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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 75

A low-key Eid Festival Today

Colombol, 24 May, (

Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr. festival today in Sri Lanka, following the sighting of the new moon, the Colombo Grand Mosque said.

Eid al-Fir follows Ramazan, the Islamic holy month which sees Muslims fast during daylight hours.

Ramazan in Islam, the ninth month of the Muslim calendar and the holy month of fasting. It begins and ends with the appearance of the crescent moon

During Ramazan 2020, Muslims observed a month-long fast that began on April 24 this year and will come to an end on May 24. Ramadan ends with the “festival of breaking the fast” or Eid-ul-Fitr.

The All Ceylon Jamiyathul Ulema, the apex body of Muslim clerics has banned gatherings in mosques or open spaces to celebrate the end of the Ramadan fast.

Muslims are expected to say their prayers with their families inside their homes.

Muslims are expected to celebrate the Eid Festival on a low key taking into consideration that today and tomorrow are subjected to island wide curfew.

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A low-key Eid Festival Today
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