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Eid Mubarak! The Celebration Begins In India [In Pictures]

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| July 18 , 2015 , 11:19 IST
Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the culmination of the fasting month of Ramzan, is celebrated across the country on Saturday. [caption id="attachment_84585" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Eid-ul-Fitr Ramzan A boy watches others offer prayers on last Friday of Ramadan ahead of Eid ul-Fitr celebrations, outside a mosque in Ahmadabad. (Image: AP)[/caption] Ramzan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, is observed as a fasting period by Muslims who abstain from food and water from sunrise to sunset and it culminates in Eid celebrations. ALSO READ: Eid Mubarak! Nation Celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr [caption id="attachment_84586" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Kashmiri Muslims offer the last Friday prayers of the holy month of Ramadan before Eid ul-Fitr on a road outside Jamia Masjid or Grand Mosque in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, July 17, 2015. The day Eid ul-Fitr is celebrated depends on the sighting of the new moon and confusion often prevails when the Imams in one part of India spot the moon and others don’t. It’s not unusual for the festival to be celebrated on different days in different parts of India. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin) Kashmiri Muslims offer the last Friday prayers of the holy month of Ramadan before Eid ul-Fitr on a road outside Jamia Masjid or Grand Mosque in Srinagar. (Image: AP)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_84587" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Indian Muslims offer prayers on the last Friday of holy month of Ramadan ahead of Eid ul-Fitr celebrations outside Bandra railway station in Mumbai, India, Friday, July 17, 2015. The day Eid ul-Fitr is celebrated depends on the sighting of the new moon and confusion often prevails when the Imams in one part of India spot the moon and others don’t. It’s not unusual for the festival to be celebrated on different days in different parts of India. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade) Muslims offer prayers on the last Friday of holy month of Ramadan ahead of Eid ul-Fitr celebrations outside Bandra railway station in Mumbai. (Image: AP)[/caption] ALSO READ: 6 Eid-Ul-Fitr Mouthwatering Delicacies From Kashmir To Kerala [caption id="attachment_84588" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Indian Muslims offer prayers on the last Friday of holy month of Ramadan ahead of Eid ul-Fitr celebrations outside Bandra railway station in Mumbai, India, Friday, July 17, 2015. The day Eid ul-Fitr is celebrated depends on the sighting of the new moon and confusion often prevails when the Imams in one part of India spot the moon and others don’t. It’s not unusual for the festival to be celebrated on different days in different parts of India. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade) Muslims offer prayers outside Bandra railway station in Mumbai. The day Eid ul-Fitr is celebrated depends on the sighting of the new moon and confusion often prevails when the Imams in one part of India spot the moon and others don’t. It’s not unusual for the festival to be celebrated on different days in different parts of India. (Image: AP)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_84589" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Indian Muslims pray outside a mosque on last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan ahead of Eid ul-Fitr celebrations in Bangalore, India, Friday, July 17, 2015. The day Eid ul-Fitr is celebrated depends on the sighting of the new moon and confusion often prevails when the Imams in one part of India spot the moon and others don’t. It’s not unusual for the festival to be celebrated on different days in different parts of India. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi) Muslims pray outside a mosque on last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan ahead of Eid ul-Fitr celebrations in Bangalore. (Image: AP)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_84590" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Indian Muslims offer last Friday prayers of holy month of Ramadan ahead of Eid ul-Fitr celebrations at Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad, India, Friday, July 17, 2015. The day Eid ul-Fitr is celebrated depends on the sighting of the new moon and confusion often prevails when the Imams in one part of India spot the moon and others don’t. It’s not unusual for the festival to be celebrated on different days in different parts of India. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.) Muslims offer last Friday prayers of holy month of Ramadan ahead of Eid ul-Fitr celebrations at Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)[/caption]  

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