10, 2024 7:36 AM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 celebrations in Saudi Arabia: The Clock Tower lights up to welcome 1st Shawwal

Saudi Arabia's famed Clock Tower illuminates for 1st Shawwal celebrations. Thousands gather to witness the grand spectacle marking the end of Ramadan.

Apr 9, 2024 9:25 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting in Jammu and Kashmir: Shawwal crescent moon sighted, Eid on April 10

Grand Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam announces that Shawaal crescent moon has been sighted hence, Eid-ul-Fit will be celebrated on April 10, 2024 in J&K. 

Apr 9, 2024 8:21 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting in Bangladesh: Shawwal crescent moon NOT sighted, Eid on April 11

Bangladesh's National Moon Sighting Committee announces Eid-ul-Fitr celebration on April 11 after reviewing the information of Shawwal moon sighting. The crescent was not visible tonight.

Apr 9, 2024 8:17 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting in India's Ladakh: Shawwal crescent moon sighted, Eid on April 10

Eid 2024 moon sighting update from Ladakh  (Photo by Twitter/KNBKashmir)
Eid 2024 moon sighting update from Ladakh (Photo by Twitter/KNBKashmir)

Shawal moon crescent has been sighted in Ladakh/Kargil hence, Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on April 10, 2024

Apr 9, 2024 8:13 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting in India's New Delhi: Shawwal crescent moon NOT sighted in the national capital, Eid on April 11

Imams of Delhi's Jama Masjid and Fatehpuri mosque announce that the Shawwal crescent moon was not not sighted tonight hence, Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated on Thursday, April 11, 2024.

Apr 9, 2024 8:11 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting in India's Karnataka: Shawwal crescent moon NOT sighted, Eid on April 11

Eid 2024 moon sighting update from Karnataka  (Photo by Twitter/path2shah)
Eid 2024 moon sighting update from Karnataka (Photo by Twitter/path2shah)

The crescent moon for the month of Shawwal was not Sighted today in Karnataka hence, Eid will be celebrated on Thursday, April 11.

Apr 9, 2024 8:02 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting in Pakistan: Shawwal crescent moon sighted in Karachi, Eid on April 10

Pakistan prepares for chand raat as Shawwal crescent moon has been sighted; Muslims to celebrate Eid together with Saudi Arabia, USA, UK, Qatar and other countries in Middle East and West on April 10.

Apr 9, 2024 7:58 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting in India's Hyderabad: Shawwal crescent moon NOT sighted, Eid on April 11

The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee of Sadar Majlis-e-Ulama-e-Deccan, also known as the Moon sighting committee in Hyderabad announces Eid-ul-Fitr to be on Thursday as the crescent moon has not been sighted tonight. The holy month of Ramadan will end tomorrow.

Apr 9, 2024 7:54 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting in India's Kerala: Shawwal crescent moon sighted, Eid on April 10 in Kozhikode and other cities of Kerala

Kerala Hilal (KNM) Committee Chairman M Muhammad Madani announces Eid-ul-Fitr to be on April 10 as the new moon of Shawwal was sighted in Ponnani. While Kozhikode's Qazi Sayyid Muhammad Koya Jamalullail said that the new moon has been sighted and Kozhikode Chief Acting Qazi Safir Sakhafi informed that tomorrow will be Eid-ul-Fitr, Panakkad Sayyid Sadiq Ali Shihab Thangal too announced that tomorrow will be Eid al-Fitr due to the sighting of the Shawwal crescent moon.

Apr 9, 2024 7:50 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting in Malaysia: Shawwal crescent moon sighted, Eid on April 10

The Malaysian Housing Ministry announced on its official accounts that Hari Raya Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 10, 2024.

Apr 9, 2024 7:43 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting in Philippines: Shawwal crescent moon sighted, Eid on April 10

Filipino Muslims to mark Eid-ul-Fitr on Wednesday, April 10 as the Bangsamoro mufti announced that the Shawwal crescent moon was sighted during moonsighting conducted across designated areas in Philippines.

