When is Eid al-Fitr 2017? End of Ramadan: Moon sighting dates in various regions of the globe

Eid al-Fitr 2017 End of Ramadan: Media reports airing currently, suggest that the festival marking the end of holy month of Ramadan, the festival is destined for 24th June this year considering the Pakistan. Later the “Eid ul-Fitr” announcing the start of three day festival in the Gulf Countries will also fall on June 24, 2017.

Check: Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat 4th July 2016.

Coming to the Indian Domain, it will be celebrated on the very next day that is June 25. As a matter of fact that the Ramadan will end after 29 fasts in Pakistan whereas the same will happen after 30 fasts in Pakistan. The orders are said to happen once after 30 years. Well, this year the same things are being witnessed.

Well, Moon sighting today that is Tuesday will confirm the celebration of Pakistan with Saudi Arabia. The Gulf Arab countries have already publicized that the “Eid al-Fitr” festival will be celebrated on 24 JuneAlso, official news agencies of the Saudi Arabia and surrounding regions said that if they fail to the locate the moon, it will mark the start of the three-day festival.

When is Eid al-Fitr 2017
When is Eid al-Fitr 2017 / End of Ramadan 

The variation in the day is quite obvious, and it has always been changing from country to country which is subject to Geographical location of the country. Now coming to the day is marked for. “Eid ul-Fitr” for the Muslim-realm means “Festival for breaking the fast.” Thus it marks the end of the tenure of the fasting month of Ramadan.

Eid al-Fitr 2017 End of Ramadan

Now the spotting is based on the crescent moon. As the same was not spotted in many countries such as Saudi Arabia, UAE and other on Monday, it will be celebrated on July 7thGulf Countries will witness the same on the July 6th this year is the crescent moon is not sighted.

As per the instruction of the Supreme Court, Muslims in India look for the sign of Eid on Tuesday. But it is most probable that if July 5 is celebrated as the “Eid al-Fitr” in Gulf region. Then the very next day will be marked as Eid in India.

“Eid al-Fitr” is read as “Festival of ending fast”. Other translations for the transcripts include “feast of fasting”, “Smaller Eid” or “Eid al-Saghir”. The day marks the reward of Muslims’ devotion to their Almighty “Allah”.   

End of Ramadan 2017
End of Ramadan 2017 / When is Eid al-Fitr 

Also on this fortunate day, it is believed that all Muslims are forgiven of their past sins. On the day, they can be seen dressed in the fresh beautiful dresses. They head to mosques for prayers of Eid. On the day, the prayer comprises of a sermon followed by a congregational prayer.

Muslims recite the prayers of Allah the entire time all during the day.

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Amit Sharma
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