Eid-ul-Fitr or Eid-al-Fitr 2020 will be celebrated in India on May 25, Monday. The Moon sighting committees will again make an attempt today to sight the Shawwal crescent moon tonight. However, the Moon sighted or not, the Holy festival will be celebrated or Monday by the Muslims around the nation. In a statement, Delhi’s Jama Masjid’s Shahi Imam, Syed Ahmed Bukhari said, “Eid ul-Fitr to be celebrated on May 25 as the moon could not be sighted today. It’s important that we take precautions and maintain social distancing. We should stay away from shaking hands and hugging. We should follow the government’s guidelines.”Also Read - Student Police Cadets Wearing Hijab Will Affect Secularism: Kerala Govt

Eid falls on the first day of Shawwal month and marks the end to Ramadan month, in which Muslims around the globe observe fast from sunrise to sunset. The Moon is likely to be sighted tonight and Kerala is the first state in the country to witness the sighting of the Moon. Also Read - Kerala Named 'The Most Welcoming Region,' Followed by Goa And Puducherry: Survey

The people in Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries celebrated Eid 2020 today and India is all set to celebrate on May 24. Also Read - After Being Unconscious For 6 Months, Kerala Man In UAE Wakes Up To Make Miraculous Recovery From COVID

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  • 8:38 PM IST

    Eid Mubarak!

  • 8:38 PM IST

    Eid will be celebrated on May 25, Monday in the country.

  • 8:02 PM IST

    The hour-long wait is over finally! The Shawwal Crescent Moon Sighted in several parts of India.

  • 8:01 PM IST

  • 7:45 PM IST

  • 7:21 PM IST

    Union Minister of Minority Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
    said, “For the first time, we will offer prayer & celebrate eidulfitr at
    home due to the COVID19 pandemic but that will not affect the festive spirit.
    We will pray that the country gets rid of COVID-19 at the earliest.”

  • 6:56 PM IST

  • 6:46 PM IST

    People across the country await the sighting of the Shawwal crescent Moon. Moon Sighting Committee is making an attempt to sight the moon.