In pics: Ramadan ends, Mumbai celebrates Eid-al-Fitr
Mumbai city news:mumbai Updated: Jun 26, 2017 14:32 IST
Eid Mubarak, Mumbai!
Muslims across the country are celebrating Eid-al-Fitr, the festival marks the culmination of fasting and the holy month of Ramzan, today.
Ramzan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, is observed as a fasting period by Muslims who abstain from food and water from sunrise to sunset.
The fast is broken with a meal called Iftar, which includes food prepared exclusively for the occasion. It is a time for grand eating and merrymaking.
Eid or Eid al-Fitr marks the beginning of the next month, Shawwal.
First Published: Jun 26, 2017 10:17 IST