Iran Celebrates Eid al-Fitr

Pauline Gross
June 26, 2017

As announced earlier, the US White House under President donald Trump has chose to skip the dinner hosted on the occasion for Muslims in the country and instead sent out "Eid Mubarak" greetings in a statement, ending a two-decade-old tradition.

Large congregations of Eid prayers will be held at Eidgah, Hazratbal, Jenab Sahib Soura and TRC ground in the city as thanksgiving at the culmination of the fasting month of Ramzan.

Around 1,500 Muslims, including 700 women, gathered for prayers. "The holy month of Ramzan was celebrated with devotion".

Religious fervour and gaiety marked the celebration of 'Eid-Ul-Fitr, ' the festival of Ramzan, by Muslims at Kayalpattinam on Sunday.

Rowley made his first stop at the Jama Masjid at Mucurapo Street, where he participated in the Eid prayer.

Shops and markets across the state, particularly in Malabar region, witnessed a heavy rush on Friday and Saturday.

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Prime Minister Modi took to twitter to convey his Eid wishes to the nation.

President Pranab Mukherjee extended his greetings to the nation on the holy occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

Eid or Eid al-Fitr marks the beginning of the next month, Shawwal.

The registrar had announced that Monday will be a holiday for all cooperatives coming under the cooperative registrar.

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The Kerala government had earlier declared a public holiday for all educational institutions and government offices on Monday.

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