Eid to be celebrated in India today

New Delhi: The holy festival of Eid-ul-Fitr which marks the end of Ramadan will be celebrated today as the new moon has been sighted, Jama Masjid’s Shahi Imam Imam Bukhari announced on Friday.

Bukhari said that the new moon was sighted around 7:35 PM.

“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.