Eid to be celebrated on Sunday

Saturday, 13 October 2007 - 7:40pm IST | Agency: UNI
The Hilal Committee of Mumbai announced the sighting of moon and said the festival of Eid in the state will be celebrated on Sunday.

MUMBAI: The Hilal Committee of Mumbai, an apex body which declares the festival date for the Muslim religion, on Saturday announced the sighting of moon and said the festival of Eid in the state will be celebrated on Sunday.
 
''The moon was sighted today at 18:45 hrs. So, Eid will be celebrated tomorrow on Sunday,'' Abdul Salam Tungekar, secretary of the Mumbai Riwayat-e-Hial Committee, said.
 
The sigthing of the moon marks the end of the holi month of Ramzan, during which the Muslim across the globe go on fasting for all 29/30 days, depending upon the appearance of the moon.


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