The wait is finally over for the Muslims observing Ramadan as the beautiful crescent new moon is sighted in India. Yes, Eid Ka Chand has been been seen with official confirmation coming from Maulana Khalid Rasheed Firangi Mahali, President of the Markazi Chand Committee – Eid al-Fitr, which means ‘festival of breaking the fast’, marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan. Eid will be celebrated on June 26 i.e. Monday in India as the first day of the biggest Muslim festival. The joyous festival of Muslims kick-started as the Twiterati began sharing pictures of Eid ka Chand or crescent moon on the micro-blogging platform. Eid al-Fitr or Eid ul-Fitr is the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. The observers will begin celebrating the biggest Muslim festival, based on the official sighting of the new moon. Chand Raat 2017 Wishes: Best SMS, Eid Chand WhatsApp Messages, Facebook Status, and Gif Images to wish Chand Mubarak!

Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, and other Arab countries announced on Saturday that Sunday will be the first day of Eid al-Fitr 1438. The moon was sighted on June 24 and hence began the Eid celebrations. Meanwhile, Indian, Bangladesh, Pakistan sighted the moon a day later on June 25, marking the Eid al-Fitr on Monday. The Muslim observers began the holy fast during Ramadan on May 28 and so Sunday was to be their 29th of Ramadan. Eid 2017 Wishes: Best SMS, Eid al-Fitr WhatsApp Messages, Facebook Status, and GIF Images to wish Eid Mubarak!

Families and friends gather to eat and pray together during festivities that last up to three days in many Muslim countries. Eid al-Fitr is considered a public holiday in many Muslim countries. The festival was started by the Islamic prophet Muhammad for the Muslims show gratitude to Allah. On the day of Eid al-Fitr, Muslims join together in mosques to perform the Eid prayer called Salat. Eid al-Fitr has a particular Salat (Islamic prayer) consisting of two Rakats (units) and generally offered in an open field or large hall. Eid Mubarak Wishes in Urdu: Best Shayaris, WhatsApp Messages in Hindi, Facebook Status, and Gif Images to celebrate Eid 2017!

After holding prayers, there are family gatherings in which they share food with extended families and friends. They greet each other by wishing Eid Mubarak and giving warm hugs. The children in the household are given money as ‘eedi’ or token of love and blessings.  Take a look at the excited bunch of Twitteratis who cannot control their excitement on seeing the lovely Eid Ka Chand or New Moon.

1. Eid Ka Chand is here

2. Eid 2017 celebrations is on

3. Ramzan Ka Chand Mubarak

4. Eid Mubarak ho

5. Dekho Chand Aaya, Eid Ka Chand Nazar Aa Gaya

Eid al-Fitr is not just about the celebrations after a month of fast that abstain an observer from food and water except at scheduled timings. It is believed that during the month of Ramadan, Prophet Muhammad had the first revelation of the Quran according to Islamic belief. The month of fasting (Sawm) is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam in which a person cleanses his soul to be nearer to Allah. We wish Eid al-Fitr 1438 brings happiness and prosperity to every Muslim observer worldwide. Wishing everyone Eid Mubarak 2017.