Apr 9, 2024 7:30 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting in India's Lucknow: Shawwal crescent moon NOT sighted, Eid on April 11

Eid 2024 moon sighting update from Lucknow (Photo by Idgah Lucknow)
Eid 2024 moon sighting update from Lucknow (Photo by Idgah Lucknow)

Eid-ul-Fitr moon was not sighted in Lucknow tonight hence, Muslims to continue fasting on Wednesday while Eid will be celebrated on April 11th, as Markazi Chand Committee Eidgah, Lucknow announced. Idgah Imam Maulana Khalid Rashid Firangi Mahali announced that the Shawwal crescent was not sighted today. Due to moon not being visible, Eid will now be celebrated on April 11.

Apr 9, 2024 6:09 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon rise time in India's Mumbai: Muslims to sight the Shawwal crescent moon at this time

Mumbai is forecasted to witness the Shawwal moon at 07:39 pm on April 09, 2024.

Apr 9, 2024 6:05 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon rise time in India's Ahmedabad: Muslims to sight the Shawwal crescent moon at this time

Ahmedabad is forecasted to witness the Shawwal moon at 07:45 pm on April 09, 2024.

Apr 9, 2024 6:04 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon rise time in India's Pune: Muslims to sight the Shawwal crescent moon at this time

Pune is forecasted to witness the Shawwal moon at 07:34 pm on April 09, 2024.

Apr 9, 2024 6:03 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon rise time in India's Chandigarh: Muslims to sight the Shawwal crescent moon at this time

Chandigarh is forecasted to witness the Shawwal moon at 06:27 pm on April 09, 2024.

Apr 9, 2024 6:02 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon rise time in India's Hyderabad: Muslims to sight the Shawwal crescent moon at this time

Hyderabad is forecasted to witness the Shawwal moon at 07:14 pm on April 09, 2024.

Apr 9, 2024 6:01 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon rise time in India's Noida: Muslims to sight the Shawwal crescent moon at this time

Noida is forecasted to witness the Shawwal moon at 06:32 pm on April 09, 2024.

Apr 9, 2024 5:59 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon rise time in India's New Delhi: Muslims to sight the Shawwal crescent moon at this time in Delhi

Delhi is forecasted to witness the Shawwal moon at 07:32 pm on April 09, 2024.

Apr 9, 2024 5:58 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon rise time in India's Agra: Muslims to sight the Shawwal crescent moon at this time

Agra is forecasted to witness the Shawwal moon at 06:19 pm on April 09, 2024.

Apr 9, 2024 5:56 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon rise time in India's Lucknow: Muslims to sight the Shawwal crescent moon at this time in the City of Nawabs

Lucknow is forecasted to witness the Shawwal moon at 07:15 pm on April 09, 2024.

Apr 9, 2024 5:23 PM IST

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Apr 9, 2024 5:16 PM IST

Eid-Ul-Fitr 2024: Shawwal crescent moon sighting in Pakistan

In Pakistan, Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to meet on Tuesday evening for Shawwal moon sighting as the Met Office has predicted that Eid ul Fitr may fall on April 10 since the Shawwal moon is expected to be sighted on April 9. Pakistan's Meterological Department predicted that the crescent would be born on April 08 at 11:21pm and it would be aged between 19 and 20 hours the next day around Maghrib prayer and the crescent could be spotted for over 50 minutes around sundown.

Apr 9, 2024 5:15 PM IST

Eid-Ul-Fitr 2024: Shawwal crescent moon sighting in Australia

The Australian Fatwa Council has confirmed that the Shawwal crescent will be born on Tuesday, April 09, 2024, at specific times in Sydney and Perth and it will be the last day of Ramadan while Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 10, 2024.

Apr 9, 2024 5:13 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting in Jammu and Kashmir: Rainfall likely to put a damper on Eid celebrations in J&K

The Indian Meteorological Department centre in Srinagar said that two back-to-back western disturbances, moisture laden winds from the Mediterranean, will hit the region on April 10. Will Shawwal crescent be sighted tonight in the valley? Click here to know

Apr 9, 2024 5:12 PM IST

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Apr 9, 2024 5:11 PM IST

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Apr 9, 2024 5:11 PM IST

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Apr 9, 2024 4:50 PM IST

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Apr 9, 2024 4:50 PM IST

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Apr 9, 2024 4:49 PM IST

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Apr 9, 2024 4:48 PM IST

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Apr 9, 2024 4:37 PM IST

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Apr 9, 2024 4:29 PM IST

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Apr 9, 2024 3:50 PM IST

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Apr 9, 2024 3:47 PM IST

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Apr 9, 2024 3:00 PM IST

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