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 Eid 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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