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List Of Countries Celebrating Eid El-Fitr Today, Thursday



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No fewer than two countries are presently celebrating Eid-el-Fitr today, Thursday.

Shawwal moon was not sighted in Bangladesh and India. Hence, Eid-el-Fitr is presently being celebrated in these two Asian countries on 11th April Thursday).

India Statement On Eid

Delhi’s Fatehpuri Masjid Imam Mufti Mukarram Ahmad said that the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee of the mosque contacted many places and was informed that moon was not sighted.

Former Imam of Shahi Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari said there is no news of sighting of the moon of Shawwal.

“Contacts were made in different parts of India – Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, West Bengal and Bihar, but the moon was not sighted anywhere,” he said.

“Eid will be celebrated on Thursday, April 11,” Bukhari had said.

Lucknow’s Markazi Chand Committee had also declared that Eid will be celebrated on April 11 as the moon has not been sighted on Tuesday evening.

Bangladesh Statement On Eid

The main Eid-ul-Fitr congregation of the country was held at the National Eidgah on the High Court premises in the capital Thursday morning.

President Mohammed Shahabuddin offered the prayers of Eid-ul-Fitr along with hundreds of people from all walks of life at the National Eidgah.

The country’s noted personalities, including chief justice of Bangladesh, cabinet members, Supreme Court judges, lawmakers, senior political leaders, diplomats and, high civil and military officials also offered prayers at the main Eid jamaat held at 8:30am.


Eid-ul-Fitr is an Arabic word meaning ‘festival of breaking of the fast’.

The festival marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar.

The festival is celebrated by visiting residences of friends and relatives, hosting food parties and sharing sweets.

The occasion is seen as a time of forgiveness and giving thanks to Allah for helping people to complete their month-long spiritual fasting.

Many Muslims distribute cash and food to the less fortunate ones.

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