Sultan declares Sunday Eid-id-Fitr day

The Shawwal moon sighting across India will begin today after Maghreb prayer The Muslim community of India is most likely to celebrate Eid Al Fitr 2017 on Monday, June 26.

Eid al-Fitr celebrates the achievement of a month's fasting, letting people thank God, and spend time with friends they haven't seen for a long time.

In Russia, Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr throughout the country.

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III, has declared Sunday, June 25, 2017 as the day to mark the Eid-el-Fitr. Fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam. According to the Gazi Council, 5-10 manats should be given by each person.

Thousands of believers joined early Sunday the celebrations and Eid prayers organized in the capital's main square where they exchanged greetings and shared joy, emotions of this great day, local media reported. This signifies the end of Ramadan, and it is a three-day festival that includes eating a daytime meal.

The day started with Eid prayers in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan, Palestine and other Middle Eastern countries.

The Celebration of EID 2017 has already started and the month of Ramadan with all blessing from Allah bulbs up in all Islamic homes.

Varying geographical and weather conditions meant that people in different locations can not see the appearance of the crescent the same day, making Muslims around the world fast on different days. I firmly believe that the well-to-do persons will keep local producers and people in mind, and do their Eid shopping within the country rather than go overseas. The festival is celebrated by the 1.6 billion Muslims across the globe.

In a statement issued on Saturday, Khaleda said, after a month of fasting and abstinence, Eid-ul Fitr has arrived with the message of joy and happiness.