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Eid to be celebrated in India on Saturday

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The holy festival of Eid-ul-Fitr which marks the end of will be celebrated on Saturdayas the new moon has been sighted, Jama Masjid's Imam Bukhari announced.

Bukhari said that the new moon was sighted around 7. 35 p.m.

"I convey my heartiest greetings and good wishes to the people of our country on the joyous occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr," Bukhari said.

The day of falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal, which begins on the day after the new moon is sighted.



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First Published: Fri, June 15 2018. 20:08 IST