Jammu & Kashmir, Kerala celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr amid COVID-19 lockdown

Jammu & Kashmir, Kerala celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr amid COVID-19 lockdown

Srinagar, May 24: Amid the COVID-19 lockdown, Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated in the country on May 25 (Monday) except Jammu and Kashmir and Kerala.

 

Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid Ahmed Shah Bukhari said as the moon could not be sighted on Saturday, Muslims will celebrate Eid on Monday.

However, the festival heralding the end of the fasting month of Ramzan is being celebrated across Jammu and Kashmir and Kerala today.

Grand Mufti of Jammu and Kashmir Nasir-ul-Islam on late Saturday night said that crescent has been sighted and Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in J&K on Sunday.

In Kerala, clerics had Friday said that Eid will be celebrated on Sunday.