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Eid-ul-Fitr 2020: Moon Not Sighted, Saudi Arabia Announces Eid on 24 May

Eid-ul-Fitr 2020: Moon Not Sighted, Saudi Arabia Announces Eid on 24 MayEid-ul-Fitr-2020
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Eid-ul-Fitr 2020: The crescent is not sighted tonight, Saudi Arabia will be celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday, May 24 2020

Eid Mubarak 2020: No moon has been sighted today announced the higher judiciary council of Saudi Arabia. So this month, 30 days of fasting will be observed. Eid-Ul-Fitr 2020 will be celebrated on May 24. Eid-ul-Fitr and the first day of Shawwal may be announced tomorrow, i.e. May 23, 2020, after the moon-sighting committee spots the crescent. The committee met remotely via video conferencing due to the novel coronavirus.

Eid-ul-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting, which is celebrated by the Muslim community all over the world. The Islamic calendar is determined by moon cycles, which last for either 29 or 30 days. The sighting of a new moon indicates the beginning of a new month.

As the crescent is not sighted tonight, Saudi Arabia will be celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday, May 24 2020. Muslims in Saudi Arabia and across the world have been waiting for this auspicious day to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr. Throughout this holy month of Ramadan, they observed fast from dawn-to-dusk. Every Muslim is excited to know the date for Chand Raat and Eid-ul-Fitr 2020.

According to the astronomers at the observatory of Majmaah University, Riyadh, the probability of sighting the crescent on May 22 was very less. But after the crescent was not spotted, the date of the Eid in Saudi Arabia is confirmed as May 24 2020.


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