Eid-ul-Fitr today

Eid-ul-Fitr today

Srinagar, Jun 4: Muslims across Jammu and Kashmir will celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, the holy festival, on Wednesday to mark the culmination of the sacred month of Ramadhan.
Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated on every first of Shawwal, an Islamic month.
Thousands of people are expected to attend congregational Eid prayers in Eidgahs, Masjids and Shrines across the State where Islamic jurists and clerics would throw light on the significance of the festival of thanksgiving.
The biggest gathering of devotees is expected at historical Jamia Masjid here and Hazratbal shrine.
Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq is scheduled to address people ahead of Eid prayers at Jamia Masjid.
Meanwhile, the district administration has made all necessary arrangements for the devotees.
The traffic department has also made arrangements including temporary parking slots at various places including Eidgah here.
Meanwhile, big gatherings are also expected in main Eidgahs, shrines and Masjids in Pulwama, Kupwara, Handwara, Pattan, Sumbal, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Budgam, Charar-i-Sharif, Shopian, Bijbehara, Anantnag, Beerwah, Tral, Pampore, Kulgam, Jammu, Doda, Kishtwar, Bhaderwah, Poonch and Rajouri.
After the prayers, people generally visit their relatives to extend Eid greetings. (KNS)