Photos: The moon sighted, Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated across India

As the holy month of Ramzan concludes with the sighting of the moon, the fervour of Eid engulfs India. People across the country offered their Eid al-Fitr prayers in mosques and eidgahs, seeking the blessing of the almighty. The completion of the morning prayers was marked with greetings being exchanged, followed by feasting with family and friends.

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Children pray on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr at Jama Masjid in Kullu. With the moon sighted on Friday evening marking the culmination of the month of fasting for this year, people extended greetings and celebrated Eid-al-Fitr across India. The festival is celebrated on the first day of Shawwal, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar calendar. (Aquil Khan / HT Photo)

Children pray on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr at Jama Masjid in Kullu. With the moon sighted on Friday evening marking the culmination of the month of fasting for this year, people extended greetings and celebrated Eid-al-Fitr across India. The festival is celebrated on the first day of Shawwal, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar calendar. (Aquil Khan / HT Photo)

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People offer prayers outside Bandra (West) station in Mumbai. (Satish Bate / HT Photo)

People offer prayers outside Bandra (West) station in Mumbai. (Satish Bate / HT Photo)

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Prayers at the Machkhowa Eidgah maidam in Guwahati. (Rajib Jyoti Sarma / HT Photo)

Prayers at the Machkhowa Eidgah maidam in Guwahati. (Rajib Jyoti Sarma / HT Photo)

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Muslims offer prayers at an Eidgah near Rajiv Chowk in Gurugram. The day which begins with prayers is spent feasting and visiting family. (Yogendra Kumar / HT Photo)

Muslims offer prayers at an Eidgah near Rajiv Chowk in Gurugram. The day which begins with prayers is spent feasting and visiting family. (Yogendra Kumar / HT Photo)

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A little boy sneaks a glance as elders pray at an Eidgah in downtown Srinagar. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)

A little boy sneaks a glance as elders pray at an Eidgah in downtown Srinagar. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)

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People raise their hands for blessings during morning prayers in Gurugram. (Yogendra Kumar / HT Photo)

People raise their hands for blessings during morning prayers in Gurugram. (Yogendra Kumar / HT Photo)

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At the Dai Wali Masjid in Darya Ganj, an intimate offering of prayers. (Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)

At the Dai Wali Masjid in Darya Ganj, an intimate offering of prayers. (Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)

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A man holds a rose as he prays outside Bandra station on the occasion of Eid in Mumbai. (Satish Bate / HT Photo)

A man holds a rose as he prays outside Bandra station on the occasion of Eid in Mumbai. (Satish Bate / HT Photo)

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People greet each other after the morning prayers at an Eidgah in Gurugram. (Yogendra Kumar / HT Photo)

People greet each other after the morning prayers at an Eidgah in Gurugram. (Yogendra Kumar / HT Photo)

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Former president of the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee, Arvind Singh Lovely greets people after offering namaz at Gandhi Colony in East Delhi. (Sonu Mehta / HT Photo)

Former president of the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee, Arvind Singh Lovely greets people after offering namaz at Gandhi Colony in East Delhi. (Sonu Mehta / HT Photo)

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People rest after completion of the morning prayers at the Feroz Shah Kotla Masjid in New Delhi. (Anushree Fadnavis / HT Photo)

People rest after completion of the morning prayers at the Feroz Shah Kotla Masjid in New Delhi. (Anushree Fadnavis / HT Photo)

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People exchange roses after the Eid-ul-Fitr prayers outside Bandra (West) station in Mumbai. (Satish Bate / HT Photo)

People exchange roses after the Eid-ul-Fitr prayers outside Bandra (West) station in Mumbai. (Satish Bate / HT Photo)

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A girl plays with a balloon on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr at Mysore Road Eidgah in Bengaluru. (Arijit Sen / HT Photo)

A girl plays with a balloon on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr at Mysore Road Eidgah in Bengaluru. (Arijit Sen / HT Photo)

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