The Indian Muslims are all set to celebrate Eid Al Fitr tomorrow
on August 31 as the confirmed reports of moon sighting are
received form various parts of the country.
"We will be celebrating Eid Al Fitr
Wednesday as sighting of the new moon are reported from various
parts of the country", Shakeel Faizee, Amir Jamiat Ahle
Malegaon and President of the local moon committee said to
"The new moon confirming the
beginning of Shawwal, the month which follows Ramadan - the holy
month of fasting, is sighted at Ahmednagar, Aakot, Seoni, Nasik and
various other places in India", he added.
President of Jamiatul Ulema
Maharashtra Maulana Mustaqueem Azmi said the Muslims in Mumbai
will also be celebrating Eid Al Fitr tomorrow.
"Though Mumbai is cloudy and there
are heavy rains in some parts, we have received confirm reports of
moon sighting from various places in North India including Lucknow
and Azamgarh", he said to ummid.com on phone from Mumbai.
Moon sighting confirmations have
also been received from New Delhi, Hyderabad, Sholapur, Burhanpur
and other places.
Hakim Ajmal Khan, veteran Ahle
Hadees Alim and freedom fighter, confirmed the moon sighting in
"The new moon is sighted in Haryana
by the masses", he said to ummid.com on phone.
Following the confirmed moon
sighting reports announcements are made using loudspeakers to
inform the masses about the Eid.
As the Eid Al Fitr is confirmed to
be celebrated tomorrow Muslim masses are busy in distributing
Sadaqatul Fitr, the Eid charity. The charity is compulsory on
Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia, UAE and
other Gulf States are celebrating the Eid Al Fitr today on August
30. These countries sighted the new moon Monday.